Archive for July, 2015

University of Guelph Upcoming Courses and Programs in Turf Management

The 47th Annual Turf Managers’ Short Course
“Excellent presentation from an expert (if not the expert) in his field. Can’t beat that!”

Gain practical and applied knowledge, and integrate your skills to manage turf well. Use cultural, physical, biological and chemical turf management practices to develop strategies to manage recreational, golf and residential turfgrass stands.

Don’t miss this four-week course which looks at all aspects of turf and the best management practices to grow it well. Join your fellow turf professionals and learn from University of Guelph faculty and industry professionals.

Course Dates: February 1 to 26, 2016
Website: Turf Managers’ Short Course – http://www.TurfManagers.ca
Download the Brochure (pdf)
Email: info@OpenEd.uoguelph.ca
Phone: 519-767-5000

Maintaining Golf Courses Certificate
“The instructor was very helpful with his quick answers to our questions, prompting very interesting discussions, supplying useful websites for our work”

Study turf online from the comfort of your home or office.

Whether for interest, professional development or to work towards are certificate, each 12 week course provides a thorough discussion of turf in relation to the golf course environment. Courses offered this fall include:

  • Turf Management
  • Gold Course Design & Construction

Courses start: September 14, 2015
Website: Horticulture Certificates – http://www.GuelphHort.com
Email: info@OpenEd.uoguelph.ca
Phone: 519-767-5000

Associate Diploma in Turfgrass Management
“This program is highly regarded and students have the opportunity to have paid internships at high-profile golf clubs and sports fields across Canada and around the world.”

Canada’s premier turfgrass diploma offered at the main University of Guelph campus blends forty-eight weeks of instruction from leading turfgrass research scientists and experienced industry professionals with a fifteen week industry internship.

Registration Deadline: January 15, 2016
Website: Associate Diploma in Turfgrass Management
Email: Rob Witherspoon
Phone: 519-824-4120 ext.56886

Ontario Turfgrass Symposium

Mark your calendars for the 2016 Ontario Turfgrass Symposium “Time to Grow’ – February 17 and 18, 2016

Symposium Dates: February 17 and 18, 2016
Website: Ontario Turfgrass Symposiumhttp://www.turfsymposium.ca


Re-posted from University of Guelph’s Centre for Open Learning and Educational Support

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