VGCSA Conference and Annual Meeting (Dec. 5-6)
Date/Time
12/5/2022 - 12/6/2022
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM Eastern
Event Type(s)
VGCSA
Event Description
December 5-6: Great networking with your peers, education with CEUs, excellent social events and more!
Location
Farmington Country Club
1625 Country Club Circle
Charlottesville, VA 22901
UNITED STATES

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Contact Person
David Norman
(phone: 804-708-9760)
Details

VGCSA Conference & Annual Meeting
Farmington Country Club
Charlottesville, VA
December 5-6, 2022




 

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Hotel Booking Instructions






Reservations by Phone: 800-993-4751
Mention Group Code: G-VGD2 or
Dates and Name of Event
December 5-6, 2022 / VGCSA

Room Rate: $109
Cutoff for Reservations: November 25th

 
Reservations by Internet: https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/virginia/hyatt-place-charlottesville/chozc?corp_id=G-VGD2
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Conference Entry

Members/Partners

Last Chance: $225
(
register by December 3rd)

Non-Members

Last Chance: $245
(
register by December 3rd)

Schedule

*Monday, December 5th*

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Registration

1:00pm - 1:10pm
Conference Welcome - Jeff Whitmire, CGCS

1:10pm - 2:00pm
"Annual Bluegrass Weevil IPM and Biological Control" - Dr. Albrecht Koppenhofer,
Rutgers University Extension Specialist in Entomology

2:00pm - 2:45pm
"Staffing Your Team - Recruiting, Retaining, Managing" - Bill Shonk, GM,
Princess Anne CC

2:45pm - 3:00pm
Break

3:45pm - 4:30pm
"Year in Review/USGA Pinehurst HQ" - Elliott Dowling, USGA Agronomist

3:45pm - 4:30pm
"Special Guest Interview" - Andrew Green, Green Golf Design

4:30pm - 4:40pm
Break

4:40pm - 5:30pm
VGCSA Annual Meeting & Awards

Adjourn

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Partner Appreciation Reception, FCC Main Dining Room (FREE)
Presented by Syngenta

7:30pm to 11:00 pm 
Monday Night Football Party at BJ's Brewhouse
Presented by SiteOne Golf

FREE!






3924 Lenox Ave.
Charlottesville, VA 22901



The Monday Night Football Party is the Highlight of the Conference

*Tuesday, December 6th*

8:30 - 8:40 am
Welcome, Opening Remarks – Jeff Whitmire, CGCS

8:40 - 9:30 am
"Case Study in Renovation" – Andrew Green, Green Golf Design; Pete Wendt, CGCS, Congressional CC 

9:30 – 9:50 am
“Government Relations Update” – Robb Bohannon, VGCSA Lobbyist

9:50 - 10:05 am
Break

10:05 – 10:50 am
“Financial Planning for Your Career” – Peter Walls, Kinloch Capital

10:50 am – 11:40 am
“Herbicide Resistance in Goose Grass and Poa” – Dr. Shawn Askew, Turf Weed Scientist, Virginia Tech 

11:45 – 12:45 pm
Networking Lunch, FCC Main Dining Room

12:45 – 12:50 pm
Welcome Back – Jeff Whitmire, CGCS

12:50 – 1:40 pm
IGNITE Sessions

1:40 – 2:20pm
Virginia Tech Update – Mike Goatley, David McCall, Travis Roberson, John Hinson 

2:20 – 2:30 pm
Facility BMP Drawing, Door Prizes & Closing Remarks – Jeff Whitmire, CGCS

Adjourn

3:00 pm
Fun Golf at Farmington
(post event option)

Featured Speakers


Dr. Albrecht Koppenhofer
Rutgers


Andrew Green
Green Golf Design


Bill Shonk
Princess Anne Country Club


Elliott Dowling
Unites States Golf Association


Dr. Shawn Askew
Virginia Tech


Dr. David McCall
Virginia Tech


Dr. Mike Goatley
Virginia Tech


Travis Roberson
Virginia Tech


John Hinson
Virginia Tech


Peter Walls
Kinloch Capitol


Pete Wendt
Congressional CC


Jeff Whitmire
VGCSA President

 

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