Kwantlen Turfgrass Campus News

12.01.19-Kwatlen-Hort200From Stan Kazymerchyk, Turf Management Program Instructor

Another successful school year concluded mid-April for Kwantlen Turf students. WCTA Conference in Penticton featured our Turf Club hosting a lively opening Pub Night, many hours of conference volunteer work, starry performances at the Hockey Challenge, and a $2,000 donation to Turfgrass Research. Tab Buckner and Peter Sorokovsky represented our associations at Kwantlen’s ‘Horticulture Awards’ night in April. Glen Atamanik won WCTA and Jeff Norris awards, while Grant Steinberg took CGSA and  BCGSA honours. Krista Hewlet, Janine MacDonald and Tom Peterson won KPU Fisher awards.

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Kwantlen Turf Club Raffle

12.01.19-Kwatlen-Hort200Dear Turfgrass Managers,

Looking for the ideal Christmas present for a golfer?

The Kwantlen Turf Club is holding a Golf Pass Raffle to raise money to attend the 2013 W.C.T.A. Conference in Penticton and a WCTA Turfgrass Research Fund donation. We are selling raffle tickets for $20 each, but we are only selling 100 tickets. Out of those 100 tickets there will be four separate draws with four separate prizes:

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Olds College Campus News

12.11.16-Olds1from Jason Pick, Instructor, Turf Management Program

New Olds College Golf Team

Olds College began this year by energizing the Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference with its new 2012 Golf team, filling the roster with nine team members among our turf diploma program students. Managed by golf course management instructors Ian Morrow (Head Coach) and Jay Leach (Assistant Coach), the new golf team was represented through three provincial qualifier tournaments.  These inspiring students balanced full time classes with practice and competition, only narrowly missing the qualifying scores at Desert Blume Golf Club for national championships in Oshawa.

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Kwantlen Campus News

12.11.16-Janine.Pic2from Stan Kazymerchyk, Instructor, Turf Managment Program

Students combined local community service with hands-on learning for several projects this fall. They renovated the lawn of the Michaud Heritage Home, rebuilt the practice green for Tall Timbers, cored & topdressed for Langley Lawn Bowls, raked bunkers at Poppy Estates and renovated a Langley ballpark pitchers mound and bullpen.

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