Kudos to the Jim Simmons, CGCS, the maintenance staff at Shoal Creek and all the volunteers who helped prepare for the Regions Tradition Tournament. Scored another EAGLE with amazing course condition!
Thanks to Saugahatchee Country Club and architect Kris Spence for giving a tour of the greens construction underway at the club. Mr. Spence shared useful information with all present and took them on a walking tour of the work. Also thanks to Lee Bailey, Ross Bridge, who was instrumental in making the arrangements for the outing.
Pictured above, Architect Kris Spence, Spence Golf, Inc., at left and Lee Bailey on right
Hoover Meeting a Win Win!
Thanks to all who made time to come out to the Hoover Country Club meeting on May 13th. Chris Hartwiger and Jack Ingram provided an awesome education program that was approved for pesticde and education points. Mike Posey, Chris Williams and their crew had the course in awesome shape as they are also preparing for the State Amateur. Winners of the golf tournament are featured below:
First Place Team (l-r): Jeremy Sutton, Mark Langner, Matthew Findley and Wally Shapielak not pictured
Second Place Team (l-r): Larry Arnold, Rodney Guy, Chris Agnew, Greg Frost not pictured.
Closest to Pin Winners l-r: Chris Dyer, Brian Kirk, Chris Agnew, Gib Fox and Billy Humphrey
BASF Announces Wounded Warrior Project
If you currently use or have used Honor Intrinsic brand fungicide for your turfgrass, we'll help honor a Wounded Warrior. It's simple:
- Take a digital picture of yourself on your golf course with an American flag.
- Email it to
between June 1 and July 31.
- Include your name, title, course and location in the email.
For every photo submitted (one photo per course), BASF will donate $100 up to a total of $20,000 to the Wounded Warrior Project.
After submitting your photo, watch the contributions grow and see who else has submitted a photo on the Holiday Spray Photo Map. Spread the word and encourage your fellow supers help us reach our goal!
For more details visit www.basfturftalk.com/Honor-america
A Pesticide Best Management Practices Template has been set up behind the Member Portal to help members with record keeping. To access at the link below you must be first go to the member portal and log in. This form will help streamline your compliance process. Many thanks to Mike Posey for designing this form for our Chapter. Click Here to Access.
The Alabama Chapter is currently compiling the BMP's for Water Management. Please see top of page for more information.
The JPTI Annual Customer Service School Sign up form is linked below to the JPTI website which has the updated service school time & locations where customers can sign up on-line.
On-Line Sign up Link
September 9, Silver Lakes
Education:"Disaster & Recovery"
with James Spann, Robert Edmondson, Jason Callan and others in conjunction with
October 29th - 31st - ATA Conference and Show in Auburn and Alabama Chapter's Annual Meeting, Golf Tournament
October 31st, Annual Meeting at Auburn Conference Center
October 14, - Donnie Arthur at Shoal Creek Golf Club
November 13 and 14th, Assistant's Boot Camp,Grand National
Stay tuned for more details!