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Pre-conference highlights: Sustainable Turfgrass Management in Asia 2013

There has been a lot of work done over the past few months to prepare for Sustainable Turfgrass Management in Asia 2013. Here are some of the highlights to look forward to next week:

  • meeting with peers and other industry delegates who will be attending, as of last count, from seventeen different countries
  • the educational program, which has been approved for continuing education points by the Australian GCSA and the GCSAA, featuring talks by John Neylan, Les Jeremiah, Jr., CGCS, TGCSA member Kittipong Haranrat, Dominic Wall, Asia-Pacific Director for The R&A, me, International Turfgrass Society president Dr. Han Liebao, and more
  • the inaugural AGIF Turfgrass Management Exposition, to be held on 12 March at Siam CC
  • Viradathe Asian Turfgrass Field Day at Siam CC, in which we will have a look at course preparation for tournaments with Virada Nirapathpongporn and Dominic Wall, bunker maintenance with Les Jeremiah, Jr., and a demonstration of the Greenstester and The R&A Holing Out Test
  • the opportunity to have a guided tour of the new Waterside Course currently being constructed at Siam CC to learn about the techniques used in golf course construction in Thailand
  • the chance to play golf with other delegates at Siam CC's Plantation Course which was recently awarded the Best Maintained Course in Asia Pacific by Asian Golf Monthly



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