The purpose of the Association is to promote and support the Golf Course Superintendent, to promote better turf for golf in our
community, and to further research and interchange scientific and practical knowledge relating to the care of golf courses and turf
grass operations, thus bringing about a more efficient, economical, and environmentally aware operation of golf courses in our
community, and increase prestige for this Association

By Laws Article II Section 1

Best Management Practices for New York State Golf Courses

is now available online.

Click here to access the BMP website
There have been significant changes to the water withdrawal laws that will effect us all. Here is a
link to the DEC page for Part 601 Water Withdrawal Permit Application

We received a proposal from Hunt Engineers, Architects & Land Surveyors, PC to provide your facility with
the nessecary engineering report to apply for this permit. The link below is for their proposal to FLAGCS

Hunt Engineering proposal.pdf
Finger Lakes and Western NY GCSA Seminar
March 11, 2015
Terry Hills Golf Club – Thad Thompson, Host Superintendent

7:30-8:00 am Registration
8:00-9:00 am – Saving Water, Energy and Labor by Tuning in your Irrigation System
– Paul Rouche – Rainbird Irrgation

9:00-10:00 am – Arboriculture on Golf Courses
– Gary Raffell – Genesee Tree Service

10:00 - 11:00 am – Preventative Maintenance for Golf Course Machinery
– John Dumar - MTE

11:00-12:00 pm – Lunch

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm – Pesticide Resistance Management – Jon Cuny - Syngenta

1:00 pm – Credits will be awarded.

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Cocktail Hour provided by MTE

Cost of Seminar - $40.00
Deadline – Friday, March 5, 2015
GCSAA Points – .4 CEU’s
DEC Points – 1 credit for 3A & 3B
**Please send all responses to Thank you.**