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CAGCS - 31st Annual Forum

  • Thursday, March 19, 2015
  • 8:15 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Naperville Country Club
31st Annual Forum
Naperville Country Club
Host:  Tim Anderson 
March 19, 2015

"What Does the Future Hold"

RSVP:  Luke Cella 630-685-2420 or email to 

This year the Chicagoland Forum invites Superintendents and others involved at each golf facility to hear leaders in the industry discuss and give their point of view on the future of golf. Change has occurred in the golf industry in the past ten years, come and learn "What the Future Holds" for golf. Superintendents are encouraged to bring other leaders from their clubs and courses to this year's Forum.

8:15 to 8:45 - Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:45 to 9:00 - Opening Remarks, David Radaj, CGCS

9:00 to 10:00 - Emerging Technology in Golf Course Maintenance

Dana Lonn, P.E., Managing Director, Center for Advanced Turf Technology

10:00 to 11:00 - Trends in the Golf Course Industry that may become Permanent 

Mike Tinkey, Deputy CEO, NGCOA

11:00 to 11:15 - Break

11:15 to 12:15  USGA Initiatives and Undertakings 

Tyler Riggin, Director, Regional Affairs, USGA

12:15 to 1:15 - Lunch

1:15 to 2:15 - A Current and Future Look at the Game and Business of Golf

Steve Mona, CEO World Golf Foundation

2:15 to 3:30 - Speakers Round Table

3:30 - Conclusion

GCSAA Credit Applied For

$100 Per Person

Dress: Professional Business Attire (Coat and Tie).

Directions to Naperville Country Club:

From the North and East - 294 South. Exit I88 West. Exit Naperville Road. South on Naperville Road (two stop lights past Ogden) to Maple/Chicago Avenue, turn right. Club entrance is about 1 mile on the north side of the street.

From the South - I55/Stevenson Expressway South. Exit 355 north. Exit Maple Avenue West.  Continue about 4 miles. Club is one mile past Naper Blvd. (Naperville Road) on the north side of the street.

Naperville Country Club, 25W570 Chicago Avenue, Naperville, IL 60540 (630) 355-6015

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