The student-run Turf Club takes trips, hosts speakers, and attends turf conferences to learn more and to interact with each other and professionals in the turf industry.

Some of the trips of the Turf Club include:

  • GCSAA National Conference (GIS)
  • Somerset Hills Country Club
  • Sporting Valley Turf Farm 
  • Longwood Gardens
  • Oriole Park at Camden Yards
  • USGA Museum and Testing Facility
  • Citizens Bank Park
  • Sports Turf Managers Association conference

Some of the speakers of the Turf Club include:

  • Paul R. Latshaw, former superintendent at Augusta, Winged Foot, Congressional, Riviera
  • Dr. James Baird, USGA Green Section Agronomist
  • Andrew Green, McDonald & Sons, golf course builder
  • Jim Koontz, Field Manager, Cumberland Valley School District
  • Stan Zontek, USGA Green Section Agronomist
  • Joel Simmons, Earthworks Co.
  • Jim Blaukovich, Golf course architect

Some of the activities of the Turf Club include:

  • A-day hayrides
  • A-day straw maze 
  • A-day soil pits
  • A-day mini-golf hole 
  • Pride and PolishBowl-a-thon
  • Homecoming parade float 
  • Eastern PA turf conference, Valley Forge, PA 
  • Golf outing at Fairways GC 
  • Community Service - Limeport Stadium - field maintenance 
  • Charity fundraiser - Uno's restaurant and Habitat for Humanity
  • Hosted a 4-H Club Turf field day 

Some of the fundraisers of the Turf Club include:

  • 50/50 raffle 
  • A-Day participation 
  • Shirt, hat, and wind-shirt sales 
  • Apple Picking at DelVal
  • Candy sale 
  • Lowes - Blue Yellow Product
  • T-Shirts sales to Alumni etc.

For a detailed list of all things Turf Club, please click here.