Green Start Academy

17th Annual

Green Start Academy

December 12-14 2022

Green Start Academy – World-Class Training for Assistant Superintendents

Green Start Academy is a leadership and development program co-hosted by Bayer, John Deere and Rain Bird.

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Since 2006, the goal of this program has been to help assistant superintendents build a strong foundation for their careers as well as to support the future of golf courses and the entire golf industry by offering growth through networking, professional development courses and interactive peer groups.

Each year’s program features educational and mentoring sessions from some of the most respected superintendents and leaders across the industry. The Academy is a chance to forge connections and skills that can last a lifetime.

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Congratulations to the Green Start Academy Class of 2021

Chad Allen
The Club at Chatham Hills

Spencer Barbour
Atlanta Athletic Club

Evan Bisek
The Country Club of Virginia- James River

Chad Blank
Hazeltine National Golf Club

Bobby Bolin
Omaha Country Club

Charles Brunner
French Creek Golf Club

Allen Buttner
Red Sky Ranch Golf Club

Colin Ciccotti
Saucon Valley Country Club

Tyler Clayton
Crag Burn Golf Club

Jack Cross
Duke University Golf Club

Austin Cyrus
Charles River Country Club

Sean Doherty
Sand Point Country Club

Robert Dohner
Fresh Meadow Country Club

Kristen Dull
Bent Creek Country Club

Zachary Erixon
The Olympic Club

Timothy Gallagher
Liberty National Golf Club

Drew Garner
Victoria National Golf Club

Austin Gentry
Forsyth Country Club

Christopher Gibson
Washington Golf and Country Club

Mark Gilbert
Canoe Brook Country Club

Robert Harper
JW Marriott Camelback Golf Club

Ryder Haulk
The Club at Holliday Farms

Vincent Hill
Cedarbrook Country Club

Bryan Ingerslev
Desert Mountain Club

Joseph Kopania
Aronimink Golf Club

Brady Lamar
TPC Four Seasons Resort and Golf Club

Mitchell Linnerud
Rochester Golf & Country Club

Mark Lyon
Teton Pines Country Club

Jacob Martens
Champions Run

Evan McFadden
Martis Camp Club

Mark Mello
Vesper Country Club

Ryan Moore
Union League National Golf Club

Joy Negen
Desert Mountain Club

Dylan Newton
Lonnie Poole Golf Course at North Carolina State University

Kevin Noble
Cherokee Town and Country Club

Patrick Oien
Overlake Golf and Country Club

Eric Platt
Indian Peaks Golf Course

Derek Price
Colbert Hills Golf Course

Kyle Roach
Manasquan River Golf Club

Cody Sander
Wilmington Country Club

Joseph Santoro
Indian Hill Club

James Shea
Maidstone Club

Owen Stone
The Quechee Club

Cody Stone
The Quechee Club

James Surico
North Jersey Country Club

Andrew Travers
Sunset Ridge Country Club

Cristian Vazquez
Sunset Ridge Country Club

Samuel Wagner
Findlay Country Club

Robert Welsh
Congressional Country Club

Andrew Wilfahrt
Valley Country Club

Application for the 2022 Green Start Academy is now closed.

Selected applicants will be notified no later than Monday, August 29.

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