Management Skills for Turfgrass and Landscape Managers

Course Number: PLS X417


3 units

An introduction to the broad array of skills required managing turfgrass or landscape facility. You will prepare both operational and capital budgets for a facility in your area of interest. Topics include:

  • The methods and importance of recordkeeping
  • Purchasing and inventory control
  • Personnel
  • Project management
  • Risk management
  • Regulatory compliance

Available Sections

Starting Apr 3


Starting Apr 3

Course Fees

$495 Early Bird Discount ends on Mar 28
$545 after Mar 28


James Alwine [ bio ]

close [x] James R. Alwine, B.S., Turf Science, Golf Course Superintendent, Bernardo Heights Country Club, San Diego, has more than 10 years of experience in the Turfgrass industry, maintains two blogs with over 200 articles on turfgrass management and course conditions, and manages multiple renovations, construction projects and budgets in excess of $1 million. He has extensive experience with all kinds of turf, diseases, and weather environments. Mr. Alwine was also a case study presenter at the 2016 Golf Industry Show.


Apr 3 - Jun 5, 2018

Webcast dates: Tues. 6-9 p.m., Apr 3 -Jun. 5


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Section Notes:

Special Refund Policy “B” applies.


"Human Resource Management for Golf Course Superintendents"
R. Milligan and T. Maloney
ISBN: 978-1-57504-038-7

"Superintendent's Handbook of Financial Management"
R. Schmidgall
ISBN: 978-0-471-46319-1


No Prerequisites for this course

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