Calendar of Events

Upcoming events

    • 20 Feb 2018
    • Midwest Golf House, Lemont, IL
    Register
    2018 Assistant Winter Workshop
    Tuesday, February 20, 2018

    Midwest Golf House
    11855 Archer Avenue
    Lemont, IL 60439


    8: 30 Registration and Coffee
    9:00 Introductions/ Welcome
    9:15 to 10:15 Career Coaching Part 1. Bruce Williams
    10:15 to 10:30 Break
    10:30 to 11:30 Career Coaching Part 2. Bruce Williams
    11:30 to 12:15 Lunch
    12:15 to 1:30 – The Mentor Roundtable. Tom Prichard, Justin VanLanduit, Nate Bolhous
    1:30 to 2: 30 pm Assistant Roundtable – Current topics and trends. – Come with questions and be ready to share.

    Bruce Williams, Principal of Bruce Williams Consulting has an extensive career in the Golf Course Superintendent Profession. He’ll share his knowledge and expertise to help you make the right career choices now so you’ll be ready at anytime to take that next step.

    The Mentor Roundtable. Led by Tom Prichard, Superintendent Ivanhoe Club this roundtable will bring into focus all that you should be learning as an Assistant from your current Superintendent. Tom has a solid track record of getting his assistant superintendents head positions. Learn from one of the best.

    • 10 Mar 2018
    • Varies
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    MAGCS Match Play Championship

    Join MAGCS for a season long golf event:

    Individuals will compete against each other at mutually agreed time and course.

    Registration is $20 per person
    Deadline to register is March 10
    Brackets will be completed at March 15 meeting at Top Golf.
    Participants must have current HDCP and will be used to create brackets, and determine play. Rules are simple: play your match by specified date and submit winner to MAGCS; winners advance, losers don't. If pair is not able to complete match within given timeframe - a coin toss will be used to pick winner (and loser).

    All decisions of golf committee are final. 

    • 15 Mar 2018
    Register

    MAGCS March Meeting &
    Bracket Selection at Top Golf

    Thursday, March 15, 2018

    Top Golf 
    3211 Odyssey Court
    Naperville, IL

    Agenda:
    9:30 a.m.    Registration
    10:00 a.m.  Education 
    11:00 a.m.  Deli Lunch Buffet
    12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.  Golf

    Cost for the Day:  $60.00 per person,  $40.00 Class C and AA

    Thank you to EZ-GO/Cushman who is sponsoring the first $1,000 in refreshments after our morning education at TopGolf.

    Education:
    Guest Speaker - Beth Carpenter , Co-Owner and Meteorologist, Thermodynamic Solutions

    "From Tee to Green: How Weather Consulting Can Help Your Long, Medium, and Short-Range Game". A few key points:

    1- Using unique pattern recognition to forecast long-range temperature and precipitation anomalies
    2- How to *cautiously* use medium-range data to prepare for coming weather systems
    3- Using high-resolution data to better understand short-term hazards

    • 23 Apr 2018
    • Ivanhoe Club
    Midwest April Meeting
    Spring Scramble

    Monday, April 23, 2018

    Ivanhoe Club
    28846 North Thorngate Dr
    Ivanhoe, IL
    Tom Prichard, hosting



    • 16 May 2018
    • Hughes Creek Golf Club
    ITF/MAGCS Spring Golf Day

    Wednesday, May 16, 2018

    Hughes Creek Golf Club
    1749 Spring Valley Dr
    Elburn, IL
    Host:  Jim Pedersen


    • 04 Jun 2018
    • Eagle Brook Country Club
    Midwest June Monthly Meeting

    Monday, June 4, 2018

    Eagle Brook Country Club
    2288 Fargo Blvd
    Geneva, IL

    Host:  Craig Kight 

    • 23 Jul 2018
    • Arlington Lakes Golf Club
    MAGCS July Meeting

    Monday, July 23, 2018

    Arlington Lakes Golf Course
    1211 S. New Wilke Road
    Arlington Heights. IL  60004
    Alan Bevers, Host



    • 27 Aug 2018
    • Highlands of Elgin
    MAGCS August Monthly Meeting  &
    Annual Golf Championship
    Monday, August 27, 2018

    Highlands of Elgin
    1270 Bowes Creek Blvd.
    Elgin, IL
    Brad Legnaioli, Host


    • 02 Oct 2018
    • Seven Bridges Golf Club
    Midwest October Monthly Meeting

    Tuesday, October 2, 2018

    Seven Bridges Golf Club
    1 Mulligan Drive
    Woodridge, IL 
    Don Ferreri, host



    • 05 Dec 2018
    • Medinah Country Club
    64th Midwest Turf Clinic
    and Annual Meeting
    Wednesday, December 5, 2018


    Medinah Country Club - map
    6N001 Medinah Road
    Medinah, IL  60157
    Curtis Tyrrell; CGCS, Host

    • 31 Dec 2018
    • Various Locations
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    2018 Meeting Sponsorship &
    Hospitality Contribution


    Midwest Meeting Schedule

    • January 23, 2018 - 9th Annual Midwest Monthly Meeting and Wee One Fundraiser,Seven Bridges Golf Club; Don Ferreri, Dave Gelino, Host
    • February 7, 2018 - Hospitality Reception, Rio Plaza, San Antonio, TX
    • February 20, 2018 - Assistant Winter Workshop, Midwest Golf House
    • March 15, 2018 - Bracket Selection, Top Golf
    • April 23, 2018 - MAGCS Spring Scramble, Ivanhoe, Thomas Prichard, Host
    • June 4, 2018 - June Monthly Meeting, Eagle Brook Country Club, Craig Knight, Host
    • July 23, 2018 - MAGCS 9 Hole Golf Event, Arlington Lakes Golf Club, Alan Bevers, Host
    • August 27, 2018 - August Monthly Meeting & Annual Golf Championship, Highlands of Elgin, Brad Legnaioli, Host
    • October 2, 2018 - Midwest October Meeting, Seven Bridges Golf Club, Don Ferreri, Host
    • Dec. 5, 2018 - Midwest Turf Clinic, Medinah Country Club; Curtis Tyrrell, Host 
    Number of Events  Rate 
     One Meeting  $400
     Two Meetings  $775
     Three Meetings  $1,125
     Four Meetings  $1,450
     Five Meetings  $1,750
     Six Meetings  $2,025
     Seven Meetings  $2,275
     Eight Meetings  $2,500

    Meeting selections will be available to select within the registration form.

    Hospitality Reception - Wednesday, February 7, 2018
    RIO PLAZA
    Grand Vista Ballroom
    San Antonio, TX

    The Midwest has reserved the facility from 7:00 - 11:00 P.M. and will meet in the upper level of the Grande Vista Ballroom. Midwest members and guests will be present.  Don't miss this opportunity to place your company at the forefront of the Midwest membership.

     Sponsor Level  Rate  Looping Video
     Double Eagle  $1,700  Full Page
     Hole-in-One  $1,200  Half Page
     Eagle  $900  One Third Page
     Birdie  $700  One Fourth Page
     Par  $500  One Fifth Page

    In addition to your company being included in our looping video, you'll be listed on event signage, on our website, in On Course and our membership directory. You'll also have the opportunity to help at the registration table to greet guests and customers as they attend the most popular event the Midwest hosts all year long. Consider being a part of our "Golden Tee Club" at our 2018 Hospitality Reception. 

    Education Sponsorship

    Education shall not be a direct advertisement but an opportunity to educate the golf course superintendent on a specific product, process or service.  Attendees shall gain knowledge that will allow them to use products more effectively and efficiently.

    Education committee will review program and materials for approval.

    $500 per contact hour, other guidelines apply.

    Please contact MAGCS for specific sponsorship opportunities. 630-685-2420

Past events

23 Jan 2018 DONATION FORM - 9th Annual MAGCS Monthly Meeting/Wee One Fundraiser
23 Jan 2018 9th Annual Midwest Monthly Meeting/Wee One Fundraiser
19 Dec 2017 West Side Superintendent's Party
06 Dec 2017 65th Midwest Turf Clinic and Annual Meeting
04 Dec 2017 Midwest South Side Holiday Party
18 Nov 2017 Club Leadership Conference
05 Oct 2017 Midwest October Meeting
29 Aug 2017 MAGCS August Monthly Meeting
25 Jul 2017 John Buck Golf Outing 2017
25 Jul 2017 Summer Field Day - WI Turfgrass Association
20 Jul 2017 MAGCS 9 Hole Golf Event
26 Jun 2017 Midwest June Monthly Meeting
22 May 2017 ITF/MAGCS Spring Golf Day
16 May 2017 Assistant Meet Up
25 Apr 2017 MAGCS April Monthly Meeting
18 Apr 2017 Assistant Meet Up
16 Feb 2017 Assistant Winter Workshop
24 Jan 2017 8th Annual Midwest Monthly Meeting/Wee One Fundraiser
24 Jan 2017 DONATION FORM - 8th Annual MAGCS Monthly Meeting/Wee One Fundraiser
10 Jan 2017 Turf Conference 2017
16 Dec 2016 West Side Superintendent's Party
07 Dec 2016 64th Midwest Turf Clinic and Annual Meeting
05 Dec 2016 Midwest South Side Holiday Party
12 Oct 2016 Annual Turf Alumni Golf Outing
05 Oct 2016 Midwest October Meeting
13 Sep 2016 Assistant Shop Talk
29 Aug 2016 Midwest August Monthly Meeting
25 Jul 2016 MAGCS 9 Hole Golf Event
06 Jul 2016 John Buck Golf Outing 2016
27 Jun 2016 Midwest June Monthly Meeting
16 May 2016 ITF/MAGCS Spring Golf Day
26 Apr 2016 MAGCS April Monthly Meeting
09 Mar 2016 Midwest March Meeting
23 Feb 2016 Assistant Winter Workshop
28 Jan 2016 Auction Donation Form - 7th Annual MAGCS Monthly Meeting/Wee One Fundraiser
28 Jan 2016 7th Annual Midwest Monthly Meeting/Wee One Fundraiser
12 Jan 2016 Turf Conference
17 Dec 2015 West Side Superintendent's Party
09 Dec 2015 63rd Midwest Turf Clinic and Annual Meeting
07 Dec 2015 Midwest South Side Holiday Party
08 Oct 2015 Midwest October Monthly Meeting 2015
01 Oct 2015 Class C Golf Outing
10 Sep 2015 CDGA Turfgrass Field Day
25 Aug 2015 Midwest August Monthly Meeting
29 Jul 2015 John Buck Golf Outing 2015
14 Jul 2015 MAGCS 9 Hole Golf Event
22 Jun 2015 Midwest June Monthly Meeting
12 May 2015 ITF/MAGCS Spring Golf Day
27 Apr 2015 MAGCS April Monthly Meeting
09 Mar 2015 MAGCS March Meeting / Assistant Winter Workshop
25 Feb 2015 MAGCS 2015 Hospitality Contribution
05 Feb 2015 Auction Donation Form - 6th Annual MAGCS Monthly Meeting/Wee One Fundraiser
05 Feb 2015 6th Annual Midwest Monthly Meeting/Wee One Fundraiser
06 Jan 2015 TETA Seminar
18 Dec 2014 Northside Superintendent Party
11 Dec 2014 Midwest West Side Holiday Party
01 Dec 2014 Midwest South Side Holiday Party
12 Nov 2014 62nd Midwest Turf Clinic and Annual Meeting
20 Oct 2014 Hillcrest Golf Center Fundraiser
06 Oct 2014 Midwest October Monthly Meeting 2014
26 Aug 2014 Midwest August Monthly Meeting
21 Jul 2014 John Buck Golf Outing 2014
10 Jul 2014 MAGCS 9 Hole Golf Event
16 Jun 2014 Midwest June Monthly Meeting 2014
05 May 2014 ITF/MAGCS Combined Meeting - Spring Golf Day
29 Apr 2014 MAGCS April Monthly Meeting 2014
06 Mar 2014 MAGCS March Meeting
18 Feb 2014 Assistant Winter Workshop
05 Feb 2014 MAGCS 2014 Hospitality Contribution
22 Jan 2014 Auction Donation Form - 5th Annual MAGCS January Meeting/Wee One Fundraiser
22 Jan 2014 5th Annual MAGCS January Meeting/Wee One Fundraiser
17 Dec 2013 Northside Holiday Party
05 Dec 2013 Midwest West Side Holiday Party
02 Dec 2013 Midwest South Side Holiday Party
14 Nov 2013 Midwest Turf Clinic
07 Oct 2013 Midwest October Monthly Meeting
26 Aug 2013 Midwest August Monthly Meeting
22 Jul 2013 Midwest July Monthly Meeting
20 Jul 2013 Midwest Family Night Picnic
19 Jun 2013 John Buck Golf Outing 2013
10 Jun 2013 MAGCS Niner - St. Charles Country Club
13 May 2013 ITF/MAGCS Combined Meeting - Spring Golf Day
30 Apr 2013 MAGCS April Monthly Meeting

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