Guest speaker Mr. Curtis Tyrrell

Saturday, January 23, 2010

At 7pm on Tuesday the 26th of January Mr. Curtis Tyrrell, Director of Golf Course Operation at the Medinah Country Club, will be visiting PSUturfclub.

Medinah Country Club in Chicago, IL will be hosting the 2012 Ryder Cup and Mr. Tyrrell will be speaking about how they are preparing their facility for one of the biggest events in sports.

Mr. Tyrrell, a Certified Golf Course Superintendent, is a graduate of the Penn State 2 year program.

He went straight in to the position of assistant at PGA West, Palm Springs CA after graduation. His career has taken him via superintendent positions at Desert Mountain, Scottsdale, AZ, Anthem Golf Club, Las Vegas, NV and Lake of Isles, CT to his current position as Director of Golf Course Operation at Medinah Country Club
At Lake of Isles, Mr. Tyrrell was in charge of the simultaneuos construction and the grow-in of two 18 hole golf courses.
After opening in 2005 ( South Course in April and North Course in May) Lake of Isles has received numerous prestigiuos distinctions.

In his position at Medinah CC he is working with his 3 superintendents to build a strong team atmosphere among the maintenance staff, instead of having 3 seperate courses.


Curtis Tyrrell, Medinah Country Club

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