The 9th annual Presidents’ Council seminar and luncheon is set for 8 a.m. on March 19 at Waynesborough Country Club. The highly successful annual event is intended to educate key personnel from Member Clubs on issues of vital importance to all Member Clubs.
8 a.m. Registration
8:30–9:30 a.m. Jeffrey D. Magoon, Senior V.P. Risk Management & ClubSolutions
for Club Managers Association of America will prepare us for disasters with planning tips and preparation assessment. With Hurricane Sandy still in the rearview mirror, attendees will leave the seminar with a checklist to follow after weather (or other) catastrophes, e.g., cost of business interruption, priorities and communication, facilities and course repair, insurance sufficiency (know your coverage – insurance planning) and a punch list of preparations for dealing with calamity.
9:30–9:45 a.m. Break
9:45–10:45 a.m. David Oatis, Director, Northeast Region – USGA Green Section, brings us “Golf Course Maintenance Budgets: Knowing where not to cut is just as important as knowing where to cut.” Today’s economy forces tough decisions on the delicate balance of managing budgets while meeting member expectations. Dave will help you understand how to balance these needs.
10:45–11 a.m. Break
11 a.m.–12 p.m. “Behind the Scenes Preparing for a U.S. Open” brought to you by Christine Pooler, Scott Nye and Matthew Shaffer of Merion Golf Club, host of the 2013 U.S. Open Championship. The team will present an inside look at preparations for six very special days in June. Daniel B. Burton, USGA Vice President and former GAP President will deliver closing remarks on behalf of the USGA.
12 p.m. Lunch