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Green Start Academy 2022 Application Period Begins June 15th

Cary, NC- Green Start Academy (GSA) is ready to welcome a new class of assistant superintendents to its annual leadership and development program. The 17th annual class will be only the second to be held at Pinehurst Resort in North Carolina. GSA, hosted in partnership by John Deere, Bayer, and Rain Bird, is premiere event for assistant superintendents to learn key career development tools that will help propel their careers further, including balancing a budget, how to manage DEI in the workplace, resume building, networking tips, and more.

"The success that the graduates of Green Start Academy have seen throughout their careers is astounding," said Robert Schmidt, Global Manager of Market Development & Strategy, John Deere Golf. "We are thrilled to continue this storied legacy for the Class of 2022 and look to see where the learning and networking opportunities, both with their peers and with industry experts, during the event will take them in their future career aspirations."

Green Start Academy will invite 50 of the brightest assistant superintendents from across North America to Pinehurst for a unique educational and networking experience. From the lectures and round table discussions with the top leaders in the golf industry to best practice exchanges, Green Start provides assistants with knowledge and tips essential to their professional growth.

"The Green Start Academy provides Assistant Superintendents with the ability to build strong foundations for their careers and forge connections and skills that last a lifetime. Rain Bird is proud to continue to grow the industry through this program and partnership with John Deere and Bayer." said Tony Whelan, National Sales Manager for Rain Bird's GOLF division.

This exclusive training program provides a platform that propels attendees towards personal success while also connecting the next generation of turf industry leaders and supporting the golf industry. "We're proud to continue our partnership with John Deere and Rain Bird for another year at Pinehurst through a program whose unique combination of mentorship and development training has left a lasting and positive impact on the industry." said Will MacMurdo, head of the U.S. Turf & Ornamentals business for Bayer.

Source : John Deere

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