The groups teeing off early Sunday afternoon got off to a wet start... but then the weather turned beautiful for late afternoon post-round beers.
Bill and Doug Middleton (Ocean Organics, trip sponsor), Mike Cook of Davey Tree (lunch sponsor),
and Scott Schukraft at the first tee on the Bandon Dunes course.
Superintendent of the Year Dan Meersman (l) and his dad Mike flank Dave McCormick, bro of the Maestro.
Our international contingent, Matthew Tacilauskas, David Dore-Smith and John Gall seek shelter prior
to their Sunday round on the Bandon Dunes course.
Dennis Hurley (Turf Drainage Company of America), Bill Anderson (Carmel Country Club), Mark Chant (Pinnacle Turf) and Butch Sheffield (North Ridge Country Club) prior to teeing off on Pacific Dunes Sunday afternoon.
Frank Tichenor and Matt Crowther start off their round at Pacific Dunes.
What it's all about: Comparing notes over post-round beers. David Dore-Smith and Dan Meersman
on a sunny late Sunday afternoon.
Syngenta hosted the group for our welcome dinner on Sunday night.