Penn State World Campus Turf Graduate Hired as USGA Agronomist

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First appeared in USGA Green Section Record May 17, 2013.




The Green Section is pleased to announce Elliott Dowling has been named as an agronomist in the Mid-Atlantic Region.  Elliott will work out of the Glen Mills, PA office with Mid-Atlantic Region Director Darin Bevard, helping to develop and disseminate agronomic, environmental and economically viable management practices based on science and practical solutions. His expertise will help golf facilities maintain better playing conditions

through the USGA Turf Advisory Service on-site visits, education outreach, and research throughout the five-state region.

Elliott's golf course work experience will serve him well in providing turfgrass management consultation in the Mid-Atlantic Region.  Most recently he was golf course superintendent at Cress Creek Country Club in Naperville, IL. He also was the superintendent at the Ivanhoe Club (Ivanhoe, Illinois) and an assistant superintendent at Oakland Hills Country Club (Bloomfield Hills, MI), in addition to golf course internships in Illinois, Colorado, and California.

Elliott received his bachelor of science degree in horticulture with an emphasis in turfgrass management from Iowa State University, and his masters of professional studies degree in turfgrass management from Penn State University. He will begin his new position May 28. 

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