9th Annual Derek Harmon Golf Outing

April 14, 2017

Please join us for the 9th Annual Derek Harmon Classic Golf Outing on Saturday April 22, 2017 at Veenker Golf Course in Ames, IA. This golf tournament benefits scholarships for Iowa State University Horticulture students in the turfgrass option. Proceeds from this event and auction go to the scholarship endowment thorough The Iowa State University Foundation in Derek's name to benefit this year's winners and future students. Registration starts at noon with a shotgun start at 1. Over 20 Derek Harmon Memorial Scholarships have been awarded. Previous Derek Harmon Scholarship winners have been named: the Assistant Superintendent of the Year by the Iowa Golf Course Superintendents Association, the Toro Super Bowl Internship Award winner, and  many are now working in the turfgrass industry.

Before golf a silent auction will be happening. Specialty hole prizes include a hole-in-one for a Ford Mustang and other fun prizes. After golf there will be complimentary food and a live auction for various golf equipment, restaurant coupons, rounds of golf, and other fun items. 

For more information and to register please visit: www.veenkergolf.com/tournaments/

Hope to see everyone next week!!


Adam Thoms Assistant Professor

Adam Thoms, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor specializing in Commercial Turfgrass Management, Iowa State University, Department of Horticulture, Ames, IA. Dr. Thoms received his B.S. from Iowa State University, and both his M.S. and Ph.D. in Plant Sciences and Plants, Soils, and Insec...