During the U.S. Women's Open, the Women In Turf team had many things to be thankful for, including being together to celebrate pride. Meg Kruger moderates our next Women In Turf panel featuring proud members of the pride community and turf industry.

What you'll hear in this week's Groundskeeper Chat:

  • Recap of the U.S. Women's Open
  • The Women in Turf Movement
  • Panelists share their experiences in the turf industry as LGBTQ+ members
  • The importance of sharing these stories
  • Lastly, panelists answer the question, "What makes you brave?"

A little bit more about our guests:

Panelists are members of the Women In Turf team that worked the U.S. Women's Open at Pine Needles in June 2022. Kelly Lynch is the Northern U.S. Regional Manager for PureSeed. Kayla Kipp is the Equipment Manager at Nemacolin. Brandi Merrick is the Graduate Research Assistant at NC State University. Renee Geyer is the Golf Course Superintendent at Canterwood Golf and Country Club. Erin Miller is the Assistant Mechanic at TPC Piper Glen. Ashley Kendall is the Assistant Superintendent at TPC Piper Glen. Lastly, Jill Seymour is the Golf Course Superintendent at Charleston Springs South Course.

To see more from Women In Turf, discover the full roster of players here.

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