About KTC

 

"The purpose of the Council is to promote turfgrass improvement in Kentucky; in particular, to encourage the further study and research in turfgrasses, to analyze and disseminate information relating thereto, and to represent the judgment of this organization in the matters of policy which effect encouragement of education, turfgrass production and/or management."

 

Board of Directors

 

Ryland Lake Country Club
4262 Ernest Bridge Road
Covington, KY 41015
Tel: 513-633-4644
Email: paul.hoarston@gmail.com

Idle Hour Country Club
1815 Richmond Road
Lexington KY 40502
Cell: (859) 229-3631
clay@idlehour.cc

PO Box 12543
Covington, KY 41012-0543
Tel/Fax: (859) 916-5679
Email: kyturfcouncil@gmail.com

The Hill Company
7904 Roycewood Road
Louisville KY 40214
Cell: (502) 741-9791
chuckbturf@aol.com

Owensboro Country Club
2540 Eastland Drive
Owensboro, KY 42303
Tel: 270-316-1849
Email: keving@owensborocc.com

Grounds Coordinator
Berea College
Berea, KY 40404
Cell: (502) 337-3217
eric_harshman@berea.edu

City of Hopkinsville
Division of Parks and Recreation
2600 Thomas Street
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Tel: (270) 887-4290
Cell: (270) 887-4293
thudson@hopkinsvilleky.us

Crossing Golf Club
205 Letts Road
Brooks, KY 40109
Tel: (502) 356-0073
dale.leckie@hotmail.com

Vice President / C.O.O.
The Lawn Pro
3007 Sprowl Rd.
Louisville, KY 40299
Cell: (502) 639 – 4547
mike@thelawnpro.com

Valhalla Golf Club
P.O. Box 43759
Louisville KY, 40253
Tel: (502) 322-5012
rmeier@pgahq.com

Tenbarge Seed
5283 Nashville Rd
Bowling Green KY 42101
Cell: (270) 925 -8434
Craig.tenbargeseeds@gmail.com

Advanced Turf Solutions
2360 Ampere Drive
Louisville, KY 40299
Tel: (502) 714-9448
mjpetrosky@advancedturf.com

StoneCrest Golf Course
331 Crestwood Dr.
Prestonsburg, KY 41653
Tel: 606-886-9174
Cell: 606-434-5585
Email: Reynoldsbrad23@hotmail.com

Idle Hour Country Club
1815 Richmond Road
Lexington KY 40502
Cell: (859) 229-3631
Email: clay@idlehour.cc

Kentucky Department of Parks
Division of Facilities Management
Capital Plaza Tower-10th Floor
500 Mero Street, Frankfort KY 40601
Office: 502-564-8110 x226
Email: andrew.wolfe@ky.gov

 
 
AUDIT
Trotter, Chair
Rogers, Breintenbach, Board

PROGRAM
Breitenbach, Chair
Trotter, Wolfe, Rogers,
Hoarston, Stewart

SCHOLARSHIP/STUDENT DEV.
Stewart, Chair
Hagan, Munshaw, Woosley

TRADE SHOW
Petrosky, Chair
Breitenbach, Hoarston

MEMBERSHIP
Leckie, Chair
Petrosky, Breitenbach

GOLF
Reynolds, Chair
Glover

NOMINATIONS
Hoarston, Chair
Rogers

GOVERNMENT RELATIONS
Glover, Chair
Reynolds

KYSTMA
Hudson, Chair
Leckie, Munshaw

GCSAA/Certification
Wolfe, Chair
Rogers

NEWSLETTER
Hoarston, Chair
Stewart

SECRETARY/TREASURER/WEBSITE
Trotter

 
 
Ms. Carla Hagan
Eastern Kentucky University
Room 2, A. B. Carter Building
Richmond, KY 40475
Tel: (859) 622-2229
Cell: (859) 200-1176
Email: carla.hagan@eku.edu

Dr. Gregg Munshaw
University of Kentucky
313 Plant Science Building
Lexington, KY 40546-0312
Tel: (859) 257-5606
Email: gcmunshaw@uky.edu
Dr. Paul Woosley
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd, Agriculture Department
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Tel: (270) 745-5967
Email: paul.woosley@wku.edu
 

Past Presidents of KTC

 

1972-1974    Jim Bunce
1974-1976    Dave Ralston
1976-1977    Steve Asbury
1977-1978    George Wyatt
1978-1980    Kenneth Rue 
1980-1981    Tom Jeffries
1981-1983    Gene Steinkamp
1983-1984    John Fanning
1984-1985    Larry Hantle
1985-1986    Louis Miller
1986-1987    Clarke Fenimore
1987-1988    Tim Willard

1988-1989    Jay Charnes
1989-1990    John Delker
1990-1991    Jerry Yeiser
1991-1992    Sammy Montgomery
1992-1993    Steve Kempf
1993-1995    Sam Farison
1995-1996    David L. Williams
1996-1997    Tony Littrell
1997-1998    Joe Jansen
1998-1999    Patrick Carney
1999-2000    Dan Bergstrom
2000-2001    Sammy Montgomery

2001-2002    Joseph Emanuel
2002-2003    David Hawes
2003-2004    Tony Whitmer
2004-2006    Aaron Boggs
2006-2007    Jim Cox
2007-2008    Ed Brockman
2008-2009    Scott Parker
2009-2010    Scott Bender
2010-2011    John Ballard
2011-2012    Marcus Dean
2012-2013    Ryan Klein
2013-2015    Bob Rogers
2016   Chuck Breitenbach
2017-Present   Paul Hoarston

 

The Winfrey P. Bunton II Man of the Year Recipients

This award was established in 1978-1979 to recognize an individual in the turf industry who had made significant contributions to our profession and advanced the state of grass in our Commonwealth. Mr. Bunton was the individual who led us in reorganizing the Kentucky Turfgrass Council in the early 1970's. It was only appropriate that we name the award after him. He was the first recipient in 1979. Others that followed were:

 

1980    Dr. Dwight Barkley
1981    Ernie Schneider
1982    Louis Miller
1983    Dr. Bill Daniel
1984    Jack Dayton
1985    Dr. A.J. Powell, Jr.
1986    Clarke Fenimore
1987    Kenneth B. Rue
1988    Jim Earnest
1989    Dr. Dan Potter
1990    William T. Brannen
1991    Jerry Coldiron

1992    Bill Young
1993    Roy B. Hourigan
1994    Pete Cahill
1995    Sammy Montgomery
1996    Mark Wilson
1997    Sam Farison
1998    James J. Kirchdorfer
1999    John Delker
2000    Tony Littrell
2001    Jim Deckard
2002    Dr. Paul Vincelli
2003    Aaron Boggs

2004    Dr. David Williams
2005    Tony Whitmer
2006    Marty Storch
2007    Kevin Glover
2008    Jim Cox
2009    Bucky Trotter
2010    David Hawes
2011    Dr. Paul Woosley
2012    Andrew Wolfe
2013    Sam Huff
2014    Marcus Dean
2015    Larry Hantle
2016    Ms. Carla Hagan