The Value of Volunteering - On Demand

Trent Manning
Start Date
60 Minutes

One of the first things people learn when they get involved with golf course management is those employed in our industry do not hesitate to help each other face the challenges the work brings. Whether it is teaching a new technician a better way to determine the accuracy of a height of cut gauge or lending a needed piece of equipment, it happens with regularity. In this 60-minute webinar, Trent Manning, equipment manager at Ansley Golf Club, explains the value of volunteering he gained from working at the Tour Championship and the 100th PGA Championship. Manning was exposed to new ideas and ways of completing tasks that benefit him - and his employer – providing value beyond the help he gave to those hosting the tournaments. Listen in to hear lessons learned so you can also get value from volunteering.

Original presentation date: Dec. 13, 2018   Education points: 0.1

About the Instructor

Born in North Georgia, Trent Manning has remained close to home as equipment manager at both Ansley and Settindown Creek Golf Club. Manning earned certificates in small engines, electrical and reel theory from Gwinnett Technical College then worked for a Toro Distributor where he was a mobile service technician. Manning has been in the golf equipment industry for over 21 years. He helps his local chapter, GGCSA, develop equipment manager training seminars, has completed GCSAA’s TETCP Level 1 and also serves on the equipment managers task group for GCSAA. Manning received first place prize from the CMAA for designing and fabricating a mobile water trailer that is used to water small areas on the golf course. He is a past presenter at the Golf Industry Show and is GCSAA’s 2018 Most Valuable Technician Award winner.

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