This unique series provides you with the inside scoop on the new topics being tested as part of the GCSAA Turf Equipment Technician Certificate Program (TETCP). Refresh your brain with an overview on Metalwork and Fabrication and how these subject areas are covered on the exams. Recorded live at GIS, Trent Manning, equipment manager at both Ansley and Settindown Creek Golf Club, presents the metalwork portion then Eric Duncanson, equipment manager, Pine Needles & Mid Pines Golf Clubs, Southern Pines, N.C., reviews spray system content. You’ll come away feeling better prepared and confident to receive a positive outcome on these exams.
Original presentation date: Feb. 7, 2018 at the Golf Industry Show in San Antonio, Texas
Education points: 0.1
Member price: $0
Nonmember price: $60
For more information on the TETCP exams, visit the GCSAA website.
About the Instructors
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. He also completed the EETC certificates in Electrical, Hydraulic, Four Stroke Engines and Diesel Engines while working for a Toro Distributor where he was a mobile service technician. Manning has been in the golf equipment industry for over 21 years.
Eric Duncanson, equipment manager at Pine Needles & Mid Pines Golf Resorts in Southern Pines, N.C., was born in Scotland and graduated from The Open University with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. Duncanson has over 20 years’ experience in the golf course industry as an equipment manager at high end facilities, starting at Loch Lomond Golf Club, which hosted four European tour events during his tenure. While at Pine Needles and Mid Pines Golf resorts, Duncanson has helped host the USA Women’s Open in 2001 and again in 2007, as well as the Senior Women’s Open in 2003