, | Certificate of Distinction: 2004
Ted Woehrle has had an unprecedented in Turf Science since graduating from Purdue University in Agronomy. He began his career as Golf Course Superintendent at Point-O-Woods Golf Club in Benton Harbor, MI. From there he moved to the Beverly Country Club in Chicago, the Oakland Country Club in Bloomfield Hills, MI, and is currently the Superintendent of The Orchards Golf Club in Washington, MI. In total, Ted has been the host superintendent for 9 PGA and U.S. Golf Association tournaments.
Ted was elected to the board of directors of the GCSAA and served as their President in 1977. He has also helped to organize and facilitate educational sessions at the Midwest Turf Conference held at Purdue. He gives lectures and speaks to Turf students to pass his experience and knowledge of his profession to future turf scientists. Additionally, he works with the Greater Detroit chapter of the GCSAA, establishing and editing their newsletter and hosting golf outing fund raisers. He has mentored over 30 young superintendents and interns during his 47 years in turf science. Ted Woehrle has set an outstanding example in his field for others to aspire toward.