Stefanick wins 2014 Most Valuable Technician Award
Joe Stefanick, the equipment technician at Seven Lakes Golf and Tennis Community in Fort Myers, Fla., has been selected as the recipient of the 2014 Most Valuable Technician Award, presented by GCSAA and GCM in partnership with Foley United. The award recognizes excellence among golf course equipment technicians and the vital role they play in the golf course management industry.
Scholars Competition winners announced
Fourteen students planning careers in golf course management have been honored by GCSAA in its annual Scholars Competition, funded through the EIFG's Robert Trent Jones Endowment. The recipients won scholarships ranging from $500 to $6,000.
GCSAA joins Waters Advocacy Coalition
GCSAA, along with other allied golf associations, has joined the Waters Advocacy Coalition, composed of more than 35 associations. The coalition focuses on educating federal and state policymakers about the array of issues associated with expanding federal Clean Water Act (CWA) jurisdiction, including the April 2014 proposed rule to revise the definition of a "waters of the United States" (WOTUS).
Holganix contest benefits EIFG
Holaganix customers can help win $500 for the EIFG by entering the "Holganix Roots for You!" competition to show who has the healthiest roots in America. The winner of the golf division will receive $500, plus have a donation made in the same amount to the EIFG in his or her name. The contest ends Oct. 15.