• Scholarships available through Healthy Turf, Healthy Tomorrow

    GCSAA Class A or superintendent members can apply to receive one of two Plant Health Scholarships for continuing education in the area of plant health. The $2,500 scholarships are a part of Healthy Turf, Healthy Tomorrow program, which benefits GCSAA members and the EIFG. Applications are due by Oct. 10.

  • Apply now for the 2014 ELGAs

    Applications are now open for the 2014 GCSAA/Golf Digest Environmental Leaders in Golf Awards, which recognize superintendents and golf courses for their commitment to environmental stewardship. This year’s awards, presented in partnership with Syngenta and Rain Bird, feature new criteria for the contest. Learn more and apply by Sept. 30.

  • EGR nominations due Oct. 15

    The Excellence in Government Relations Awards recognize and honor outstanding individual and chapter efforts in the areas of advocacy and compliance. Nominations for the 2015 EGRs must be submitted to GCSAA by Oct. 15.

  • Delegates meeting set for Oct. 14-16

    The 2014 Chapter Delegates Meeting will be held Oct. 14-16 at GCSAA Headquarters in Lawrence, Kan.

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Visit Government Relations Online for access to critical and relevant advocacy and compliance information and resources. Learn more about legislative and regulatory issues impacting your facility, join the GCSAA Grassroots Network and volunteer to serve as a GCSAA Grassroots Ambassador.

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Action Alert: Important House floor vote on WOTUS on Sept. 9

On Tuesday, the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on H.R. 5078, a bill to prohibit the U.S. EPA and Army Corps of Engineers from expanding their regulatory authority to almost any body of water in the U.S. Use GCSAA’s action alert to urge your Representative to vote YES on H.R. 5078.

GCSAA Joins Waters Advocacy Coalition

GCSAA, CMAA, PGA of America, ASGCA, GCBAA, NCA and NGCOA joined the Waters Advocacy Coalition, a group of more than 35 associations focused on educating federal and state policymakers about the issues associated with expanding federal Clean Water Act (CWA) jurisdiction.

First class of GR Grassroots Ambassadors class named

GCSAA launched its Grassroots Ambassador Program on July 1 with 55 members taking part. The first class has already begun their work on behalf of the profession. New classes are forming.

National Golf Day Invades D.C.

GCSAA joined with other members of We Are Golf for National Golf Day on May 21.

GCSAA launches Grassroots Network

GCSAA is asking for your assistance in establishing a group of dedicated GCSAA members who are interested in engaging in the association’s government relations efforts.

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