Col. John Morley Distinguished Service Award

Nominations for the 2015 DSAs must be submitted by Aug. 1

The GCSAA Col. John Morley Distinguished Service Award (DSA) is presented annually to an individual or individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the advancement of the golf course superintendent's profession. The contribution must be significant in both substance and duration, and may be, or have been, regional in nature.

Individuals must be nominated by a GCSAA member, an affiliated chapter or a qualified golf association. The nominee must not have been a recipient of this award in the past 10 years. The award was first presented in 1932 and has been presented annually since 1975.

The GCSAA Board of Directors selects the recipients of the Distinguished Service Awards during its fall board meeting. The award is presented during the annual GCSAA Education Conference.

Applications for the 2015 DSAs are due by Aug.1, 2014

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For more information contact Mollie Qualseth, executive office coordinator, by email at, by phone at 785-832-4410, by fax at 785-832-4488, or by mail to GCSAA, 1421 Research Park Dr., Lawrence, KS 66049-3859.