Materials for chapter outreach

Need material for your chapter newsletter or public relations efforts? GCSAA can assist with your publications and in reaching out to your local and regional media. Below you'll find current GCSAA promotional items that can be used and, in some cases, customized for chapter use.

Chapter recruitment materials

The following templates and materials are available for Chapters to use to in their local recruitment campaigns.

If your chapter wishes to design a further-customized Chapter Brochure, GCSAA has negotiated a discounted rate of $400 with graphic designer Allan Evanas. Feel free to contact Allan at 818-701-2947 or

GCSAA can provide you with a report of non-members in your area. Contact Leann Cooper, senior manager, chapter services, for more information.

GCSAA, Working for Me campaign

GCSAA membership is real value. Help us showcase this value by sharing the real stories highlighting real benefits that have already been submitted on the GCSAA, Working for Me microsite. All those who share their story will be entered to win lunch for their maintenance crew.

To promote the campaign, use the social media tool kit to help personalize your message with suggested posts and images.

Contact Whitney Hoefer, marketing manager, at 800-472-7878, ext. 5115, for more information.

Thank a Golf Course Superintendent campaign

Commercial featuring celebrities

Justin Timberlake, Charles Barkley and other celebrity golfers are part of this 30-second video.


Commercial featuring Jack Nicklaus

Jack Nicklaus and other golf greats are part of this 30-second video.


A 15-second version is also available.


Radio advertisement

30-second radio spot.

To customize the video or audio commercials for your chapter, please contact Craig Smth, director, communications and media relations.

News release templates and examples

Use the following templates and examples to create news releases for your chapter. For a list of media specific to your area, e-mail Sarah Huerter, manager, digital media and communications.

  • Election release example
  • Election release template
  • Award release example
  • Award release template
  • Fundraiser release example
  • Fundraiser release template