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Vines, Jesperson and Schmid win Watson Fellowship grants
Phillip Vines of Mississippi, and David Jesperson and Charles (Chas) Schmid of Rutgers University have each won $5,000 grants as part of GCSAA's Dr. James Watson Fellowship Program. The Watson Program honors postgraduate students identified as promising teachers or researchers in golf course management. The program is funded through a partnership with the Toro Co. and the EIFG.

Congrats to Penny Mitchell, retiring from GCSAA after 28 years
GCSAA is saying goodbye to one of its most familiar faces. After nearly three decades with the association, Penny Mitchell, senior manager, certification, will be retiring on Feb. 6. We wish her the best as she moves onto the next chapter of her life and a well-deserved retirement.

Q&A with President Ihms
As GCSAA President Keith Ihms, CGCS, finishes his last month in office, he reflects on his experiences and discusses where GCSAA and the golf course superintendent profession are headed in the future.

Tournament fact sheets

Find information about the host course superintendent and personnel, course statistics & characteristics, wildlife, and numerous interesting and historical course-related facts for tour events.

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