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Ed Ward wins 2016 Edwin Budding Award
Ed Ward, the equipment manager at Mariana Butte Golf Club in Loveland, Colo., is being honored with GCSAA’s Edwin Budding Award for 2016, which is presented in partnership with Ransomes/Jacobsen. Ward initiated the development of two equipment lifts specifically designed for golf course machinery and continues to develop accessories for the lifts.

National Golf Day set for April 26
Representatives from across the golf industry will converge on Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, April 26, for National Golf Day 2017. New for the 10th anniversary of the event, a community service initiative will take place on the National Mall the morning of April 25. The initiative will focus on beautification, preservation and helping the National Park Service with turf deferred maintenance. To join the conversation about National Golf Day, visit the We Are Golf social media hub. Use #NGD17 and @wearegolf on Twitter and Instagram to show your support for the golf industry.

Get engaged: Apply for committee or task group service
Don't miss your chance to be part of a GCSAA committee or task group in 2017. Want to serve your association? Apply by Jan. 30. (You must be logged in to to access the application form).

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Robert Wagner, director of grounds at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J., will be featured on "Katrek and Maginnes On Tap" at 6 p.m. (Eastern) Jan. 18 on Sirius channel 208 and XM channel 92.

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