Ferrin, Samuelson share 2014 Leo Feser Award win
Jim Ferrin, CGCS, and Sam Samuelson, CGCS, superintendents and co-owners of Turf Eco-Logic Consultants LLC, have been selected to receive the 2014 Leo Feser Award. The award is given annually to the author of the best superintendent-written story published GCM. The two won for their January article, “Fear and Loathing and the ADA” about how adapting golf courses for Americans with disabilities is the right thing to do for every reason, including that it makes solid business sense and meets legal requirements for golf facilities.
Chapter delegates converge on Lawrence
Today and tomorrow, 87 delegates representing 91 GCSAA-affiliated chapters will meet in Lawrence, Kan., for the 2014 Chapter Delegates Meeting. Over two days of meetings, the delegates will meet the candidates for the 2015 board of directors and participate in small group and town hall discussions.
GCEP water survey open until Nov. 17
The Golf Course Environmental Profile Water Use and Conservation Survey is now available. GCSAA is seeking data from superintendents regarding water use and conservation practices to update much needed information and compare golf's current landscape to information collected in a survey conducted eight years ago. Surveys must be completed by Nov. 17.