Leo Feser Award

March GCM coverThe Leo Feser Award is presented annually to a GCSAA member superintendent in recognition of the best superintendent-written article in Golf Course Management magazine. This award is based on articles written for issues published in July of the previous year through June of the following year. All member superintendents who have an article printed in the magazine are automatically eligible for this award. The award is presented at the annual Golf Industry Show.

The award honors the late Leo Feser, a pioneer golf course superintendent and a charter member of GCSAA. Feser is credited with the keeping the association's official publication alive during the Great Depression. For three years (1933-36), he wrote, edited, assembled and published each issue of The Greenkeepers' Report from his home in Wayzata, Minn.

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2016

  • Gerald Flaherty

2015

  • Tom Elliott, CGCS

2014

  • Jim Ferrin, CGCS
  • Sam Samuelson, CGCS

2013

  • Logan M. Freeman

2012

  • Stephen Best

2011

  • Timothy J. Anderson, MG, CGCS

2010

  • Justin Ruiz, CGCS

2009

  • Steve Hackmann

2008

  • Tom Lavrenz

2007

  • Chris Carson

2006

  • Charles Fultz

2005

  • Mike Hansen

2004

  • Marsh Benson

2003

  • Robert Collins, CGCS

2002

  • Darren Davis

2001

  • James Peacock

2000

  • Chris Carson

1999

  • Michael R. Blanchard

1998

  • Donald F. Ewoldt, Jr. CGCS

1997

  • Darren Davis

1996

  • Kenneth Lallier, CGCS

1995

  • Dan E. Rackliffe, CGCS

1994

  • Pat Holt

1993

  • Thomas A. Christy

1992

  • John A. Baranski

1991

  • Ken Flisek

1990

  • Gary Schinderle, CGCS

1989

  • Ted Horton, CGCS
  • Mary Medonis

1988

  • Sherwood A. Moore, CGCS

1987

  • David E. Hassel

1986

  • David C. Harmon

1985

  • Theodore W. Woehrle

1984

  • Jerry W. Redden, CGCS

1983

  • Gordon C. Witteveen

1982

  • Louis E. Miller

1981

  • Paul N. Voykin

1980

  • Donald J. Pakkala

1979

  • Oliver Miles, CGCS

1978

  • Dan Jones

1977

  • James M. Hildebrand

1956

  • Tom Dawson Jr.