President's Award for Environmental Stewardship

Among GCSAA's honors recognizing environmental commitment in golf course management is its President's Award for Environmental Stewardship. This award is based on exceptional environmental contributions to the game of golf -- contributions that exemplify the superintendent's image as a steward of the land.

2017

  • Josh Heptig

2016

  • Peter McDonough

2015

  • Paul L. Carter, CGCS

2014

  • Roger Stewart, CGCS

2013

  • Matthew Ceplo, CGCS

2012

  • David Phipps

2011

  • Dean Graves, CGCS

2010

  • Anthony Williams, CGCS

2009

  • Dan Dinelli, CGCS

2008

  • Jeff Carlson, CGCS

2007

  • Pinehurst (N.C.) Resort

2006

  • Golf in Colorado: An Independent Study of the 2002 Economic Impact and Environmental Aspects of Golf in Colorado. (This was a collaborative effort by the Rocky Mountain Golf Course Superintendents Association, Colorado Golf Association, Colorado Women's Golf Association, Colorado Section of the PGA, Colorado Chapter of the Club Managers of America and the Colorado Chapter of the Golf Course Owners Association.)

2005

  • Stephen A. Kealy, CGCS
  • Peter Lund, CGCS
  • Oregon Golf Course Superintendents Association

2004

  • Jeffrey L. Gullikson, CGCS

2003

  • Center for Resource Management

2002

  • Environmental Management Resource Manual
  • Canadian Golf Course Superintendents Association

2001

  • Michigan Turgrass Environmental Stewardship Program

2000

  • Thomas L. Watschke, Ph.D.

1999

  • Edward (Ted) C. Horton

1998

  • Joseph A. O' Brien, CAE

1997

  • Michael J. Hurdzan, Ph.D.

1996

  • United States Golf Association Environmental Research Program

1995

  • William Timothy Hiers, CGCS

1993

  • Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program
  • Audubon Society of New York State (administrator)
  • United States Golf Association (sponsor)

1991

  • Cape Cod Study Participants:
    Bass River Country Club (Erwin Nash), Eastward Ho! (Brian Cowan, CGCS),
    Falmouth Country Club (J. Buckner Hall), Hyannisport Club (Charles Passios, CGCS)