2017 News Releases


2018 GCSAA Golf Championships set for February in San Antonio

Nov 14, 2017

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Mexico GCSA established as GCSAA’s 99th chapter

Nov 14, 2017

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Bayer doubles commitment to Superintendent Grant Program for hurricane victims

Nov 07, 2017

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Frank Rossi, Ph.D., to receive 2018 President’s Award for Environmental Stewardship from Golf Course Superintendents Association of America

Oct 31, 2017

Frank Rossi, Ph.D., associate professor at Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y., has been selected to receive the 2018 President's Award for Environmental Stewardship. Rossi will be recognized at the Opening Session of the Golf Industry Show.
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Yamaha Golf-Car Company attains GCSAA Silver Partner status

Oct 31, 2017

Yamaha Golf-Car Company has pledged its support to GCSAA and its members through participation in the association's Partner Recognition Program.
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“Saturday Night Live” legend Darrell Hammond to entertain at Golf Industry Show in San Antonio

Oct 24, 2017

Actor and comedian Darrell Hammond, best known for his 14 years on “Saturday Night Live,” will entertain the audience at the Closing Celebration, Feb. 8, the final day of the 2018 Golf Industry Show in San Antonio.
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Registration opens for 2018 Golf Industry Show in San Antonio

Oct 03, 2017

GCSAA members can now begin registering for the 2018 Golf Industry Show, Feb. 3-8 in San Antonio, including the GCSAA Golf Championships, GCSAA Education Conference and the largest trade show in golf course management.
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GCSAA announces dedicated support to Wee One Foundation

Oct 03, 2017

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GCSAA, Nufarm create leadership program for assistant golf course superintendents

Oct 03, 2017

GCSAA and Nufarm are partnering on a new leadership development program. Applications are due by Nov. 3.
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Four-time major champion Ernie Els to receive 2018 Old Tom Morris Award from GCSAA

Sep 26, 2017

Ernie Els, a four-time major champion, member of the World Golf Hall of Fame (2010) and founder of the Els for Autism Foundation (2009), will receive GCSAA's top honor, the Old Tom Morris Award, at the 2018 Golf Industry Show in San Antonio, Texas.
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Blas Huezo claims 2017 Most Valuable Technician Award

Sep 05, 2017

Blas Huezo, the equipment manager at Barona Creek Golf Club in Lakeside, Calif., has been selected as the recipient of the 2017 Most Valuable Technician Award, presented by GCSAA and GCM in partnership with Foley United.
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R. Scott Woodhead resigns from the GCSAA staff after 15 years

Aug 29, 2017

GCSAA Associate Director, Member Relations R. Scott Woodhead, a past president of the association, announced that he will be resigning from the association staff effective Sept. 15, to pursue other opportunities..
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Bearss wins top honor in GCSAA Scholars Competition

Aug 29, 2017

Ryan Bearss of Michigan State won the Mendenhall Award scholarship of $6,000 in the 2017 GCSAA Scholars Competition. This year the program, funded by the Robert Trent Jones Endowment and administered by the EIFG, awarded scholarships to 14 turf management students.
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J.D. Dockstader steps down as GCSAA chief operating officer

Aug 22, 2017

GCSAA Chief Operating Officer J.D. Dockstader has resigned, effective Sept. 29, to pursue other career interests. He joined the GCSAA staff in January 2014.
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Golf Course Management magazine launches new website

Aug 01, 2017

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Golf Course Superintendents Association of America welcomes The Toro Company as platinum level sponsor for Can Am Cup golf event

Jul 11, 2017

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Golf course superintendent Tom Height has a blast with pyrotechnics

Jul 04, 2017

Tom Height, a 16-year member of GCSAA, spends most of the year as superintendent at Pleasant Valley Country Club in Connellsville, Pa. But for Fourth of July celebrations, he trades the fairways for fuses as part of an annual fireworks show in Ralston, Pa. Height will be featured on SiriusXM radio, July 5 at 6 p.m. (Eastern).
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Wisconsin’s Jacob Schaller among 20 to win Legacy Awards from GCSAA

Jun 27, 2017

Jacob Schaller, son of Scott Schaller, superintendent at North Shore Golf Club in Menasha, Wis., is one of the 20 recipients of a 2017 Legacy Award scholarship from GCSAA. The award, funded by EIFG and Syngenta, is open to children and grandchildren of GCSAA members who have been active for five or more consecutive years.
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​Registration opens for Can Am Cup golf event

Jun 20, 2017

Canada and U.S. golf course superintendents face off in October at two top New Jersey clubs.
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GCSAA welcomes Bayer Environmental Science as presenting sponsor for Can Am Cup golf event

Jun 13, 2017

Canada and U.S. golf course superintendents face off in October at two top New Jersey clubs.
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