2016 News Releases


Intelligro gives $5,000 donation to the EIFG

Company provides ongoing support for research-based activities of GCSAA


Lawrence, Kan. (Feb. 11, 2016) - Intelligro has again made a $5,000 donation to the Environmental Institute for Golf (EIFG), the philanthropic organization of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA). The gift was officially made to the EIFG at the 2016 Golf Industry Show in San Diego.

With the donation, Intelligro, a Suncor business and maker of Civitas Turf Defense, retains its place in the EIFG’s Platinum Tee Club for donors who contribute $5,000 or more annually. It is also recognized at the Statesman's Club level of the EIFG’s Cumulative Giving Program, recognizing donors who have contributed between $10,000 - $24,999 since 1987. Intelligro is also part of GCSAA’s Partner Recognition Program as a Silver Partner. Silver Partner’s invest resources at the $100,000 level.

“GCSAA and the EIFG have a great friend in Intelligro,” GCSAA CEO Rhett Evans said. “Their generous donation for ongoing support of our research-based activities not only benefits our members, but the golf industry as a whole.”

"We know the future of the golf industry relies on the collaborative work of today," said Oriana Persechini, category portfolio manager, Intelligro. "When we support the EIFG and GCSAA, we are giving back to superintendents who play such a giant role in the sustainability and success of the industry.”

About GCSAA and the EIFG
The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) is a leading golf organization in the United States. Its focus is on golf course management, and since 1926 GCSAA has been the top professional association for the men and women who manage golf courses in the U.S. and worldwide. From its headquarters in Lawrence, Kan., the association provides education, information and representation to nearly 18,000 members in more than 78 countries. The association’s mission is to serve its members, advance their profession and enhance the enjoyment, growth and vitality of the game of golf. Visit GCSAA at www.gcsaa.org or find us on Facebook or Twitter.

The Environmental Institute for Golf is the philanthropic organization of the GCSAA. Its mission is to foster sustainability through research, awareness, education, programs and scholarships for the benefit of golf course management professionals, golf facilities and the game. Visit EIFG at www.eifg.org or find us on Facebook or Twitter.

About Intelligro
Intelligro is dedicated to transforming plant protection for more resourceful growth. Partnering with leading researchers and industry professionals, we challenge conventional wisdom with the goal of promoting smarter growth for a better world. Drawing on over 20 years of experience in agriculture and over five years in the professional golf turf and lawn care industries, Intelligro offers a wide range of effective products.  Our innovative solutions including CIVITAS TURF DEFENSE, CIVITAS WEEDfree BRAND Concentrate and PureSpray help our customers achieve top quality results in their respective fields.  To learn more about Intelligro, a Suncor business, visit www.intelligro.com.

About CIVITAS TURF DEFENSE
CIVITAS TURF DEFENSE is a total turf health solution formulated to deliver self-sustained top quality turf that’s stronger, healthier and better able to protect itself from pathogens, insects and the elements.  To learn more about CIVITAS TURF DEFENSE, visit www.civitasturf.com.