GCSAA partners with Columbia Sportswear for member discounts

Portland-based global sportswear company offers 50 percent discount on GCSAA-member orders.

Lawrence, Kan. (March 7, 2017) – The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) and Columbia Sportswear Company, an industry leader for outdoor apparel and products, have joined in a partnership to bring savings to association members and their facilities.

Columbia is offering a 50 percent discount to GCSAA members on outdoor wear purchases. In addition, members can customize orders for a small charge. Visit http://www.ocsapparel.com/gcsaa/ to view available options.

Born and raised in Portland, Ore., Columbia Sportswear has been making gear for more than 70 years so that adventurists can enjoy the outdoors. Its no-nonsense apparel and footwear are tested tough to keep you warm, dry, cool and protected, and delivered with a company directive of, “It’s perfect, now make it better.”

“We welcome Columbia Sportswear as a preferred provider with GCSAA,” said Rhett Evans, chief executive officer at GCSAA. “Partnerships like this give our members better access to exceptional resources that will allow them to work more efficiently in the outdoors.”

“The Columbia outerwear brand and superintendents are both hard-working and durable, so it is a good fit all the way around,” said Jeff Knapp, executive vice president of sales for Columbia. “We are pleased to offer great deals to show our appreciation for everything you do to help people enjoy the outdoor life.”

To learn more about the program or to place an order, GCSAA member facilities should contact Maria Williams at (913) 253-2036 or mwilliams@ocsapparel.com