2013 Technology Survey Report

The survey polled superintendents on technology as it relates to golf courses and today's golf course management practices

The intent of this survey is to study technology used in golf course maintenance.

To access the report online, you must be a GCSAA Class A, B, C, E, EM or ISM member. Login for access. It is also available for purchase, see below to order.

View the 2013 Technology Survey Report

About the survey

An online survey was sent to 4,237 superintendent members of GCSAA in the United States. The final response set of completed surveys totaled 761 of the 4,237 distributed, a response rate of 18%.

Respondents were asked questions about topics such as computer usage, software usage, irrigation computer usage and smart phone usage. Results are reported by age, greens fee, facility type and number of holes.

Highlights from the report

Superintendents were asked: “Would you consider yourself proficient at the following software programs?”

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Superintendents were asked: “Looking into the future, what single most important area of technology would you invest in at the course(s) you manage?”

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