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Randy Robinson

Central Plains regional representative

Robinson joined the GCSAA staff following six years as executive director of the Iowa Turfgrass Institute. From 2006 to 2015, he was the golf course superintendent at Ballard Golf and Country Club in Huxley, Iowa. He resides in Huxley.
Tel. 800-472-7878, ext. 3605

Field staff report

  • Co-Ed Event For The Win

    by Randy Robinson | Sep 01, 2022
    Recently, I was able to travel to St. Louis with my family. The trip was centered around Mississippi Valley GCSA (MVGCSA) chapter event that was held on August 12.
    Full story
  • Get Out and Play!

    by Randy Robinson | Apr 05, 2022
    The greatest tool in your tool box might just be the experience you had on your own course. So, get out there and play and enjoy what you've worked so hard for.
    Full story
  • GCSAA affiliated chapters strengthen their leadership teams at the Chapter Leader/Executive Symposium

    by Steve Randall | Nov 11, 2021
    Thirty-seven leaders from 23 affiliated chapters strengthened their leadership skills at the 2021 Chapter Leader/Executive Symposium, November 9-10 at GCSAA headquarters in Lawrence, Kan.
    Full story
  • Delegates meet at GCSAA HQ/Kansas City

    by Steve Randall | Oct 22, 2021
    69 delegates representing 74 chapters meet in person at GCSAA Headquarters and the Kansas City Airport Marriott
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  • Did Somebody Say Carnival?

    by Steve Randall | May 10, 2021
    Every chapter is looking for a unique way to engage members. GCSAA's affiliated chapters have come up with many non-traditional events to bring people together. The Minnesota GCSA recently hosted a "carnival" to show recognition and support for industry partners, while ensuring their members could interact with all attendees.
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  • Timothy M Gramith, Class C, Chaska
  • Christopher Rust, Class C, Saint Paul


  • Bryan Meyer, Class C, Eureka
  • William Nelson, Class C, Eureka
  • Caleb M Seidel, Class C, Springfield


  • Nick R Pusek, Class SW, Lincoln

North Dakota

  • Chad T Blank, Class S, Fargo


  • Kevin R Johnson, formerly (B) at Painted Mountain Golf Course, is now (B) at Grandview Golf Club in Duluth
  • Joshua S Lemons, formerly (C) at Golden Valley Country Club, is now (C) at Olympic Hills Golf Club in Eden Prairie
  • Joe T LeVoir, formerly (C) at Northland Country Club, is now (C) at North Oaks Golf Club in North Oaks


  • John Overby, formerly (EM) at Milburn Golf & Country Club, is now (EM) at Turf Mechanic Solution in Lees Summit
  • Tim D Schwierjohn, formerly (A) at Pomme Creek Golf Course, is now (A) at Redexim North America in Valley Park
  • Raymond S Seifert, formerly (A) at Bella Vista Country Club, is now (A) at Big Cedar Lodge in Ridgedale


  • Jeffrey E Gasseling, formerly (A) at Highlands Golf Course, is now (A) at Mahoney Golf Course in Lincoln
  • Keith E Kline, formerly (C) at Quail Run Golf Course, is now (B) at Quail Run Golf Course in Columbus
  • Kit I Lofgreen, formerly (S) at Southeast Community College, is now (S) at Bayside Golf Course in Brule

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