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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

  • COVID-19 and career resources for you

    by Steve Randall | May 12, 2020
    Golf course superintendents wear many hats. This year, with the unusual schedules and demands, we are seeing our members accomplish more than ever! GCSAA's website has an abundance of resources, not just on coronavirus-related topics, but also to enhance your career development.
    Full story
  • Managing the Golf Course During the Coronavirus Pandemic

    by Steve Randall | Apr 09, 2020
    As we enter mid-April, we have seen many things have changed over the past 6 weeks right before our eyes! First we hope you and your family are safe during this difficult time. A shout out to your chapter leaders. GCSAA and your chapter have been working in concert to ensure you have resources and information at your fingertips. Chapter leaders are also there to provide the information needed to perform your job, while adhering to CDC and health guidelines.
    Full story
  • From Regional Shows to GIS

    by Steve Randall | Jan 13, 2020
    With the New Year comes the start of many regional shows in the Central Plains. Recently, Iowa and Nebraska held their respective turf conferences and were met with great success.
    Full story
  • Great Visits in South Dakota and Kansas; Plus, Fall is Looming!

    by Steve Randall | Sep 04, 2019
    This past August, GCSA of South Dakota Secretary/Treasurer Rick Wit of Rapid City organized a great meeting with members in the area. I also paid a visit to facilities, members and non-members in Western Kansas.
    Full story
  • With the weather heating up members do the same

    by Steve Randall | Jul 17, 2019
    I spoke with Steve Wilson, the superintendent at Milburn Country Club in the Kansas City metro. The facility is hosting the Kansas State Am.
    Full story



  • 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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