The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America announced its latest round of twenty $1,500 college scholarships for children or grandchildren of GCSAA members. The grants are funded by the Environmental Institute for Golf and supported by Syngenta. The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) announced that it has awarded 20 new college scholarships…
The Joseph S. Garske Collegiate Grants, established in honor of the founder of Par Aide, which continues to sponsor the scholarship program, are awarded to children of club superintendents. Nine grants totaling $12,000 are awarded, based on applicants’ community service, leadership, academic performance and a written essay.
New owner Jeff McDonald hopes to increase membership and offer a number of unique tournaments at the Asheboro, N.C., property throughout the year, including a customer appreciation event, the Asheboro Match Play Championship, The Red, White & Blue four-person scramble, the Armed Forces Challenges, the Thanksgiving Mixer, and more.
Junior golf programs are growing up, as more targeted and relevant approaches are helping to overcome the next generations’ initial aversions to the game.
Long-term lease agreements for the Bristol, Tenn., and Asheboro, N.C., properties went into effect on July 1. The new additions expand Integrity Golf’s national portfolio to 33 golf facilities in six states.