Brookside GC Eliminates Management Position

By | March 2, 2018

The city of Ashland, Ohio voted to eliminate the Golf Pro Manager position on February 28 for economic reasons, with the Superintendent taking over management duties. Current Golf Pro Manager Terry Valentine, who has run the golf course for 26 years, was informed of the decision and chose to retire. Brookside Golf Course in Ashland, […]

City Considers Funding Options for Brookside GC

By | February 13, 2018

The Ashland (Ohio) City Council spent over two hours discussing revenues and expenses at the public facility, considering whether it will continue funding the course or make changes to the 2018 budget. Without a general fund subsidy, the golf course would be in the red by $200,000 this year. The Ashland (Ohio) City Council spent […]

2017 Joseph S. Garske Collegiate Grant Winners Announced

By | June 1, 2017

Nine college-bound children of members of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America have been announced as recipients of the one-time grants to fund their education at an accredited college or trade school. The grants are based on community service, leadership, academic performance and a written essay.