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.
The grant program is funded through the Environmental Institute for Golf, the philanthropic arm of GCSAA, through a donation from The PGA Tour. Chapters receiving $10,000 grants include Connecticut GCSA, California GCSA, Carolinas GCSA and Tennessee GCSA, while the Eastern Shore (Md.) Association of GCS and the Mid-Atlantic Association of GCS will receive $7,500 each, and the Georgia GCSA and the Metropolitan (N.Y. and N.J.) GCSA will receive $5,000 each.
Funded through the Environmental Institute for Golf and Syngenta, the program provides $1,500 scholarships to the children and grandchildren of Golf Course Superintendents Association of America members who have been active for five or more consecutive years.
Toro is adding to its Greensmaster, Reelmaster, and Workman product lines, while contributing to the Environmental Institute for Golf and the American Society of Golf Course Architects Foundation, and is now offering the Toro Loyalty Credits (TLC™) parts rewards program.
Newly released survey data from the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America also showed that courses used just 1.44 percent of all irrigated water in the U.S. in 2013.