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 […]
A lifelong golf enthusiast, Natalia Arlint has been selected as one of 10 people on the maintenance team for the Ryder Cup Course when the 42nd Ryder Cup is held in France from September 28-30. A Polson, Mon., golf course maintenance professional has been selected as one of the 10 member representatives from the Golf […]
Wide receiver Jordy Nelson, who was Aaron Rodgers’ favorite target during his 10 years with the Green Bay Packers and is now with the Oakland Raiders, still conducts his charity golf tournament at a nine-hole, sand-green course in his hometown of Leonardville, Kan. While courses with sand greens are easier and less costly to maintain, […]
In May, just under an acre of land between the first and 18thholes of the golf course in College Park, Md. was cleared to plant milkweed seeds, as part of the program to bolster the declining population of monarch butterflies.
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 U.S. Golf Economy Report, a five-year study by GOLF 20/20 and TEConomy Partners, found that $84.1 billion of economic activity was generated by golf, an increase from the previous study conducted in 2011. The study was delivered as part of the 11th annual National Golf Day on April 25. The findings of the new U.S. Golf […]