The AGIF is pleased to announce the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (“GCSAA”) has joined the Federation as a Supporting Member.
The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America is the professional association for the men and women who manage and maintain the game’s most valuable resource — the golf course. Today, GCSAA and its members are recognized by the golf industry as one of the key contributors in elevating the game and business to its current state.
GCSAA is a leading golf organization and has as its focus golf course management. Since 1926, GCSAA has been the top professional association for the men and women who manage golf courses in the United States and worldwide. From its headquarters in Lawrence, Kan., the association provides education, information and representation to more than 19,000 members in more than 72 countries. GCSAA’s mission is to serve its members, advance their profession and enhance the enjoyment, growth and vitality of the game of golf.
Eric Boedeker, Senior Manager of International Development said, “The GCSAA is honoured to join the Asian Golf Industry Federation in developing and growing the game throughout Asia. The GCSAA serves members in all corners of the world with education and professional development. In partnering with the AGIF, we believe that together we can provide increased access to quality training to professionals throughout the region.”
Hoi An, Vietnam: Hoiana Shores Golf Club has earned GEO Certified Development status from the Scotland-based GEO Foundation, the golf industry’s international standard-bearer for sustainable course design and construction practices.