Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada: The Canadian Golf Superintendents Association (CGSA) and Rain Bird have announced the continued exclusive sponsorship of the CGSA/Rain Bird Environmental Achievement Award.
As a Silver sponsor, Rain Bird will also be a sponsor at The Canadian Golf Course Management Conference (CGCMC).
“Rain Bird’s support of this prestigious award makes it possible for CGSA to recognise our members’ accomplishments, who consistently promote environmentally sustainable practises,” said Kendall Costain, CGSA President. “The additional support of The CGCMC sponsorship helps enhance our delegates’ experience.”
“Rain Bird is very excited to once again be teamed up with CGSA for this prestigious award,” said Serge Gauthier, Regional Manager – Canada & Mexico for the Golf Division at Rain Bird, an Executive Member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation.
He added: “Rain Bird is committed to The Intelligent Use of Water and we believe that this Environmental Award aligns extremely well with our corporate beliefs.”
The CGSA/Rain Bird Environmental Achievement Award recognises the achievements of golf course superintendents and their staff in promoting and preserving the special relationship between golf course properties and environmentally sustain business practices. It helps to promote the stewardship role that superintendents play with respect to the environment and it highlights the projects, management practices and innovations that golf course managers are implementing on an on-going basis.
The Award winner will receive an All-Access registration to The Canadian 2019 Golf Course Management Conference; four nights’ accommodation at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel; transportation costs to the conference and a plaque that will be presented during the awards ceremony.
Singapore: Michael Braidwood, one of the most respected educators on club management in the EMEA region, will be the presenter for the third instalment of the Asian Golf Industry Federation’s Sustainability Series.