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CGSA/Toro Assistant Superintendent of the Year 2021

posted on Jan 12, 2022

MISSISSAUGA, ON - The Canadian Golf Superintendents Association (CGSA) and The Toro Company are pleased to announce Mr. Paul Davey, Assistant Superintendent from the Cordova Bay Golf Course in Victoria, British Columbia as the CGSA/Toro Assistant Superintendent of the Year Award winner for 2021.


The CGSA/Toro Assistant Superintendent of the Year award recognizes the specific achievements of a golf course assistant superintendent whose performance and contributions to the success of the facility go beyond those that would normally be expected. The award is presented to an individual who has contributed to his or her golf facility in a significant way and who has demonstrated professionalism, leadership, innovation, and a team approach in their work.


Paul has been a CGSA member since 2005 and has worked for Cordova Bay since February of 2005, currently in the position as Senior Assistant Superintendent. Paul graduated from Olds College in 2003 with a GPA 3.89 and made it to the Dean’s Honour Roll. Prior to Cordova Bay, Paul worked at Avondale Golf Course in Prince Edward Island and Kananaskis Country Club in Alberta. Dean Piller, AGS, Superintendent at Cordova Bay Golf Course nominated Paul for this award and said, "The value he brings to our organization is immeasurable as his contribution to our success goes far beyond his day-to-day activities. He is the calming force that keeps the atmosphere in our workplace focused, calm and productive." 


"I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate Paul on winning the 2021 CGSA/Toro Assistant Superintendent of the Year Award. His colleagues describe him as a true professional, incredible team leader, great mentor, he is calm and patient and always making time to help others. He will undoubtedly represent the CGSA and Toro very well. We are thrilled that Toro is a large supporter of the CGSA and continues to sponsor our Assistant Superintendent of the Year Award!” - John C. Scott, AGS, CGSA President


“Toro is proud to honour outstanding Assistant Superintendents, like Paul, who brings exceptional leadership abilities to everything he does. We look forward to hosting Paul and a group of his Assistant Superintendent peers for networking and education during the upcoming Toro Experience for Assistant Superintendents.” 

- Josh Tubbs, Sr. Marketing Manager, Golf, The Toro Company


As the CGSA/Toro Assistant Superintendent of the Year winner, Paul will receive:

·     An "All-Access" registration to The Canadian 2022 Virtual Golf Course Management Conference, in partnership with the OGSA from March 1-3, 2022;

·     A Toro gift pack (valued at $500);

·     An invitation to attend The Toro Experience for Assistant Superintendents, an exclusive event hosted at The Toro Company Headquarters in Bloomington MN; including round-trip airfare and accommodations during the event. (Covid-19 restrictions may apply, full event details will be shared prior to the event); and

·     Paul will be presented with the CGSA/Toro Assistant Superintendent of the Year Award during the Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, March 1, 2022, at 3:30 pm EST as part of The Canadian Golf Course Management Virtual Conference.  


Congratulations to Paul Davey on being named the CGSA/Toro Assistant Superintendent of the Year for 2021! We hope you will participate and congratulate Paul on winning this award. To register for the conference or to attend the awards ceremony please visit The Canadian.


This award is funded by Toro – a Platinum Plus sponsor of the CGSA. Thanks to Toro for its partnership with the CGSA and for continuing to sponsor some of our major awards and events.




Kathryn Wood, Chief Operating Officer                     Josh Tubbs, Sr. Marketing Manager, Golf

CGSA                                                                         The Toro Company

416-626-8873 ext. 23                                                 952-887-8613

About CGSA:

The CGSA represents golf course superintendents, assistant superintendents, equipment technicians, and others involved in golf course management across Canada. CGSA was founded in 1966 and has over 1,000 members. Its mission is to promote excellence in golf course management and environmental responsibility through the continuing professional development of its members. For more information please visit www.golfsupers.com.

About The Toro Company:

The Toro Company (NYSE: TTC) is a leading worldwide provider of innovative solutions for the outdoor environment, including turf, snow and ground engaging equipment and irrigation and outdoor lighting solutions. With sales of $2.4 billion in fiscal 2016, Toro's global presence extends to more than 90 countries. Through constant innovation and caring relationships built on trust and integrity, Toro and its family of brands have built a legacy of excellence by helping customers care for golf courses, landscapes, sports fields, public green spaces, commercial and residential properties and agricultural fields. For more information, visit www.toro.com.