posted on Oct 6, 2021
The Canadian Golf Superintendents Association (CGSA) and the Foley Company are pleased to announce the continued exclusive sponsorship of the CGSA/Foley Company Equipment Technician of the Year Award.
“CGSA and our members are very fortunate to have the ongoing support of the Foley Company presenting the CGSA/Foley Company Equipment Technician of the Year Award,” said John Scott, AGS, CGSA President. “This partnership allows us to recognize the outstanding contributions equipment technicians make across the country.”
“Foley Company is pleased to once again support and sponsor the CGSA/Foley Company Equipment Technician of the Year Award,” said Paul Rauker, President/CEO of the Foley Company. “This is one of the best investments we make as we know equipment managers and technicians are truly the right-hand man of the superintendents. Their role is crucial to any successful course operation, as they are indeed one of the key staff that is helping meet today’s golfer expectations.”
This award recognizes the specific achievements of a golf course equipment technician whose performance and contributions to the success of the facility go beyond those that would normally be expected. It is presented to an individual who has contributed to his or her golf facility in a significant way and who has demonstrated professionalism, innovation and a team approach in their work. To view the nomination form click here.
The award winner will receive registration to The Canadian 2022 Golf Course Management Conference, round-trip airfare to the conference location and four nights’ accommodation. In addition, the recipient will receive an Equipment Technician of the Year plaque.
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.
About Foley Company
The Foley Company started making grinders for the turf industry in 1926 and a new patented rear roller mounting system and all-visual gauging system was introduced in 2015 making set-up more efficient than ever. Foley’s grinders enable users to do quick touch-up spin grinding or return to OEM specifications, and this is one of many features that set Foley above the competition. In addition to leading the grinder industry, Foley Company completed the purchase of Air2G2, the industry leader of the soil air-injection process based in Jacksonville, FL in October 2020. Air2G2 is sold worldwide and is quite unique in its decompaction and soil profile health results. “Anytime you can inject good air in and force bad air out of the soil profile, it’s a winner every time. This acquisition allows Foley to offer turf health solutions for both above and below the turf, taking Foley to an exciting new level,” said Greg Turner – Director of Global Sales. See Foley’s full range of products at www.foleyco.com.
Kathryn Wood Greg Turner
CGSA Foley Company
416-626-8873 ext. 23 715-426-5151 ext. 2167