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The Canadian Golf Superintendents Association (CGSA) Announces Kevin Hennigar, as the CGSA/Foley Company Equipment Technician of the Year Award Winner for 2021

posted on Jan 20, 2022

MISSISSAUGA, ON - The Canadian Golf Superintendents Association (CGSA) and Foley Company are pleased to announce Kevin Hennigar, Head Equipment Manager from Angus Glen & Goodwood Golf Courses, Markham ON, as the CGSA/Foley Company Equipment Technician of the Year Award winner for 2021.

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The CGSA/Foley Company Equipment Technician of the Year Award is presented annually to the technician whose nomination is judged to be the best example of an individual who exhibits professionalism, innovation, and a team approach to make a significant contribution to their golf facility and the golf community.

As the winner of this award, Kevin will receive an "All-Access" registration to The Canadian 2022 Golf Course Management Conference from March 1 - 3; be presented with his award on Wednesday, March 2, 2022, at 1:30 and will receive a Foley gift package valued at $1,000.

Ron Allen, Equipment Technician at Muskoka Lakes Golf & Country Club who nominated Kevin said, "When I first met Kevin he stood out to me by how he serviced equipment, shared information with other technicians but most importantly with me. He has worked hard over the past few years to setup both facilities to be safe, clean, and organized workshops. His ability to keep every day lighthearted, never getting discouraged and always available to help anyone in need including sharing tips on social media. When I think of Kevin, I truly believe he is somebody who is always lifting others up."

"I had the pleasure of phoning Kevin to let him know he is being recognized as 2021's top Canadian equipment technician. CGSA is  proud to recognize Kevin and all he represents in this profession. His leadership and management skills along with problem solving skills his proactive approach and willingness to help and educate other equipment technicians is a testament that he is very deserving of this award. Congratulations Kevin!"

- John C. Scott, AGS, CGSA President

“Foley Company is pleased to recognize Kevin Hennigar, Head Equipment Manager from Angus Glen & Goodwood Golf Courses, for being our Canadian Technician of the Year! Kevin has conducted himself as a team player and a professional Equipment Manager. He is a strong leader, disciplined in his work and has made his challenging role of managing the equipment fleet look easy. Congratulations from the Foley Company.”

- Paul Rauker, President/CEO, Foley Company, LLC

We hope you will participate and congratulate Kevin on winning this award. To register for the conference, please visit The Canadian.

Contact

Kathryn Wood, CMP, Chief Operating Officer          Greg Turner, Global Sales Director

CGSA                                                                Foley Company

416-626-8873 ext. 23                                        715-426-5151 ext. 2167

 

Foley Company is the exclusive sponsor of this award. Thanks to the support from the Foley Company, we can give recognition to our equipment technician members who are an integral part of the golf course management profession.

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 approximately 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 Foley Company

The Foley Company started making grinders for the turf industry in 1926 and since introducing the first fully enclosed, fully automated reel grinder in 1994, the innovation continues. A new patented rear roller mounting system and all-visual gauging system introduced in 2015 makes set-up more efficient than ever, and their new 622 Spin-Only grinder makes for a product group that’s a cut above. Foley’s capability and choice allows quick touch-up spin grinding or returning to OEM specifications and this feature separates the Foley Company from everyone else. See Foley’s full range of grinders at www.foleyco.com.