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Today is ThankASuper Day

posted on Sep 14, 2021
Today, the Canadian Golf Superintendents Association (CGSA), in conjunction with other global superintendent groups, is recognizing those who help keep the game going and enjoyable with “Thank a Golf Course Superintendent Day”, encouraging all those who love golf to thank their course’s superintendent.
Complimenting the momentum of the initiative in 2020, other groups taking part in the global event include the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA), the British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association (BIGGA), the Australia Sports Turf Managers Association (ASTMA) and The Federation of European Golf Greenkeepers Associations (FEGGA). All together the groups represent more than 31,000 golf course management professionals in over 80 countries around the world.
Please view this commercial that recognizes superintendents around the world touting the many ways that superintendents make the game more enjoyable and sustainable. Golfers and others are encouraged to join in the conversation on social media using the hashtag #ThankASuper.
This year, CGSA has profiled Superintendents from each province including their course details and best advice. To view these profiles please click on the superintendent's name:Bert McFaddenDavid LinsteadDerek WirthDoug LeavinsJames BryceKeith LyallKendall Costain, MSLuc LadouceurMarc AlteseMichael Roberts; and Paul MacCormack. Visit golfsupers for more #ThankASuper details.
CGSA is hosting the Fall Field Day East today. The event is an opportunity for Superintendents to gather to share education, networking and an enjoyable game of golf. This will be the largest gathering of Superintendents held in Canada on this day at Summerlea Golf & Country Club in Vaudreuil-Dorion, Quebec.
About the Canadian Golf Superintendents Association (CGSA)
The CGSA is a society committed to excellence in golf course management and environmental responsibility through the continuing professional development of its 1000 plus membership. CGSA is the only national organization dedicated to supporting golf course superintendents and golf course management professionals in Canada. CGSA provides benefits including representation and promotion of the profession, advocacy, certification, professional development and awards dedicated to this golf sector. For more information on the CGSA please visit www.golfsupers.com or on Facebook or Twitter.
Barb Manifold
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