CGSA and Syngenta Canada Inc. Announce Gold Sponsorship Agreement

September 30th, 2019


The Canadian Golf Superintendents Association (CGSA) and Syngenta Canada Inc. (Syngenta) are pleased to announce that Syngenta has become a Gold Sponsor of the association and will continue to be the Exclusive Sponsor of the Education Program at The Canadian 2020 Golf Course Management Conference (CGCMC) in Ottawa, Ontario. As part of this agreement, Syngenta will also host the 2019 Fall Field Day Awards Dinner at Cabot Resort in October.

“We are thrilled that Syngenta is expanding its long-time partnership with the CGSA,” said Greg Austin, CGSA President. “Together, we will ensure the Education Program continues to provide delegates with the country’s top education topics. We thank Syngenta for continuing our partnership which will enable CGSA to provide the Canadian golf management industry with enhanced programs and sessions.”

“The CGSA plays such a huge role in the betterment of superintendents all across the country, and we feel very honoured to have been a strategic partner for so long. We look forward to the continued partnership with the CGSA to assist in the personal development of all superintendents,” said Dale Kobelsky, Head, Professional Solutions-Canada, Syngenta Canada Inc.

The CGCMC will be held in Ottawa, Ontario, from March 2 - March 5, 2020 and will feature high level education sessions that offer a 2020 Vision to stimulate those in the turf management profession. The education program will focus on business and leadership topics and high-level turf subjects. The CGCMC also offers Canada’s largest golf management trade show, hosted in a unique setting with excellent networking and social activities.

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.

About Syngenta
Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities. To learn more visit and Follow us on Twitter® at and

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Kathryn Wood
Chief Operating Officer
Phone: 416-626-8873 ex. 23
Email: kwood [at] golfsupers [dot] com


Chris Davison
Head, Corporate Affairs
Syngenta Canada Inc.
Phone: 519-837-5328
Email: chris [dot] davison [at] syngenta [dot] com