Golf News ยป Golf Industry Awards News

"This is the most prestigious fellowship in our field. It means a tremendous amount and is very humbling to win an award named in Dr. Watson's honor," said Vines. Phillip Vines is a graduate student in turfgrass pathology at Mississippi State University. read more

"We're honored to be recognized by Special Events magazine for this prestigious award," said Horseshoe Bay Resort Chief Marketing Officer Bryan Woodward. "These great events and their international recognition are a tribute to our resort leadership, associates and volunteers that make these annual productions possible." read more

"The teachers and coaches who win this award are critical to the success of the U.S. Kids Golf mission of making the game fun for kids," said Dan Van Horn, President and CEO of U.S. Kids Golf. read more

"Paul Dillon's contributions to the game of golf in the metropolitan area over the span of his career have been immeasurable," said Metropolitan Golf Course Superintendents Association president, Glen Dube. read more

"This is a nice recognition for all the advocacy efforts on behalf of Florida golf course superintendents. What we have done can be a good foundation for a lot of other associations," said Bill Davidson, CGCS, president of the FGCSA. read more

Through the Bayer Superintendent Grant Program, the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA), its philanthropic organization the Environmental Institute for Golf (EIFG), and the Environmental Science Division of Bayer CropScience are sending five golf course superintendents to the 2015 Golf Industry Show in San Antonio (Feb. 21-26). read more

Sowards, PGA Teaching Professional at New Albany (Ohio) Country Club, and Skinner, a PGA Life Member, will be honored on June 26, at the 48th PGA Professional National Championship at the Philadelphia Cricket Club in Flourtown, Pennsylvania. read more

"To be named as Club Management Company of the year for the third year in a row is a wonderful honor for our dedicated staff throughout the country who work tirelessly to deliver exceptional experiences for members and their guests," said KemperSports CEO Steve Skinner. read more

"Dr. Vittum has the unique ability to be a hands-on researcher who can effectively communicate her work with practical advice for the field practitioner," said Dr. Kimberly Erusha, managing director of the USGA Green Section. "Her contributions to the study of turfgrass insects have helped to establish industry standards and best management practices." read more

"Awards like this help confirm that the golf industry is passionate about doing what is right, and it is an honor to be recognized for environmental leadership. We are walking the walk," said Gary Ingram, a certified golf course superintendent at Metropolitan Golf Links in Oakland, California. read more

Magaly Toribio, Marketing Advisor for the Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism: "We are confident that our successes will continue to grow as both amateur and professional players are drawn to our picturesque designer courses and world-class accommodations." read more

"We are very proud of all that Stacy has accomplished this year with her three LPGA victories and now the Rolex Player of the Year Award. She continues to demonstrate that she is the #1 player in the world," said Ron McPherson, President & CEO of Antigua. "We are very proud to have Stacy Lewis wear our exciting apparel on the LPGA Tour." read more

"As a team, we work each and every day to make the TaylorMade Golf Experience the premier golf location not just in Las Vegas, but in the United States," Operations Manager Kenneth Stauffer said. read more

"We applaud Mark's creativity and flexibility, and we're elated that the Home Builders and Remodelers Association of Connecticut recognized the scope and nuance of his work," said Ken Wang, owner of Pound Ridge Golf Club. "The new-look clubhouse provides our guests more options including showering or refreshing here at the course, and grabbing a bite to eat before, during or after a round." read more

Magaly Toribio, Marketing Advisor for the Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism: "We are confident that our successes will continue to grow as both amateur and professional players are drawn to our picturesque designer courses and world-class accommodations." read more