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2016 marks the third straight year Troon -- the leader in golf course management, development, and marketing -- has been honored with this distinction from BoardRoom Magazine. read more

"Innovation and creative thinking are critical job requirements for most golf course superintendents. Gerald certainly displayed that," said GCSAA President Pete Grass, CGCS. read more

"The South Florida PGA Merchandiser of the Year award is by far the highest honor bestowed upon me in my career as a PGA Professional," said Rob Anderson. "It is with great pride and excitement that I will share it with the PGA Professionals, teammates and club members that have both inspired and supported me so much." read more

The revolutionary Air2G2 aerification machine, manufactured by Jacksonville's GT AirInject, Inc., utilizes air injection technology, allowing for healthier turf and immediate access instead of a delay for recovery with the usual plugging process. read more

Longtime turfgrass science professors Nick Christians, Ph.D., and Patricia Vittum, Ph.D., along with Brent Wadsworth, whose company has built more than 850 golf courses, have been selected to receive 2017 Col. John Morley Distinguished Service Awards from the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America. read more

"The BoardRoom Awards are the only awards in the private club industry that recognize private clubs' business partners, and every year we see increasing innovation, achievement, a vision and dedication from BoardRoom Award recipients," said John Fornaro, publisher of BoardRoom magazine. read more

"Pebble Beach is surrounded by stunning natural beauty integral to the golf and visitor experience, and our environmental efforts have allowed us to make great strides in preserving the legacy of our property for our guests," said Bill Perocchi, CEO of Pebble Beach Company. read more

This IAGTO Sustainability Award was given to Machrihanish Dunes in recognition of its "outstanding and inspiring work as a minimal-impact golf course, in harmony with its natural environment." read more

The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America President's Award for Environmental Stewardship was established in 1991 to recognize "an exceptional environmental contribution to the game of golf; a contribution that further exemplifies the golf course superintendent's image as a steward of the land." read more

The BRG Group's Kings Island Golf Resort was awarded the "Best Course in Vietnam" award and this is the third time over a span of three years that the club received this prestigious recognition. read more

"We are thrilled the Ugadale Hotel at The Village at Machrihanish Dunes has won this wonderful award for the second time running," says David Southworth, President and CEO of Southworth Development. "The hotel is a historic landmark blessed with all the modern creature comforts one could want." read more

"We are proud ... of our record of consistent design achievement, master-planning expertise and client satisfaction," said Brian Curley, co-founder of Schmidt-Curley Design. "We look forward to next year when we will unveil new courses on spectacular sites from current projects in Vietnam and Myanmar." read more

"It is such an honor to be recognized by Golf Digest," said Meredith Kirk, lead instructor at the Dustin Johnson Golf School in Myrtle Beach, S.C. "I'm really thankful to all the mentors in my life that helped me become the best version of myself and to the students who make me strive to be a great teacher." read more

The second annual East Lake Cup presented by Hewlett Packard Enterprise collegiate match play championship officially kicked off Saturday evening when two student athletes in the field -- Casey Danielson (Stanford) and Patrick Martin (Vanderbilt) -- were each presented with the second annual Tom Cousins Award. read more

"Leighann's passion for golf shines through with her outstanding coaching to every player, from children to adults, and we're proud to have her here at Magnolia Green," said Bobby Kidder, General Manager at Magnolia Green Golf Club. read more