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"It's been very gratifying to see just how well this program has worked out, and it's inspiring to see the golf course used in a way that can help out the community in this manner," said Tom Elliott, the certified golf course superintendent (CGCS) at Monarch Dunes Golf Course in Nipomo, Calif. read more

"This award represents our continued dedication to providing the highest quality experience to our guests and group travelers," said Richard Mogensen, general manager at Streamsong Resort. "We appreciate the ongoing support we continue to receive from the group travel industry." read more

"We are delighted to honor Debbie Waitkus with our Champion of Golf award," said Ed Gowan, Executive Director of the AGA. "Her commitment to charitable giving through golf deserves full recognition, and we will do just that, when we formally recognize her as our AGA Champion of Golf at the Arizona Golf Hall of Fame ceremony." read more

"The most important aspect of being recognized for sustainability efforts is to show others what is possible and to encourage them to do the same," says Kathy McGuire, Dedicated Sustainable Development Manager and LEED Green Associate for PGA National. read more

"It's been an amazing journey to see FlightScope grow and to see how our products and technologies have changed over the years," said Henri Johnson, CEO of FlightScope. "I have always believed that if you find what you're passionate about and make it a reality, you won't ever work a day in your life." read more

Established as a way to recognize a male and female collegiate golfer who excels in academics, is engaged in his or her community, and has demonstrated an ability to overcome adversity, Laura Lonardi and Alex Burge were selected by a panel of industry leaders for their accolades both on and off of the golf course. read more

"Peter's work is a positive example for all superintendents," said GCSAA President John O'Keefe, CGCS. "Through his impactful environmental stewardship and collaborative work with legislators, he demonstrates how golf courses can be healthy environments through professional management. We are pleased to honor him for his accomplishments." read more

For the fifth year in succession, Schmidt-Curley Design has been named Best Golf Course Architect in the Asia-Pacific. It's the ninth straight year that the company has claimed a top-three finish. read more

Nominees do not have to be members of ING, and can come from anyone in the industry, even from the nominees themselves. It is asked that a 50- to 75-word description of the product, service or achievement accompany the nomination. read more

Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) leaders David Fearis and Paul McGinnis, and longtime Penn State University professor Al Turgeon have been selected to receive the association's 2016 Col. John Morley Distinguished Service Award. read more

“It is with great pride that the PGA of America welcomes this exceptional class into the PGA of America Hall of Fame," said PGA President Derek Sprague. "They represent individuals who were passionate leaders; stood strong against social injustice; inspired young players to greater heights; and whose performance on the course is remembered for generations." read more

"Receiving the Golf Resort of the Year award is an accomplishment that Banyan The Resort Hua Hin, including the Banyan Golf Course, are proud of and attest to the high standard of our services and facilities of which we will continue to uphold," said Banyan Resort Manger Sirirat Murphy. read more

"We teamed with The Golf Environment Organization (GEO) in 2013 to create a specific Sustainability Award within our wider annual IAGTO Awards event, and this has undoubtedly helped to raise awareness of sustainability in business to our member golf clubs and resorts," International Association of Golf Tour Operators Chief Executive Peter Walton said. read more

Scott Kmiec, longtime Executive Director of the NJPGA and current Senior Director of PGA REACH -- the PGA of America's Charitable Foundation -- has been named the 2015 New Jersey Golf Distinguished Service Award Winner. read more

"We are honored to be named the Bags/Carts Vendor Partner of the Year," said Craig Ramsbottom, President, Dynamic Brands. "We look to continue to grow our partnership with our new 2016 product line which includes the innovative Bag Boy Chiller cart bag and exciting new Quad XL four wheel push cart." read more