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"It is pretty cool to be the third Stanford guy to win the award,” Maverick McNealy said. "It is a humbling list of names to be on the trophy with. It is really cool to be in the same conversation with those people." read more

"GCSAA has always been committed to providing our staff with a healthy work environment and we want to continue to encourage healthy lifestyle choices," GCSAA CEO Rhett Evans said. "Being named one of the healthiest companies in America is an example of why GCSAA is a great place to work." read more

"Our Billy Casper Golf team has embraced the values of patriotism and compassion to help advance the Wounded Warrior Project mission to honor and empower Wounded Warriors," Peter Hill said. "While I'm deeply honored to receive this award, the real heroes are our armed forces and the thousands of golfers who play in the largest single-day golf fundraiser to benefit WWP." read more

The ANNIKA Foundation - golf Hall-of-Famer Annika Sorenstam's charitable organization - congratulates Leona Maguire on winning the second-annual ANNIKA Award Presented by 3M as the country's most outstanding female golfer. A freshman at Duke University and native of Cavan, Ireland, Maguire is the world's no.1-ranked amateur. read more

"To be rated in the Top 50 Courses in the U.S. by the Golf Advisor, an industry leader in golf course reviews, is a very exciting accomplishment," said Michael McCloskey, Senior Head Professional at Incline Village's Championship Course. "This specific accolade weighs heavy in my mind because the rankings are calculated from the comments of average every day golfers." read more

"The Chapter Outreach Grant Program strengthens GCSAA's ties to the local community through our chapter affiliates," said Rhett Evans, CEO for GCSAA. "We are especially thrilled that so many chapters have endorsed our 'Thank a Superintendent' campaign to widen the reach we have through our advertising with the Golf Channel." read more

"We're fortunate to have a talented group of professionals working on GCM each month, and winning awards such as these only reinforces that belief in my mind," Scott Hollister, GCM's editor-in-chief, said. read more

"I want to congratulate John Wright and Scott Corwin for their hard work and dedication in serving their respective properties and for exemplary leadership on behalf of Marriott Golf," said Claye Atcheson, Vice President, Marriott Golf. read more

"Our environmental leaders are the best examples for GCSAA and the profession as a whole," said Keith Ihms, CGCS, president of GCSAA. "When golfers think of superintendents, we want them to think of us in terms of our terrific environmental stewardship, as well as being golf course managers." read more

Science & Motion Sports congratulates PGA Professional John Hobbins on being named 2015 PGA Teacher of the Year for the Metropolitan Section of the PGA. Hobbins, a Level 1 SAM Certified Putting Instructor, has used SAM PuttLab for over two years to analyze putting strokes, fit putters and to teach his golf students. read more

"We are delighted to be named the No. 1 Golf Tour Operator by The Golf Travel King," said David McMahon, Managing Director, Premier Irish Golf Tours. "It just goes to show that all our hard work is paying off and that our customers are satisfied with our product." read more

"We are honored to be selected by Golf Digest as one of the top clubfitters in America," said Dan Phillips, PGA Director of Marketing for Mistwood. "We put equally as much energy into developing the new Performance Center as we put into our entire facility and that formula has proven to be very successful." read more

"Golf Channel's and Golfweek's coverage will increase awareness for this treasured award with golfers, coaches and supporters of the collegiate game so that they better understand the award’s historical impact," said Stifel Chief Executive Officer Ronald J. Kruszewski. read more

"Golfweek raters take great pride in their jobs," says Rich Katz, Managing Director of Buffalo. "Course owners eager to boost business should explore partnering with Billy Casper Golf and leverage Buffalo's solid media relationships to attract and retain golfers in their hyper-competitive markets." read more

"Private Golf Course and Active Adult Community are two of the most competitive categories in the Ranking Arizona poll, and we're honored to be the people's No. 1 choice," said Ken Kelley, General Manager of Rio Verde C.C. read more