Tag: Carolinas GCSA

Carolinas GCSA elects new president

December 6, 2018 By
Matthew Wharton, CGCS, of Carolina Golf Club in Charlotte, N.C., was elected as the new president of the Carolinas Golf Course Superintendents Association, a roughly 1,800-member organization. Wharton is both a certified golf course superintendent from the Golf Course Superintendents ...

North Carolina Golf day highlights achievements, benefits of the industry

June 26, 2018 By
Governor Roy Cooper has declared June 20 North Carolina Golf Day, lauding the golf industry’s role as a major driver in the state’s economy. Golf provides an annual direct and indirect economic impact of $4.2-billion in North Carolina and supports ...

Rounds 4 Research auction raises more than $217,000

May 31, 2017 By
The 2017 Rounds 4 Research fundraising program to support turfgrass studies sold more than 1,080 rounds and yielded in excess of $217,000 in its May online auction, making it the most successful in the history of the six-year program. The ...

Carolinas superintendents commit more than $100K to research

April 7, 2017 By
Golf course superintendents in the Carolinas have committed close to $110,000 to two new research projects which promise to further refine the game’s economic and environmental performance. The money was raised through the annual Rounds4Research online auction where golfers bid ...

Highlights from the Carolinas GCSA show

December 9, 2015 By
The Carolinas Golf Course Superintendents Association annual Conference and Trade Show, which was held Nov. 16–18 in Myrtle Beach, S.C., featured celebrity visits, prizes, awards and atypical booth activities. Former world heavyweight boxing champion James “Bonecrusher” Smith spent time on the trade show ...

Golf Day reflections

July 15, 2015 By
Back in April during National Golf Day, the annual GCSAA-organized trip to Washington, D.C., our delegation reminded legislators that the U.S. golf industry generates $70 billion in economic impact annually, employs close to 2 million Americans and generates nearly $4 ...