Golf legend Arnold Palmer dies at age 87
He was the son and brother of golf course superintendents and grew to be one of the legendary figures in the game of golf. The members of GCSAA mourn the death of 87-year-old Arnold Palmer, who once said that this association was probably the single most important entity in golf.
Golf Industry Show returns to Orlando
The 2017 Golf Industry Show, Feb. 4-9 in Orlando, Fla., will kick off with the members-only GCSAA Golf Championships, followed by four days of an innovative education and trade show event designed for golf facility owners and managers, including the association’s 17,500 members and industries that market to those facilities. Visit golfindustryshow.com to browse the full lineup of education, details about the Golf Championships, exhibitor listings and more. Member registration opens Nov. 1.
Greenbacks for Grass Roots
The Grass Roots exhibit at the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington, D.C., opened in October 2014 and is dedicated to educating the public about the importance, diversity and benefits of turfgrass. Despite its popularity, the exhibit relies heavily on public generosity. A Fundly page was recently started to encourage small donations from individuals in the turf industry.