Latshaw to receive the Old Tom Morris Award
Paul R. Latshaw, retired 51-year GCSAA member has been named the winner of the 2017 Old Tom Morris Award. Latshaw has prepared golf courses for nine major championships, and through his innovations he has impacted playing conditions for all golfers. GCSAA's highest honor, the OTM Award is presented annually to an individual who has made a continuing lifetime commitment to mold the welfare of the game in the manner exemplified by Old Tom Morris.
Members in Gulf Coast states still under threat from historic flooding
GCSAA continues to monitor the historic floods in Louisiana and Mississippi and how it is affecting members and their courses. If you know of a superintendent in need of assistance or would like to contribute to the GCSAA Member Relief Fund, call 800-472-7878.
ELGA applications due
The GCSAA/Golf Digest Environmental Leaders in Golf Awards recognize golf course superintendents and golf courses around the world for their commitment to environmental stewardship. Presented in partnership with Syngenta and Rain Bird, ELGA applications are due Sept. 30.