OGA-OGCSA Superintendent Spotlight – September 2019

In this month’s Superintendent Spotlight we feature Marcus Speros who has been with Forest Hills Golf Course for the last 13 years. Describe your facility in 10 words or less: Semi-private facility with active men’s club What is a little-known fact / fun fact about your facility?Our golf course architect, William Bell, designed Riviera C.C. & Bel-Air C.C. also. We […]

2019 Crew Tournament Recap

The Summer heat didn’t stop the 216 players from battling it out on Tuesday, August 27th for the 38th OGCSA Crew Tournament championship title. Team Emerald Valley In the 4-person team scramble, a gross score of 57 from Emerald Valley is what it took to take home the trophy. Congratulations to Emerald Valley Crew members: […]

Summer President’s Letter

                This summer has been a nice reprieve from the last 4-5 summers and much closer to normal for the PNW.  I don’t remember the last time we had fusarium in July and I was able to shut the irrigation off periodically June through August.  It’s hard to believe it’s the middle of August already, […]

OGA-OGCSA Superintendent Spotlight – August 2019

In this month’s Superintendent Spotlight we feature Tyler Daniels who has been with Wine Valley Golf Club for the last 11 years. Describe your facility in 10 words or less: Fun, fast, no trees, lots of water What’s your favorite hole at your facility?14 What’s the biggest challenge your facility presents to you as superintendent? Keeping sand in bunkers Excluding your […]

Reports from Oregon State University Turfgrass

Through continued support from the OGCSA, Oregon Turfgrass Foundation, Oregon Golf Association and additional industry partners, the Oregon State University Turfgrass program continues to thrive. Alec Kowalewski, Ph.D., Associate Professor, OSU Turfgrass Specialist would like to share the following updates on the Turf Management Professorship Endowment and the OSU Turf Technician position. Turf-MGMT-Professorship-Update-July-1-2018-to-June-30-2019-003Download Turf-Tech-Update-2019-003Download

OGA-OGCSA Superintendent Spotlight – July 2019

In this month’s Superintendent Spotlight we feature Derek Draper who has been with Crosswater Club for the last 10 years. Describe your facility in 10 words or less:Situated on 600 magnificently scenic acres of woodlands and carefully preserved wetlands. What is a little-known fact / fun fact about your facility?Hole #13 is home to Bald Eagle nest. She has […]

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