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Remembering Harvey Junor

It is with deep sadness that we share the news of the death of longtime OGCSA member, Harvey Junor. Harvey served as OGCSA President from 1964-66 and was the Superintendent of Portland Golf Club for his entire superintendent career from 1957-1985. The following obituary is posted with Dignity Memorial and can be viewed at Harvey B. Junor, (96), passed peacefully […]

Oregon State University Presents Updated Report

The Oregon State University Turfgrass research team, Alec Kowalewski, Brian McDonald, and Clint Mattox have presented an updated report on their ongoing research on fungicide alternatives management of Microdochium Patch and Anthracnose. Click link below to view complete report. OSU Report-Fungicide-Written-2017

Four OGCSA Members Recognized as 2016 Environmental Leaders

Each year the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) presents Environmental Leadership in Golf Awards which recognizes golf course superintendents and their courses for overall course management excellence and best management practices in the areas of water conservation, water quality management, energy conservation, pollution prevention, waste management, wildlife and habitat conservation, communication and outreach, and leadership. We are […]

Awbrey Glen Golf Club Hires New Golf Course Superintendent

Courtesy of Mark Amberson at Aubrey Glen Club: November 15, 2016. Awbrey Glen Golf announces that Kyle Watt will be joining their team as the new Golf Course Superintendent in early January.  Kyle has been the Superintendent of the Fazio course at Pronghorn since 2007 Working in the turf and landscape maintenance field has been a big part of Kyle’s life […]

Message From Our Friends ~ Oregonians For Food & Shelter

Dear OGCSA Members, You are an important part of the Oregonians for Food & Shelter (OFS) coalition. Our long history of success comes from the strong advocacy of our grassroots members like you. As a coalition, we have passed pesticide and seed preemption laws, the right to farm and forest law, Integrated Pest Management legislation, […]

Upcoming Overtime Rule Blocked

November 22, 2016 – A Federal Judge in Texas blocked the new overtime rule that was set to go into effect on December 1, 2016. This new rule would have required that salaried employees making less than $47,476 a year and working more than 40 hours per week be entitled to overtime pay. This new rule would […]

Presidents Newsletter – November 2016

This October 11 and 12 I had the opportunity to represent the Oregon Golf Course Superintendents Association (OGCSA) at the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America’s (GCSAA) annual Chapter Delegates Meeting in Kansas City, Missouri and the Lawrence Kansas Headquarters.   I have enjoyed my visits over the years back to the association mother-ship, catching up […]

Kurt Noonan, CGCS is ‘Running The Course’

OGCSA Superintendent Member – Kurt Noonan, CGCS of Juniper Golf Course has been ‘Running The Course’ not in the typical superintendent fashion. This past year Juniper Golf Course has been opening up their doors to people to do much more than just play golf. This article was provided by OGCSA Superintendent Member – Kurt Noonan, CGCS at Juniper Golf Course: In […]

Kris Ammerman ~ OGCSA Superintendent Featured in November GCM

OGCSA Member, Superintendent, Kris Ammerman of Middlefield Golf Course has been doing great things in Cottage Grove, Oregon for quite sometime. Since 2003, Kris has been working on a massive project converting the golf courses irrigation system to using effluent water. Kris details his journey in the November issue of Golf Course Management. This is a must read […]

Unable To Attend The Oregon Turfgrass Foundation Event?

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There’s another way you can support Oregon State Turfgrass research and student scholarships through the Oregon Turfgrass Foundation. The OTF is selling raffle tickets for a golf and lodging package at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort. For only $25.oo a ticket or 5 for $100.00 you could win two nights lodging for four and eight rounds […]