Teeing Off With Monarch Butterflies?

Press Release provided By Robert Coffan, Southern Oregon Monarch Advocates  MEDFORD, OR, August 1, 2018 – Teeing off with monarch butterflies? That could very likely be the case soon on the 8th tee at the Stewart Meadows Golf Course in downtown Medford! The 9-hole golf course is installing five Monarch Waystation/Pollinator Gardens strategically placed for monarchs […]

OGA-OGCSA Superintendent Spotlight – August 2018

In this month’s Superintendent Spotlight we feature Terry Martin, who has been superintendent at Agate Beach Golf Course for nearly 40 years. Describe your facility in 10 words or less: A nine-hole family owned public golf course. What is a little-known fact / fun fact about your facility? Built by Frank Stenzel in 1931, he also developed Glendoveer. […]

Summer President’s Message

I hope this message finds you successfully navigating these most recent heat waves.  It’s hard to believe that August is just around the corner, and before we know it, football and frost delays will be the topic of conversation more so than syringing and scouting (for disease of course).  With that being said, I’d like […]

Crop Production Services Rebranding as Nutrien Solutions

  Cornelius, OR (July 02, 2018)—As of July 1, 2018, Crop Production Services’ Cornelius retail branch is rebranding as Nutrien Solutions™. The Cornelius branch is one of more than 1,500 retail locations aligning across North and South America as part of Nutrien Ltd. (Nutrien)’s international network, strengthening the company’s long-term mission to help local turf […]

Be part of the 2018 Senior Amateur at Eugene Country Club

Eugene Country Club has a long and rich history of hosting prestigious national championships including the 1964 U.S. Junior Amateur, 1978 NCAA Championship, 1993 U.S. Mid-Amateur, 2002 U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur, 2008 U.S. Women’s Amateur, and most recently the 2016 NCAA Championships (men’s and women’s). Today, Eugene Country Club’s membership and staff are proudly turning their […]

OGA-OGCSA Superintendent Spotlight – July 2018

In this month’s Superintendent Spotlight we feature Shane Hadwick, who is in his sixth year as superintendent (and 13th year overall) at Orchard Hills Golf & Country Club. Describe your facility in 10 words or less: Tight, tree lined with sneaky greens. What is a little-known fact / fun fact about your facility? There’s been a course […]

OGA-OGCSA Superintendent Spotlight – June 2018

In this month’s Superintendent Spotlight we feature Kyle Watt, who is in his second year with Awbrey Glen Golf Club. Describe your facility in 10 words or less: Private member owned parkland style golf course. What is a little-known fact / fun fact about your facility? Our well for irrigation water is almost 1000 ft deep. What […]

2018 Annual Meeting Recap

The OGCSA Annual Meeting was held at The Reserve Vineyards and Golf Club on Thursday, May 24, 2018. The day started with our annual OGCSA business meeting. OGCSA President Chuck Wolsborn called the meeting to order and presented the 2017 meeting minutes for approval. Committee reports followed with Chuck giving a president’s report on the 2017-2018 board year and […]

President’s Final Message

So this is the end of my service as your Oregon Golf Course Superintendents Association (OGCSA) President.  There will be no confetti, farewell parties, and/or cannon fire (firing squad, maybe?).  However, we did end with a bang, our Rounds 4 Research campaign was a new record of participating courses (34), number of rounds (41), and […]

OGCSA Open Tournament Results and Team Photos

  A dry day welcomed 80 participants to Oswego Lake Country Club on Monday April, 30th, for the OGCSA Open. Big thank you to everyone that joined us, our event sponsor TurfStar/Western and of course our host Oswego Lake Country Club. To view complete tournament results Click Here OGCSA Open Team Photos         […]

Historic NTA Publications Now Online

Some fantastic historical turfgrass research articles from the archives of the Northwest Turfgrass Association now are available online, thanks to the Turfgrass Information Center at Michigan State University. More than 1,000 articles pertaining to turfgrass issues in the Northwest and written by the leaders in the industry now can be easily accessed online. The NTA’s […]