Fall President’s Message

Time fly’s when you’re having fun!  That’s what they say at least, so I must be having a ridiculous amount of fun, because it’s hard to believe that we are already at the halfway point of the college football season, with Halloween just around the corner.  That being said, I hope this message finds you […]

OGA-OGCSA Superintendent Spotlight – October 2018

In this month’s Superintendent Spotlight we feature Ty Patton, who has been superintendent at Tokatee Golf Club for five years. Describe your facility in 10 words or less: A fun golf course with amazing views. What is a little-known fact / fun fact about your facility? Tokatee is a Chinook word meaning ‘A Place of Restful Beauty’ and had […]

OGCSA Member Named to Green Start Academy Class of 2018

Eric Langford, Assistant Superintendent at Old Macdonald Golf Links / Bandon Dunes Golf Resort and OGCSA Assistant Liaison to the Board of Directors is 1 of 50 elite GCSAA members selected to attend the premier educational and networking event for golf course superintendents. John Deere Golf and Environmental Science, a business unit of Bayer Crop Science, […]

OGA-OGCSA Superintendent Spotlight – September 2018

In this month’s Superintendent Spotlight we feature Bill Swancutt, who has been superintendent at Illahe Hills Country Club for 38 years. Describe your facility in 10 words or less: A fun place to play and work, a very friendly and outgoing membership and staff! What is a little-known fact / fun fact about your facility? Illahe Hills Country […]

2018 OGCSA Crew Tournament Recap

The 37th OGCSA Crew Tournament is in the record books. Thank you to our host Superintendent Adam Vidourek and Arrowhead Golf Club, as well as the 53 teams and multiple volunteers that came out for this fantastic event on August 28th. This year in the Gross competition 1st place went to defending champions, Portland Golf Club #1 with a […]

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 […]

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 […]