2020 Central Oregon Crew Tournament Recap

Mother Nature was on our side for the 2020 Central Oregon Crew Tournament. After postponing the event for two weeks, we could not have been given a nicer day. Beautiful scenery, sunny and 80’s, smoke free air….doesn’t get much better. In the 4-person team scramble, a gross score of 59 from Sunriver Resort’s Woodlands Golf […]

OGA-OGCSA Superintendent Spotlight – October 2020

In this month’s Superintendent Spotlight we feature Eric Feldhusen who’s worked at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club for the last five years. Describe your facility in 10 words or less:Two championship courses. Fun to play, challenge to maintain. What is a little-known fact / fun fact about your facility?Currently host the Nike College Invitational with Colonial Country Club on bi-annual […]

Oregon State University Turfgrass Needs your Input

Survey request from Oregon State University, Department of Horticulture Turfgrass Specialist, Alec Kowalewski, Ph.D.  This survey is part of the United States Department of Agriculture project on “Annual Bluegrass Herbicide Resistance and Annual Bluegrass Management” that OSU Turfgrass is collaborating on. This survey is being conducted to investigate attitudes and actions related to the management […]

OGA-OGCSA Superintendent Spotlight – September 2020

In this month’s Superintendent Spotlight we feature Ken Nice who’s worked at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort for the last 21 years. Describe your facility in 10 words or less:A golf resort with multiple golf courses What is a little-known fact / fun fact about your facility?There are six miles of hiking trails and a complimentary 9-hole par 3 course […]

2020 Arrowhead Crew Tournament Recap

The COVID-19 pandemic canceled many OGCSA events in 2020, but not the 39th Annual Crew Tournament. It was good to be back!!! With the unprecedented amount of rounds most courses have experienced this season the 56 teams that joined us were eager to have their turn to get out and enjoy the game. Thank you to our host […]

OGA-OGCSA Superintendent Spotlight – August 2020

In this month’s Superintendent Spotlight we feature Tim Cloninger who’s worked at Eugene Country Club for the last two years. Describe your facility in 10 words or less:Big trees and Great GreensWhat is a little-known fact / fun fact about your facility?In 1967 Robert Trent Jones reversed the Chandler Egan routing.What’s your favorite hole at […]

Summer President’s Message

Living through a pandemic, as we all have been the last four months, has proven to be a roller coaster.  I sincerely hope this letter finds you and your loved ones healthy and safe.  As mask wearing is mandated, businesses attempt to reopen, and talk of how to safely start the next school year begin, […]

Bid now! Rounds 4 Research auction now open

BID NOW The OGCSA, along with Oregon Turfgrass Foundation and the Oregon Golf Association are committed to further advancements in turfgrass research. We do this by supporting the Turf Technician research position at Oregon State University (OSU) with a $50,000 annual pledge. There is amazing research being conducted by the OSU Turfgrass team as they […]

OGA-OGCSA Superintendent Spotlight – July 2020

In this month’s Superintendent Spotlight we feature Jeremy Niederklein who’s worked at Quail Run Golf Course for the last two and half years.Describe your facility in 10 words or less:Fun and relaxed course surrounded by pines and wildlife.What is a little-known fact / fun fact about your facility?Originally 9 holes until 2006 when it was expanded […]

OGA-OGCSA Superintendent Spotlight – June 2020

In this month’s Superintendent Spotlight we feature Doug Hubert who’s worked at Mallard Creek Golf Course for the last 13 years. Describe your facility in 10 words or less:A beautiful golf course surrounded by acres of natural areas. What is a little-known fact / fun fact about your facility?We have an RV park that is popular […]

2020 OGCSA Annual Meeting Recap

The first OGCSA online Annual Meeting is in the books! There were a few technical difficulties but all in all everything went well. We were able to conduct association business and hear important industry updates from allied industry groups. 2020-OGCSA-Annual-Meeting-slideshowDownload In addition to association business the results of the 2020 election were announced. Shane Hadwick […]

OGA-OGCSA Superintendent Spotlight – May 2020

In this month’s Superintendent Spotlight we feature Forrest Goodling who’s worked at Gearhart Golf Links for more than eight years.Describe your facility in 10 words or less:Links-style golf, a fun track, oldest course west of the Mississippi.What is a little-known fact / fun fact about your facility? It’s 128 years oldWhat’s the biggest challenge your facility presents […]

OGCSA COVID-19 Updates & Resource Page

As we all are trying to navigate these challenging times the OGCSA knows that there is no shortage of information responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Below are links and downloads to information, updates and resources specific to golf and business operations. If you have any questions or have information you think would be helpful to […]

OGA-OGCSA Superintendent Spotlight – April 2020

In this month’s Superintendent Spotlight we feature Tyler Gabriel who’s worked at Stone Creek Golf Club for the last five years and nine months. Describe your facility in 10 words or less:Fun public facility with varying 9’s. Greens are mint. Affordable.What’s your favorite hole at your facility?No. 14. A short par 3 over wetlands.What is […]