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 – 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 […]

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 […]

OGA-OGCSA Superintendent Spotlight – March 2020

In this month’s Superintendent Spotlight we feature Josh Loy who’s worked at Stewart Meadows Golf Course for the last 20 years. Describe your facility in 10 words or less: NIne holes, easy to walk, shorter course with many trees. What’s the biggest challenge your facility presents to you as superintendent? By far the biggest challenge […]

Cast your OGCSA Award Nominations

The OGCSA Awards Committee is now accepting nominations for the OGCSA Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent of the Year. Nominations may be submitted by Superintendents, Assistant Superintendents, or Club Members/Management/Boards. These are two highly regarded awards within our association and we look forward to your participation in recognizing a Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent for their exemplary service to the […]

OGA-OGCSA Superintendent Spotlight – February 2020

In this month’s Superintendent Spotlight we feature Richard Jensen who’s been with Crooked River Ranch Golf Course for the last 20 years. Describe your facility in 10 words or less: Fun course for all with abundant wildlife and scenic views. What is a little-known fact / fun fact about your facility? Bob McPhearson, developer of our HOA, used […]

Fall President’s Letter

                I hope that everyone has had a good fall thus far, and with the nice weather, golf has remained steady at courses that haven’t shut down for the winter already. The fall meeting at Illahe Hills on November 6th was well attended, and the topics discussed by Dr. Micah Woods and Steve Gould from […]

OGA-OGCSA Superintendent Spotlight – December 2019

In this month’s Superintendent Spotlight we feature Jeff Knutzen who has been with Black Butte Ranch – Big Meadow Golf Course and Glaze Meadow Golf Course for the last 19 months. Describe your facility in 10 words or less:Down to Earth – Family Friendly – Ponderosa Mountain Resort facilityWhat is a little-known fact / fun fact about your facility?It […]

2019 Chapter Delegates Report

The GCSAA Board of Directors, 2020 board candidates, and 84 delegates representing 89 of GCSAA’s 99 affiliated chapters, convened at the Hilton Kansas City Airport Hotel and GCSAA Headquarters on October 28 and 29, for the 27th annual Chapter Delegates Meeting. In late October I was once again privileged to represent the OGCSA members by […]

OGA-OGCSA Superintendent Spotlight – November 2019

In this month’s Superintendent Spotlight we feature Jason Blythe who has been with The Reserve Vineyards and Golf Club for the last 15 years. Describe your facility in 10 words or less: Semi-private, 36 holes, lots of play. What is a little-known fact / fun fact about your facility?We don’t actually have a vineyard here. What’s your favorite hole at […]

OGA-OGCSA Superintendent Spotlight – October 2019

In this month’s Superintendent Spotlight we feature Ryan Wyckoff who has been with Shadow Hills Country Club for the last four years. Describe your facility in 10 words or less:Private club that is fun to play, with no houses. What is a little-known fact / fun fact about your facility?Hosted the Nationwide Tour for 10 years What’s your favorite […]

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 […]