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The Journey of Sandy Clark

By Marissa Myers | October 1, 2020

It was pretty automatic getting into the business.  My dad, Hector Clark, our first chapter president, put me to work at La Jolla Country Club as a high school kid during summer months and weekends on a part time basis.  Though I spent some of that time wishing I was down the […]

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PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE

By Sandy Cooper | August 19, 2021

Greetings Members,  I hope this message finds you well and everyone is having a great summer thus far. On behalf of SDGCSA, we wanted to take a moment to update you on the recent Board changes, given the departure of Chris Erickson to his new position at Fair Oaks Ranch […]

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PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE

By Sandy Cooper | April 15, 2021

Dear Members, I am very excited to be writing my first message as your newest President of the San Diego Golf Course Superintendents Association.  Coming off the heels of a tumultuous and unprecedented year filled with uncertainty, there are many positive indicators that we will once again be returning to […]

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President’s Message

By Sandy Cooper | September 16, 2020

Dear Members, I hope this letter finds you and your families in good health.    Wow, what a ride.  The last few months have been quite a journey.  We went from being shut down and not knowing what the future looked like for golf in March, to being busier than […]

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2019 Spardy S & R Tournament

By Sandy Cooper | November 21, 2019
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December 2018 President’s Message: Phil Fitzgerald

By Sandy Cooper | September 10, 2018

Hello friends, As I write this message we are in the middle of the holiday season. I hope you have a wonderful holiday with your families. I just returned from Lawrence, Kansas and the GCSAA Chapter Delegates meeting. The leadership always sends us back with a lot of information to […]

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Don’t stop believin’ Tournament for a cause Recap: todd kochanowski

By Sandy Cooper | September 10, 2018

Don’t Stop Believin’ Recap: Todd Kochanowski, SDGCSA Past President   This year’s prostate cancer awareness fundraiser, “Don’t Stop Believing” marked 3 years of successful fundraising hosted by the SDGCSA. This year we shifted gears and brought the event to one of San Diego’s finest, Del Mar Country Club. Host Superintendent Chris […]

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fall education Recap: matt partridge

By Sandy Cooper | September 10, 2018

This year’s Fall Education was held at one of the premier resort courses in our area, Omni La Costa Resort and Spa. It marks the second year in a row we have held an event at La Costa and I have a feeling the trend may continue. First and foremost […]

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From the Field: Jeff Jensen, GCSAA Field Staff, Southwest Region 

By Sandy Cooper | September 10, 2018

From the Field: Jeff Jensen, GCSAA Field Staff, Southwest Region 2018 had its share of challenges for the golf industry nationwide, but I’m glad to say that because of all your support, GCSAA will be 18,000 members strong heading into the 2019 calendar year. Much of that growth has been […]

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Growing a Greener Golf Course on KPBS

By Sandy Cooper | June 1, 2018

KPBS-TV recently aired an episode called ‘Growing a Greener Golf Course’ featuring Superintendents in Southern California. The episode puts the  business of golf course maintenance in a very positive light and we were delighted to be a part of its production and PR! Click Here To View the Episode. The following […]

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