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December 2018 President’s Message: Phil Fitzgerald

By Amy Conrad | 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 Amy Conrad | 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 Amy Conrad | 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 Amy Conrad | 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 Amy Conrad | 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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From the Field: Jeff Jensen, GCSAA Field Staff, Southwest Region 

By Amy Conrad | April 19, 2018

I hope this finds you all doing well and enjoying some Spring weather. It’s hard to believe Summer is right around the corner! The Hi-Lo Desert GCSA, San Diego GCSA and GCSA of Southern California Board of Directors met at Coto de Caza Golf & Racquet Club for the inaugural […]

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March 2018 President’s Message: Todd Kochanowski

By Amy Conrad | April 19, 2018

Dear SDGCSA members, I hope this message finds you and your loved ones happy, healthy and having a great start to 2018. As we all start to look forward to spring aerification and golf course conditioning, our recent wet weather sure is encouraging. Of course we certainly hope for more, […]

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Meet the Super: Phil Fitzgerald, Golf and Tennis Supervisor, City of Coronado

By Amy Conrad | April 19, 2018

For those that have been in the Association for a while, you may recall the Inforemer Newsletter used to highlight the Golf Course Superintendents that were hosting the SDGCSA monthly meeting or other event at their facility. With this version of Turf Pros, we are happy to once again recognize […]

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Affiliate’s Corner: Erin Novotny, SDGCSA Affiliate Representative, Turf Star

By Amy Conrad | April 19, 2018

We’ve all heard the dreaded phase, ‘tier 4’ when discussing the purchase of new equipment, but what exactly is it and what do we need to know to maintain it? In the 1970’s the Environmental Protection Agency created 4 tiers of emission standards that would be required in a given […]

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