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The GCSAA Col. John Morley Distinguished Service Award is given to individuals who have made an outstanding, substantive and enduring contribution to the advancement of the golf course superin- tendent profession. The GCSAA Board of Directors selects the winners from nominations submitted by affiliated chapters and/or associations. 1932: Col. John Morley 1935: John MacGregor 1940: Col. John Morley 1941: Frank W. Ermer; William H. Johnson 1952: Oyvind J. Noer 1954: Fred V. Grau, Ph.D. 1957: Thomas Dawson Jr.; Herbert Graffis 1958: Glenn Burton; L.F. Dickinson, Ph.D.; Malcolm R. McLaren; H. Burton Musser, Ph.D.; Joseph Valentine 1959: John Monteith, Ph.D.; Oyvind J. Noer; Richard S. Tufts 1960: Joseph C. Dey Jr.; Helen F. Lengfield; Oyvind J. Noer 1961: Jesse H. DeFrance, Ph.D.; Eugene B. Marzolf; James Smith 1964: Theodore W. Woehrle 1973: Walter R. Boysen 1975: Raymond H. Gerber 1976: Joseph M. Duich, Ph.D.; Leo J. Feser; Thomas C. Mascaro 1977: Harold W. Stodola; Paul E. Weiss Sr.; Robert M. Williams 1978: Roy L. Goss, Ph.D.; John C. Harper II, Ph.D.; Arthur A. Snyder 1979: C. Reed Funk, Ph.D. 1980: Manuel L. Francis; John Madison, Ph.D. 1981: Geoffrey S. Cornish; Ralph Engel, Ph.D.; Hans C. Schmiesser 1982: Milton J. Bauman; Sherwood A. Moore, CGCS Retired; Alexander M. Radko; Ben O. Warren Jr. 1983: James B. Moncrief; Joseph Troll, Ph.D.; James R. Watson, Ph.D. 1984: Warren A. Bidwell; Keith Nisbet 1985: James L. Blackledge; William C. Campbell; Clifford A. Wagoner, CGCS Retired 1986: Andrew Bertoni; John B. Steel, CGCS; Howard Kaerwer; Chester Mendenhall 1987: David S. Gourlay Sr.; James R. Love, Ph.D. 1988: Jack Butler, Ph.D.; William B. Davis; Kenyon Payne, Ph.D.; Eberhard Steiniger, CGCS Retired 1989: James W. Brandt, CGCS Retired; C. Richard Skogley, Ph.D. 1990: William Bengeyfield; Thomas Watschke, Ph.D. 1991: Noel Jackson, Ph.D.; W. Bruce Matthews; Eliot C. Roberts, Ph.D. 1992: George M. Kozelnicky; C.E. "Tuck" Tate, CGCS Retired 1993: James B. Beard, Ph.D.; Victor Gibeault, Ph.D. 1994: Allan MacCurrach; John J. Spodnik 1995: Milton Engelke, Ph.D.; Ali Harivandi, Ph.D.; Michael Hurdzan, Ph.D. 1996: Randy Nichols, CGCS; Paul Rieke, Ph.D. 1997: Gerald L. Faubel, CGCS; J.M. Vargas Jr., Ph.D.; Coleman Y. Ward, Ph.D. 1998: David Mastroleo 1999: Anthony B. Caranci Jr.; Dan Jones; Palmer Maples Jr., CGCS Retired 2000: Michael R. Bavier, CGCS; Gary T. Grigg, CGCS, MG; George B. Thompson, CGCS 2001: Euel Coats, Ph.D.; L.W. "Sonny" DuBose Jr., CGCS Retired 2002: Houston B. Couch, Ph.D.; William F. Ploetz; Bruce R. Williams, CGCS 2003: Robert D. Emmons; Joel D. Jackson, CGCS Retired; Dudley H. Smith 2004: Gordon LaFontaine; Danny H. Quast, CGCS Retired; Gordon Witteveen 2005: William Fielder, CGCS; Tommy D. Witt, CGCS 2006: Thomas W. Cook; Stanley Zontek 2007: Stanley E. Metsker, CGCS Retired; William A. Meyer, Ph.D. 2008: Donald Hearn, CGCS; H. James "Jim" Loke, CGCS; Oscar Miles, CGCS Retired 2009: Mark Esoda, CGCS; George Hamilton, Ph.D.; Monroe Miller 2010: Robert A. Dickison, CGCS; James C. Husting, CGCS; Douglas W. Petersan 2011: Frank Dobie 2012: Pete Dernoeden, Ph.D. 2013: Roch Gaussoin, Ph.D.; Frank Lamphier; Dennis Lyon, CGCS; Ken Mangum, CGCS 2014: Stephen G. Cadenelli, CGCS; Bruce Clarke, Ph.D.; Samuel Bruce Martin, Ph.D. 2015: Melvin B. Lucas Jr., CGCS Retired; Cal Roth 2016: Dave Fearis, CGCS Retired; Paul McGinnis, CGCS; Al Turgeon, Ph.D. 2017: Nick Christians, Ph.D.; Patricia Vittum, Ph.D.; Brent Wadsworth This year's recipients will be acknowledged Feb. 7 at the Opening Night Celebration of the 2017 Golf Industry Show in Orlando. DSA honor roll Col. John Morley 46 GOLF COURSE MANAGEMENT 01.17