Golf Course Management

DEC 2012

Golf Course Management magazine is dedicated to advancing the golf course superintendent profession and helping GCSAA members achieve career success.

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lection. The golf exhibit, on display at the Cornell Museum of Art and American Culture at the Delray Center for the Arts in Delray Beach, Fla., depicts golf equipment, history, events and legends. The display is available through April 21, 2013. For more infor- mation, go to www.delraycenter The first set of Trojan Tips edu- cational videos is now available on the Trojan Battery Co. website. The Trojan Tips video tutorials are de- signed to provide in-depth information focusing on a variety of battery topics as well as expand awareness and understanding of deep-cycle battery technology. Go to www.trojanbattery. com/Trojantips. SnowCare for Troops is entering its third season. Its mission: To connect military families who have a spouse or family member currently de- ployed in the armed forces with snow removal and landscape professionals to provide free snow-removal services. The program, managed by Proj- ect EverGreen, recognizes the volunteers who support the program and also encourages the 4,000 volunteers supporting GreenCare for Troops program to consider registering for the SnowCare for Troops program. New recruits also are welcome. They can visit scft. In its first two years, SnowCare for Troops had 1,200 volunteers sign up to help more than 1,500 military families. The Intelligent Use of Water Film Competition, now in its fifth year of showcasing original short films that focus on the need for responsible water use, named two short films as winners of the 2012 competition. The judging panel chose "Isla Urbana" by Greg Harriott of Brooklyn, N.Y., as the $10,000 Jury Award winner. "The Wash" by Carla Dauden of Long Beach, Calif., was selected winner of the $5,000 Garske grants awarded GCSAA awarded its 2012 Joseph S. Garske Collegiate Grants to Zachary Mar- kow, Jessica Leigh McClain, Joshua Matthew Tworig, Katelyn Gradoville and Nick Geter. The Garske Grant was established in honor of Par Aide company founder Joseph S. Garske. It is funded by Par Aide, a golf course accessory company, and administered by the Environmental Institute for Golf, the philanthropic organization of GCSAA. The program assists children and stepchildren of GCSAA members in funding their education at an accredited college or trade school with one-time, one-year grants awarded to five winners with- out renewal. Grants are based on community service, leadership, academic performance and a written essay. The recipients, their school, scholarship amount and GCSAA relations are: Markow, Cal-Poly Pomona, $2,500, Jeffrey C. Markow, CGCS, Cypress Point Club; McClain, Wofford Univer- sity, $2,000, Bradley W. McClain, GCSAA Class A superintendent, South Park CC; Tworig, University of Delaware, $1,500, John M. Tworig, CGCS, Eagle Creek GC on Dover AFB; Gradoville, Creighton University, $1,000, Patrick J. Gradoville, CGCS, Palos Verdes GC; and Geter, Kennesaw State University, $500, Jimmy T. Geter, CGCS, Marietta CC. ANY COINCIDENCE THAT THE MOST POPULAR BUNKER RAKE IN THE WORLD IS ALSO THE MOST EFFECTIVE? To provide the best possible course conditions for your golfers, choose the Accuform Ace II™ Bunker Rake. Its patented tapered ends prevent uneven furrows and other imperfections that result from edges of ordinary rakes. So each pass through the sand blends seamlessly with the next. Call your Par Aide dealer today to learn more. ACE II™ BUNKER RAKE PARAIDE.COM | 888-456-7891

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