NSW Golf Course Superintendents Association – A message from the NSWGCSA:
Posted: 6th April 2017
Posted in: Information for Golfing Members
A message from the NSWGCSA:
With many golf courses amid their autumn greens renovations it is time to take stock and reflect on what the BOM have described as the hottest and driest summer on record. From a turf management perspective, last summer will undoubtedly be etched in the memories of many a Superintendent, General Manager and Greens Committee Chairperson.
With the loss of turf grass being so widespread over the state this year and the stress that superintendents have endured as well as in many cases the backlash from golf club membership and committees, the NSWGCSA felt an uncontrollable desire to address Managers and Board members directly in the aim that we can educate golfers on the challenges experienced by their superintendents in 2016/17 and to inform them that they were not alone in losing turf and that instead of casting blame on maintenance crews, offer support and understanding. Unfortunately, many top turf managers are opting to leave the industry due to the lack of support and understanding from club members, committee members and managers. The NSWGCSA believe that the reason for the lack of understanding is down to knowledge, it may be that your superintendent is failing to communicate appropriately his/her programs and issues. Read more >>>