• A superintendent at city hall

    January 2023
    For nearly four decades, 32-year GCSAA member Tom Kasner has had Albany, Minn.’s best interests at heart on and off the golf course.
  • A certified trailblazer

    September 28, 2022
    Kayla Kipp, the world’s first (and still only) female Certified Turf Equipment Manager, feels honored to pave the way for others.
  • Contributing to the cause: Jack Fry, Ph.D.

    March 2022
    Jack Fry, Ph.D., has given his heart and soul for the betterment of the golf course industry and has left a mark worthy of the inaugural GCSAA Outstanding Contribution Award.
  • Peak performer: Kevin Breen, CGCS

    March 2022
    From the Rockies to the Bay Area, Kevin Breen, CGCS, has had an adventurous career in golf course management that peaks this year as GCSAA’s 86th president.
  • A conversation with Bob Farren, CGCS

    December 2021
    The longtime caretaker of Pinehurst Resort chats with GCM about his small-town beginnings, career journey and work at Pinehurst. Plus: Peers and protégés reflect on Farren’s impact on the industry.
  • 17 dogs living their best turf life

    November 18, 2021
    Get to know the very good boys and girls gracing the pages of GCSAA’s 2022 “Dog Days of Golf” calendar, a celebration of the golf industry’s beloved canine workforce.
  • Superintendent competes on ABC game show

    November 2021
    Taking on the humorously challenging mini-golf course (and vying for the $250,000 prize) on ABC’s “Holey Moley” is just the latest golf-tied accomplishment for superintendent Jose Alvarez.
  • Workforce spotlight: The 2021 U.S. Open

    July 1, 2021
    The team that turned out Torrey Pines included industry vets and newcomers, those with past U.S. Open experience and those who’ll be at the helm of the 2022 championship.
  • Workforce spotlight: The 2021 U.S. Women’s Open

    June 10, 2021
    A father-daughter duo, a female equipment manager, an immigrant who’s worked at the club 35 years — the maintenance team at the 2021 U.S. Women’s Open was a showcase of diversity. Read their stories.
  • American dream: Superintendent Muhammad Ali

    May 2021
    Pakistan native Muhammad Ali’s steady climb from crew member to superintendent is a testament to hard work, a hunger for knowledge and a passion for maintaining golf courses.
  • Women in turf: Navigating the workplace

    May 2021
    Superintendent Ann Paulisich, who began her career in high school as a crew member, looks back at on-the-job hurdles and conflicts as well as the drive and resilience that shaped her path.
  • Grace under pressure: Mark F. Jordan, CGCS

    March 2021
    As Mark Jordan takes the reins as GCSAA’s 85th president, his brand of leadership, hard work and a cool, calm demeanor is well suited to moving the association forward in an unpredictable year.