Tomorrow is “Thank a Golf Superintendent Day” throughout Canada and around the world. The celebratory day in Canada is being led by the Canadian Golf Superintendents Association (CGSA).
Other groups taking part in the global event include the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA), the British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association (BIGGA), the Australia Sports Turf Managers Association (ASTMA) and The Federation of European Golf Greenkeepers Associations (FEGGA). All together, the groups represent more than 31,000 golf course management professionals in 78 countries around the world.
The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America, the CGSA and other international partners have created a commercial, thanking golf course superintendents for the important role they play in creating outstanding conditions. To view and share the commercial click here: video
The celebration will include commercials that will appear on the Golf Channel and other media outlets as well as social media messages sharing the many ways that superintendents benefit the game and their communities. Golfers and others are encouraged to join in the conversation on social media using the hashtag #ThankASuper. In addition, golf courses and other groups are encouraged to provide special recognition for their superintendent and course maintenance staff on September 12.
CGSA will be also profiling superintendents throughout the country during the Thank A Superintendent day celebrations. They will also be profiled on its website and communications.
During the 2022 Thank A Golf Course Superintendent Day, social media messages reached more than 10 million followers around the world.