International ‘Thank a Golf Course Superintendent Day’ coming September 13th. Celebrate golf course management professionals with support on social media using #ThankASuper GCSAA, in conjunction with other global superintendent groups, is recognizing those who help keep golf courses enjoyable and sustainable with an international “Thank a Golf Course Superintendent Day,” encouraging all those who love golf to thank their course’s superintendent. “Thank a Golf Course Superintendent Day” 2022 will be celebrated Sept. 13, which is also GCSAA’s 96th anniversary.
Above Muhammad Ali, Superintendent Bing Maloney GC, William Land GC & Bartley Cavanaugh GC spends time with First Green kid’s group & golfers on the course.
Muhammad Ali is a superintendent who deserves appreciation for all that he does to manage three golf course. He has a hands on approach when it comes to golfers and special programs that enrich the lives of golfers on and off the field. He is often seen on the golf course engaging and encouraging golfers to do their best.
In addition to GCSAA, other groups taking part in the global event include the British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association (BIGGA), the Australia Sports Turf Managers Association (ASTMA), the Canadian Golf Superintendents Association (CGSA) 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 celebration will include a commercial that will appear on the Golf Channel and other media outlets and social media messages touting the many ways that superintendents like Rick White (pictured above), the Superintendent of Haggin Oaks Golf Complex, benefit the game and their communities. Rick is also known for motivating and inspiring golfers and staff to achieve their best.
Golfers, and others are encouraged to join in the conversation on social media using the hashtags “#ThankASuper” or “#ThankAGreenkeeper” depending on their country’s nomenclature. In addition, golf courses and other groups are encouraged to provide special recognition for their superintendent and course maintenance staff on Sept. 13.
During the 2021 Thank A Golf Course Superintendent day, social media messages reached more than 9 million followers around the world.
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