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GCSAA funds $140,000 for new turfgrass research in 2020

10.48am 15th April 2020 - Management Topics

Research grants from the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) are supporting six new research projects this year at universities across the country. Two new O.J. Noer projects, three Chapter Cooperative Grant projects and one Dr. Michael Hurdzan Endowment project were funded.

The projects, which were selected by a committee that included two members of the GCSAA board of directors, superintendents, university researchers and professional scientists, will receive a total of $140,000 from a block grant to GCSAA by the Environmental Institute for Golf, GCSAA’s philanthropic organization.

The new research projects are:

The Environmental Institute for Golf is the philanthropic organization of the GCSAA. Its mission is to foster sustainability through research, awareness, education, programs and scholarships for the benefit of golf course management professionals, golf facilities and the game.

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