• Applications open for Melrose Leadership Academy

    Don't miss your chance to apply for the Melrose Leadership Academy, which supports the professional development of GCSAA member superintendents by providing individuals the opportunity to attend the Golf Industry Show.

  • Apply now for the 2014 ELGAs

    Applications are now open for the 2014 GCSAA/Golf Digest Environmental Leaders in Golf Awards, which recognize superintendents and golf courses for their commitment to environmental stewardship. This year’s awards, presented in partnership with Syngenta and Rain Bird, feature new criteria for the contest. Learn more and apply by Sept. 30.

  • 2014 Chapter Outreach Grants announced

    GCSAA awarded funds to 11 chapters in support of their efforts to promote their members and the golf course superintendent profession through the GCSAA Chapter Outreach Grant Program. In all, GCSAA distributed $25,000 in grants to chapters.

  • Delegates meeting set for Oct. 14-16

    The 2014 Chapter Delegates Meeting will be held Oct. 14-16 at GCSAA Headquarters in Lawrence, Kan.

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Government Relations

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GCSAA advocates on your behalf at the local, state and national levels of government. Plus, we can help you take action in your region.

Government Relations Online

Visit Government Relations Online for access to critical and relevant advocacy and compliance information and resources. Learn more about legislative and regulatory issues impacting your facility, join the GCSAA Grassroots Network and volunteer to serve as a GCSAA Grassroots Ambassador.

GCSAA Government Relations Quarterly Briefings – updates on what is going on in Congress and advocacy activities impacting the association and its members. Listen to past briefings.  

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GCSAA is a partner in the We Are Golf coalition.

Latest GR news

National Golf Day Invades D.C.

GCSAA joined with other members of We Are Golf for National Golf Day on May 21.

GCSAA submits comment on Draft EPA Spray Drift Guidance

As a member of the Pesticide Policy Coalition, GCSAA submitted comment on two draft guidance documents for evaluating ecological and human health risk assessments for pesticide spray drift.

GCSAA launches Grassroots Network

GCSAA is asking for your assistance in establishing a group of dedicated GCSAA members who are interested in engaging in the association’s government relations efforts.

House passes 2014 Farm Bill excluding federal permit relief

The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $956 billion farm bill Jan. 29 in a bipartisan vote. Unfortunately, the bill did not include the relief GCSAA was seeking from the EPA’s new federal Clean Water Act permit for chemical spraying activities.

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