EIFG News

  • Rounds 4 Research raises $217,000 for turfgrass studies

    The 2017 Rounds 4 Research fundraising program to support turfgrass studies, managed by the EIFG, sold more than 1,080 rounds and yielded in excess of $217,000 in its May online auction, making it the most successful in the history of the six-year program.

  • Garske Collegiate Grants awarded to nine college-bound children of GCSAA members, sponsored by Par Aide

    Nine children of GCSAA members were winners of 2017 Joseph S. Garske Collegiate Grants, established in honor of Par Aide company founder Joseph S. Garske. The program is funded by the golf course accessory company and administered by the EIFG.

  • GCSAA to fund seven new research projects

    Seven research projects at six universities will share $115,000 from GCSAA through a block grant from the EIFG. Seven research projects that began in 2016 will also continue to receive financial support.

  • GCSAA introduces BMP Planning Guide and Template

    A comprehensive national planning guide and template for golf course best management practices is now available at www.gcsaa.org/bmp. The guide covers key areas of nutrient use, drought and water management, and integrated pest management. It is a big step toward GCSAA's initiative to have golf courses in all 50 states adopt science-based agronomic practices that support proactive environmental stewardship by 2020. The BMP program is funded and supported by the USGA through the EIFG.

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    Rounds 4 Research: Auctioning rounds of golf to fund turfgrass research

    GCSAA chapters are signing up to partner in the EIFG's program to raise research funds on the local level.

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