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Minnesota Golf Course Superintendents Association donates to GCSAA Foundation

Gift maintains chapter’s position as a Platinum Tee Club Member

Lawrence, Kan. (Jan. 04, 2022) – The Minnesota Golf Course Superintendents Association has donated $5,000 to the GCSAA Foundation, the philanthropic organization of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA). With this donation, the chapter remains in the GCSAA Foundation’s Platinum Tee Club. The program recognizes organizations that give $5,000 annually to the GCSAA Foundation.

“The MGCSA appreciates that by working together, our combined resources can elevate all parties involved to a new plateau,” MGCSA President Scott Thayer said. “The MGCSA membership has benefited from the philanthropic entity and is in the fortunate position to continue financial support of the GCSAA Foundation. Together, we really are better!”

The Minnesota GCSA is also recognized in the Governor’s Club giving level of the GCSAA Foundation’s Cumulative Giving Program. The Governor’s Club recognizes donors who have given between $50,000 and $99,999 since 1987.

“The Minnesota GCSA has been a steadfast supporter of the GCSAA Foundation for more than 30 years,” GCSAA CEO Rhett Evans said. “We are sincerely grateful for their ongoing generosity and patronage of the GCSAA Foundation, which has undoubtedly advanced the golf course management profession by funding research, education, scholarships and advocacy.”

The Minnesota GCSA was founded in 1927 and is one of 97 GCSAA-affiliated chapters in North America.

The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) is a leading golf organization in the United States. Its focus is on golf course management, and since 1926 GCSAA has been the top professional association for the men and women who manage golf courses in the U.S. and worldwide. From its headquarters in Lawrence, Kan., the association provides education, information and representation to nearly 19,000 members in more than 78 countries. The association’s mission is to serve its members, advance their profession and enhance the enjoyment, growth and vitality of the game of golf. Visit GCSAA at or find us on Facebook or Twitter. Visit our industry-leading magazine at

The GCSAA Foundation is the philanthropic organization of the GCSAA. Its mission is to secure funding and support to strengthen advocacy, education, and research that advances the work of golf course management professionals. Visit the Foundation at

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