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Bid now in GCSAA’s Rounds 4 Research online auction to help ensure golf’s sustainable future

More than 1,600 rounds of golf are available to bid on through April 28

Lawrence, Kan. (April 22, 2024) – In honor of Earth Day, you can help fund the research that advances golf’s environmental sustainability by bidding on great rounds in the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) Rounds 4 Research online auction open now through 10 p.m. EST on April 28.  Rounds 4 Research offers golfers the opportunity to bid on rounds of golf from local hidden gems to bucket list courses like Pinehurst No. 2, Bandon Dunes, Paradise Valley Country Club, Happy Hollow Club, Nanea Golf Club, Old Memorial Golf Club, Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club, Sutton Bay and many more that are part of the 2024 auction. Visit today to place your bid.

Rounds 4 Research is presented in partnership with The Toro Co. The program enables the GCSAA Foundation to support local GCSAA chapters and the national GCSAA to fund critical advocacy, turf grass research, education and community outreach improving the long-term sustainability of the game ensuring golfer enjoyment now and into the future. Since its inception, the program has raised more than $3 million.

The 2024 Rounds 4 Research auction features more than 1,600 rounds at courses in 46 states plus Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, Costa Rica, Spain Switzerland. Rounds are still being added during the auction, so check back often through Sunday.

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 20,000 members in more than 78 countries. The association’s mission is to serve its members, advance their profession and improve communities through 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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