Industry News connects superintendents

GCSAA debuts, featuring news updates, information from the golf course management industry and content from the award-winning publication.

Lawrence, Kan. (Aug. 1, 2017) –Golf course superintendents have a new one-stop shop for the latest news and information from the golf course management industry —, the new website of Golf Course Management (GCM) magazine.

The official publication of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA), GCM has long been an industry leader, with best-in-class research, industry trend information, and news from GCSAA and across the golf course management industry. With the launch of, the magazine is now able to expand and strengthen its reach with an improved, dynamic online property to go along with its already strong social media presence.

"The new is an exciting new product that we believe will further GCSAA's mission of serving members and advancing their profession," said GCSAA CEO Rhett Evans. "Powered by our award-winning magazine staff, we're confident that the site will become a daily must-visit for superintendents looking to stay in touch with their careers and the industry in which they work."

At, readers will find a wide array of news and information covering every corner of the golf course management industry, with daily reporting and the latest breaking news. Topics featured will range from agronomic and research information, to business and career reports, to profiles of GCSAA-member superintendents, their golf courses and the jobs they do on a daily basis.

Developed in partnership with Blue Ocean Consulting, a Lenexa, Kan.-based software and website development firm, is a fully responsive website, meaning it can be viewed successfully on mobile phones, tablets and desktop computers alike. The site will feature regularly updated video content powered by GCSAA TV, social media connections and interactive features that will engage readers with the site and its content.

"We have always been extremely grateful and thankful for the connection that the print version of GCM has made with our readers and GCSAA members," said Scott Hollister, editor-in-chief of the magazine. "Now with the launch of, we're excited to further strengthen that connection and give our readers a tool that will allow them to connect with GCSAA and GCM daily, the same way they connect with the print magazine each and every month."

About GCSAA and the EIFG

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 18,000 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.

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. Visit EIFG at or find us on Facebook or Twitter.

Angela Hartmann
Senior Manager, Corporate Communications
Phone: 800-472-7878, ext. 3647 or 785-393-1361 (cell)