Below you will find third-party sites and resources. If you have a favorite resource that's not included in the list, please let us know.
- Australian Golf Course Superintendents Association
The Australian Golf Course Superintendents' Association (AGCSA) was formed in 1981 to further the profession of golf course management in Australia and the Pacific Rim. Since that time the association has grown steadily in size and now boasts over 700 members from all states of Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Rim.
- British & International Golf Greenkeepers Association
The British & International Golf Greenkeepers Association was formally created on January 1, 1987 from an amalgamation of the British Golf Greenkeepers Association, The English and International Golf Greenkeepers Association and The Scottish and International Golf Greenkeepers Association, forming a membership of 1,200.
Today BIGGA boasts over 7,000 members which not only include Greenkeepers but also Associate Members and Student Members.
Eleven years later, in October 1998, BIGGA was proud to welcome His Royal Highness The Duke of York to officially open BIGGA HOUSE, the Association's new headquarters. Housing 18 members of staff and with a state-of-the-art training room, the Association has the facilities to enhance further its services to its members and the greenkeeping profession.
- Canadian Golf Superintendents Association
The founding meeting of the Canadian Golf Superintendents Association took place at the Lachute Golf Club, Lachute, Quebec, on October 7, 1966.
The “seeds” for such an organization were planted in 1924, when the Royal Canadian Golf Association (RCGA) formed a ‘Green Section’ and the Ontario Golf Superintendents Association was formed.
Key Canadians of the time were also instrumental in forming the National Association of Greenkeepers of America, now known as the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA).
- European Golf Course Owners Association
“The European Golf Course Owners Association provides services to support golf course owners in their aims, represents their interests on a European level and improve the golf business on a European level.”
The prime objective of the association is to look after the interest of the owners by representing them on a EU level in contact with the European Commission, other EU golf bodies and relevant EU organisations.
- To look after the interest of the golf supply side of the golf industry on a EU level;
- To professionalize and improve the golf business;
- To grow the golf business.
- Federation of European Golf Greenkeepers Association
The Federation of European Golf Greenkeepers Association (FEGGA) has now been operating for a period of 11 years. The Federation is the umbrella body for nineteen Greenkeeping Associations in Europe. Originally formed to be a communication medium between the Committed to Green Programme of the European Golf Association and European Greenkeeping Associations the role of our Federation has expanded greatly over the past nine years.
F.E.G.G.A. now plays an every day role in our Member Associations though the promotion of Educational Standards and Professional Recognition along with the many issues facing Greenkeepers concerning the European Union, EU Legalisation.
- Georgia Golf Course Superintendents Association
The Georgia Golf Course Superintendents Association enhances the game of golf and the golf course management profession by providing education, advocacy and recognition for the professionals in the industry
- Golf Course Superintendent Association of America
GCSAA is dedicated to serving its members, advancing their profession and enhancing the enjoyment, growth and vitality of the game of golf.
- Golf Course Superintendents Association of New England
Golf Course Superintendents Association of New England
- New Zealand Golf Course Superintendents Association
New Zealand Golf Course Superintendents Association provides up to date information relevant to turf management issues within New Zealand.
- PGA of America
Get golf information, golf tournament updates and golf news from the official site of the PGA of America.
- The R&A
The R&A is golf's world rules and development body and organiser of The Open Championship. It operates with the consent of more than 130 national and international, amateur and professional organisations, from over 120 countries and on behalf of an estimated 30 million golfers in Europe, Africa, Asia-Pacific and The Americas (outside the USA and Mexico). The United States Golf Association (USGA) is the game’s governing body in the United States and Mexico.
- Turfgrass Growers Association
The Turfgrass Growers Association (TGA) is the only professional organisation in the UK and Ireland dedicated to the advancement of quality turf production.
This website contains information for TGA members and companies who are interested in becoming a member, affiliate, distributor or stockist. Domestic and trade visitors can also find out where to buy turf supplied by a TGA member grower.
- United States Golf Association
The United States Golf Association (USGA) has served as the national governing body of golf for the U.S., its territories and Mexico since its formation in 1894. It's a non-profit organization run by golfers for the benefit of golfers. The Association sponsors a variety of programs that benefit everyone who plays the game, from conducting 13 national championships each year, to writing and interpreting the Rules of Golf, to funding turf grass and course maintenance practices, to supporting grassroots programs through its “For the Good of the Game” initiative.
- Virginia Golf Course Superintendents Association
The purpose of the Virginia Golf Course Superintendents Association is to serve its members through unified representation on a state and national level and by advancing their professional growth.
- Florida Gateway College
College located in Lake City Florida that teachs both Golf Course Operations and Turf Equipment Management.
- Audubon International
The ACSP is an award winning education and certification program that helps golf courses protect our environment and preserve the natural heritage of the game of golf.
- Environmental Institute for Golf
What began as a modest $200 scholarship awarded to a student in 1955 has evolved over the past 50 years into a collaborative effort of the environmental and golf communities directed at strengthening the compatibility of the game of golf with the natural environment. As the philanthropic organization of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA), The Environmental Institute for Golf (The Institute) relies upon the support of many individuals and organizations to fund programs and projects that help golf courses fulfill the environmental, recreational and economic needs of their communities. The Institute is fortunate to have more than 9,000 active donors, representing each of the United States and 67 countries worldwide, supporting its efforts. Why? They believe in the future of the game and its positive impact to a community.
Golf courses are a remarkable human creation and they present great potential as arenas for innovative sustainable environmental strategies that will give the game a new meaning, a new politics, and confirm golf's unique ethical and ecological approach to the environment.
At e-par we set out to make a valued contribution to the environmental management profile of the golfing industry. Not just through the provision of environmental management guidelines but through the development of a robust internationally credible framework within which the industry can understand, interpret and action its unique environmental goals.
To achieve this we developed a new generation management tool called e-par to assist the golfing industry enter a new phase of golf course environmental management. The e-par EMS is easy to understand, relevant to golf and what happens on golf courses, and meets and exceeds the requirements of international standards for environmental management systems.
- Golf Environment Europe
Golf Environment Europe - Golf Environment Europe is a partnership of golfing and environmental organisations working to promote environmental sustainability in golf.
Jacobsen is the makers of Turf Equipment for the golf industry.
- John Deere
John Deere is the manufacturer of Turf Equipment and Tractors used in the golf industry.
- The Toro Company
Makers of Turf Equipment machinery located in Bloomington, Minnesota.
- Four Seasons Resort - Dallas
Located between Dallas and Fort Worth, we are the only AAA Five-Diamond resort in Texas, with a dedicated staff and gracious services that exude the relaxed warmth of a private country club - with no resort fee.
- Golf Course Industry Magazine
GCI magazine supplies news and resources for golf course superintendents, turf professionals about course management, turf care, turf heath and industry news.
- Golf Course Management Magazine
GCM is the official publication of the GCSAA.
Turfnet is an online media website dedicated to the golf and turf industry.