AGSA News

Award Deadlines - Alvin Rowledge/SOTY

All members are reminded that the deadline for our annual awards is fast approaching. The Alvin Rowledge bursary award deadline is December 15th. The 2018 Superintendent of the Year award nomination d...

Provincial Christmas Luncheons

The following Christmas luncheons will take place this coming week. Nova Scotia- Tuesday, December 11th, Upstreet BBQ Brewhouse, Windmill Road, Dartmouth, 11:30am PEI- Thursday, Decmeber 13th, B...

Assistant Superintendent Position-Berwick Heights

The Berwick Heights golf club is looking to fill the position of Assistant Superintendent position for the 2019 season. Click on the link below for more information. Berwick Heights - Assistant Sup...

AGSA Curling Funspiel

The annual AGSA curling funspiel will be held on Friday, February 3rd at the Pugwash Curling Club. Curling will be from 10:00-12:00, with lunch to follow. For more information or to register for the e...

2017 AGSA Conference - A 50 year Celebration!!

The AGSA is proud to announce the details for our 2017 annual spring conference. We are proud to be celebrating our 50 year anniversary of the AGSA and with this in mind special festivities will be pl...

2016 AGSA Scramble Registration Form

Attached you will find the Registration form for the 2016 AGSA Scramble, Presented by Bayer. For those coming from out of town, hotel pricing will be posted upon confirmation of host facility. REG...

2016 AGSA Scramble - Presented by Bayer

The AGSA is pleased to announce the following details in regards to the AGSA scramble, Presented by bayer. When: Monday, August 22nd, 2016 Where: The Links at Brunello, Timberlea, NS Schedul...

Exec. Director Job Posting

The AGSA is now accepting applications for the position of "Executive Director". The attached link contains job qualifications and responsibilities. Please submit your resume in confidence detailing y...

2016 AGSA Conference - Thank You!!

The AGSA Board of directors would like to sincerely thank all of those involved with our 2016 Conference. Our member delegates, our suppliers and speakers, all came together to make our annual confere...

AGSA Curling Event

All AGSA members are welcome to attend our annual curling funspiel on Friday, February 12th, at the Northumberland Curling Club, Pugwash, NS. This fun day of curling is sure to leave you with a few la...

Merry Christmas!!

The AGSA would like to extend all the best of the holiday season to our members and industry partners. May good times and holiday cheer find you and your family members during the Christmas season. Ha...

CGSA Update

The CGSA has continued its process of fine tuning many different areas with the association. After an extensive review with existing, past and non-members, the association has brought forward many c...

2016 AGSA Conference Information Package

Here are the Delegate forms for the 2016 AGSA Conference and Trade Show. This years registration form is a "Fillable Form" that can be completed on-line. If you have any questions regarding the confer...

Provincial Christmas Gatherings

Here is a list of Christmas gatherings for our members. Hope you are able to attend. PEI - Tuesday, December 8th, 12:00 pm, ISE's, Charlottetown NB - Thursday, December 10th, 12:00 pm, Boston Pi...

2016 AGSA Conference-Exhibitor Information

Here is the applicable information for exhibitors interested in participating in the 2016 AGSA Conference. Atlantic Turfgrass Conference and Trade Show 2016...

2016 Conference Media Blast!!

Here is a brief media blast on our upcoming 2016 Conference. Members will be forwarded the conference information shortly. This year you will have the opportunity to register for the event via the int...

CTRF Research Interim Reports

The AGSA has received copies of interim reports of research projects that are currently taking place through the coordination of the CTRF and researchers. To see detailed report information go to the ...

Golf Digest Awards

The AGSA would like to extend congratulations to Adam Calvert and the team of Cabot Cliffs on receiving the Golf Digest, Best New Course Award for 2015. We would also like to recognize Chris Wallace ...

2016 Conference Preparation

Members of the AGSA board recently met with Sue Crawford, our conference coordinator, to discuss the 2016 AGSA conference being held in Charlottetown, February 23rd-26th. The conference is shaping up...

Mr. Carl Murphy 1944-2015

The AGSA has lost another member of our turf fraternity. On June 25th, Mr. Carl Murphy passed away at the age of 71. Carl played an integral part in the success of one of our corporate partners, Ves...

AGSA Scramble Champions

The AGSA would like to extend congratulations to the host team from Lakeside Golf Club on winning the AGSA scramble. Host Superintendent Barry Perry, was pleased to have another strong turnout for the...

AGSA Scramble - Updated Registration form

The AGSA is pleased to announce that as part of this years AGSA Scramble, Mr. Paul Stevens from Pickseed, will be hosting an informal discussion/forum on overseeding and cultivar choices for our marit...

Meeting Minutes Posted

The minutes from the June AGSA board meeting are now posted. Log in to see minutes review....

Scramble Registration form

Attached is the registration form for the Annual 2015 AGSA Scramble. This years event will be hosted at Lakeside Golf Club on August 24th. REGISTRATION FORM 2015...

March 2015 meeting minutes

The minutes from the March 2015 meeting are now posted....

AGSA Scramble Date & Location!!!

The 2015 AGSA Scramble will take place at the Lakeside Golf Club on August 24th. Host superintendent, Barry Perry, looks forward to offering all those in attendance a great day of golf and a great tim...

2016 Conference Dates Announced!!

The AGSA Conference & Trade show will be held in Charlottetown, PEI, from February 23rd-25th. The CGSA show will be held in Toronto, Ont. from January 11th-14th. The GCSAA show takes place in San...

Nova Scotia Pesticide Contacts

A detailed list of Pesticide contacts for the various Nova Scotia regions can now be found under the Links/Suppliers tab. The contact info for offices associated with pesticide re-certification and ...

Annual General Meeting Minutes

The minutes from the 2015 Annual General meeting are now posted under the member login tab.  ...

Jack Fairhurst 1941-2015

The AGSA is sad to announce that one of our long time members Jack Fairhurst, has passed away after a lengthy illness. We would like to send our condolences to his wife Linda and sons Dean and Darren....

AGSA Conference Package Information Now Available!!

The AGSA is pleased to now have available the information for our 2015 AGSA Conference and Trade Show. Click on the links attached for more information. Suppliers Registration Package 2015 (1) D...

Happy Retirement Hugh!!

The AGSA would like to wish happy retirement to Hugh Yorke, Superintendent of Oakfield Golf & Country Club. A send-off for Hugh was held last Friday. A well deserved break for a long standing mem...

Thank You Barb!!

The AGSA board of directors would like to send along a large thank you to our Executive Director, Barb Yorke. Barb has been involved in the recent "Articles of Continuation" process that was required...

AGSA Member Jim Nix, CGSA Supt. of the Year!!

On behalf of the board of directors and all members of the AGSA, we would like to congratulate Jim Nix, Abercrombie Country Club, on recently being named the recipient of the CGSA 2014 Bayer Superint...

2015 AGSA Conference dates Announced!!

The 2015 Atlantic Turfgrass Conference will be held in Halifax on February 17th-19th. The Lord Nelson Hotel will once again be our host hotel. More information on the conference, speakers and hotel b...

2014 Scramble Results

1st Place Team - Fox Meadow Golf Club (54) 2nd Place Team - Ashburn Golf Club (56) 3rd Place Team - Reddins (56) Closest to the Pin on #7 - John Mills Closest to the line - Steven Boyd ...

2014 Scramble Champions

The Host team From Fox Meadow Golf Club were the winners of this years AGSA Scramble. With a score of 54 (Thanks Trevor!!), they were able to defeat a collection of  teams assembled for the event. Co...

Accomidation Info. 2014 Scramble

The Delta Prince Edward Hotel will be offering all AGSA members a special room rate for the Scramble weekend. Booking deadline is Monday, August 4th. For more information call 1-800-269-1133...

2014 Scramble Registration Form

REGISTRATION FORM 2014-1...

Green Start Academy

Bayer Environmental Sciences and the John Deere Golf Equipment division are now accepting applications for their annual Green Start Academy. This 3 day event is a tremendous training opportunity for a...

2014 Scramble Dates Announced!!

The AGSA Scramble will be held at the Fox Meadow Golf Club on August 24th-25th. The event will consist of a Sunday afternoon panel discussion followed by a social on Sunday evening. The golf event wil...

Conference Pictures!!!

Pictures from the 2014 AGSA Conference are now posted to the website. Click on the About AGSA tab and got to the Event Results tab....

Thank You!!

The Board of Directors of the AGSA would like to extend a sincere thank you to all of our members and our corporate partners for participating in the recent AGSA conference. A special thank you to Sue...

Meeting Minutes Posted

The minutes form the pre-conference meeting of the board of directors is now posted. Use the member login to access the meeting minutes. Forget how? drop us an email....

The 2014 Atlantic Turfgrass Conference & Trade Show

The Atlantic Turfgrass Conference & Trade Show Moncton, NB February 25th-27th, 2014 Recertification Points The following is a breakdown of the recertification points available to Nova Scotia...

Exciting Announcement for Maritime Golf

The Ashburn Golf Club and Superintendent Brian Gouthro will be hosting a Web.Com tour event this July. This event is part of an exciting GOLFest event being held in Halifax this summer. Click on the l...

2013 Conference Wrap-up!!

The Board of Directors of the AGSA would like to extend a sincere thank you to Barb Yorke, Executive Director, Sue Crawford and all those who put together another excellent AGSA Conference and Trade S...

Presidents Message from Brian Gouthro

Presidents Message October 2012...

Pictures from the AGSA/ATRF Scramble!!

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AGSA/ATRF Scramble Results

Here are results from AGSA Scramble hosted at Lakeside Golf & CC: 1st place team - Lakeside Golf & CC Players - Barry Perry (Host Super) / Mike Perry (Pro) / Ray Hubley / Alfred McArthur ...

Message from the President of the AGSA!!

AGSA President Message June...

Frank Rossi - Imagine, no Poa

Imagine There is No Poa...

Something New!!

Take a look at Golf Course Industry magazine. They have just introduced the Superintendent Radio Network. www.golfcourseindustry.com...

Golf News Article - The Most Important Person at your Golf Course

The Most Important Person At Your Golf Course Is it the club’s CPGA Professional staff? These men and women know everything about teaching, playing, rules, clubs, merchandising, finances, and many ...

University of Guelph 2011 Turfgrass Symposium

The University of Guelph 2011 Turfgrass Symposium - A summary from our friends at TurfNet. Guelph conference summary...

AGSA Super Slider Funspiel

Second Annual AGSA Super Slider Funspiel Where: Pugwash Curling Club, Pugwash, NS When: Friday, January 20th, 2012 Time: Registration at 9 am and the day will run from 10 am to 5 pm Cost: ...

Happy Retirement

Happy Retirement!! The AGSA Board of Directors and all members wish to pass on the very best to the newly retired Edward Jollimore. Ed has retired from White Point Golf Club after 35 years. Have fu...

Thank You from the CGSA

Thank you from the CGSA (Fall Field Day) Hi Barb, Please accept this note as thanks for your support and the support of the Atlantic Golf Superintendents Association for the 2011 Fall Field Day ...