Etobicoke, ON (August 21, 2018) - The Canadian Golf Superintendents Association (CGSA) and The Toro Company (Toro) are pleased to announce Toro’s continued exclusive sponsorship of the CGSA/Toro Assistant Superintendent of the Year (ASOTY) Award. Toro has committed to sponsoring this award for another three years.
This prestigious award will recognize the achievements of a CGSA Assistant Superintendent member whose performance and contributions to the success of the facility go above and beyond expectations.
The winner will receive an All Access registration package to the Canadian Golf Course Management Conference (CGCMC), including round-trip airfare to the conference and four nights’ accommodations. Toro will also provide the winner with a VISA gift card for meals and incidental expenses. In addition, the winner will receive an invitation to The Toro Experience, an exclusive annual education event for Assistant Superintendents hosted at Toro’s World Headquarters in Bloomington MN, including round-trip airfare, meals and accommodations during the event.
“This sponsorship is an excellent example of the Toro Company’s support of the Assistant Superintendent position and the integral role they play in golf course management across Canada,” said Kendall Costain, MS, CGSA President. “Toro continues to provide unique opportunities and support to our members and we are pleased to be able to partner with them.”
“Toro is proud to recognize future industry leaders by providing access to customized education programs and networking opportunities that will enable, guide and direct their professional development in order to accelerate their career path,” stated Randy Harris, Toro Director of Marketing for North America. “As represented by our culture and history, we strongly believe in supporting the golf industry, the CGSA and related industry associations and those who choose to work in the golf industry.”
Nominations are now open for the CGSA/Toro Assistant Superintendent of the Year Award and are being accepted until November 30, 2018. The winner will be announced, and award presented, at the 2019 CGCMC in Banff, Alberta. Please visit
for the nomination form.
As part of their Platinum sponsorship, Toro will also sponsor the Gordon Witteveen Award, support the Specialized Learning Workshops during the CGCMC, the Fall Field Day reception and donate to the CGSA Silent Auction.
The CGSA represents golf course superintendents, assistant superintendents, equipment technicians, and others involved in golf course management across Canada. CGSA was founded in 1966 and has over 1,000 members. Its mission is to promote excellence in golf course management and environmental responsibility through the continuing professional development of its members.
The Toro Company (NYSE: TTC) is a leading worldwide provider of innovative solutions for the outdoor environment including turf maintenance, snow and ice management, landscape, rental and specialty construction equipment, and irrigation and outdoor lighting solutions. With sales of $2.5 billion in fiscal 2017, Toro’s global presence extends to more than 125 countries. Through constant innovation and caring relationships built on trust and integrity, Toro and its family of brands have built a legacy of excellence by helping customers care for golf courses, sports fields, public green spaces, commercial and residential properties and agricultural operations. For more information, visit
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