Opening Session

 presented in partnership withsyngenta

Tuesday, February 8

8:30-10 a.m.
Ballroom 20 SDCC
Bob Farren

Attend the Opening Session. presented in partnership with Syngenta, to reconnect with GCSAA and fellow members to celebrate successes of the past two years. Lauren Thompson will host as achievements of members and award winners are recognized, including the new Col. John Morley and Outstanding Contribution Awards. Rhett Evans, GCSAA CEO, will highlight key initiatives and strategies in his State of the Association address, and Mark F. Jordan, CGCS, will be honored as GCSAA president. Be there to hear Col. John Morley Award Winner Bob Farren, CGCS, share tales from his four decades at Pinehurst. Plus, President's Award for Environmental Stewardship winner Andrew Jorgensen, CGCS, and Outstanding Contribution Award winner Jack Fry, Ph.D., will give insight into their many contributions to the profession and the game. 

Other recognition includes:

  • 2021 GCSAA Board of Directors
  • Newly certified members
  • Winner of the 2022 GCSAA National Championship


Lauren Thompson 120x160 Lauren Thompson, Media Personality for GolfNow and Clubhouse Solutions





evans-thumbnail-approved Rhett Evans, CEO, GCSAA





Jordan-thumbnail-2021-LT Mark F. Jordan, CGCS, President, GCSAA