CourseCo, a golf course management company that operates Napa Golf Course at Kennedy Park through a lease agreement with the City of Napa, has been selected to receive the 2019 President’s Award for Environmental Stewardship by the board of directors of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America, the GCSAA announced.
CourseCo, which has properties in California, Oregon, Washington and Texas, will receive the award Feb. 6 at the 2019 Golf Industry Show in San Diego.
The GCSAA President’s Award for Environmental Stewardship recognizes “an exceptional environmental contribution to the game of golf; a contribution that further exemplifies the golf course superintendent’s image as a steward of the land,” the GCSAA said in a press release.
CourseCo manages 35 golf courses that are primarily owned by municipalities or counties, according to a press release.
“Winning the President’s Award is extremely rewarding, but it’s really our superintendents who have earned the award,” CourseCo President and CEO Michael Sharp said in a press release.
“They have done the work that reflects our core values. We know we are stewards of these large pieces of land, and it’s our duty and responsibility to consciously maintain them.”
The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America has its headquarters in Lawrence, Kansas.
CourseCo was founded in 1988.
Napa Golf Course opened in May of 1967. The daily fee course, a par-72, 6,681-yard layout, was designed by Jack Fleming and Bob Baldock.