CGCS Certification

     Regardless of where you are in your career, Mathew Allen, 37, and Ted Horton, 72, believe that becoming a certified golf course superintendent (CGCS) is a good way to open doors and keep pace with the newest technologies in the industry. 

     The certification, like an advanced degree for a golf course superintendent, requires a combination of continuing education, written testing and on-course management that can take a year to complete (and must be renewed every 5 years). 

     "The certification process is very detailed and it's pretty intense," said Jenny Pagel-Guile, senior manager of certification for GCSAA (Golf Course Superintendent Association of America). "There are 33 portfolio items and a list of competencies that must be met. And once you have attained CGCS, you must meet renewal qualifications every five years."

     For the full article from worldgolf.com click here or on the link below. 

 
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