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METROPOLITAN GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENTS ASSOCIATION

John Reid Lifetime Achievement Award
The MetGCSA presents this award annually to an individual or organization which, through continuing commitment, has shown exemplary support of the game of golf and golf course superintendents. John Reid, “The Father of American Golf,” introduced the game to America in 1888 and later assisted in the formation of the United States Golf Association and Metropolitan Golf Association. We have honored the following individuals with this great award.

 

1986
Guido Cribari

1987
Alexander M. Radko

1988
Ken Venturi

1989
Dr. Ralph E. Engel

1990
Dr. Haruo Tashiro

1991
Geoffrey Cornish

1992
Frank Hannigan

1993
James E. McLoughlin

1994
Arthur P. Weber

1995
Dr. C. Richard Skogley

1997
Dr. Patricia J. Vittum

1998
Charles Robson

1999
Dr. Noel Jackson

2001
Jay Mottola

2002
Dr. Bruce Clarke

2003
James T. Snow

2005
Gene Westmoreland

2007
Joseph Troll

2009
Jim Nantz

2010
David Oatis

2011
NYSTA

2012
Dave Anderson

2013
Dr. A. Marty Petrovic

2014
Steve Mona

2015
Paul Dillon

2016
Rees Jones

 

 

Sherwood A. Moore Award
This prestigious award is presented to a golf course superintendent advancing the professional image, status and reputation of the golf course superintendent. Moore, the award’s first recipient and namesake, served as president of the MetGCSA, GCSA of New Jersey, and the GCSAA.

NOMINATIONS ARE NOW OPEN HERE >
Who should be nominated: Presented to a golf course superintendent advancing the professional image, status and reputation of the golf course superintendent. The individual being nominated must be a current Class A, LA or LAAF member of the MetGCSA.

The application must be completed and returned to the Awards Chairman, MetGCSA, 49 Knollwood Road, Elmsford, NY 10523 or email to: sodowd@mgagolf.org no later than July 21st.  No applications will be accepted after July 21st.

 

The following professionals have all achieved this criteria and have been presented with the Sherwood A Moore Award.

 

1987
Sherwood A. Moore

1988
Edward C. Horton

1989
Bruno Vadala

1990
James R. Fulwider

1991
Robert U. Alonzi

1993
Theodore J. Jozwick

1994
Michael A. Maffei

1996
Patrick A. Lucas

2000
Joseph Alonzi

2002
Peter Rappoccio

2003
Lawrence J. Pakkala

2006
Garry N. Crothers

2007
John J. O’Keefe

2009
Timothy T. O’Neill

2010
Scott E. Niven

2013
John D. Carlone

2016
Matt Ceplo

Awards

We offer several awards that honor the history and success of superintendents, golf, and our involvement with both.

HISTORY

The MetGCSA has a rich history of promoting the welfare of the game of golf along with the science and art of golf course management. We advocate for the organization and business effectiveness of the profession, combined with the professional image and well-being of its individual members.

We are currently working on a detailed record of our history highlights and look forward to sharing them here in the near future.

PAST PRESIDENTS

1959-60
Robert St. Thomas

1961 
James R. Fulwider

1962-63
Raymond A. Twombly

1964
Bruno Vadala

1965-66
Sherwood A. Moore

1967
Vincent O. Pentenero

1968-69
James R. Fulwider

1970
John Madden

1971-72
Everett Wood

1973-74
Harry H. Nichol

1975-76
Garry N. Crothers, CGCS

1977-78
Edward C. Horton, CGCS

1979-80
Robert U. Alonzi, CGCS

1981-82
A. Michael Maffei, CGCS

1983-84
Charles A. Martineau

1985-86
Peter R. Rappoccio Jr., CGCS

1987
Patrick A. Lucas, CGCS

1988-89
Scott E. Niven, CGCS

1990-91
Lawrence J. Pakkala, CGCS

1992-93
Timothy T. O’Neill, CGCS

1994-95
Joseph Alonzi, CGCS

1996-97
John J. O’Keefe, CGCS

1998-99
Earl F. Millett

2000-01
John D. Carlone, CGCS

2002-03
Timothy J. Moore

2004
David W. Mahoney

2005-06
William J. Heintz

2007-08
Matt J. Ceplo, CGCS

2009-10
Anthony M. Girardi, CGCS

2011-12
Robert J. Nielsen, Jr., CGCS

2013-14
Blake Halderman, CGCS