COUNTERPOINT: You will only benefit yourself by becoming a certified superintendent

July 2009
Golfdom;Jul2009, Vol. 65 Issue 7, p27
The article discusses the benefits of certification program of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GSCAA) in the U.S. It states that the lack of professional certification from GSCAA can be used as justification for lower salary or fewer pay increases. It highlights the process of getting the certification and the requirements needed.


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