October 6, 2014
The Canadian Golf Superintendents Association (CGSA) revealed this week that Mr. Barry Cochrane, General Sales Manager/Canada, The Toro Company, Calgary, Alberta is the CGSA John B. Steel Award recipient for 2017.
The CGSA John B. Steel Award commemorates the CGSA's first President, who was also the first superintendent to be inducted into the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame. This award is presented annually to an individual, chosen by the CGSA Board of Directors, who has made an outstanding contribution to the advancement of the profession of Golf Course Superintendent. The recipient is presented with an original soap stone carving designed and carved by Bill Fach, retired Master Superintendent at Black Bear Ridge Golf Course in Belleville, Ontario and former CGSA President.
Barry and his companion will receive an "All-Access" registration to THE CANADIAN Golf Course Management Conference in Quebec City, Quebec from February 26 - March 1, 2018, 4 nights' accommodation and transportation costs . He will be presented with the John B. Steel Award at the CGSA Awards Ceremony in Quebec on Wednesday, February 28, 2018.
Barry has been a CGSA member since 1999; and he has served as The Toro Company representative for the CGSA/TORO Future Superintendent of the year Selection Committee since in 1998. He has been…
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