Turf Students Receive GCSAA Scholarships

September 15, 2019 in 4-year, Awards

This year, The GCSAA Scholars Competition awarded scholarships to six Penn State Turf students.

The GCSAA Scholars Competition is funded primarily by the Robert Trent Jones Endowment and is administered by the Environmental Institute for Golf, GCSAA’s philanthropic organization. Scholars Competition scholarships range from $500 to $6,000.

Daniel Allison, who hails from Greenville, PA, received the MacCurrach Award. It is named in honor of the late Allan MacCurrach, who became the PGA Tour’s first staff agronomist in 1974 and was the winner of GCSAA’s Distinguished Service Award in 1997. The PGA Tour funds the MacCurrach Award. Along with his scholarships, Allison will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to the 2020 Golf Industry Show, Jan. 25-30 in Orlando.

Cody Sanders, Paul J. Baich, and Spencer H. Hoffman received the Scholars Award.

Kevan McDonald and Vikas K. Pandey received the Merit Award.