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CGCOA Award Recipients

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*Pictured above: Longtime CGCOA supporter Ted Horton, CGCS (L), presents CGCOA Member Steve Plummer, CGCS, President of Championship Golf Services, Inc. (R), with the prestigious 2015 Ted Horton Distinguished Service Award.

Below are members who have received our CGCOA Awards for their demonstrations of excellence and service to the golf industry in the following categories:

2018 (Chardonnay Golf Club, American Canyon)

Course of the Year – Skylinks at Long Beach (American Golf), Long Beach, CA
Community Environmental – The Ranch at Laguna Beach, Laguna Beach, CA
For The Good of The Game – David Kramer, Los Serranos Golf Club, Chino Hills, CA
Ted Horton Distinguished Service – Ed Smilow, Golf Course Law

2017 (Awarded at Angeles National Golf Club, Sunland)

Course of the Year – Dad Miller Golf Course, Anaheim, CA
Community Environmental – Indian Wells Golf Resort, Indian Wells, CA
For the Good of the Game – Johnny Hakim, Greenskeeper.org
Ted Horton Distinguished Service – Ron Zraick, Cinnabar Hills Golf Club, San Jose, CA
Employee Excellence – Matt Muhlenbruch, Poppy Hills Golf Course, Pebble Beach, CA

2016 CGCOA Awards (Awarded at Summitpointe Golf Club, Milpitas)

Course of the Year – Presidio Golf Club, San Francisco, CA
Community Environmental – Cinnabar Hills Golf Club, San Jose, CA
For the Good of the Game – Tom Addis III, CEO/Executive Director of the Southern California Section of the Professional Golfers’ Association (SCPGA)
Ted Horton Distinguished Service – Dawn Prebula, Senior Vice President for VGM Club, Resorts & Gaming

2015 CGCOA Awards (Awarded at Black Gold Golf Club, Yorba Linda)

Course of the Year – Poppy Hills, Pebble Beach, CA
Community Environmental (North) – Yocha Dehe Golf Club, Brooks, CA
Community Environmental (South) – Olivas Links Golf Course, Ventura, CA
For the Good of the Game – Mike Huck, Irrigation and Turfgrass Services
Ted Horton Distinguished Service – Steve Plummer, Championship Golf Services

2014 CGCOA Awards (Awarded at Chardonnay Golf Club, Napa)

Course of the Year – Indian Wells Golf Resort, Indian Wells, CA
Community Environmental – Dairy Creek Golf Course, San Luis Obispo, CA
For the Good of the Game – Craig Kessler, Southern California Golf Association
Ted Horton Distinguished Service – Scott Hoyt, Pasatiempo Golf Club, Santa Cruz, CA

2013 CGCOA Awards (Awarded at Indian Canyons Golf Resort, Palm Springs)

Course of the Year – Haggin Oaks Golf Complex, Sacramento, CA
Community Environmental – Little River Inn, Little River, CA
For the Good of the Game –Emmy Moore-Minister, Doctors Orders: Play Golf
Ted Horton Distinguished Service (Inaugural) – Ted Horton, Ted Horton Consulting

Learn more about our CGCOA Awards. 

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