The five CGMs include: David Davis, associate director of Landscaping Services at Wake Forest University; Norman Stewart, grounds superintendent at Columbia International University, Gilbert, SC; Doug Knaup, course horticulturist, Ohio State; Kevin Cook, lead groundskeeper at Wake Forest; and Curtis Horn, grounds manager at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC.
Five earn CGM designation from PGMS
The Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) has announced five grounds professionals have earned the Certified Grounds Manager (CGM) designation since the beginning of March 2013.
The five CGMs include: CGM #142 David Davis, associate director of Landscaping Services at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C., CGM #143 Norman Stewart, grounds superintendent at Columbia International University in Gilbert, S.C., CGM #144 Doug Knaup course horticulturist at The Ohio State University Golf Club (OSUGC) in Columbus, Ohio, CGM #145 Kevin Cook, lead groundskeeper at Wake Forest University and CGM #146 Curtis Horn, grounds manager at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, N.C. Congratulations to the professionals!
Read full interviews with all of the CGMs at http://pgms.org/2013/03/14/pgms-announces-new-cgms-2/. Those achieving the CGM professional designation must first have accomplished a certain level of education and on-the-job experience and then successfully completed a two-part examination process administered by PGMS. For details on the CGM program please visit http://pgms.org/certifications/certified-grounds-manager/.