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/.