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ATI lecturer receives award

Gary Bogdanski, equipment manager at The Sharon Golf Club in Sharon Center, Ohio, is the winner of the 2023 Edwin Budding Award from the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA). For the past six yeaers, Gary has taught Turfgrass Reel Mower Maintenance (HORTTEC 2227T) in the spring and Turf Equipment Operation and Maintenance (HORTTEC 2225T) in the fall. 

The Edwin Budding Award, named for the inventor of the lawn mower, is given annually to an equipment manager or related innovator, technician or engineer who has made a significant impact in the golf course and turf industry.

Bogdanski will formally receive the award on Feb. 1 as part of the GCSAA Conference and Trade Show in Phoenix. 

You can read the full article on the GCSAA website here.