29 Feb '12, 4pm

Ken Melrose donations $1M to the Environmental Institute for Golf

The Kendrick B. Melrose Family Foundation has donated $1 million to the Environmental Institute for Golf (EIFG) to support the professional development of golf course superintendents through participation in the annual GCSAA Education Conference and Golf Industry Show . The EIFG is the philanthropic organization of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America, and has as its mission to foster sustainability through research, awareness, education, programs and scholarships for the benefit of golf course management professionals, golf facilities and the game. The Melrose Family Foundation is supported by Ken Melrose, former CEO and chairman of the Toro Co. Melrose’s relationship with the golf industry is longstanding as he joined the Toro Co. in 1970. He quickly ascended the ranks of the company culminating with his appointment as CEO in 1983 and chairman of the bo...

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