About Us

Mission Statement

The Southern Illinois Golf Course Superintendents Association is the Southern Illinois Chapter of the The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA).

The purpose of the Southern Illinois Golf Course Superintendents Association:

  • To provide for and enhance the recognition of the Southern Illinois golf course superintendents as professionals.
  • To advance the art of greenkeeping and the science of turfgrass management; to collect and disseminate information concerning efficient and economical management of golf courses and related environmental issues.


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Brian Borah

Tamarack Golf Course

Vice President

Steve Leach

Gateway National Golf Links


Scott Simpson

Benton Country Club

Executive Director

John Kueper


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Director 1 Year Term

Jeff McDonald

Twin Oaks Golf Club

Director 2 Year Term

Ray Heil

White Oak GC

Director 1 Year Term

Tim Johnson

Spencer T Olin GC

Director 1 Year

Kyle Smith

Arlington Greens GC

Past President

James Gray

Rend Lake College/Stardust Golf Course

Affiliate Advisory Representative

Justin Kried

Erb Turf Equipment