Government & Environment Relations


To contact PAGCS Government and Environment Relations
Chairman Mike Mulhare, please click here 

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PA BMP Project: Current Update

The allied PA chapters of GCSAA are working together to create a new and current Best Management Practices manual for the state, to coincide with GCSAA's efforts to have all 50 states with current BMP's by the end of 2020. Check back here for more information soon on the status of the PA BMP. 

National Golf Day 2019

National Golf Day is the pinnacle event of the year for WE ARE GOLF. Going on it’s 7th year, it will be held on May 1, 2019 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Coinciding with NGD is the community service project in Washington, D.C.,  which will take place
April 29-May 1. 

community service project

First Green Program

First Green is the only STEM education and environmental outreach program in the United States and Canada that uses golf courses as learning labs.

First Green, a Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) program, pairs golf courses with local schools for unique Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) learning opportunities.

The PAGCS and its members are expanding the program in the Philadelphia and tri state region, with new events being added regularly. Please reach out to the office or Mike Mulhare if you are interested in hosting or would like more information. Feel free to attend an upcoming event and see the program in action.

Upcoming First Green Events:

  • Tuesday, April 23,
    Ledgerock Golf Club,
    hosted by Alan Fitzgerald
  • Tuesday, May 7,
    Coatesville Country Club,
    hosted by Chris Walton
  • Wednesday, June 5,
    Philadelphia Cricket Club,
    hosted by Dan Meersman &
    Robb Moulds

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