About ASTMA National Turf Industry Awards

Every year the Australian Sports Turf Managers Association rewards excellence in the golf course maintenance industry at its awards ceremony held during the Asia Pacific Sports Turf Management Conference.

The Australian Sports Turf Managers Association Awards represent the ultimate in recognition for members of the industry and the Association would like to acknowledge the great support of award sponsors Toro, Syngenta and Bayer for their ongoing involvement in helping the ASTMA honour the turf industry's outstanding achievers. 

Click on the individual awards below to find out more about the nomination process and past winners.

 

     

 

Claude Crockford Sustainability & Environmental Award

Presented in partnership with Syngenta

Sustainability & Environmental Award, sponsored by Syngenta, recognises outstanding achievement in environmental management, sustainability and responsibility at a sportsfields, recreational grounds or golf course. 

 

 

Excellence in Sportsfields & Grounds Management Award 

     Presented in partnership with Toro Australia

The Excellence in Sportsfields & Grounds Management Award recognises a Sports Turf Manager for achieving excellence in the management, operations and presentation of turf management at a Sportsfields & Grounds facility

 

 

 

Excellence in Golf Course Management Award

Presented in partnership with Bayer

This award aims to recognise a Superintendent for achieving excellence in golf course management within the past two years, whether it be in the management and presentation of the course or a reconstruction project.

 

 

Sports Turf Management Team of the Year Award

Presenting partner rights opportunity available

The Sports Turf Management Team of the Year Award is designed to highlight teams who have delivered exceptional performances, and contributed outstanding management, operations and presentation at a sporting facility.

 

   

 

ASTMA Graduate of the Year Award

Presented in partnership with Toro Australia

The Australian Sports Turf Managers Association  Graduate of the Year recognises the next generation of Sports Turf Managers, with the Award winner being recognised natioanlly as the Graduate of the Year

 

 

ASTMA Distinguished Service Award

Bestowed by the Australian Sports Turf Managers Association  Board 

Australian Sports Turf Managers Association  Distinguished Service Award is bestowed by the Association Board and recognises an individual who has left an indelible mark on the Australian Sports Turf Management profession.