Mission Statement

The Cactus & Pine GCSA is dedicated to enhancing the professional recognition of its members through education, leadership, collaboration, government relations and environmental stewardship. To represent, advocate and educate for the environmental and economic well being of the golf industry and to be a diverse alliance recognized as a unified voice for the business of the turfgrass industry in Arizona.

Water Conservation Task Force

Code of Ethics

Professional Conduct Guidelines

Why is the Golf Course Superintendent and Golf important to AZ?

From: Contribution of the Golf Industry to the Arizona Industry in 2014 (U of Arizona) - Read Full Report
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$3.9 Billion

AZ Golf Industry Total Economic Contribution


Jobs Supported by the
AZ Golf Industry

$1.5 Billion

Labor Income Supported by the AZ Golf Industry

$72 Million

State + Local Taxes Supported by the AZ Golf Industry

$2.1 Billion

Real Estate Premiums from Residences on GCs

11.6 Million

Rounds of Golf per Year
(2014 data)


Golf's Usage of AZ's Total Freshwater Withdrawals

2.14 Million

People can be Supported by the Oxygen Produced by Turfgrass on AZ GCs

> 45%

Effluent Water Use on Arizona Golf Courses


4700 E. Thomas Rd, Suite 108
Phoenix, AZ 85018, US

About us

The Arizona affiliated chapter of the
Golf Course Superintendents Association of America

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