OTRF Partners

Become an Association Partner and support critical turfgrass research for our industry.

The generous donations of our Association Partners, Platinum Sponsors, and Members assist OTRF by supporting vital research that benefits the turfgrass industry and the general public.

What are the benefits of becoming an Association Partner?

The Annual OTRF Association Partnership designation provides your association with benefits that will help you deliver your association’s unique message to a large group of engaged businesses, sectors, and individuals.

Benefits include:

  • The opportunity to participate in a review panel that sets research priorities for future foundation funding.
  • Acknowledgement as a contributor to research in media publications and on the OTRF website.
  • Use of the OTRF Annual Association Partner logo and phrasing in your own marketing material.
  • Logo representation on OTRF marketing materials, website, and in the e-newsletter.

Association Partnership donation amounts are at the discretion of the association.



The Ontario Golf Superintendents’ Association is the only Canadian chapter of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America. Formed in 1924, its membership consists of golf course management personnel and those companies that supply the golf industry with goods and services. The OGSA is committed to serving its members, advancing their profession, and enriching the quality of golf and its environment.


Golf Ontario provides leadership and support for all Ontarians to enjoy golf as a lifelong sport. At present, Golf Ontario represents over 420 Member Clubs and over 115,000 individuals, making it one of the largest Amateur Golf Associations in the world.


Sports Turf Canada is dedicated to the promotion of better, safer sports turf. Through their education programs and professional partnerships they provide members with current, credible, and relevant information to help them to manage their field assets in the most safe and effective manner.


Nursery Sod Growers Association is a non-profit organization focused on building awareness of the benefits of sod, providing quality turfgrass sod information for professionals and consumers, and supporting the needs of our sector. They are proud to support local producers across Ontario and are dedicated to educating and encouraging the use of natural turfgrass sod in residential, commercial, and municipal settings.

Become A Partner

Management of turfgrass in all sectors has evolved and continues to be faced with environmental, social, and urbanization challenges. Research is urgently needed in the development of management techniques, pest control alternatives, and new plant varieties adaptable in Ontario green spaces.

Join us by supporting and promoting research for the benefit of the turfgrass industry and the general public.

Become an Association Partner today.

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