Scott Griffith, CGCS for GCSAA Board of Directors
Click HERE to read the nomination letter submitted to GCSAA from Chris Steigelman, CGCS, President, Georgia GCSA

Scott Griffith, CGCS
Director of Agronomy
University of Georgia Golf Course
2600 Riverbend Road
Athens, GA 30602
[email protected]
(706) 621-2369
Biographical Information
Married to Kim for 25 years
Father to Addison (18) and Jack (11)
U.S. Marine Corps Reserves - 1996 - 2004

Georgia GCSA
Board of Director - 2010 to Present
Secretary/Treasurer - 2014 & 2015
Vice President - 2016 & 2017
President - 2018 & 2019
Past President - 2020 to Present
Board of Trustee - Georgia Golf Environmental Foundation - Current
Chapter Delegate to GCSAA - 2021 & 2022
Georgia Golf Course Superintendent’s Hall of Fame Committee Chair
Georgia State Golf Association Hall of Fame Selection Committee Member
Syngenta Business Institute Participant - 2015

Award Recognition:
GGEF Environmental Leader in Golf Award - 2021
Georgia GCSA President’s Award - 2015
Giving Back to the Georgia GCSA:
Annual host to the Georgia GCSA Bulldog Classic raising over $200,000 for Moncrief and Legacy Scholarships - 2009 to Present
Committee chair for the creation of the BMP’s for the state of Georgia
Golf day at the Georgia Capitol - Organizer
Georgia Allied Golf Council DC Lobbying Visits - Organizer

Speaking Engagements:

Speaker at Georgia GCSA events regarding BMP’s
Speaker at the Georgia Environmental Conference - 2017, 2018, 2022

Scott Griffith In the News
Superintendent shares golf course’s importance
Golf Course’s Scott Griffith Wins Environmental Leadership Award
Challenges, experiences helped mold, harden UGA's Scott Griffith
UGA Golf Course steps up pollinator protection with its first habitat
UGA facility wins round of applause from Nationwide Tour golfers

Tournaments Hosted:
Korn Ferry - 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Women’s NCAA Championship - 2013
Women’s NCAA Regional - 2008, 2017
Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic Women’s NCAA - 2007 to Present
Men’s NCAA Regional - 2012, 2019
SEC Cross Country Championship - 2017
Georgia GCSA Bulldog Classic - 2009 to Present

Scott at a Glance

Kim & Scott Griffith

Jack (age 11) and Addison (age 18) Griffith

Marine Corps Reserves

Scott and his sidekick Birdie

2021 GGEF Environmental Leader
in Golf Award for his work on the BMPs

Scott Speaking on the importance of completing your Facility BMPs

Scott speaking with high school students at the Georgia FFA State Convention in 2017

 Scott running the elections as the Past President at the 2021Georgia GCSA
Annual Meeting

Scott presenting at the
2022 Georgia Environmental Conference
Scott with the Georgia Allied Golf Council while lobbying for golf in Washington D.C.
National Golf Day

National Golf Day
Scott practices environmental sustainability as seen here with one of his pollinator plots

Scott hosting a Bio-Blitz program through Audubon International with UGA researchers and the local community

Education at the Georgia GCSA Bulldog Classic

Tim Busek and Scott Griffith speak to students at a First Green Event at Cateechee Golf Club

Scott hosting a Nationwide (Korn Ferry) Tour Event

Scott worked with the UGA Bee Lab to establish hives at  the UGA Golf Course for the purpose of community outreach and education