Celebrating Our People

At Billy Casper Golf we take pride in recognizing the hard work, dedication and passion of our employees!  This year’s Buffy Award categories include: , The Ace Award, Superintendent of the Year, General Manager of the Year, Top Performer of the Year, Facility of the Year and VSO Employee of the Year. 



Ace Award National Winner: Lester Park Golf Course 

Superintendent of the Year National Winner: Pat Franklin 

General Manager of the Year National Winner: Nick Rash

Top Performer of the Year National Winner: Quarry Pines Golf Club

Top Facility of the Year National Winner: Sanctuary Lake Golf Course

VSO Employee of the Year  National Winner: Hans Mahler


Service Through Safety Award
Regional Winners

  • Forest Greens Golf Club
  • Jack Frost National 
  • CRC Reeves Golf Course
  • FPG River Oaks
  • Tulsa Golf 
  • Eaglebrooke

Ace Award
Regional Winners

  • Prince William Golf Course
  • Purgatory Golf Club
  • Colony West Golf Club
  • Tri-Mountain Golf Course 
  • Berkshire Valley Golf Course
  • Burnham Woods Golf Course

F&B Operations of the Year
Regional Winners

  • Colonial Heritage
  • The Golf Club at Oxford Greens
  • Sanctuary Lake Golf Course
  • Centennial Park Golf Course
  • Quarry Pines Golf Club 
  • St Johns Golf & Country Club

Sales Person of the Year
Regional Winners

  • Kelsey Baron 
  • Josh Mckim
  • Brian Brown 
  • Dean Gabey
  • Randy Picard
  • Ocala & Laura Detwiler 

Most Improved Golf Course of the Year
Regional Winners

  • Lake Presidential Golf Club
  • White Deer
  • Briardale Greens Golf Course
  • University Park 
  • Palm Desert Reosrt
  • Eastpointe Country Club

Most Improved Facility of the Year
Regional Winners

  • Ed Oliver Golf Club
  • The Golf Club at Oxford Greens
  • CRC Glenview Golf Course
  • FPG Highland Woods
  • Kaanapali Golf Courses
  • Cypress Creek Country Club

Top Performer of the Year
Regional Winners

  • Heritage Shores 
  • Hyatt Hills 
  • Sylvan Glenn Golf Course
  • Diversey Driving Range 
  • Quarry Pines Golf Club
  • Eastpointe Country Club 

Superintendent of the Year
Regional Winners

  • Chris Dunn
  • Steve Juhring
  • Jerome Blahnik
  • Dale Wasserman 
  • Jorge Morales
  • Pat Franklin

General Manager of the Year 
Regional Winners

  • Michael Senneca
  • Chris Strand
  • Brian Rhodes
  • Nick Rash
  • Karl Reul
  • Rodney Reifsnider

Top Facility of the Year
Regional Winners

  • Compass Pointe Golf Course
  • The Golf Club at Oxford Greens
  • Sanctuary Lake Golf Course
  • FPG Indian Boundary 
  • Quarry Pines Golf Club
  • DubsDread 

VSO Employee of the Year

  • Parker Geers
  • Paul Hank
  • Hans Mahler
  • Bonnie Paigo
  • Jonathan Tatariw