The code of ethics is established to act as a guideline for AGSA members to promote a high professional standard of service and conduct.  The code closely adhered to and enforced will gain the association as a whole great recognition and respect.


As a member of the Alberta Golf Superintendents Association, I accept and fully agree to abide by this code and pledge myself:


·         To recognize and discharge all my responsibilities and duties to my best ability and knowledge and practice sound business and turf management principles.  To expand my professional knowledge at every practical opportunity, improving myself and my profession.


·         To maintain the highest standards of personal conduct to reflect credit and add to the stature of the Association and the profession of the golf course superintendent.


·         To give endorsements of any kind only when completely satisfied with the personal experience of the item identified.


·         To recognize and observe the highest standards of integrity in any relationship with fellow golf superintendents and others associated with this profession and industry.


·         To refrain from initiating and engaging in the correspondence or discussion with a director, member or official of another club regarding its affairs without the prior knowledge of the golf course superintendent.  Seeking job advancement only when there is a vacancy.


·         To support and actively participate in the efforts of the AGSA to improve public understanding and recognition of the profession of Golf Course Superintendent.


·         To abstain from any exploitation of my association, industry or profession.


·         To report to the AGSA head office any willful violation of this code of ethics.