Turf Matters Scoop TOCA Awards: Turf Matters won the top award, and a clutch of other prizes, at the prestigious TOCA International Awards ceremony, held in Charlotte, North Carolina, earlier this month.
“A Star in Any Language”, written by Turf Matters Editor Scott MacCallum, on Ryder Cup preparation, picked up the award for Best Writing in a Publication, while it also won the Gardner Award for the “Best of the Best”, selected from all category winners.
Scott also picked up a Merit award in the same category for his article entitled “Demain’s the Name”.
In addition, Turf Matters’ Designer Tim Moat won Best Design in a Publication for a one page design article for “The Beast on the East” and a Merit for “All eyes on Paris” in the same category while he also collected a Merit for Best Design in a Publication for a Full Magazine Layout for his work on “Improving on a Masterpiece”.
“Tim and I are absolutely delighted with our success at the TOCA Awards. It is the first time we have entered and it has given us affirmation that the work we are doing on Turf Matters, and presenting to our readers, is of the highest quality,” said Scott.
“It is particularly pleasing to be the Gardner Award winner for 2019 as it is an international competition. Coming out on top against the rest of the world is very humbling,” added Scott.
It wasn’t just Turf Matters which did the UK proud, also experiencing the sweet taste of success in Charlotte was, Forte Marketing, with Ellie Parry and Helen Willson, collected two Merit Award for their work with Lawn Master and Rain Bird Europe.
For the latest industry news visit turfmatters.co.uk/news
Get all of the big headlines, pictures, opinions and videos on stories that matter to you.
You can also find us on Facebook for more of your must-see news, features, videos and pictures from Turf Matters.