Recognition: Dr. Eddie D. Seagle, Advisor & Consultant

Certifications
Verifier, Golf Environment Organization (GEO)
Sustainability Associate, Golf Environment Organization Sustainability Associates (GEOSA)

Teaching Experience
Professor Emeritus, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC), Tifton, GA USA
BMI China Professor, Sun Yat-sen University and Nan Sha Golf Club, P.R. China
Regents' Distinguished Professor for Teaching and Learning, University System of Georgia USA

Certified Campus Mediator, University System of Georgia USA
Certified Pesticide Applicator, State of Georgia USA
Certified Landscape Designer, National Garden Clubs, Inc. USA

Education
Ed. D. The University of Georgia, USA
M.S. The University of Tennessee, USA
B.S.A. The University of Georgia, USA

Distinguished Honors and Awards:
Honorary Member, CMAA China Student Chapter, Sun Yat-sen University
Georgia State Golf Foundation Commendation
64th Annual Southeastern Turfgrass Conference Commendation
Honorary Alumnus degree from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
Finalist. Distinguished Service Award. GCSAA, Georgia Chapter
Annual Award Finalist. Governor's Commendation: Excellence in Customer Service (GA)
Governor's Commendation: Excellence in Customer Service, Governor Sonny Perdue (GA)
Pacesetter Award, The Stallion student newspaper, ABAC
Biltmore Who's Who Among Executives and Professionals and Honor's Edition
Cambridge Who's Who Among Executives and Professionals
Blue & Gold Award: South Region of the Georgia FFA Organization
W. Bruce Donaldson Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence, ABAC
Honorary American FFA Degree, National FFA Organization USA
Honorary Georgia FFA Degree, Georgia Association of the National FFA Organization
Impact Award, ABAC Student Government Association

Select Published Book/Articles:
Introduction to Horticulture. Revised 4th Ed. 2009, 734 pp. Pearson/Prentice Hall/Interstate Publishers.
A Classroom Called China. GCM. July 2010 (60-68). Golf Course Superintendents Association of America.
Dr. Seagle Retires from ABAC. Through The Green . Jul/Aug 2010 (21-22). Georgia Chapter GCSAA.
ABAC Turf Team Re-Defines "Made in China". Through The Green. Sep/Oct 2009 (7-10). Georgia Chapter GCSAA.
ABAC Prepares a New Generation of Student Learners. Through The Green . Jul/Aug 2008 (29-30). Georgia Chapter GCSAA.
Characteristics of the Turf Industry in 2020. Through The Green. Jul/Aug 2005 (15-16 ). Georgia Chapter GCSAA.
ABAC's Turf & Ornamental Programs Really "Go for the Green". Through The Green . Jul/Aug 2002. Georgia Chapter GCSAA.
Interns; The Proactive Element in Human Resources. Through The Green. Mar/Apr 2000. Georgia Chapter GCSAA.
Current Students; The Workforce of the 21st Century. Through The Green. Jan/Feb 1997. Georgia Chapter GCSAA.
Project Management 101. Nov/Dec 1991. Through The Green. Georgia Chapter GCSAA.

Affiliations

  • TurfScout - TS

  • Golf Course Superintendents Association of America - GCSAA

  • Georgia Golf Course Superintendents Association - GGCSA

  • Golf Environment Organization - GEO

  • Sport Turf Managers Association - STMA

  • BMI China - Club Managers Association of America - GEO

  • Golf Course Superintendents Association of America - Carolinas Chapter - GCSAA

  • Golf Course Superintendents Association of America - Louisiana-Mississippi Chapter - GCSAA

  • Georgia Turfgrass Association - GTA

  • Green Industry Marketplace - GreenINMp

  • GEO Sustainability Associates - GEOSA

  • World Scientific Congress of Golf - WSCOG

  • Club Managers Association of America - CMAA

  • Club Managers Association of Chinaa - CMAA-China