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Student Receives Golf Association Scholarship

North Dakota State University horticulture student Matthew Becker was selected to receive a 2020 Trans-Mississippi Turf Scholarship from the Trans-Mississippi Golf Association and Turf Scholarship Fund.
Student Receives Golf Association Scholarship

Matthew Becker

December 11, 2019

North Dakota State University horticulture student Matthew Becker was selected to receive a 2020 Trans-Mississippi Turf Scholarship from the Trans-Mississippi Golf Association (TMGA) and Turf Scholarship Fund. The scholarship fund was established to support students pursuing careers in turf management.

Candidates are nominated by a professor to complete an application process. Scholarship grants range in amount from $2,500 to $7,500. This year, the TMGA awarded eleven student scholarships totaling $60,000.

Becker is a senior majoring in Horticulture, Sports and Urban Turfgrass Management option, with a Soil Science minor, and is advised by Deying Li, professor of sports and urban turfgrass management.

He is from Savage, Minnesota, and has accepted a position as the 2nd Assistant Superintendent at Spring Hill Golf Club in Wayzata, Minnesota.

Author: Kamie Beeson, 701-231-7123,
Editor: Karen Hertsgaard, 701-231-5384,

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