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Turfgrass research farm renamed to honor Roy Goss
July 27, 2006

PUYALLUP — The Washington State University turfgrass research farm in Puyallup was renamed the R.L. Goss Research Farm in ceremonies held at the farm. Roy L. Goss is a pioneer in turfgrass research and many of his innovations are still used in golf courses, playfields, parks and landscaping throughout the country.”I’m pleased for this honor,” the octogenarian Goss told some 200 people gathered for the dedication.  “This honor is usually reserved for people who are already under the turf.  I checked the obits this morning and I’m not there, so this really is quite an honor.”Goss began his career in 1958 in the newly created position … » More …