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About Seth Jones


Seth Jones, a 15-year veteran of the golf industry media, is Editor-in-Chief of Golfdom magazine and Athletic Turf. A graduate of the University of Kansas School of Journalism and Mass Communications, Jones began working for Golf Course Management in 1999 as an intern. In his professional career he has won numerous awards, including a Turf and Ornamental Communicators Association (TOCA) first place general feature writing award for his profile of World Golf Hall of Famer Greg Norman and a TOCA first place photography award for his work covering the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. In his career, Jones has accumulated an impressive list of interviews, including such names as George H.W. Bush, Samuel L. Jackson, Lance Armstrong and Charles Barkley. Jones has also done in-depth interviews with such golfing luminaries as Norman, Gary Player, Nick Price and Lorena Ochoa, to name only a few. Jones is a member of both the Golf Writers Association of America and the Turf and Ornamental Communicators Association. Jones can be reached at

Posts by Seth Jones

The 19th Hole: Lukus Harvey Posted on 01 Dec 2017 in the 19th Hole & Current Issue categories.

Lukus Harvey Director of Agronomy // Atlanta Athletic Club What can I get you? I’ll have an Arctic Blitz Gatorade. Tell me about your family. I’ve been married to my Read more»

In the garage, where I belong Posted on 09 Nov 2017 in the Columns & Current Issue categories.

Greetings from northeast Kansas, where we’re happy to talk about Kansas City Chiefs football so we can pretend that Kansas University football isn’t a real thing. Youth soccer season finally Read more»

The 19th Hole: Dane Gamble Posted on 18 Oct 2017 in the 19th Hole categories.

Dane Gamble Greenkeeper Emeritus // Bridger Creek GC, Bozeman, Mont. Dane, what can I get you? Got to stay local… a Bozone Amber, from Bozeman Brewing Co. What teams do Read more»

Judging a magazine by its cover Posted on 18 Oct 2017 in the Columns categories.

I have been a loyal subscriber to Sports Illustrated for 20-plus years. I first subscribed when I moved out of my parents’ house and could no longer read my dad’s Read more»

The Presidents Cup provides ‘different’ pressure says LNGC’s assistant Dowdy Posted on 02 Oct 2017 in the Blog categories.

The Americans made it look easy in their win over the International side. The maintenance team at Liberty National also made it look easy — course conditions were impeccable all Read more»

Q & A with Paul Vermeulen Posted on 28 Sep 2017 in the Blog categories.

Paul Vermeulen, PGA Tour’s senior director of Championship Agronomy, is on-site for the 2017 Presidents Cup as the course is reaching final preparations for the upcoming match play. We asked Read more»