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About Chris Lewis

Michigan-based writer Chris Lewis specializes in reporting on golf in the U.S. He wrote about White Pine National Golf Resort for Golfdom in 2013, and part two of the magazine’s annual Plant Health Series in 2014.

Posts by Chris Lewis

Looking forward to the 2024 Rocket Mortgage Classic a year after vandals destroyed Detroit GC’s greens Posted on 26 Jun 2024 in the From the Magazine & Tour Guide categories.

In May of last year, just one month into Moynihan’s tenure as superintendent of the course, two of the course’s greens were vandalized. Read more»

Brandon Razo on the challenges of hosting the Memorial Health Championship around a major holiday Posted on 26 Jun 2024 in the From the Magazine & Tour Guide categories.

For superintendent Brandon Razo, the timing is difficult because he’s usually unable to find a large group of industry volunteers to assist him. Read more»

Charlie Schauwecker shares what goes into hosting the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship Posted on 19 Jun 2024 in the From the Magazine & People & Tour Guide categories.

Although Charlie Schauwecker, director of agronomy, takes pride in Sahalee Country Club’s conditioning, he knows that his teams’ expectations and standards must increase. Read more»

How the crew at TPC River Highlands strives to exceed every Travelers Championship event Posted on 16 Jun 2024 in the From the Magazine & People & Tour Guide categories.

While reaching “for new heights,” they tend to overcome one significant challenge more than any other: time. Read more»

How the agronomy team at Thornblade Club strives for perfect at the BMW Charity Pro-Am Posted on 05 Jun 2024 in the From the Magazine & Tour Guide categories.

Jordan Strange, director of golf course and grounds maintenance, talks preparations and more. Read more»

Super Dane Wilson talks hosting the Principal Charity Classic following a $7.4M course renovation Posted on 28 May 2024 in the From the Magazine & Tour Guide categories.

Wilson shares what went into the major 2023 renovation alongside golf course architect Tyler Rae. Read more»