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About Jim Moore

Jim Moore is the retired director of education and outreach for the USGA Green Section. While with USGA, Moore made more than 1,000 consulting visits to golf courses in the U.S., Mexico and Germany. Now retired, he lives on the family farm in McGregor, Texas.

Posts by Jim Moore

Why growing environment trumps construction every time Posted on 01 Feb 2022 in the Blog & Featured categories.

Jim Moore, a retired USGA Green Section director of education and outreach, breaks down the important factors that make a putting green work. Read more»

Moore’s Lesson: Sometimes good lessons stink Posted on 22 Nov 2021 in the Blog categories.

This is the second of a series of articles detailing lessons I have learned the hard way — that is, by virtue of mistakes made during my career. This lesson Read more»

What you can learn from an embarrassing mistake I made Posted on 25 Oct 2021 in the Blog categories.

Jim Moore shares what he learned from a humiliating mistake while visiting a course as part of USGA's Green Section.  Read more»

Why your greens are your resume as a superintendent Posted on 28 Sep 2021 in the Blog categories.

Jim Moores shares what features should be most important for any low-budget golf course to be successful. Read more»

Why it’s important to toot your own horn Posted on 24 Aug 2021 in the Blog categories.

In the latest installment of Golfdom's blog, Jim Moore explains the benefits to be had when you start documenting your accomplishments via a portfolio. Read more»

What makes a terrible green chairman Posted on 21 Jul 2021 in the Blog categories.

In the latest installment of Golfdom's blog, Jim Moore describes the qualities that can make up a terrible green chairman. Read more»