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About Mark Woodward


Mark Woodward is president of Mark Woodward and Associates, principal of DaMarCo Golf, CEO of MasterStep Golf Group and a contributing editor for Golfdom.

Posts by Mark Woodward

A conversation between past and present U.S. Open superintendents Posted on 25 May 2021 in the Featured & From the Magazine & Maintenance categories.

2008 Torrey Pines U.S. Open superintendent Mark Woodward rings up 2021 Torrey Pines U.S. Open superintendent Rich McIntosh — and we listen in. Read more»

Golf’s top 5 challenges in 2020 Posted on 03 Sep 2020 in the Columns & COVID-19 & Featured categories.

Mark Woodward, CGCS, lays out what he thinks will be the top five challenges for the golf course world throughout the year 2020. Read more»

The golf course world during COVID-19: Not bad, just different Posted on 26 Jun 2020 in the Columns & COVID-19 categories.

Contributing Editor Mark Woodward, CGCS, describes how the golf course world has evolved due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read more»

Bunker renovation 101 Posted on 16 Apr 2018 in the Columns & Featured categories.

Bunkers, like all physical features on golf courses, show signs of aging over time. Golf is an outdoor sport, and bunkers are affected by numerous conditions, including dust storms, wind, Read more»

Are we there yet? Posted on 14 Dec 2017 in the Columns categories.

As we near the close of another calendar year, we always find ourselves reflecting on our personal lives as well as our professional lives. In my case, I also look Read more»

Memory of an Icon // A higher power Posted on 25 Sep 2016 in the Industry News & People categories.

My father’s favorite golfer of all time was Arnold Palmer. Part of the connection for my dad was that he was born the same year as Mr. Palmer and watched Read more»