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About Rob DiFranco


Rob DiFranco is Golfdom's associate editor. A 2018 graduate of Kent State University, DiFranco holds a bachelor's degree in journalism. Prior to Golfdom, DiFranco was a reporter for The Morning Journal in Lorain, Ohio

Posts by Rob DiFranco

Green Start Academy brings top assistants to Pinehurst for third consecutive year Posted on 11 Dec 2023 in the Featured & Industry News categories.

Assistant superintendents from across the country recently converged on Pinehurst Resort for the 18th annual Green Start Academy. Read more»

2023 State of the Industry: Golfers were “beating down the door” to play in 2023 Posted on 28 Nov 2023 in the From the Magazine categories.

After a year of golfers “beating down the door” to play, superintendents reflect on the year that was. Read more»

Carolinas GCSA Conference & Trade Show posts a record year in 2023 Posted on 27 Nov 2023 in the Industry News categories.

The Carolinas GCSA Conference & Trade Show drew nearly 2,000 attendees and grossed more than $800K. Read more»

Mike Nowicki tells the tale of how he landed his dream job at Victoria National GC Posted on 05 Oct 2023 in the Featured & From the Magazine & Tour Guide categories.

The newly-minted director of agronomy is a former assistant-in-training at the course. Read more»

How experts at Pure Seed have shifted their focus in development of new turfgrass varieties Posted on 26 Sep 2023 in the From the Magazine categories.

Despite challenges, turfgrass breeders are still confident in their ability to stay ahead of climate change. Read more»

Dennis Bowsher talks hosting a professional tournament on a college golf course Posted on 21 Sep 2023 in the Featured & From the Magazine & Tour Guide categories.

Dennis Bowsher, superintendent at The Ohio State University GC and OSU alum, talks hosting the Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship. Read more»