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About Seth Jones


Seth Jones, a 18-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

19th Hole: Doug Vogel Posted on 01 Feb 2023 in the 19th Hole & Current Issue & Featured & From the Magazine categories.

Doug Vogel, superintendent at Preakness Valley GC, shares with Seth Jones his most memorable day at work, which caused 80-percent kill on his course. Read more»

GCSAA CEO Rhett Evans looks to Orlando for a bounce-back Conference and Show Posted on 31 Jan 2023 in the Current Issue & Featured & From the Magazine categories.

GCSAA CEO Rhett Evans shares what to expect from the 2023 GCSAA Conference and Trade Show and reflects on the last few years. Read more»

Project EverGreen and PBI-Gordon team up to rejuvenate Kansas City park Posted on 26 Jan 2023 in the Golfdom TV & Video categories.

In the fall of 2022 Local landscapers, PBI-Gordon employees and more gathered to help renovate Huron Park in Kansas City, Kan. Read more»

Keeping up with the Jones: Saying goodbye to 2022 and hello to 2023 Posted on 24 Jan 2023 in the Blog & Columns & Current Issue & From the Magazine categories.

In his first column of 2023, Editor-in-Chief Seth Jones rounds out the close of last year and shares what else to expect from the January issue. Read more»

Green Start Academy returns to Pinehurst for a second year Posted on 12 Jan 2023 in the Current Issue & From the Magazine categories.

Nine top superintendents from around the country traveled to Pinehurst to support the program and deliver the presentations. Read more»

19th Hole: Paul Van Buren Posted on 27 Dec 2022 in the 19th Hole & From the Magazine categories.

Paul Van Buren talks volunteering for the Presidents Cup at Royal Melbourne in Australia and his favorite holiday tradition. Read more»