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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

A fresh start for Green Start Posted on 18 Nov 2021 in the Featured & People categories.

Hear from some attending the Green Start Academy event, which, for the first time in its 15-year history, was hosted at Pinehurst Resort. Read more»

Jared Stanek talks Toscana CC & recollects 2006 New Orleans goodwill trip Posted on 09 Nov 2021 in the Golfdom TV & Video categories.

In this 19th Hole outtake, Golfdom Editor-in-chief Seth Jones catches up with Jared Stanek, superintendent at Toscana CC in Indian Wells, Calif. Stanek discusses the two courses at Toscana, and Read more»

Weather woes: superintendents share how quickly things can change Posted on 04 Nov 2021 in the Current Issue & Featured & From the Magazine & Maintenance categories.

Just when a golf course nears peak condition, a weather event changes everything. A few superintendents tell their stories. Read more»

19th hole: Phil Rosati Posted on 02 Nov 2021 in the 19th Hole & From the Magazine categories.

Phil Rosati talks about what's made 2021 such an adventursome year for golf superintendents. Read more»

Keeping up with the Jones: Reaching new heights Posted on 02 Nov 2021 in the Columns & Featured & From the Magazine categories.

Editor-in-Chief Seth Jones recaps his recent travel trips, catching some sports events along the way and the Jones family's success on the golf course. Read more»

19th Hole: Jared Stanek Posted on 01 Nov 2021 in the 19th Hole & Current Issue & From the Magazine & People categories.

Golfdom's Seth Jones interviews Jared Stanek, superintendent of Toscana CC in Indian Wells, Calif., about his course, his home state of Wyoming and more. Read more»