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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

Architect Gil Hanse returns The Olympic Club’s Lake Course to its original glory Posted on 29 Nov 2023 in the Current Issue & Featured & From the Magazine categories.

The Lake Course will host the 2028 PGA Championship, the 2030 U.S. Women’s Amateur and the 2033 Ryder Cup. Read more»

USGA and Pinehurst Course No. 2 Superintendent John Jeffreys demo the new GS3 Posted on 28 Nov 2023 in the Golfdom TV & Home Video & Video categories.

The GS3 calculates putting green speed, firmness, smoothness and trueness. Read more»

Keeping up with the Jones: A busy but fun year Posted on 28 Nov 2023 in the Columns & Current Issue & From the Magazine categories.

Jones reflects on 2023, a busy year for readers and the Golfdom staff. Read more»

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

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

Seth Jones talks new Husqvarna Ceora mower at 2023 Equip Expo Posted on 14 Nov 2023 in the Golfdom TV & Home Video & Video categories.

Editor-in-Chief Seth Jones stopped by the Husqvarna booth at this year's Equip Expo to talk the new Ceora autonomous mower with Kevin Caleca, the company's commerical product manager for robotics. Read more»

Seth’s Corner: Live from Italy, it’s the October issue of Golfdom! Posted on 24 Oct 2023 in the From the Magazine & Golfdom TV & Video categories.

Editor-in-Chief Seth Jones shares what's inside the latest issue of Golfdom from the beautiful Italian countryside. Read more»