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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

Not-so-specific Pacific Posted on 09 Jul 2019 in the Columns & Current Issue categories.

My travels have taken me all over these last few weeks, and there has been one common theme: rain. I was in Cleveland at the beginning of this week attending Read more»

19th Hole: Drew Barnett Posted on 09 Jul 2019 in the 19th Hole & Current Issue & People categories.

Drew Barnett Superintendent // Knollwood CC, Lake Forest, Ill. Drew, what can I get you? I’ll have a beer … any IPA. What’s the golf season been like so far for Read more»

19th Hole: Mike Chrzanowski Posted on 25 Jun 2019 in the 19th Hole & Featured & People categories.

Mike Chrzanowski Superintendent // Madison (Conn.) CC Mike, what are you having? I’ll have a Heineken. Tell me about your family. My son Mike and his wife Ashley live in Read more»

Golfdom asks: What impresses you most about the maintenance department at Pebble Beach? Posted on 18 Jun 2019 in the Blog categories.

There were so many familiar faces from the golf maintenance industry out at Pebble Beach. It seems that a lot of those people were there to observe the crew, just Read more»

Monday player reactions from the course Posted on 11 Jun 2019 in the Blog categories.

What a day at Pebble Beach for our team at Golfdom! We got to the course early and got a bunch of maintenance photos, then stopped by maintenance to join Read more»

PBI-Gordon’s turf bros Posted on 04 Jun 2019 in the Industry News categories.

Golfdom: Gentlemen, thanks for taking the time and getting everyone together here in San Diego. To start off, let’s give everyone a chance to introduce themselves and tell us a Read more»