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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

To hell and back: Karl Danneberger on surviving COVID-19 Posted on 08 May 2020 in the COVID-19 & Current Issue categories.

Karl Danneberger, Ph.D., longtime professor at The Ohio State University and Golfdom columnist, retells his ordeal of contracting and surviving COVID-19. Read more»

19th Hole: Tim Nielsen Posted on 08 May 2020 in the 19th Hole & Current Issue & People categories.

Golfdom Editor-in-Chief Seth Jones interviews Tim Nielsen, superintendent of Creekmore GC in Raymore, Mo., to find out what makes him tick. Read more»

Zooming around the industry Posted on 08 May 2020 in the Columns & Current Issue categories.

During a Zoom meeting with my team today, I said out loud, “I still have to write my column … and I don’t even know what it’s about yet!” Then Read more»

Working the phones in the pandemic Posted on 10 Apr 2020 in the Blog categories.

  Hello everyone! I hope you, your family and your crew are well. I sit here writing this on an evening I’m typically overindulging in red wine at the annual Read more»

TPC Harding Park: From bottom to top Posted on 02 Apr 2020 in the Maintenance categories.

TPC Harding Park is a city-owned course maintained by city employees working for city golfers. The facility hosts 70,000 rounds annually on the Harding Park course and another 25,000 a Read more»

19th Hole: Tim Davis Posted on 02 Apr 2020 in the People categories.

Tim Davis Superintendent // Legacy Ridge GC, Westminster, Colo. What are you having? I’ve never met a beer I wouldn’t drink. I’ll have whatever you’re having — get two. Tell Read more»