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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

Superintendent Kyle Harrigan’s words of wisdom for aspiring supers Posted on 01 Jun 2023 in the 19th Hole & Golfdom TV & Video categories.

Editor-in-Chief Seth Jones sat down with Kyle Harrigan to talk words of wisdom he has for those looking to enter the turf industry. Read more»

Seth’s Corner: Seth Jones gives an inside look at the May issue of Golfdom Posted on 31 May 2023 in the Golfdom TV & Video categories.

Editor-in-Chief Seth Jones flips through the May edition of Golfdom and gives an inside look at our cover story and more. Read more»

19th Hole: Kyle Harrigan Posted on 17 May 2023 in the 19th Hole & Featured & From the Magazine categories.

Kyle Harrigan, North Course's superintendent at Silverado Resort, shares some highlights from his course and shouts out his mom in this month's 19th Hole. Read more»

Keeping up with the Jones: What does the future hold? Only time will tell Posted on 16 May 2023 in the Columns & Featured & From the Magazine & Keeping Up with the Jones categories.

Editor-in-Chief Seth Jones reflects on recent conversations surrounding the emergence of artificial intelligence like ChatPGT and what it might mean for the industry. Read more»

High-tech tools that will influence the future of golf course maintenance Posted on 11 May 2023 in the From the Magazine categories.

From golf balls that measure green speeds, to robotic mowers, to drones that spray native areas — the future of golf course maintenance is now. Read more»

Seth’s Corner: Jones introduces Golfdom’s first-ever Tour Guide issue Posted on 09 May 2023 in the Golfdom TV & Tour Guide & Video categories.

EIC Seth Jones shares what to expect from our first-ever Tour Guide, a special edition of Golfdom with interviews with 20-plus tournaments and more. Read more»