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About Seth Jones


Seth Jones, a 19-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

Time is running out — submit your dog for the 2019 Underdogs of Turf calendar Posted on 09 Oct 2018 in the Blog categories.

Submission deadline for the 2019 Underdogs of Turf calendar is quickly approaching — readers have until Oct. 15 to submit a pic of their pooch. All dog photos that meet Read more»

T.A. is taking care of business Posted on 28 Sep 2018 in the Current Issue & Featured & People categories.

The Herb Graffis Businessperson of the Year Award is named in honor of Golfdom’s founder, World Golf Hall of Fame member Herb Graffis. Graffis was one of the first people Read more»

Embracing the youth (on course) movement Posted on 17 Sep 2018 in the Columns & Current Issue categories.

Last month in this space I heralded the unification of the First Green and the GCSAA. Let’s keep this youth golf movement rolling this issue and show some love to Read more»

Believe in Bellerive: PGA Wrapup 2018 Posted on 17 Sep 2018 in the Current Issue & People categories.

It’s been 10 days since Brooks Koepka hoisted the Wanamaker Trophy at Bellerive CC in St. Louis, Mo. Carlos Arraya, CGCS, director of agronomy, has witnessed his crew dwindle from Read more»

The 19th Hole: Pete Tescher Posted on 17 Sep 2018 in the 19th Hole & Current Issue categories.

Pete Tescher Superintendent // Grand Lake (Colo.) Golf Course What can I get you? I’m a craft beer fan… I’ll take a fresh IPA, any of them, I’m not picky. Read more»

The 19th Hole: Brandon Richey Posted on 17 Sep 2018 in the 19th Hole & Featured categories.

Brandon Richey Superintendent // Lake Nona G&CC, Orlando, Fla. What can I get you? IPAs have been hitting my tongue just right lately… Cigar City has one called Jai Alai Read more»