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Seth Jones, a 25-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 sjones@northcoastmedia.net.

Posts by Seth Jones

Friends in High Places: Peter Jacobsen, professional golfer and commentator Posted on 18 Jun 2024 in the Current Issue & From the Magazine & People categories.

Jacobsen was named the GCSAA’s Old Tom Morris Award winner in 2012. Read more»

Connor Roddy shares his experience attending the USGA Greenkeeper Apprenticeship Program Posted on 14 Jun 2024 in the Golfdom TV & People & Video categories.

At the 2024 U.S. Open, Editor-in-Chief Seth Jones chats with Connor Roddy, assistant in training at Pinehurst Resort, about his experience attending the USGA Greenkeeper Apprenticeship Program last year. Read more»

Seth Jones sits down with Bob Farren, CGCS, at the 2024 U.S. Open Posted on 14 Jun 2024 in the Golfdom TV & Home Video & Tour Guide & Video categories.

Editor-in-Chief Seth Jones caught a moment with Bob Farren, CGCS, director of golf course maintenance at Pinehurst Resort, to talk what's new at the 2024 U.S. Open and how his crew prepared for this year's major event. Read more»

The Golfdom Files: Take a trip back to 2014 as the Pinehurst crew prepared to host back-to-back championships Posted on 12 Jun 2024 in the Current Issue & From the Magazine categories.

As Pinehurst No. 2 prepares to host the 2024 U.S. Open, take a trip back a decade to 2014 as Golfdom Editor-in-Chief Seth Jones checks in with the Pinehurst crew. Read more»

The Pinehurst team shares what to expect at the 2024 U.S. Open Posted on 11 Jun 2024 in the Featured & From the Magazine & People & Tour Guide categories.

This will be the first U.S. Open championship played on Champion ultradwarf bermudagrass greens. Read more»

Dr. Dale from PBI-Gordon shares how Segway Fungicide SC helps battle Pythium on golf courses Posted on 10 Jun 2024 in the Home Video & Products & Video categories.

Editor-in-Chief Seth Jones stops by the PBI-Gordon lab to chat with Dale Sanson, Ph.D., senior director of formulation development in compliance chemistry, about how the company's Segway Fungicide SC battles Pythium on the course. Read more»