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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 sjones@northcoastmedia.net.

Posts by Seth Jones

USGA’s Cole Thompson, Ph.D., talks new 15-30-45 initiative Posted on 05 Feb 2024 in the Golfdom TV & Home Video & Video categories.

Golfdom Editor-in-Chief Seth Jones catches up with Cole Thompson, Ph.D., USGA director of turfgrass and environmental research, to talk the organization's new 15-30-45 initiative. Read more»

USGA Director of Agronomy Chris Hartwiger on how measuring greens conditions has evolved since 1999 Posted on 05 Feb 2024 in the Golfdom TV & Home Video & Video categories.

Golfdom Editor-in-Chief Seth Jones talks to Chris Hartwiger about how the GS3 will change the way greens conditions are measured at this year's U.S. Open at Pinehurst Course No. 2. Read more»

Friends in High Places: Travis Kelce Posted on 26 Jan 2024 in the Columns & Current Issue & Featured & From the Magazine & People categories.

Golfdom caught up with Travis Kelce, tight end for the Kansas City Chiefs. Read more»

19th Hole: Jared Brewster Posted on 26 Jan 2024 in the 19th Hole & Current Issue & From the Magazine & People categories.

Jared Brewster, superintendent at Rolling Hills CC in Newburgh, Ind., talks baby No. 2, his course and more. Read more»

With a big 2023 behind them, the USGA Green Section takes a moment to reflect and look ahead Posted on 24 Jan 2024 in the Current Issue & From the Magazine categories.

The USGA reflects on the good work it has accomplished in the past, as well as what’s on the horizon. Read more»

Seth Jones reveals a new high-profile Golfdom department Posted on 23 Jan 2024 in the Columns & Current Issue & From the Magazine categories.

Editor-in-Chief Seth Jones shares some inspiration from a superintendent at the 2023 GCSAA show. Read more»