Steve Wright and Eric Swenson (Photo: Seth Jones)

The industry loses 2 celebrity superintendents

January 18, 2019 By and
It was a sad time for two families and the golf maintenance industry recently as news spread of the passing of two celebrity superintendents. Both men were based in Florida at the time of their deaths, but their impact was ...

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Golfdom Gallery: December 2018

December 17, 2018 By
1. Not quite the cover of the Rolling Stone At a recent reunion party of former GCSAA employees, former GCSAA President (and staff member) Dave Fearis, CGCS-Retired, was presented with an oversized Golfdom cover of the September 2013 issue, on ...

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Kyle Johnson and team pose with Alice Cooper and band (Photo: Ted Kiegiel)

Golfdom Gallery: November 2018

November 12, 2018 By
1. A new kind of air hockey We spotted a new sport at the recent GIE+Expo show in Louisville, Ky.: air hockey using 20-volt turbine blowers from Worx Tools to move the “pucks.” Word to the wise: Do not try ...

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Connections help pave the way to Green Start Academy

October 29, 2018 By
Sarah Jackson, first assistant superintendent at TPC San Antonio and Green Start Academy attendee, is no stranger to tournament golf. She has volunteered at several tournaments and was employed as assistant superintendent at Trinity Forest GC when it hosted the ...

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Following in the footsteps of former Green Start attendees

October 25, 2018 By
Brady Forshey of Champions GC was recently promoted to superintendent after two years of serving as assistant superintendent. He’s also one of the attendees at this year’s Green Start Academy, a leadership and development program co-hosted by John Deere and ...

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Green Start Academy is another piece of the puzzle

October 24, 2018 By
Kelsey Baier-Anderson, the assistant superintendent at TPC Potomac, says the Green Start Academy will be another piece in the puzzle of his development. The Green Start Academy is co-hosted by Bayer and John Deere. “I’ve been in the industry for ...

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