Golfdom Gallery: February 2020

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Steve Merkel and Tyler Geissler (Photo: Golfdom Staff)

Photo: Golfdom Staff

1. Summit 2019 Steve Merkel, CGCS, Landscapes Golf Management (left), and Tyler Geissler, Frost, bat leadoff for our 2019 Golfdom Summit photo parade.

Kasey Kauff, Trinity Forest GC, Donald Cross, CGCS, Skokie CC, Brian Bossert, CGCS, Bryn Mawr CC, Brian Moore, Glen View Club, Drew Barnett, Knollwood Club, and Charlie Aubry, East Lake GC (Photo: Golfdom Staff)

Photo: Golfdom Staff

2. Fresh off the plane (left to right) Kasey Kauff, Trinity Forest GC, Donald Cross, CGCS, Skokie CC, Brian Bossert, CGCS, Bryn Mawr CC, Brian Moore, Glen View Club, Drew Barnett, Knollwood Club, and Charlie Aubry, East Lake GC, shake off the jet lag with a quick clubhouse lunch … or beer.

Dan Hannan with Tiffany Koss and Glenn Kafka of Kafka Granite. (Photo: Golfdom Staff)

Photo: Golfdom Staff

3. Not quite Kafkaesque Not with those ever-present smiles! (Left to right) Golfdom’s Dan Hannan with Tiffany Koss and Glenn Kafka of Kafka Granite.

Christopher Benevides and Kevin Banks (Photo: Golfdom Staff)

Photo: Golfdom Staff

4. Massachusetts men New Englanders Christopher Benevides (left), FairwayiQ, and Kevin Banks, Vineyard GC, look pretty happy to be in Orlando in December.

Matt Cavanaugh, Rush Creek GC, Aaron Johnsen, WinField United, Alex Stuedemann, CGCS, TPC Deere Run, and John Smith, WinField United (Photo: Golfdom Staff)

Photo: Golfdom Staff

5. Always on the clock (left to right) After morning meetings and swinging the sticks all afternoon, Matt Cavanaugh, Rush Creek GC, Aaron Johnsen, WinField United, Alex Stuedemann, CGCS, TPC Deere Run, and John Smith, WinField United, continued their Geo Tech conversation at the BBQ dinner.

Tim David and Nate Bolhous (Photo: Golfdom Staff)

Photo: Golfdom Staff

6. Big 12 rivals Loyal Kansas Stater Tim Davis, Legacy Ridge GC (left), and Nate Bolhous, Naperville CC, an Iowa State Cyclone.

Drew Barnett, Donald Cross, Brian Moore, Steve Sarro (Photo: Golfdom Staff)

Photo: Golfdom Staff

7. Denver sneaks in with Chicago All the Chicago guys (left to right) — Barnett, Cross and Moore — were cool with letting a Denver guy sneak into this pic, Steve Sarro of Denver’s Pinehurst Country Club.

John Smith, Brian Bossert, Mike Valient (Photo: Golfdom Staff)

Photo: Golfdom Staff

8. Making friends in Florida Three longtime turf pros (left to right) Smith, Bossert and Mike Valiant, CGCS, Glenwild GC & Spa, trade turf stories at the Summit.

Chip Caswell, Eric Johnson, Scott Ramsey, Nate Bolhous (Photo: Golfdom Staff)

Photo: Golfdom Staff

9. Long road traveled The one international attendee was Chip Caswell, Santa Maria GC (far left), who came from Panama. Also traveling a great distance to attend the Summit were (left to right) Eric Johnson, Chambers Bay GC, Scott Ramsey, CGCS, Yale GC, and Bolhous. Thanks for making the trip, guys!

Seth Jones, Garrett Luck, Davis (Photo: Golfdom Staff)

Photo: Golfdom Staff

10. ’90s alternative rockers These three diverted the conversation from turf to concerts. (Left to right) Golfdom’s Seth Jones, Garrett Luck, CGCS, Hidden Glen at Bentdale Farms, and Davis have seen their fair share of shows.

Chris Durig, BlueBird Turf Products, Jason Bastille, Wentworth by the Sea CC, Brian Pirl, Aqua Vac, and Nate Watkins, The Seagate CC (Photo: Golfdom Staff)

Photo: Golfdom Staff

11. Some view (Left to right) Chris Durig, BlueBird Turf Products, Jason Bastille, Wentworth by the Sea CC, Brian Pirl, Aqua Vac, and Nate Watkins, The Seagate CC, wrap up their round with the sun setting on Reunion Resort.

Tyler Gunter, Michael Heustis (Photo: Golfdom Staff)

Photo: Golfdom Staff

12. Out from behind the camera Golfdom’s Tyler Gunter (left) set down his camera for a minute so he could be featured in this month’s Gallery, pictured here with Michael Heustis, Biltmore Forest CC.

Micah Pennybaker, Carmel CC, Brian Godwin of Turfco and Charles Aubry. (Photo: Golfdom Staff)

Photo: Golfdom Staff

13. Southern gentlemen (left to right) Micah Pennybaker, Carmel CC, Brian Godwin of Turfco and Aubry.

Seth Jones, E.J. Chea, Cam Copley (Photo: Golfdom Staff)

Photo: Golfdom Staff

14. New Hampshire GCSA reunion You could count on (left to right) Jones, E.J. Chea, Pease GC, Bastille and Cam Copley, Nufarm, to shut down the party on the last night of the 2019 Golfdom Summit.



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