Tag: Shinnecock Hills Golf Club

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Photo Parade: faces of the 2018 U.S. Open

June 14, 2018 By
Jon Jennings, CGCS, takes in the course with his wife, Susan, during evening maintenance. Shinnecock Hills General Chairman Jack Curtin addresses the volunteer crew, which consists of 200 volunteers out of 600 applicants, with 20 states and 6 countries represented. ...
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Senior Assistant Superintendent Michael Ford and Jon Jennings, CGCS Photos: Seth Jones

Taking Shinnecock Hills back to the 1800s

June 14, 2018 By
Jon Jennings, CGCS, is a student of the game of golf. He’s been fortunate to work at two of the game’s classic American golf courses, working as superintendent at Chicago Golf Club from 2000 to 2012, and now the last ...
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Talking logistics with Shinnecock Hills’ assistant superintendent

June 14, 2018 By
Shinnecock Hills GC Assistant Superintendent Lindsay Brownson is no stranger to the golf industry. Check out her story and learn how she takes an analytical approach to maintaining the course. ...
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News and stories from the 2018 U.S. Open

June 14, 2018 By
Check back here all week for interviews, videos and photos from the 2018 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills GC. Stories How Shinnecock’s Michael Ford found his way to a 300-acre office. Learn more about Michael Ford, senior assistant superintendent at ...
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Photos: USGA/John Mummert (1, 2, 4); Seth Jones (3)

Course of the Week: Shinnecock Hills GC

June 11, 2018 By
The U.S. Open returns to Southampton, N.Y., and Shinnecock Hills this week. This will be the fifth time in three different centuries the course plays host to the tournament (1896, 1986, 1995 and 2004), and it will host again in ...
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Too far in protecting par?

April 12, 2018 By
With the recent news that Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, Southampton, N.Y., will see its fairways narrowed for the 2018 U.S. Open, we again encounter the effort to protect par by narrowing the golf course. After recent work by Bill Coore ...
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