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Presidents Message - November 2018 Golf Course Management
"Daring to Belong" - Darren's Presidents Message published in Golf Course Management

Presidents Message - October 2018 Golf Course Management
"Eating a Frog and Eliminating Procrastination" - Darren's Presidents Message published in Golf Course Management

Presidents Message - September 2018 Golf Course Management
"Embracing the T.E.A.M. Concept" - Darren's Presidents Message published in Golf Course Management

Presidents Message - August 2018 Golf Course Management
"It's Time to Toot Your Own Horn" - Darren's Presidents Message published in Golf Course Management

Presidents Message - July 2018 Golf Course Management
"Strengthening the Lines of Communication" - Darren's Presidents Message published in Golf Course Management

Presidents Message - June 2018 Golf Course Management
"Still Sowing the Seeds of Knowledge" - Darren's Presidents Message published in Golf Course Management

Presidents Message - May 2018 Golf Course Management
"The Value of a Slice of 'Duich Pie'" - Darren's Presidents Message published in Golf Course Management

President’s Message - April 2018 Golf Course Management
"Securing the Next Generation" - Darren’s President’s Message published in Golf Course Management

President's Message - March 2018 Golf Course Management
"A Profession with a Purpose" - Darren's President's Message published in Golf Course Management.

Golf Course Management Cover Story, March 2018
A story highlighting Darren J. Davis, CGCS who was elected the 82nd President of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America.

Darren J. Davis, CGCS Candidate for President
Darren J. Davis, CGCS Candidate for President Questionnaire

Darren J. Davis, CGCS GCSAA Secretary/Treasurer Candidate
2016 GCSAA Secretary/Treasurer Candidate Brochure for Darren J. Davis, CGCS

Darren J. Davis, CGCS GCSAA Secretary/Treasurer Candidate
GCSAA Office of Secretary/Treasurer Candidate Questionare

The Golf Course Trades - April 2015 "Superintendent Profile"
A "Superintendent Profile" on Darren J. Davis, CGCS published in the April 2015 issue of The Golf Course Trades

Supers in the Spotlight
When the situation calls to engage the general public, a stand-out superintendent makes all the difference as the game’s representative.

Darren J. Davis, CGCS GCSAA Board of Director Candidate
2015 Candidate Brochure for Darren J. Davis, CGCS

2015 GCSAA Candidate Statement in Golf Course Management
It has been an honor to serve on the GCSAA Board of Directors for the last three years. I am grateful to the delegates and the membership of GCSAA for the opportunity and tremendous amount of support they have provided.

The Florida Green - Summer 2008
"The Bucket List" was part of a series of editorials detailing golf course operational tips for the superintendent and their staff published in The Florida Green, the trade journal of the FGCSA.

The Florida Green - Fall 2008
"Carry a String Trimmer in a Box" was part of a series of editorials detailing golf course operational tips for the superintendent and their staff published in The Florida Green, the trade journal of the FGCSA.

The Florida Green - Winter 2008
"Every Drop Counts" was part of a series of editorials detailing golf course operational tips for the superintendent and their staff published in The Florida Green, the trade journal of the FGCSA.

The Florida Green - Fall 2010
"Drainage, Drainage, Drainage" was part of a series of editorials detailing golf course operational tips for the superintendent and their staff published in The Florida Green, the trade journal of the FGCSA.

The Florida Green - Spring 2010
"Twist and Shout No More" was part of a series of editorials detailing golf course operational tips for the superintendent and their staff published in The Florida Green, the trade journal of the FGCSA.

Golfdom - November 2012
Golfdom asks: Who is the most famous living superintendent?

On My Turf - July/August 2011
"Eat a live frog first thing in the morning and nothing worse will happen to you the rest of the day." - Mark Twain

On My Turf - March/April 2011
"Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life." - Confucius

On My Turf - May/June 2011
"Ladies and gentlemen, the story you are about to hear is true. Only the names have been changed to protect the innocent."

On My Turf - January/February 2011
A Picture is worth a Thousand Words...

On My Turf - November/December 2010
"Tooting Your Horn"

On My Turf - September/October 2010
The Cheers Business Management Philosophy

On My Turf - July/August 2010
Is Brown the New Green?

Golf Course Management - December 1996
"Sowing Seeds of Knowledge" The philosophy of the classroom in one generation will be the philosophy of the government in the next generation - Abraham Lincoln

Golf Course Management - November 1997
"Major-league Volunteering" Volunteering at the U.S. Open is an eye-opening experience, even for veteran superintendents.

Golf Course Management - August 1997
"Doing it Their Way" Golf course management in Thailand has been an education for two Americans.

Golf Course Management - February 1999
"Island of Enchantment" A collection of picturesque courses in Puerto Rico offer a Florida Superintendent a taste of paradise.

Golf Course Management - May 2000
"Made in China" For American superintendent's in Hong Kong, successful course management requires ingenuity and adaptability.

Golf Course Management - August 2002
"Life in Paradise... Island" Palm trees and tropical breezes can't erase all of the obstacles of managing an island golf course.

Golf Course Management - January 2002
"An Olde Florida Course Made New" Off types force a superintendent to take a 'stand' with bermudagrass. Part one of a two-part series.

Golf Course Management - February 2002
"An Olde Florida Course Made New" Off types force a superintendent to take a 'stand' with bermudagrass. Part two of a two-part series.

Getting a Helping Hand
Darren Davis finds a career in golf course management, thanks to the help of his friends and the programs and services offered by the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America.

1996 Environmental Steward Award, National Private Course Winner
In 1996 the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America presented Darren J. Davis and the Olde Florida Golf Club with a National Environmental Steward Award in the private course division for their efforts in protecting and enhancing the environment.

GCSAA Candidate Statement - published in Golf Course Management
Almost every day, as I scan the headlines in a newspaper or watch the news, I realize how lucky I am to have my job, a job that I love and one that allows me to continually grow and gain new knowledge in my field. Sometimes I wonder what I did to deserve it all. Frankly, this is the driving force that makes me want to give back to the industry, an industry that has been good to me for so many years.

Darren J. Davis, CGCS GCSAA Board of Director Candidate
Campaign brochure for GCSAA Class A member Darren J. Davis, CGCS Candidate for the GCSAA board of directors.

2013 GCSAA Board of Director Candidate Brochure
2013 GCSAA Board of Director Candidate Brochure for GCSAA Class A member Darren J. Davis, CGCS

Muddied Waters - Golf Course Management, January 2014
In this article Darren J. Davis, CGCS provides information on how he and other turfgrass professionals have attempted to combat contradictory rules regarding fertilization practices in the state of Florida. The local rules being enacted around the state have stirred up controversy and confusion.