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History & Experience

Naples, FL
Olde Florida Golf Club
1992–Present
Director of Golf Course Operations

  • Responsible for overall maintenance, operation and management of the golf course including construction, equipment repair and maintenance, purchasing, budgeting and all financial and recordkeeping associated with the golf course
  • Managed the construction and turfgrass establishment of the golf course
  • Designed the golf course operations facility
  • Achieved designation as a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary
  • Completed successful total re-grassing project
  • Performed significant research and testing of various turfgrass species and varieties, including ultradwarf bermudagrass and seashore paspalum
Jupiter, FL
The Loxahatchee Club
1991–1992
Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

  • Instrumental in the management of the southernmost, year-round bentgrass greens in the continental United States
  • Established and monitored a joint bentgrass research project with Dr. Joseph Duich (Pennsylvania State University) and Dr. Milt Engelke (Texas A&M University)
Augusta, GA
Augusta National Golf Club
1990–1991
Apprentice Superintendent (1990), IPM Specialist (1991)

  • Involved in the preparation and operation of the 1990 and 1991 Masters tournaments
  • Coordinated the application of various compounds to the golf course
Tallahassee, FL
Golden Eagle Country Club
1988–1989
IPM Specialist

  • Assisted in management of one of the few Florida courses with year-round bentgrass greens

Additional Experience

Tournament Volunteer

  • Assisted the golf course operations staff as a volunteer for the 1994 Masters (hosted by Augusta National Golf Club), the 1995 USGA U.S. Senior Open and 1997 USGA U.S. Open (hosted by Congressional Country Club), and the 2005 Walker Cup Match (hosted by Chicago Golf Club)
Naples, FL
Calusa Pines Golf Club
2000–2001
Consultant

  • Designed the golf course operations facility and assisted in golf course specifications
Naples, FL
Golf Club of The Everglades
1998–2000
Consultant

  • Designed the golf course operations facility
  • Assisted in the golf course specifications, irrigation design, and budget preparation