Cliffs at Walnut Cove, Asheville, NC
Cliffs at Walnut Cove, Asheville, NC
Construction - Greens, Tees, Bunkers and all areas of course development.
Cliffs Country Club,
Renovation – Enhanced "Billy" bunkers.
Wade Hampton Golf Club, Cashiers, NC
Renovation – Enhanced "Billy" bunkers and green surrounds.
Reconstruction project of all tees, bunkers and green surrounds.
Renovated bunkers on the course in preparation for an upcoming L.P.G.A. event using the enhanced "Billy" bunker method.
Reconstruction Project: Remodel # 9 and # 16 holes for development expansion, including new tees, bunkers, fairways, irrigation, and cart paths.
Kenmure Country Club, Flat Rock, NC
Bunker and tee reconstruction.
Barn Club of Golf,
Construction of new 18th green complex and new putting green as part of master plan renovation by Robert Trent Jones, II. Project included 17,000 square feet of new putting surfaces and 8,000 square feet of new bunkers. Installed subsurface drainage to specifications to be used with SubAir system.
Renovation of practice tee with Estate Golf Synthetic Turf.
Creek Golf Course,
Construction of new chipping green and bunker complex.
Responsible for the development and construction of sports complex, consisting of baseball, softball, soccer fields and walking trails.
Certified Golf Course Superintendent, 1988-1999
Responsible for the course maintenance, budget proposals, purchases, clubhouse grounds and common areas, and equipment maintenance of a 1928 Donald Ross designed private country club. Owner’s representative for the installation of a Toro Network 8000 computerized irrigation system in 1991. Designed and constructed the renovations to driving range 1992. Assisted in construction of concrete tunnel under state road to connect nines 1993, co-coordinated the clean-up and reconstruction after the “Storm of the Century” in 1993 and Hurricane Opal in 1995, assisted the golf course architect in the preparation of the Master Plan 1995. Owner’s representative in completion of 1998/1999 restoration of Highlands Country Club. Restoration included all greens, bunkers, approaches, several teeing areas, with major renovations to the driving range and additions of a croquette court and nursery.
Golf Course Superintendent, 1981-1988
Owner’s representative in re-design and major renovation of Holly Forest Country Club. Supervised construction process of building new holes, irrigation installation, and final preparation and seeding. Responsible for cart path placement and installation, sand trap installation, budget controls and programs related to turfgrass management. Added two new holes to existing layout to create in and out nines. Responsible for clearing, drainage systems, greens construction, irrigation design and installation, cart path placement and installation, final grading and seeding.
Country Club of
Golf Course Superintendent, 1981-1982
Supervised and managed
all aspects of course maintenance while re-building
Assistant Superintendent, 1976-1977 & 1979-1981
Responsible to course superintendent. Assisted in late stages of construction and management of new course. Aided superintendent in day to day procedures of 18 hole course maintenance.
Golf Course Superintendent, 1977 - 1979
Owner’s representative in early construction, assisted in greens construction and drainage, irrigation installation, final preparation and seeding. Responsible thereafter for all overall supervision and management, including budget proposals, equipment purchases, and all other programs related to turfgrass management.
Mimosa Hills Country Club,
Golf Course Technician, 1974, 1975
Overall golf course
maintenance as apprentice to superintendent, fulfilling summer seasonal
experience as required while attending
Golf Course Laborer, 1969, 1970, and 1971
Overall golf course maintenance.
Turfgrass Management, Graduated 1976
Four Quarters of Accounting and Business, 1973 & 1974
GCSA Turfgrass Conference and Show
Attended - 1979, 1983, 1987 thru 1993 and 1995 thru 1999
Penn. State Golf Turfgrass Conference
Attended - 1975 - 1982, 1985, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1995
Attended - 1981 thru 2000
Attended – 1992 - 2000
Preconstruction and Construction Management: anaheim
The Superintendent as grow-in manager: anaheim
Golf Greens: History, Theory, Construction and Maintenance: las vegas
Classic Golf Courses and the Master Architects: las vegas
Wetlands and Golf Courses: charlotte
Golf Course Restoration, Renovation and Construction Projects: Orlando
PestManagement & Environmental Programs for Golf Courses: charlotte
Environmental Considerations in Golf Course Management: san Francisco
Turfgrass Stress Management: charlotte
Protection of Water Resources: anaheim
wildlife management and habitat conservation: myrtle beach
Computers in Golf Course Management: new Orleans
Implementing Strategies and Plans for Turfgrass Management Systems: charlotte
Golf Course Design Principles: las vegas
Maximizing Job Satisfaction: Orlando
safe pesticide management: Raleigh
Certified Class AA life Member - Golf Course Superintendents Association of America
Associate Member – Golf Course Builders Association
Class A Member -
Member – National Golf Foundation