PORTFOLIO: EXPERIENCE

FORSGATE COUNTRY CLUB,     MONROE TOWNSHIP, NEW JERSEY

GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENT,     MARCH 2016-PRESENT

 

36-hole facility designed by Charles Banks and Arnold Palmer.

 

– Responsible for managing a championship golf facility in all aspects, with a strong skill-set in

   sound agronomic practices, and budgetary and personnel management.

– Consistently deliver an excellently conditioned course ranked in the Top 20 of New Jersey
   by Golf Digest.

– Integral in the preparation and successful completion of numerous special events, including
   the Woman’s US Amateur Qualifier, USGA Senior Amateur Qualifier, and the Metropolitan
   Senior Open.

– Oversaw critical course improvements, such as a new tee complex, irrigation installation,
   tee and bunker construction, and grow-in on several holes.

 

 

 

MARINE PARK GOLF CLUB,     BROOKLYN, NEW YORK

GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENT,     FEBRUARY 2008-MARCH 2016

 

18-hole NYC municipal facility designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr. with 60,000 rounds annually.

 

– Responsible for managing championship golf facility in all aspects, with a strong skill-set in
   sound agronomic practices and budgetary and personnel management.

– Implemented programs that resulted in conditions that are compared to private country clubs.

– Advocated and presided over renovation of maintenance shop, leading to improved
   efficiency and performance.

– Integral in the planning and completion of a 5.5 acres Driving Range, and multiple drainage
   and irrigation upgrades.

 

 

 

PELHAM COUNTRY CLUB,     PELHAM MANOR, NEW YORK

ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT,    JANUARY 2002-JANUARY 2008

 

18-hole private club designed by Devereaux Emmet and opened in 1921. The club

has hosted numerous Professional events, including the 1923 PGA Championship

and several US Open Qualifiers.

 

– Responsible for crew training and supervision of activities for an 18-person team;
   involved with all interviews, hiring and firing, and annual employee evaluations.

– Expertly managed a varied work schedule to accommodate up to 90 hours in seven
   days a week format during peak periods.

– During tenure at club it was voted 2nd Fasted Greens in Westchester County by
   Westchester Magazine, 2005.

– Extensive management of in-house construction and related vendor negotiations
   pertaining to bunker and tee renovations, as well as drainage and irrigation additions.

– Established a strong network of industry advocates and colleagues in the Met Section.

 

 

 

CONGRESSIONAL COUNTRY CLUB,     BETHESDA, MARYLAND

APPLICATION FOREMAN,     MARCH 2000-NOVEMBER 2001

 

18-hole private club designed by Devereaux Emmet and opened in 1924. The club

is considered one of the top clubs in the world and has hosted a multitude of events,

including 3 U.S. Open Championships.

 

– Responsible for management of all aspects of chemical applications in maintaining turf.

– Acquired “hands on” expertise in usage of all types of chemical application equipment.

– Knowledgeable in all regulatory procedures, practices and requirements regarding
   chemical applications.

– Participated in fairway conversions on the Congressional Gold Course from annual
   bluegrass to Bentgrass

 

 

 

SUNRIDGE CANYON, SUNCOR GOLF,     FOUNTAIN HILLS, ARIZONA

OUTSIDE SERVICE OPERATIONS,     1997-DECEMBER 1999

 

Responsible for maintaining effective relations with both internal and external guest.

Organized large outings, clinics, junior golf programs and evening golf lessons.

 

 

 

TPC SCOTTSDALE,     SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA

DIRECTOR OF OUTSIDE SERVICE,     1995-1997

IRRIGATION TECHNICIAN,     1994-1995

 

Experienced behind the scene operations of 4 PGA Tour events (Phoenix open). Gained

experience in all aspects of golf course business through work in Outside Services.