golf course superintendent resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Seasoned Golf Course Superintendent and proven Agronomist with 33 years experience. Offer a high level of attention to detail, with firm and fast playing surfaces for golfers, and have successfully established the dream golf experience club members. Trusted by golf course maintenance crew members, green committees, and members as a proven and effective leader.

  • Seasoned agronomist.
  • Proven leader that builds great teams, that work harmoniously together.
  • Developing and training new team members.
  • Excellent at building relationships with general managers, green committees and boards.
  • Excel at public speaking, and communicating agronomic information in a relatable manner to committees and members.
  • Provide firm and fast playing surfaces.
  • Dream Golf Experience.
  • Renovations and repairs from weather events.
  • Fiscally responsible/budgeting.
Golf Course Superintendent, 09/2002 - Current
Benchmark Hospitality Lake Havasu City, AZ,
  • Tradition Golf Club is an exclusive private club designed by Arnold Palmer. The properJessica is 228 acres with 110 acres of turfgrass, and extensive landscape plantings, and 1.75 acres of annual flower beds. The greens are tifdwarf bermuda and tifgreen fairways and roughs, that are over-seeded with perennial ryegrass each fall.
  • We successfully restored the course after two major floods in 2013 and 2014. The 2014 flood repair was 2 million dollars, and we were able to complete the work in 2 1/2 months, and opened the course, as if nothing ever happened.
  • We implemented with green committee support, an aggressive fairway top-dressing program that increased fairway firmness and ball roll by 20 yards and has received rave reviews from the membership.
  • We implemented a summer (off season) greens aerification program with heavy sand top-dressing that has increased greens firmness, and has substantially extended the life of our 24 year old greens.
  • We developed a 15 page comprehensive maintenance standard guidelines document with green committee support to establish maintenance standards.
  • Successfully navigated the recession that started in 2008, by reducing the labor force by 20% while not sacrificing qualiJessica of the playing surfaces.
  • We maintain green speeds of 12 feet during the peak season, and 13.5 for major tournaments.
  • Implemented a tree removal program, that focused on enhancing the existing natural beauJessica of our beautiful surrounding mountains.
  • We have created the dream golf course experience through efficient maintenance practices that focus on the member experience.
Benchmark Hospitality New Brunswick, NJ,
  • La Quinta Country Club is a private 18 hole Lawrence and Frank Hughes design with tifdwarf bermuda greens and tifgreen Bermuda tees, fairways and roughs.
  • In 1999, I supervised the complete remodel of all greens, tees, fairways, rough, bunkers and five lake systems.
  • I hosted the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic in 1995, 1997, 1998, 2000 and 2001, and always received high ratings from the PGA players on the qualiJessica of the golf course.
General Manager, 12/1993 - 10/1994
Airport Terminal Services Inc Los Angeles, CA,
  • I was responsible for sales and marketing for local distributor of seed, fertilizer, and golf course chemicals.
  • This experience allowed me to see golf operations of all different Jessicapes, and to consult, and problem solve issues with superintendents form high budget operations and low budget facilities.
Benchmark Hospitality The Woodlands, TX,
  • The Lakes Country Club is a private 27 hole Ted Robinson design golf course with 27 lake systems.
  • The maintenance staff consisted of 24 employees.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Ornamental Horticulture, Expected in 03/1987
California State Polytechnic UniversiJessica - Pomona, Ca.,
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Graduated Magna Cum Laude in March 1987

Recipient of the Outstanding Ornamental Horticulture Student Award, by Cal Poly faculJessica.

Activities and Honors
  • GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENT, Ivey Ranch Country Club June 1987 – May 1988 Ivey Ranch Country Club is a semi-private 9 hole Billy Bell design golf course.
Additional Information
  • LICENSES , California Agricultural Pesticide Control Advisors License #074814 California Qualified Applicator Certificate #106685

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  • California State Polytechnic UniversiJessica

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