Annual Meeting: October 23

It is time to wrap up our 2017 season!

The last meeting of the year will be at The Canyon Club at
Four Hills on October 23.

Click here for more information and to RSVP

Join us for the 2017 Annual Meeting where elections for the
Board of Directors will be held. If you are interested in serving
your association as a board member, please contact Carol Cloud
at rggcsa.executivedirector@yahoo.com or any board member.

Schedule
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Social Hour / Registration / Check-in
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Business Meeting
9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Title Sponsor Presentation
9:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Education – Kevin J. Ross, CGCS
Consulting Agronomist – ONCOURSETurf, LLC
11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Lunch
12:00 p.m. Golf

Cost    $40.00 for Golf, Meeting is free.

Title Sponsor

Meet the Speaker
Kevin J. Ross, CGCS – Consulting Agronomist – ONCOURSETurf, LLC
Topic – Tips and Tactics, 40+ years in the Business

3rd Quarter SuperNews Now Available!

Enjoy our 3rd Quarter SuperNews edition.
It includes a wrap up of your great day at Paa-ko Ridge
in July and a preview of our Annual Meeting in October
at The Canyon Club in Albuquerque.

Also included is a great article by Superintendent Max Johnson
from Fox Run Golf Course in Gallup. Great article about
the history of this course and the work Max and his staff
have done to make it great.Thanks for contributing, Max

Click here to read and download a PDF version

Click here to read the issue online

 

2nd Assistant Superintendent – Amarillo Country Club, Amarillo

Amarillo Country Club is looking for a motivated individual to join our team for the Second Assistant Superintendent position.  Under the direction of the Golf Course Superintendent, this person will assist in all areas to deliver a high-quality experience to our members and guest.

Amarillo Country Club is a private, member-owned facility founded in 1919.  The club has a long history of hosting many professional events and yearly amateur tournaments.  The entire golf course and practice facilities underwent a complete renovation in 2012-2013 with Weibring Wolfard Golf Design.  The golf course consists of 007 bentgrass greens, blue/rye tees and fairways, and bluegrass/fescue rough, Toro Lynx irrigation system, and Toro equipment.  We have recently completed phase one of a three-year maintenance facility improvement project and have started the planning phase for next year’s improvements.

Education

  • Two or four-year degree in turfgrass management, horticulture, or related

Job Duties

  • Assist in all aspects of planning, supervision, and maintenance of the golf course and clubhouse grounds
  • Instructs equipment operators on the operation and care of all mowing equipment; supervises pesticide/fertilizer applications; and supervises and participates in the operation and maintenance of pumps, irrigation, and drainage system.
  • Responsible for clubhouse grounds landscaping crew and the planning of annual plantings.

Compensation

  • $42,000 – $47,000 yearly salary
  • Benefits include: vacation, health insurance, uniforms, 401K, GCSAA dues for national and local chapter, TDA pesticide license, employee golf privileges, and Christmas bonus

Please email resumes to:

Nathan Neumann
Golf Course Superintendent
Amarillo Country Club
4800 Bushland Blvd.
Amarillo, Texas 79106
Nathan.Neumann@theamarillocountryclub.com

Superintendent – Desert Lakes Golf Course, Alamogordo

Golf Course Superintendent – Desert Lakes Golf Course, Alamogordo, NM

The City of Alamogordo, NM is seeking candidates for our Golf Course Superintendent position at Desert Lakes Golf Course. The Superintendent performs a variety of supervisory and skilled tasks in the maintenance and repair of golf course grounds. This position also works closely with the managing Golf Professional, and is required to golf the course at least two (2) times per month to assess the condition of the course.

RECRUITMENT QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

• Turf Certificate or Associate’s Degree in a related field;
• Specialized technical training in related chemical application and storage;
• Five (5) years of experience in golf course maintenance operations;
• Class A Membership in the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GSCAA) within six (6) years from date of hire;
• Two (2) years of supervisory experience;
• Valid Pesticide License issued by the New Mexico Department of Agriculture within 90 days from the date of hire;
• Valid New Mexico Driver’s License with a driving record acceptable to the City of Alamogordo (valid out-of-state license may be considered); or
• Any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training which provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Desired:

• Current Class A Membership in the GCSAA; and
• Experience with courses located in the desert southwest.

Desert Lakes Golf Course features four sets of tees catering to all levels of play. The front nine is a tree lined, parkland-style layout while the back ‘desert nine’ is cut out of the southern New Mexico desert. Both nines feature large greens and subtle undulations which makes for a unique coupling of contrast and consistency. Numerous water hazards come in to play on eleven of the eighteen holes. Desert Lakes is an award winning course found to be challenging yet interesting, and a fun course for all levels of golfers. Other amenities are available. Check them out at www.desertlakesgolf.com.

POSTING PERIOD: 09/22/2017 until filled

TO APPLY: Go to ci.alamogordo.nm.us for a full description, and to apply online.

SALARY: $47,000-$55,000/annually; Exempt position

BENEFITS: Includes state retirement and group insurance plan, paid holidays, paid time off (PTO), specified City facility and services discounts, training and development, and more.