July Meeting at Paa-Ko Ridge

Paa-Ko Ridge Golf Club
Sandia Park, New Mexico
July 17, 2017

A wonderful time was had by all at the beautiful Paa-ko Ridge Golf Club. The views were spectacular!
Thank you Rob Murray and staff along with everyone that help make this event a success.

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Thanks again to our Title Sponsor

May Meeting at San Juan CC – Farmington

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We had a beautiful day at San Juan CC!
Thank you Roy Johnson for being a great host.
And thank you to our Title Sponsor

Mike Ickes, (505)228-2497
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Assistant Superintendent – Artesia Country Club, Artesia, NM

Assistant Superintendent
Artesia Country Club

Matt Urban – GCS
26th and Richie Avenue
Artesia, NM 88210, USA

Email: murban@pvtn.net
Phone: 575.519.8739

Posted: Apr 21, 2017

Description:  Artesia Country Club is seeking a highly motivated individual interested in the field of turf management.  We are seeking individuals with the career goal of becoming a superintendent.

Experience Requirements:

We are looking for a strong willed, self-motivated individual to join our management team. Responsibilities will include all aspects of course management including: hand watering, chemical and fertilizer application, record keeping, labor and budget tracking, purchasing, short and long term planning, inventory, crew management, irrigation troubleshooting and repair, etc. Project management is also a plus.

Special Requirements:

Applicants must be highly motivated to gain the skills necessary to manage a facility of their own.  Candidate will be working closely with the Superintendent in all aspects of golf course/grounds management.

Artesia Country Club will assist in obtaining New Mexico Pesticide License.


Artesia Country Club is an 18 hole facility which opened its original 9 holes in 1945. The original 9 holes consists of perennial rye grass tees and fairways with common bermuda rough.  Greens on the original 9 holes are push-up greens with penncross creeping bentgrass/poa annua.  The additional 9 holes opened in 2001 with 419 hybrid bermuda fairways,and ryegrass tees and approaches.  The greens are California style with drainage grassed with penncross creeping bentgrass/poa annua. The original nine holes has recently undergone a complete irrigation renovation.

ACC is located in Artesia, NM and is the only course in town. We are currently in the development process of capital projects in the coming years including a new practice facility and irrigation intake system. This will provide a great opportunity to gain project management and construction experience.

Date Available:


Application Instructions:

Please send cover letter and resume to murban@pvtn.net.

Salary Range:

$16.00/hr -$20.00/hr ($33,280-$41,600)  40 hours per week with available overtime in peak season  (April-October)


Bonus opportunities, Paid Vacation and sick days, Local and National Dues paid, Golfing privileges. Travel and meeting expenses paid, Housing assistance available.