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Kenton Gamache, Florida

Kenton Gamache

Current Location: Boca Raton, FL
Preferred Location: Florida
Phone: 970-347-0426

Email: kenton@greenwaygolf.com

Posted: Dec 29 2016

Primary Job Category:

Golf Course Superintendent

Secondary Job Category:

Assistant Superintendent

Comments:

An easy to work with “meet the public” personality that helps me get the best results from my crews and my course
Thorough knowledge of golf course operation, including prep and management of large events and tournaments
Complete knowledge of current golfing techniques and equipment with a passion for the game
Strong working knowledge and experience in personnel, purchasing, supplies, equipment, policies and procedures that give a golf course enterprise that something special that keeps players happy and courses healthy

Education:

Windsor High School, Windsor, Colorado Graduation Date: May 2005
Eastern Wyoming College, Torrington, Wyoming August 2005 – May 2006 Member of Golf Team
Front Range Community College Graduation Date: May 2008 Turf Management

Qualifications:

Trained with certification in Turf Management, including horticulture and irrigation
Achievement of becoming a Superintendent; and assisting other properties when help is needed
Extensive experience as assistant superintendent-continuously given more responsibility and control
Proven ability to schedule, manage, educate and lead effective maintenance and operations crews
Unique ability to spot potential problems and developing situations and create preemptive solutions
Hands on experience in small golf course re-construction. (8 putting greens, and a large practice area, bunker renovation)

Work History:

Superintendent
Greenway Golf, Davie Golf and Country Club (City owned/ Public) Ocotber 2013- Current
Manage a crew of 10+ Daily scheduling of employees
Employee hiring/training/and correction Implemented a proper fertilizer, and chemical plan
Accurate and up to date record keeping Yearly budget planning
Daily budget tracking/ Invoicing/ Ordering
Identifying and fixing problems related to a bad golf course construction
Designing and overseeing a complete tee irrigation renovation to supply tees with proper coverage
Cart path installation, and bunker renovation
Started a green management program that is very successful for Tiff-Eagle
Davie golf and country club is a public golf course that receives just under 40k rounds a year and is Celebration tee, fairways, and approaches. Tif-Eagle greens with sever contours, and undulations
Completed a tee renovation of all 18 hole and Driving range; by stripping all Bermuda and sodding with Seashore Paspalum Supreme
Overpalanted (sprigged into existing turf) 27 acres of fairways and rough with Seashore Paspalum Supreme to give the fairways a denser and tighter lie for the golfers

Assistant Superintendent
Anthem Country Club (Full Private) August 2012- October 2013
Support the Superintendent in all course related activities Daily scheduling and planning of a crew 16+
Set water for proper course conditions, and weather. Monitor and order products as needed (chemicals, fertilizer, irrigation, etc.)
Anthem is one of the primer clubs in the Las Vegas area, and is over 80% Rye year around.
Monitor and maintain pump house, vaults and fertigation system

Crew Forman/ Manager
Boulder Country Club (Full Private) June 2011- August 2012
Support the Superintendent and the assistant in all activities
Help manage a crew of 30 for daily course preparation and maintenance
Work on any major projects from sod-irrigation-electrical, full renovation of a chipping area of 6 greens, and 4 bunkers

Assistant Superintendent July 2010-June 2011
Southern Hills Plantation Club (Full Private)
Support the Superintendent in all course related activities Scheduling and planning for tournaments and events
Manage a crew of 12 for daily course preparation and maintenance Trouble shooting - Identify, prevent, and correct problems
The club is host to 2nd stage Q-School.




Second Assistant Superintendent December 2008- July 2010
Palma Ceia Golf and Country Club (Full Private)
Manage a crew of 12-15, including scheduling of daily assignments, trusted and solely responsible for crew management every other weekend
Training assistant for employee education and training,
Sprayed greens, tees, fairways, assisted irrigation tech, assisted mechanic, ensured preventative maintenance
Full renovation of chipping green.

Irrigation Tech April 2005- November 2008
Pelican Lakes/Falls Golf Club (Semi-Private)
Responsible for maintenance and installation of irrigation system and trouble-shooting and preventing problems - Assisted in crew management
Maintain golf course grass, groom bunkers, mow greens, tees and fairways
complete all turf management duties as assigned

Date Available:

2 week notice to current employer
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