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Garrett.barnes

Golf Course Superintendent or Golf Course Superintendent job

By Garrett.barnes,

I am looking to take my career to the next step. I have almost a decade of great experience in the golf industry and would like to showcase my talents as a Superintendent. We are wrapping up a $9M renovation project on my current course and I will be looking for a career move soon. I am a passionate individual who loves turf and being a leader day in and day out. Read in to my Resume' and please call or email with any questions. 

Education

Education

Oklahoma State University

              Associates in Turfgrass Management

              Associates in Enterprise Development

University of Central Oklahoma

              Bachelors in Business Administration

Southern Nazarene University – Student Athlete, Football

              Major: Business Administration

 

 

Qualifications

Summary of qualifications

GCSAA Class C Member, 9 Years of golf course management experience

·       Motivated individual with high expectations and skilled in every aspect of golf course management procedures

·       Extensive renovation and construction experience

·       Excellent budgetary management practices

·       Impeccable warm and cool season turf management in the transition zone

·       Believer in firm and fast conditions all year round

·       Always current with industry technological advances

·       Certified applicator- Turf and ornamental

·       Consistent golfer all year round: Established 6 handicap

·       Overall consistent playing conditions

·       Friendly, strong communication skills with all members and guests of the course

·       Personable manager capable of training employees in all aspects of the golf course operation

·       Detail oriented in all aspects of golf course playability and conditions

·       Experienced in grow-ins and complete course construction and renovations

 

Work History

Professional Golf Course experience

Oklahoma City Golf and country club – 2014 to Present

v  Current Senior Assistant Superintendent

v  Interim Superintendent while going through a transition of Head GCS

 

The Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club was established in 1911 and is Oklahoma City’s oldest and most prestigious private country club. 18 Hole private facility designed by Perry Maxwell and Alister Mackenzie in 1929

·       Direct supervision of turf department totaling 23+ employees

·       Direct all operations including course conditions, large scale renovations and projects, day to day operations, leadership and training, application of herbicides, fungicides, and all other chemical applications in association with laws and regulations.

·       Played a key role in fiscal budgetary planning and regulating our 1.4M yearly budget

·       Prior to renovation- managed common Bermuda fairways, Gracemont Bermuda tees and collars, and SR1020 Bentgrass greens.

·       Project oversight of 2019 $9M renovation. Renovation included: Re-grassing of fairways, tees, and rough. Complete reconstruction of greens to USGA spec, with Sub-air installation included.  Greens seeded with 007 Bentgrass variety. All tees rebuilt with drainage specs. Fairways, tees, approaches, and collars all regrassed with Latitude 36 Bermuda. All bunkers rebuilt to our Architect, Tripp Davis, specs. Complete new drainage across the entire golf course. Brand new Toro irrigation system including brand new pump station and 1700+ sprinklers installed on property for wall to wall irrigation.   

·       Worked closely with LaBar Golf Renovations, Landscapes Unlimited, and Jones Plan, LLC contractors during this renovation period

·       Managed many crews for in-house projects during this renovation to include: Gabion baskets for erosion control. Installation of 480V 3 phase power to all green complexes for improved air movement with Precision Air fans (2 locations at each green sight). Installation of bunker irrigation around 55+ bunkers. Construction of pavestone cart paths at tee and green parking locations. Installation of Bunker Solutions liner for superior drainage control. Removal of 500+ trees on property to help enhance the playability of the course.

 

Tour 18 @ Rose creek, Edmond ok – 2012 to 2014

v  Irrigation Technician

v  Assistant Superintendent for 2 years

 

18 Hole Semi-Private club designed by Oklahoma renowned Architect Arthur Hills, opened in 2003

 

·       Managed Tifway 419 Bermuda grass on tees, fairways, and rough. L-93 Bentgrass on greens.

·       Helped directing all operations of golf course including course conditions, small renovation projects, tournament preparations, leadership and training of turf department staff of 12+ employees

·       Project oversight for numerous improvements including resurfacing fairways and tees, subsurface drainage, new irrigation, and bunker drainage enhancements. 

Professional Associations

Golf Course Superintendents Associations of America

Oklahoma GCSA

Current Assistant Liaison for the Oklahoma GCSA Board of Directors

 

 

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