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Kevin Ross, CGCS

Golf Course Superintendent
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  • Club/Course/Company
    ONCOURSETurf, LLC
  • Location
    Fort Collins, Colorado
  • Interests
    Cycling - Road and Mountain. All sports. Everything Turf and Golf. Craft Beer. Wine. Photography and Video. Dogs. Family.

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  1. Kevin Ross, CGCS

    The Evolution... Follow Up

    Well done Dave and you are right about Ed Mate.....he is amazingly passionate!
  2. Kevin Ross, CGCS

    Wisdom In the Craft Brew

    Great stuff.....
  3. Kevin Ross, CGCS

    Clippings Volume: Legit or Lame?

    Absolutely superb! You and Momma.....great team!
  4. Kevin Ross, CGCS

    Buddy's Shop

    Randy - When you're in that part of the country (SW CO)....who gives a shit about golf courses!
  5. Kevin Ross, CGCS

    Buddy's Shop

    Love it! The sweatshirt makes the video!
  6. Kevin Ross, CGCS

    Buddy Goes To e-Rehab

    Great Stuff RW!
  7. Kevin gives us the heads-up on a durable "alternative" medium to print construction plans: Tyvek! Presented by Tanto Irrigation.
  8. Kevin gives some tips as to shooting the best before- and after photos to properly document a project. Presented by Tanto Irrigation.
  9. Kevin shows us a simple trick to storing, organizing and using T&O containers so the oldest always goes down first. Presented by Milorganite.
  10. Kevin Ross, CGCS

    GIS Gratitude...

    Great spending time with you at B&P!
  11. Kevin Ross, CGCS

    London Arrival and visit to Littlehampton Golf Club

    Great photo by Tully of the castle. Really like the lighting! Well done.
  12. Kevin Ross, CGCS

    Ludell's Three Things You Need To Know

    Oh no....not yoga pants?
  13. Back in June, I was headed home from a trip to Minneapolis to visit my son, who had been interning at Toro. My route took me through Des Moines, Iowa, so I decided to visit Rick Tegtmeier. This was my first visit to Des Moines Golf & Country Club, and Rick was anxious to show me around. So, out we went for a tour of the golf course... all 36 holes of which had been completely renovated over the past four years under Rick's guidance. Even though I was on a tight traveling schedule, I really didn't care how long it took -- this was one of those experiences that somehow you know not to rush. I think the tour gave Rick a little relief from everything else that was going on. When I finally got back in the car and on my way, I told my wife that I had a great feeling about the upcoming Solheim Cup in August. I really didn't care how long it took -- this was one of those experiences that somehow you know not to rush. Fast-forward to the recently completed event, and boy was I dead-on! The 2017 Solheim Cup is now among my greatest career experiences, ever. Since arriving back home, I have been asked about my favorite moments or takeaways from the tournament. Let's just say there are so many that it certainly was hard to select just a few to feature for this video. So, here are some of my best takeaways from the 2017 Solheim Cup. It really is just a sampling of great moments, just like I thought there would be when I got back in the car that day in June. It was one great ride, and I want to thank everyone for coming along! Family first. With the Solheim Cup and thousands of fans all around him on Saturday, Rick Tegtmeier shares a moment with his granddaughter while his wife Sherry looks on.
  14. The 2017 Solheim Cup is in the books with a victory for the American ladies. It was also a big victory for the agronomy staff at Des Moines Golf and Country Club. Led by Rick Tegtmeier, Director of Grounds, and superintendents Nate Tegtmeier and Tim Sims, the course staff and volunteers all pulled together to make this tournament an unqualified success. The condition and playability of the golf course was spectacular, applauded by both US and European players. What I will remember most about the tournament was the atmosphere of collegiality and cohesiveness among the agronomy team. It was fun to see the mix of management, full-time, seasonal and volunteer staff become such a cohesive working unit. The camaraderie level both at the maintenance facility and on the course during work shifts always seemed to be at level 10. It is always great to watch a team with one common goal working together each day and performing to the highest level. There is no better feeling! It is always great to watch a team with one common goal working together each day and performing to the highest level... Congratulations to Rick, his entire staff, and a fabulous group of volunteers for a job well done. I feel honored to have been a part of it. Stay tuned, as my Takeaways from the Solheim Cup will be coming soon.
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