Professional Experience

Tri-City Country Club
Barenbrug USA (North America)
Tangent, Oregon (2016-Present)
Professional Turfgrass Product Manager

  • Manager and create the professional turf product line
  • Work with Research to bring to market the latest in grass seed technology
  • Work with Marketing to bring professional turf products to market
  • Launch New Products/Lines

Tri-City Country Club Kennewick, Washington (2006-2016)
General Manager / Golf Course Superintendent 
  • I am a leader dedicated to serving by example, empowering others, sustaining the environment, and growing the game of golf. I lead a team to achieve the finest quality course, providing a true test of golf. 
  • Proven track record with a high degree of demonstrated success.
  • Experience in the operation and management of 3 Private Country Clubs as well as a Top 100 Public. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills that include managing details and maintaining high standards of excellence.
  • Working with Audubon International and other Environmental entities to ensure the good stewardship of the land.
  • Using my Business Management Degree and skills of improved efficiencies and cost reduction without compromising playing conditions. 
  • Active involvement in Local, Regional and National leadership.
  • Involvement in the community to enhance the game of golf for not only the existing membership, but future generations as well. 
Persimmon Country Club 
Gresham, Oregon (2005-2006)
Assistant Golf Course Superintendent
  • Supervised staff members daily in all aspects of maintaining a high level of conditions.
  • Assisted in construction of 6,000 sq. ft. tee.
  • Supervised and installed over 7,500 linear feet of drainage throughout fairways, tees, and rough.
  • Contracted with vendors for outsourced aerification services for fairways.
  • Controlled labor cost and expenditures to coincide with budget.
  • Oversight of seasonal pool operation.

Waverley Country Club 
Portland, Oregon (2004-2005)
Spray Technician
  • Assisted the Superintendent and Architect John Harbottle III in construction of 2 tee complexes and 3 bunker reconstructions.
  • Witnessed first hand how high level course conditioning is implemented and how to deliver top-tier conditions everyday.
  • Performed chemical application on the course and grounds.
  • Operated equipment to ensure top-tier conditions every day. 

Circling Raven Golf Club 
Worley, Idaho (2002, 2003)
Grounds Crew Member / Sub-Contractor
  • Seeding of driving range and mulching of several holes with StrawNet as a sub-contractor.
  • Training of personnel and operation of mowers.