2015 Texas Turfgrass Conferences



Texas Turfgrass Summer Conference

July 19-21, 2015             Moody Gardens Hotel (Galveston)


Texas Turfgrass Annual Conference & Show

Grand Hyatt and Gonzalez Convention Center

San Antonio          December 15-17, 2015




If you have any questions or need exhibit information, please E-mail Shirley

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First Assistant Superintendent — The Oaks Course (The Woodlands)

Information: The assistant superintendent reports directly to the golf course superintendent. Under the superintendent’s supervision, the assistant superintendent directs and participates in the maintenance of the golf course tees, greens, fairways, and cart paths; supervises the maintenance; and does related work as required. 

The assistant superintendent may serve in the superintendent’s capacity during his absence. Must be able to calibrate spreaders and sprayers accurately and working knowledge of sprayer. Applicant must be willing to work 45-50 hour work weeks.

My previous assistant graduated up to a super position.  Looking for a dedicated and hard-working assistant looking to improve his/her position in the golf course industry and to be part of a team.

 Education: 2 or 4 year turf related degree

 Salary: 35K

 Position Available: Immediately

 Duties: golf course maintenance, help with budget, clubhouse grounds, fertilizer/chemical applications, record keeping of all applications, day to day operations of a golf course, help plan and execute projects.

 Benefits: Health insurance, dental, annual vacation, golfing privileges, life insurance, 401K,

To Apply

Send Resume to:

Kevin Hill


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Assistant Superintendent — Sterling Country Club @ Houston National

 Sterling Country Club @ Houston National is a 36 hole property with both a private and public course and an Assistant over each course. This position is mainly for The Sterling Country Club side; however the position will require work on all 36 holes as needed.  The Sterling Country Club side has Mini-Verde greens and 419 tees, fairways and rough. Both irrigation systems are Toro with a Lynx Central Control and Network VP satellites on Sterling Country Club. The Houston National public side has Tif-Eagle greens and a combination of Baby Bermuda and 419 tees, fairways and rough. The irrigation system has Site Pro Central Control and LTC Plus satellites.

 The job responsibilities include assisting in the direction of all maintenance activities, personnel management and evaluation, fertilizer/pesticide applications and their record keeping, irrigation repair and assisting with the purchasing and budget. Requires the ability to schedule and supervise maintenance work to achieve the most efficient utilization of manpower and equipment. The ability to effectively communicate and lead a crew is a must for this position.

A degree in Turfgrass Management or a related field is preferred but not required given an adequate amount of work experience in a comparable environment.  The candidate should have a minimum of three years golf course experience and possess a Texas pesticide license or obtain one within 90 days.  The candidate should also be self-motivated, detail oriented, possess a strong work-ethic and possess basic knowledge of operation for all turf equipment for this hands-on position.

The salary is 36-42 K based on experience, and offers health, life, vision and dental, uniforms and dues paid for local and national associations. The club is managed by Sterling Golf, and with their ever increasing portfolio of courses, there will be opportunities for advancement within the company for motivated individuals. The last two Superintendent positions that opened up within the company were filled internally by First Assistants.

The clubs website is www.sccathn.com (http://www NULL.sccathn NULL.com/)

Please e-mail resumes to Nick Johnson nick@houstonnationalgolf.com (nick null@null houstonnationalgolf NULL.com)

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Assistant Golf Course Superintendent — Longwood Golf Club

Longwood Golf Club is accepting resumes for Assistant Golf Course Superintendent.  This is an excellent opportunity to develop your maintenance and management skills as we move forward to improve the conditions of this property.


  • A strong work ethic demonstrated by a willingness to directly participate in improving course conditions over a 45-50 hour work week
  • 2-4 year degree in Turf Management or related field or equivalent work experience
  • 2 years golf maintenance experience
  • Hold or gain within 6 months a Texas Non Commercial Applicators License
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills


  • Under the supervision of the Superintendent plan and lead the staff in daily maintenance activities
  • Guide the maintenance operation in the absence of the Superintendent
  • Chemical and Fertilizer applications
  • Irrigation system operation and maintenance
  • Other course maintenance as needed


  • Health Insurance
  • Vacation

Salary – Base on Experience

Please email resumes to mhutton@Longwoodgc.com

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Golf Course Superintendent — Sweetwater Country Club (Sugar Land)

Contact:                      Gene Miller,  General Manager                     gmiller@centurygolf.com (gmiller null@null centurygolf NULL.com)

Course Information:             Sweetwater Country Club prides itself as the center of a well-established community in Sugarland Texas. It opened in 1982 and was host of LPGA Hall of Fame Golf Classic in 1984 & 85. It is home to two championship golf courses (Pecan & Cypress) that offer a diverse challenge to golfers of all levels.

Experience:                            Individual must have at least 5 years previous Superintendent experience to be considered for this position – no exceptions allowed. Individual will ideally have experience at a multi golf course facility and experience managing Bermuda grass turf in the Houston area.

Education Required:                        Graduate of turf program from an accredited university.

 Special Requirement:            The golf course superintendent will be expected to manage the golf courses and lead the golf course maintenance department with professionalism, skill, efficiency and safety.  This includes, but is not limited to, the creation and implementation of fertilizer and chemical programs, calibration of sprayers, irrigation system management, proper irrigation strategies and a working knowledge of pump station operations.

You must be able to work within budget limits while achieving monthly, quarterly, and yearly agronomic requirements.

Work experience with multi-cultural crews and bilingual and/or conversational Spanish is preferred.

Candidate must possess a Texas Department of Agriculture pesticide applicators license.

Submittal requirements:       If you meet all the requirements listed, please submit resume and other relevant documents in PDF form via email only.

Your privacy will be respected and all applicants will remain strictly confidential unless approved by applicant.

Salary:                                    $95K -$110K DOE

Benefits:                                 Health insurance, golfing privileges, continuing education, and career development including dues and seminars.

Date Available:                      immediately

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