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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Operations Assistant/Landscape Spray Tech — Exterior Solutions, Inc. (Richardson)

Full-Time Employee – Richardson-based Company
Reports directly to the Operations Manager of the company
Assist with all aspects of operations. Majority of the position will be responsible for applying a broad range of chemicals to both high-end residential & garden accounts, and commercial properties. Outstanding opportunity for advancement.
● Must have valid Driver’s License
● TDA License for turf and ornamentals required
● 3 Years’ experience preferred
● Clean and neat appearance with desire to advance
● Compensation: Competitive and commensurate with experience
Contact Information:
Exterior Solutions, Inc.
P.O. Box 515754
Dallas, TX 75251
Email: customerservice@exteriorsolutionsdallas.com
972-480-9117 – Fax

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Assistant Superintendent – Ridglea Country Club (Fort Worth)

Ridglea Country Club is a 36 hole private facility in Fort Worth, TX. We are seeking a highly motived and goal oriented individual for the position of Assistant Superintendent at the North Course.

Job Duties include but are not limited to

  • Work closely with the superintendent in the planning and implementation of all agronomic procedures on the golf course and club grounds
  • Responsible for the scheduling, supervising, training, motivation, and safety of a crew of 20 workers
  • Responsible for the pesticide and fertilizer applications throughout the golf course and keeping detailed records


  •  2 or 4 year degree in turfgrass management or related field
  • Must have or be able to obtain a Texas State Pesticide License within 90 days of beginning employment
  • Must have previous golf course maintenance experience. Management experience preferred
  • Strong Spanish speaking skills are a plus
  •  Candidates should have experience in spray applications, irrigation repair, and water management
  •  Must possess the skills necessary to run a large crew efficiently

Salary: 34,000 to 36,500 depending on experience.

Benefits: Meals, Golf Privileges, Sick leave, vacation pay, health, dental, 401k


Duane Janssen, CGCS                  Superintendent          Ridglea Country Club            3700 Bernie Anderson Ave.            Fort Worth, TX 76116          djanssen@ridgleacountryclub.com          817-732-0451

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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 currently has Site Pro Central Control and LTC Plus satellites but we are in the process of upgrading the satellites and central.

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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Second Assistant Superintendent — The Woodlands (Tournament Course)

The Woodlands Country Club (www.thewoodlandscc.com (http://www NULL.thewoodlandscc NULL.com/)), has an excellent opportunity for you to join one of the finest private golf and country clubs in America.   The Woodlands Country Club is comprised of three exceptional private clubs in The Woodlands:  the Gary Player Course, the Palmer Course, and the Tournament Course.  The Robert von Hagge designed Tournament Course is home to the Insperity Invitational, which was recently named the top event on the Champions Tour.

Sequoia Golf is looking for a qualified candidate to fill a position in our turf maintenance department on the Tournament Course.  We are looking to fill our Second Assistant Superintendent position.  He/she will help direct, lead and communicate all chemical and fertilizer applications, course projects, budgeting, employee training and maintain standards set and developed by the company.  The Second Assistant will also maintain an inventory of and supervise the proper use of all pesticides, parts, materials and supplies as well as prepare clear and concise reports.  While attempting to insure the highest quality playing conditions for the members and their guests.

The Tournament Course is a Robert Von Hagge design with Mini Verde greens, 419 Bermuda tees, fairways and rough.  The irrigation system is controlled by Rainbird and a Flowtronex pump station

Benefits include – medical, dental, vision and life insurance, 401K program, vacation time, employee discounts, golfing privileges and local, state and national dues paid for.  Salary depends on experience.  Please contact Chris Hartman at chartman@thewoodlandscc.com (chartman null@null thewoodlandscc NULL.com) or 281-770-1326.

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