Golf Course Management

FEB 2014

Golf Course Management magazine is dedicated to advancing the golf course superintendent profession and helping GCSAA members achieve career success.

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GOLF COURSE MANAGEMENT (ISSN 0192-3048 [print]; ISSN 2157-3085 [online]) is published monthly by GCSAA Communications Inc., 1421 Research Park Drive, Lawrence, KS 66049-3859, 785-841-2240. Subscriptions (all amounts U.S. funds only): $60 a year. Outside the United States and Canada, write for rates. Single copy: $5 for members, $7.50 for nonmembers. Offce of publication and editorial offce is at GCSAA, 1421 Research Park Drive, Lawrence, KS 66049-3859. Periodicals postage paid at Lawrence, Kan., and at additional mailing offces. POSTMASTER: Please send address changes to: Golf Course Management, 1421 Research Park Drive, Lawrence, KS 66049. CANADA POST: Publications mail agreement No. 40030949. Return undeliverable Canadian addresses to P.O. Box 122, Niagara Falls, ONT L2E 6S8. WASHINGTON Tyler Harris, formerly (S) at Walla Walla Community College, is now (AS) at Rainier Golf & Country Club in Seattle. WYOMING Riley L. Stottern, CGCS, formerly (AA), is now (AA) at Golf Greens of America in Jackson. BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS Jimmy Germana, formerly (C) at Blue Tip Golf Course, is now (ISM) at Blue Tip Golf Course in Grand Cayman. CANADA Justin Brown, formerly (AF) at Tree to Tree Nurseries, is now (AF) at City of Cal - gary in Calgary. NEW ZEALAND Sinclair Hogan, formerly (ISM) at Car - rington Club, is now (ISM) at Wairakei Golf+Sanctuary in Taupo. NICARAGUA Joseba A. Luna Tineo, formerly (Supt. Mbr.) at Caracas Country Club, is now (Supt. Mbr.) at Nejapa Golf & Country Club in Managua. RUSSIA Denis Koltykhov, formerly (ISM) at Tseleevo Golf & Polo Club, is now (ISM) at Golf Services LLC in Moscow. TURKEY Gary J. Finnerty, formerly (ISM) at Lykia World & Links Golf Antalya, is now (ISM) at Carrya Golf Club in Belek. UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Martin Mcgavock, formerly (ISM) at The International Golf Club, is now (ISM) at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai. IN MEMORIAM Lloyd M. Burkholder, 87, died Nov. 25, 2013. Mr. Burkholder, a 59-year member of GCSAA, grew up in Fairfax, Va., and entered the golf course management pro - fession in 1941 at Fairfax Country Club. He worked most of his career in northern Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley as a superintendent and consultant. He retired in 2003 at Shenvalee in New Market, Va. Mr. Burkholder was a founding member of the Shenandoah Valley Turfgrass Associa - tion and served as its frst president. He received numerous awards throughout his career, including the Virginia Turfgrass Council Award. Mr. Burkholder is survived by his wife, Virginia; daughters Paula B. Reynolds and Charlotte R. Burkholder; brothers Gordon M. Burkholder and Stanley M. Burkholder; sons-in-law Frank Papa and Robert Reynolds; grandchildren Ashley L. Papa and Michael L. Papa; and many nieces and nephews. Lloyd Clifton, 89, died Dec. 10, 2013. Mr. Clifton was a Fellow of the Ameri - can Society of Golf Course Architects (ASGCA). Clifton and his frm may be best known for their design work and master planning at The Villages in central Florida, which is one of the world's largest golf communities. Clifton's layouts include Grey Oaks, Naples, Fla.; Highland Creek, Charlotte, N.C.; and Plantation Bay, Ormond Beach, Fla. Clifton was one of the frst recipients of the Florida Turfgrass Association's "Wreath of Grass" award in 1961. He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Jean; sons Lloyd Jr., George and Craig; their wives; six grandchildren and fve great-grandchildren. Dennis Laufenberg, 52, died June 24, 2013. Mr. Laufenberg was the golf course superintendent at Rolling Hills Country Club in Versailles, Mo. Mr. Laufenberg, who was an avid golfer, is survived by his wife, Shannon; son, Nick (Amanda) Laufenberg; daughter, Chelsea Laufenberg; mother, Dorothy Yarnell; and sisters Diana (Mark) Puck, Georgia and Jeanne Fox. 114-123_Feb14_Departments.indd 123 1/17/14 11:50 AM

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