Golf Course Management

OCT 2017

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

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90 GOLF COURSE MANAGEMENT 10.17 GCM (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. Office of publication and editorial office is at GCSAA, 1421 Research Park Drive, Lawrence, KS 66049-3859. Periodicals postage paid at Lawrence, Kan., and at additional mail- ing offices. 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, ON L2E 6S8. OREGON Kenneth W. Hindman, EM, Bandon Lonny G. Radford , Class C, Astoria PENNSYLVANIA Miles J. Blundell, Student, State College Ian Christy , EM, Oakmont Kevin D. Kelsey, Student, State College Drew Monogue, Student, State College Robert L. Welsh, Student, University Park Kevin M. Whaken, Student, University Park SOUTH CAROLINA Kyle K. Massengale, EM, Greenville William C. Mullis, Class C, Bluffton TENNESSEE Steve D. Bloom, EM, Harrison Wilford G. Hamby, Class C, Harrison TEXAS Vincent E. Oleksak, Class C, Frisco Jose G. Villa, Class C, Odessa VIRGINIA Daniel W. Sabina, Class C, Glen Allen WASHINGTON Timothy M. Deshazer, Class C, Lakewood WISCONSIN Christopher A. McIntyre, Class C, Beloit CANADA Brent C. Williamson, Associate, Huntsville, Ontario IN MEMORIAM Neal Jenkins, 68, died Aug. 21, 2017. Mr. Jenkins, a 39-year member of GCSAA, dedicated his professional life to Bountiful, Utah, where he worked for 32 years as the city's director of parks and recreation before retiring in 2006. His wife, Elaine Jenkins, died the same day. Mr. Jenkins is survived by his daughters, Amanda (Patrick) Uchtman and Kari (Jonathan) Barker; son, Layne (Joanna) Jenkins; brother, Larry (Bea) Jenkins; grandchil- dren, Kaleb, Mason, Blayke, Ashton and Violet; mother-in-law, Pauline Carter; and brothers-in-law, Dennis (Diana) Carter and Jon (Michelle) Carter. Scott Parker, CGCS, 58, died July 10, 2017. Mr. Parker, a 36-year member of GCSAA, was the superintendent at Comanche Trace in Kerrville, Texas, for 18 years. He attended Mississippi State University, where he earned a degree in agronomy and turfgrass management. He is survived by his wife, Lisa Anne Parker; daughter, Eloree Grace Hoover; son-in-law, John David Hoover; sister, Kelly (Bill) Rowland; brother-in-law, Mark (Kelli) Fails; nephew, Luke Fails; and Katie Creek and Ryker Creek; nephew, Matthew (Danielle) Fails; great-niece, Abigail Esme Fails; and parents, Robert E. and Sylvia Parker. Walter E. Shirey Jr., 54, died Aug. 4, 2017. Mr. Shirey, a one-year member of GCSAA, developed and owned many companies, including Golden Golf Services in Fort Myers, Fla. He was a scratch golfer, loved fast cars and fishing at his lake house, and was a man of strong faith. Mr. Shirey overcame numerous health issues, including two heart attacks, bypass surgery, skin cancer, the removal of his left eye and paralysis. He received a degree in business, marketing and sales from Palm Beach Atlantic University. Following graduation, Mr. Shirey worked in landscap- ing and sales. He is survived by his wife, Lisa Shirey; daughters, Lexi Shea and Sofi Mae; sisters, Stephanie Hunt, Sherra Griffis and Shannon Coven; and mother, Shirlene Hart Anthony.

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