Golf Course Management

JAN 2018

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

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148 GOLF COURSE MANAGEMENT 01.18 TEXAS Tyler D. Bryson, Student, Stephenville Benjamin R. Greulich, Class C, Dallas Riley M. Mullins, Class C, Columbus Dan Tharp, Class C, Granbury UTAH Jesse D. Cummings, Associate, Kamas Andrew J. Dunlop, Class C, Hurricane Devon J. Purser, Class C, Hill AFB Brad Sparks, Affiliate, Pleasant Grove Jeff B. Tracy, Class B, Ogden VIRGINIA Jared C. Mason, Student, Chesapeake Michael J. Nowicki, Class C, Manakin Sabot Paul Trevino, Class B, Ashland WASHINGTON Charles F. Schauwecker, Class C, Sammamish Tristan L. Sowa, EM, Redmond WYOMING James J. Burnside, EM, Jackson AUSTRALIA Brett Woodward, ISM, West Armidale CANADA Dustyn A. Doerr, Student, Guelph, Ontario Sarah L. Keyes, Class C, Surrey, British Columbia Aaron R. Mansbridge, Class C, Cobble Hill, British Columbia Stuart G. Pole, Student, Guelph, Ontario Paul Powers, Student, Guelph, Ontario Calum B. Wood, Class C, Canmore, Alberta IRELAND Mark Harrington, ISM, Lucan NETHERLANDS Daniel S. Hahn, Student, Wageningen IN MEMORIAM Wayne Orrell, 85, died Nov. 3, 2017. Mr. Orrell, a 52-year member of GCSAA, worked for the Decatur (Ill.) Park District, including 32 years as its golf course superintendent. He was also a member of the Central Illinois GCSA. Mr. Orrell is survived by his daughters, Susan (Chuck) Whalen and Carol Hamm; brother, Ben Or- rell; grandchildren, Jamie (Chris) Radake, April (Jon) Burkhardt, Charlie (Erica) Whalen, Buck Whalen and Kristy (Russell) Herring; great-grandchildren, Sophia Burkhardt, Keatin, Denton, Whalen and Hadden Herring, and Wyatt and Amanda Whalen. Steven P. Scarbrough, 57, died Nov. 15, 2017. Mr. Scarbrough, a 30-year member of GCSAA, studied plant agriculture at Fresno State University. For 36 years, Mr. Scarbrough worked at Bakersfield (Calif.) Country Club, where he earned Certified Golf Course Superintendent status. He was honored with multiple awards, served on many professional committees, and was recognized for some of the first drought- tolerant landscaping in Bakersfield. He was also a licensed landscape contractor and owner of Scarbrough Landscape Design, where he completed designs for homes and businesses throughout Bakersfield. He enjoyed fishing and hunting, and designed the 140-acre Scarbrough Ranch in Eu- faula, Okla., which he used for hunting. Mr. Scarbrough is survived by his wife, Carrie Scarbrough; daughters, Elizabeth (Gregory) White, Jennifer (Adam) Papasergia and Rachel Scarbrough (fiancé, Gregory LeFave); parents, Lawrence and Virginia Scarbrough; father- and mother-in-law, Jerry and Betty Handel; sisters, Nancy (Bill) Smith and Lorri (David) Michael; sisters-in- law, Debbie (Victor) Pichardo and Michelle Kundert; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Frank Staffieri, 92, died Oct. 19, 2017. Mr. Staffieri, a 57-year member of GCSAA, was born in Italy and immigrated to the U.S. in 1954. Upon his arrival, he worked as a golf course laborer in Philadelphia and attended English classes at night. He took several agriculture courses at Penn State University and did research at the University of Delaware to enhance turfgrass in the area. In 1962, Mr. Staffieri was recruited by the founding members of Cavalier Country Club in Newark, Del., to be their first superintendent. Two years later, he was recruited by the founding members of Bidermann Golf Course in Wilmington, Del., and he became their first superintendent. He remained there for more than 20 years. He also helped found the Delaware Turfgrass Association. Mr. Staffieri is survived by his wife, MaryAnn; sons, Vincenzo (Luciana) Staffieri and

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