Golf Course Agronomists

Agrostis is a Sports Surface consultancy firm. Tim Lodge has been providing professional independent agronomic advice to golf courses continuously since 1995. His technical background is now supplemented by a long career of advising golf courses throughout the UK, in particular those on the eastern side of England from Northumberland to Kent. Based in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.

Amp Agronomy
Amp Agronomy develops programs specific to your crop and soil composition. By running both a chemical and paste extraction soil test, AMP Agronomy can identify key areas of deficiencies.

Brightview Golf
As the nation’s premier landscaping company, BrightView is the preferred groundskeeper partner for golf course maintenance and landscaping.

Brown Golf Management
Brown Golf provides a wide range of services to golf clubs including agronomy, daily operations, marketing, accounting, human resources and legal services. Offices in Camp Hill, PA and Kissimmee, FL.

BRT Agronomy
BRT Agronomy are independent sports turf consultants helping to make golf businesses more sustainable through an objective data-based approach. They serve the Asia Pacific region, including Australia, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Korea and Japan, and specialise in construction, maintenance, agronomy, soil and water testing, performance benchmarking, turf maintenance training and tournament preparation.

Cypress Golf Course Services is a golf course maintenance consultancy based in Apollo Beach and St. Cloud, FL. Their mission is to provide clients with the most advanced and proven golf maintenance techniques available. CGCS has dedicated itself to achieving an optimum level of performance at each of their managed facilities. Their proprietary strategies along with their financial insight will help to maximize your club’s potential.

Davey Golf
Davey Golf is a golf course agronomy services. Davey Golf uses scientifically proven techniques in agronomy and golf course maintenance to maximize the health and beauty of your course.

David Stansfield Ltd
Based in Skipton UK, David Stansfield Ltd. specialise in golf course agronomy, greenkeeping, turf management and turf problems as well as sustainable golf agronomy for the UK and EU, based on highly qualified scientific analysis and 40+ years of hands-on experience of courses at all levels.

DPSM Consultants
DPSM Consultants are the Golf Industry’s leading agronomy executive search service. Based in Fife, UK, DPSM have developed a search service alongside Turfgrass®, Europe’s leading golf agronomy consultants, which is unrivalled within the industry.

DTE Golf Management
Based in Maitland, FL, DTE Golf is a leading golf course management and golf course maintenance service provider. DTE Golf has been serving multiple regions in Florida and across the United States for more than 30 years.

European Turfgrass Laboratories
European Turfgrass Laboratories Ltd (ETL) are based in Alloa, Scotland. They provide an independent and unbiased service for the analysis of soils, sand, peat, gravel, rootzone and other materials specifically for the turfgrass and landscape industries.

Golf Agronomics
Golf Agronomics provides custom soil blending through their 12 production facilities in the Southeastern United States. In these facilities they craft soils, sands, and blends to service golf course superintendents, builders, and architects with high quality products to enhance the golfer’s experience.

Golf Agronomy International LLC
Golf Agronomy International, LLC is the home of Terry Buchen, a respected independent golf course agronomist with more than 50 years of experience. Established golf courses across the country rely on him for unbiased, independent and objective third-party golf course consulting services with zero external influence. His mission is to help you make informed decisions about your golf facility in the pursuit of a course you’ll be proud to call your own. Based in Williamsburg, VA and Eagle, ID. Services worldwide.

Golf Concepts Inc.
Golf Concepts, Inc. and its associates provide a wide spectrum of golf-related services, including agronomic and golf facility consulting, golf expert witness services, golf educational programs, industry training programs, general manager certification, golf industry certification, and golf teaching certification. They also provide corporate golf instruction, employee team building seminars and sales incentives using golf. With offices in Fort Myers, FL, and Sherman Oaks, CA, Golf Concepts has provided consulting services and program development in the United States, as well as in China, Jamaica and Europe.

Golf Course Trades
Golf Course Trades magazine is mailed to the superintendents of every course in America monthly. It features news articles, used equipment, supplier directory and learning center. Sign up for their eNewsletter and receive the digital edition of Golf Course Trades magazine.

Golf Maintenance Solutions
Golf Maintenance Solutions (GMS) offers a unique combination of expertise covering all facets of golf course maintenance, including agronomy programming, irrigation, equipment maintenance, business management, leadership development, environmental practices and construction project management. Based in Carefree, AZ.

Guelph Turfgrass Institute
The Guelph Turfgrass Institute was established in 1987 to conduct research and extension and provide information on turfgrass production and management to members of the Canadian turfgrass industry. It is recognized as a world-class center for research, extension work and professional development for the study of turf. Research activities focus on areas such as environmental aspects of pesticide use, evaluation of grass species, varieties and seeding methods, sports field construction, fertility and management programs, pesticide use and the biological and cultural control of diseases and weeds.

Hampton Golf
Hampton Golf is a premier golf course management and development firm with a wealth of experience in all aspects of the hospitality industry. Hampton Golf’s Agronomy Team offers dedicated services for growing and maintaining your course’s grass through proper agronomy to drive your course offerings and revenue. Their approach encourages the use of nature-friendly “green” compounds and prudent chemical applications to achieve turf health at the most reasonable cost while ensuring that golf courses remain sanctuaries for native plants and wildlife. Based in Jacksonville, FL

IMG Golf Course Services Team
Founded in 1960 with a single deal, sealed with a handshake between Mark McCormack and Arnold Palmer, IMG is now a global leader in sports, events, media and fashion, operating in more than 30 countries. The Golf Course Services team at IMG is one of the most experienced in the golf industry, with expertise in all areas of golf development including golf course design, renovation and construction, pre-opening technical services, club operations, membership, marketing, training, finance and human resources.

International Golf Maintenance
Based in Lakeland, FL, International Golf Maintenance (IGM) is a full-service golf course maintenance company, overseeing day-to-day agronomic operations for clients to ensure the best possible golf course conditions within their maintenance budgets. Services include training existing maintenance employees, strategic planning, ongoing maintenance, and personnel management.

Johnston Design and Agronomy
Based in Singapore, Andy Johnston and Matt Swanson have worked together on golf course development projects around the world for more than 20 years. Their agronomic course maintenance programmes are tailored to suit the needs of each property, with a goal of producing elite playing surfaces synonymous with their reputation. Services include upscale golf course management and operations, tournament preparation, project management and agronomic support.

Kevin Munt Golf Consultant
Based in Hampshire, UK, Kevin Munt has managed commercial businesses and golf course maintenance operations over a 30 year period, including Buckinghamshire Golf Club, The Wentworth Club, Royal Dornoch Golf Club and John Jacobs Golf Associates. He runs an advisory service for golf course management, maintenance, greenkeepers, course managers and club owners and officials and can provide immediate and impartial advice that can rapidly assist a greenkeeper or course manager progress their management problems/issues and thus their courses condition, leading ultimately to profitability and harmony within their respective clubs. He also provides mentoring to Course Managers/Head Greenkeepers.

KPI Golf Management
KPI Golf helps golf clubs operate sustainably and profitably, where otherwise they may fail. Their aim is to improve finances and daily operations, deploy metrics-based management strategies for continuous refinement, and leverage resources at scale necessary to stay in business long term. KPI Golf focuses on maximizing efficiency in agronomy, club operations, food and beverages, membership sales, finance, IT and human resources.

New Zealand Sports Turf Institute
New Zealand Sports Turf Institute (NZSTI) is New Zealand’s only full-service sports turf consultancy group specialising in research, training and advice relating to design and management of natural and synthetic sports surfaces. Founded in 1949, NZSTI is recognised as the “standard setting body” for turf maintenance and management, providing independent, scientifically based advice on all aspects of sports and amenity turf planning, construction and maintenance. Almost every golf course superintendent in NZ is a graduate of the Institute’s National Sports Turf qualification.

Palmer Golf
Arnold Palmer Golf Management’s agronomic practices are led by Bud White, one of the golf industry’s most experienced agronomists and Senior Vice President of Agronomy. The agronomic team is deeply committed to delivering the best playing conditions for every Arnold Palmer course and helps superintendents achieve consistent quality course conditions through a comprehensive agronomic plan exclusively designed for each course.

Register of Independent Professional Turfgrass Agronomists
The Register of Independent Professional Turfgrass Agronomists (RIPTA) was founded in 2002 to help potential clients choose the best turfgrass agronomist for their needs. Rules for membership of RIPTA are strict and those allowed on to the Register are professional agronomists fulfilling criteria of independence, experience and academic excellence.

SAGE Golf Group
SAGE Golf Group is a professional golf management and consulting firm formed by a group of golf’s leading operators who, for 25 years, were responsible for operating and building the brand of the PGA TOUR’s Tournament Players Club Network. From its base in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, SAGE Golf Group offers services to new and existing clubs worldwide including golf course maintenance and agronomy, accounting and finance, food and beverage operations, sales and marketing, and human resources.

Sports Turf Consultants (UK) Ltd.
Sports Turf Consultants (UK) Ltd. are a group of agronomists and greenkeeping advisors based in Woking, UK. With over 30 years experience within the industry, principle consultant David Whitaker MG provides professional and independent assistance to the golf and sports turf industry throughout the UK and abroad on turf maintenance and agronomy, golf course improvements, machinery, budgets and training.

Sports Turf Solutions
With offices in six countries across South-East Asia, Sports Turf Solutions has trained agronomists, sales and support staff that are able to offer advice and products to turf managers across the region. The agronomic team have extensive experience with course preparation for numerous Major Tournaments, as well as European and Asian Tour Events hosted in South East Asia.

STRI Group
STRI is the world’s leading sports surface solutions provider. From its headquarters in Bingley, UK, STRI delivers a ‘plan, design, build and operate’ model that enhances pitches, facilities, golf courses and tournaments, all underpinned by world class research.

The R&A Sustainable Agronomy Service
Based in Singapore, The R&A Sustainable Agronomy Service will provide agronomy expertise to golf facilities in the Asia-Pacific region to support effective management of courses, achieve best practice in sustainability and ensure that golf thrives for future generations.

Thomas Turf Services
Thomas Turf Services are based in College Station, TX and have over 40 years of experience in designing and evaluating high sand content root zone mixtures for use in constructing and topdressing golf greens, fairways, tees and bunkers. Thomas Turf Services are dedicated to supporting the turf industry in building and maintaining the best possible turf facilities. They offer soil testing through an American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) accredited laboratory and can advise on fertility programs, bunker sand, root zone material selection and quality control during construction.

Tommy Witt
Mr. Witt has held several prestigious Director of Golf Course Operations positions including Austin and Bent Tree Country Clubs in Texas and the River and Cassique courses in Kiawah Island. He can provide agronomic consulting, agronomic expert witness assistance, and advice on construction and renovation planning and management, golf course operations, golf course superintendent searches, equipment identification and acquisition.

Touchstone Golf
Touchstone Golf is a golf course management company with offices in Austin, TX and Oakland, CA. They have managed every type of golf course property in communities nationwide, from municipal courses to exclusive private and resort golf clubs. They take a fully integrated, highly personalized approach to golf course management, based on the belief that excellent guest service, an outstanding food and beverage experience, superb agronomic conditions, and opportunities that engage, compel and more closely connect golfers with the game are integral to the overall success of the property.

Troon is a golf course management company based in Scottsdale, AZ. As a company committed to agronomic excellence, Troon uses and improves upon proven techniques to create the most celebrated playing surfaces in the world. Their proprietary scientific approach to agronomy encourages the use of organic, nature-friendly compounds and prudent chemical use to achieve agronomic goals at the most reasonable cost.

Turf Cloud
TurfCloud is the world’s leading digital golf course management system, a product of GreenSight, and powered by GreenSight’s unique automated drone technology platform. GreenSight is a Boston, MA based data intelligence company that is revolutionizing the industry using automated drones and artificial intelligence based analytics.

Founded in 1997, Turfgrass is a world-leading golf course consultancy firm based in Co. Wicklow, Ireland. They specialise in agronomy, project and golf course management as well as private and commercial putting greens. They have worked on over 150 golf projects throughout Europe, Asia, the Caribbean, North and South America.

TurfNet is a community portal for the golf course maintenance industry. TurfNet features news, articles, golf course jobs and used equipment listings.

USGA Course Consulting Service
The USGA Course Consulting Service provides expert advice to help improve golf course playing quality, golfer experience, environmental sustainability and economic efficiency. Make your golf course the best it can be with guidance from the USGA Course Consulting Service.