About Seth Jones

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Seth Jones, a 16-year veteran of the golf industry media, is Editor-in-Chief of Golfdom magazine and Athletic Turf. A graduate of the University of Kansas School of Journalism and Mass Communications, Jones began working for Golf Course Management in 1999 as an intern. In his professional career he has won numerous awards, including a Turf and Ornamental Communicators Association (TOCA) first place general feature writing award for his profile of World Golf Hall of Famer Greg Norman and a TOCA first place photography award for his work covering the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. In his career, Jones has accumulated an impressive list of interviews, including such names as George H.W. Bush, Samuel L. Jackson, Lance Armstrong and Charles Barkley. Jones has also done in-depth interviews with such golfing luminaries as Norman, Gary Player, Nick Price and Lorena Ochoa, to name only a few. Jones is a member of both the Golf Writers Association of America and the Turf and Ornamental Communicators Association.

Posts by Seth Jones

Keeping croquet quick at Mission Hills Posted on 21 Jul 2017 in the Top Stories categories.

Eleazar Lua has a rare skill: he can tell the subtle difference between a slow croquet court and a fast one. The supervisor of sports fields at Mission Hills CC... Read more»

Las Vegas groundskeeper bets on green Posted on 17 Mar 2017 in the Features categories.

As youth sports has grown over the last 20 years, so has the demand for good winter locations to host tournaments. Enter Las Vegas, a destination city fun for mom... Read more»

New Cushman Hauler combines power with comfort Posted on 26 Aug 2016 in the Products/Services categories.

Recently I spent a few days in Augusta, Ga., and Graniteville, S.C., hanging out with the fine folks at Textron Specialized Vehicles, checking out their new Cushman Hauler. The new Hauler is... Read more»

Chicago Cubs Groundskeeper Loves a Good Challenge Posted on 20 May 2016 in the Top Stories categories.

The sun is certainly shining in Wrigleyville. After all, the Chicago Cubs have the best record in baseball. For Chicago Cubs Head Groundskeeper Justin Spillman, he’s not only excited about... Read more»

Seago brings 2-stroke engine back to hover mowers Posted on 20 Nov 2015 in the News categories.

It took three years in the making, but Seago International Inc. has brought the two-stroke engine back to the hover mower market with its Air Force hover mower line. “You... Read more»