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David Phipps

Northwest regional representative

A former superintendent, David spent more than 20 years in the golf course management industry before joining the GCSAA staff. He resides in Oregon City, Ore.
Tel. 800-472-7878, ext. 3608.


Field staff report

  • Resilience defined by GCSAA's golf course superintendents

    by Dave Phipps | Jun 25, 2021
    If there is one word that can be said that describes a golf course superintendent, I would have to say it’s "resilient."
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  • GCSAA's Assistant Superintendent Certificate Series

    by Dave Phipps | May 28, 2021
    If you’re an assistant and you are reading this blog, I hope I can at least pique your interest, so please continue to read. If you’re a superintendent, I implore you to read further and discover a way to help your assistant develop personally and professionally.
    Full story
  • Adapting our education in these current times

    by Dave Phipps | Jan 04, 2021
    My chapters have always been unique in how they operate, yet each successful in their own way. This winter’s education conferences brought this to light. Oregon and Western Washington normally host their annual conference during the early part of December. With COVID, this has caused each of them to go virtual. However, the delivery of the education could not be more different.
    Full story

Transitions

Colorado

  • Mitchell Bryden, Class AS, Berthoud
  • Mark Cypress, Class EM, Aurora
  • Jared Dillinger, Class C, Evergreen
  • Michael Ewert, Class AFCR, Greenwood Village
  • Mitchell D Reifschneider, Class AS, Berthoud

Idaho

  • Abe M Coulsey, Class C, Mountain Home

Utah

  • Jesse D Cummings, Class AS, Kamas
  • Andrew J Dunlop, Class C, Hurricane
  • Devon J Purser, Class C, Hill Afb
  • Brad Sparks, Class AF, Pleasant Grove
  • Jeff B Tracy, Class B, Ogden

Washington

  • Charles F Schauwecker, Class C, Sammamish
  • Tristan L Sowa, Class EM, Redmond

Wyoming

  • James J Burnside, Class EM, Jackson

Colorado

  • Adam Conway, formerly (I), is now (A) at Cedaredge Golf Club in Cedaredge
  • Jason L Hinkley, formerly (B) at Heritage Eagle Bend Golf Club, is now (AF) at CPS Distributors, Inc in Denver
  • Lance Lauer, formerly (C) at Country Club at Castle Pines, is now (C) at Cherry Creek Country Club in Denver
  • Daniel G Robbins, formerly (C) at Hiwan Golf Club, is now (C) at TPC Colorado in Berthoud

Idaho

  • Daniel M Frederiksen, formerly (C) at Stoneridge Golf Club, is now (C) at The Golf Club at Black Rock in Coeur D Alene
  • Christopher D Gray, formerly (A) at Elkhorn Golf Club, is now (A) at Magic Valley Bentgrass in Filer

Oregon

  • Conner J Olsen, formerly (S) at Oregon State University, is now (S) at Oswego Lake Country Club in Lake Oswego
  • Corey J Underhill, formerly (C) at Palos Verdes Golf Club, is now (C) at Sunriver Resort-Meadows Course in Bend

Washington

  • Raymond H McCormick, formerly (S) at Washington State University, is now (AS) at Broadmoor Golf Club in Seattle
  • Donald B Nelson, formerly (C) at Indian Canyon Golf Course, is now (B) at Esmeralda Golf Course in Spokane
  • Dean A Owen, formerly (EM) at Inglewood Golf Club, is now (EM) at The Cedars at Dungeness in Sequim
  • Manuel J Torres, formerly (B) at Three Lakes Golf Club, is now (C) at Club at Snoqualmie Ridge in Snoqualmie

Upcoming events

Upcoming events in the region. This is not necessarily a comprehensive list. If you have an addition to make, please reach out.

Intermountain GCSA Spring Meeting

  • Dates: 03 May, 2018
  • Location: West Valley City, Utah
  • Address: 4415 Links Drive
Stonebridge Golf Course

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