Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Roger D Fox: Golf Course resume.

Summary of Golf Course Experience:

-Installation of drain systems.
-Pesticide, fertilizer applications & calibration.
-Personnel supervision.
-Equipment operation.
-Turf establishment/cultivation/renovation.
-Maintenance & repair of irrigation systems.
-Use of computerized irrigation (COPS by Buckner). 
-Reconstruction of tees & bunkers.
-Personnel training, team building.
-Proposal development for new capital expenditures.
-Course set up, pins, tee markers and marking.
-Maintenance of clay tennis courts. 

-Takes big picture forward thinking approach to solve issues and leverage opportunities utilizing strong intuitive and analytical capabilities.
-Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with high degree of customer service focus.
-Uses persistent “does what it takes” course of action and commitment to achieve results.
-Strong ethics (integrity, trust and respect for people on a consistent basis).
-Expertise in building and retaining talent by coaching and mentoring skilled staff.

Job experience:

1992: Glen Ridge Country Club, Glen Ridge, New Jersey.
Position: Assistant Golf Course Superintendent.
Daily course set up, pesticide applications.

1991: Essex County Country Club, West Orange, New Jersey.
Position: Assistant Golf Course Superintendent.
Daily course set up.
Implemented deep and infrequent irrigation & monitored improved root depth.

1989-1990: Brae Burn Country Club, Purchase, New York.
Position: Assistant Golf Course Superintendent.
Managed daily operations for absentee Superintendent.
Advanced proposal for 2nd GC maintenance building.
Course set up, course marking with paint.

1988: Wheatley Hills Country Club, East Williston, New York.
Position: Second Assistant Golf Course Superintendent.
Course set up for Long Island Amateur.

1986-1987: Nissequoge Country Club, St. James, New York.
Position: Assistant Golf Course Superintendent.
Spearheaded renovation of tees improving member satisfaction.

1985: Rock Hill Country Club, Manorville, New York.
Position: Foreman.
Daily course set up.

Tournament experience:

*1979: Greens mower mechanic, W.U.I. LPGA, Meadowbrook CC, Westbury, New York.
*1988: Long Island Amateur, local qualifier for US Amateur, Wheatley Hills CC, New York.
*1989-1990: USF&G Club Pro Skins Qualifier, Brae Burn CC, New York.
*1990: Local qualifier, US Open, Brae Burn CC, New York.

Education and past professional affiliations:

*Graduated Rutgers 2 yr Turf program, Class President, 1989.
*Class B member MetGCSA, 1989-1992.
*Associate Member Hudson Valley GCSA, 1990-1992.
*Member Executive Board, Rutgers Turfgrass Alumni Association, 1989-1992.