Accumulating more than 15 years of experience in the golf and turf industries, Athletic Turf and Golfdom editor-in-chief Seth Jones makes it one of his priorities to travel the world and seek great stories.
On June 5, 2017, Pitchcare, the premier organization for the sports and amenity turf industries in the U.K. with 50,000 members, selected Jones’ 2017 U.S. Open Preview article to be featured on the homepage of their website, Pitchare.com.
“There is always interest in how greenkeepers go about their work in other countries,” says Peter Britton, Director of Advertising and Production at Picthcare.com. “As you may know, we work closely with Ohio State University to promote the work that Mike O’Keeffe and his team do in placing U.K. interns into the States.”
Britton selected the article because it was of particular interest to U.K. greenkeepers.
“Whilst the grass species and climatic challenges may be different, the efforts of the greenkeeping staff are to be promoted at every opportunity, wherever they are in the world,” Britton says.
Attesting to his expertise in the golf and turf industries, Jones was voted best columnist of 2014 by the Turf & Ornamental Communicators Association.
“I meet with Peter whenever I’m over at the BIGGA Turf Management Exhibition in England. Peter is nice enough to keep me on the subscription list so I can stay up-to-date on what he and his team is reporting on across the pond,” says Jones. “I admire the work they do. I’m happy to share Golfdom content with PitchCare—groundskeepers across the world share the same passions; they’re all in it together.”