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					                                               Guy F. McDonald
                                                 1 Smith Street
                                              Poquoson, VA 23662
                                                 443-496-0700
                                             guymac08@gmail.com

                                                 OBJECTIVE

  A superintendent position involving planning, budgeting, scheduling and supervising maintenance operations;
  supervising and training personnel; implementing safety procedures and regulations for a Golf/Country Club.

                                        BACKGROUND SUMMARY

                             Over 30 years of progressive experience encompassing:

               !   Team Player                              !   Positive Attitude
               !   Greens Construction and Grow-in          !   Bunker and Tee Construction
               !   Managing Inspections                     !   Supervising Personnel
               !   Organizing Inventories                   !   Monitoring Safety Standards
               !   Interviewing and Hiring Personnel        !   Supervising Maintenance Tasks
               !   Practice Sound Environmental Practices   !   Training Personnel

                                            WORK EXPERIENCE

Eaglewood Golf Course                                                                  2010-Present
Langley Air Force Base, VA
Superintendent
27-hole facility. Manage, operate and run all daily maintenance operations, budget requirements, and
purchases for the golf course and clubhouse lawn. Manage, supervise, train and evaluate all personnel. Manage
staff of 15. Manage irrigation system. Survey course daily and apply all fertilizer and pesticide applications.
Responsible for instilling golf course safety and environmental practices. Troubleshoot and repair irrigation
problems. Maintain pesticide storage facility, hazmat and MSDS log, and fertilizer and pesticide application log.
A1/A4 Bentgrass greens. Bermudagrass tees and fairways.


The Beach Club Golf Links                                                              2006-2010
Berlin, MD                                                                             Course closed
Superintendent
27-hole facility. Manage, operate and run all daily maintenance operations, budget requirements, and
purchases for the golf course and clubhouse lawn. Manage, supervise, train and evaluate all personnel. Manage
staff of 15. Manage irrigation system. Survey course daily and apply all fertilizer and pesticide applications.
Responsible for instilling golf course safety and environmental practices. Troubleshoot and repair irrigation
problems. Maintain pesticide storage facility, hazmat and MSDS log, and fertilizer and pesticide application log.
Bentgrass/Poa greens. Bentgrass/Poa tees and fairways.

Marlborough Golf Club                                                                       2005-2006
Upper Marlboro, MD                                                                          Course closed
Superintendent
18-hole facility. Manage, operate and run all daily maintenance operations, budget requirements, and
purchases for the golf course and clubhouse lawn. Manage, supervise, train and evaluate all personnel. Manage
staff of 10. Manage irrigation system. Survey course daily and apply all fertilizer and pesticide applications.
Responsible for instilling golf course safety and environmental practices. Troubleshoot and repair irrigation
problems. Maintain pesticide storage facility, hazmat and MSDS log, and fertilizer and pesticide application log.
Bentgrass/Poa push-up greens. Rye/Bentgrass/Bermudagrass tees and fairways
                                                 Guy F. McDonald



Hog Neck Golf Course                                                                     2000-2005
Easton, MD
Assistant Golf Course Superintendent
27-hole facility. First line supervisor; supervise, train and evaluate all personnel. Managed staff of 12. Manage
irrigation system; assign daily tasks, setup course, hand water greens. Survey course daily, make fertilizer and
pesticide applications and recommendations. Assisted in overseeing the reconstruction and grow-in of the greens
and green-side bunkers to USGA specifications (August 2002). Member Talbot County Safety Committee.
Responsible for monitoring golf course safety and environmental practices. Assist in troubleshooting and repairing
irrigation problems. Maintain pesticide storage facility, hazmat and MSDS log, and fertilizer and pesticide
application log. Bentgrass greens (L93) and tees (18 hole Championship course), Penncross Bentgrass/Poa push-up
greens (9 hole Executive course), Rye/Bentgrass fairways. Managed both sand and soil greens.
The Courses at Andrews Air Force Base                                                         1998-2000
Andrews Air Force Base, MD
1st Assistant Golf Course Superintendent
54-hole facility. First line supervisor; interview, hire, supervise, train and evaluate all personnel. Managed staff of
24. Responsible for monitoring golf course safety and environmental practices. Manage irrigation system; assign
daily tasks, setup course, hand water greens. Survey course daily, make fertilizer and pesticide applications and
recommendations. Assist in troubleshooting and repairing irrigation problems. Maintain personnel records,
pesticide storage facility, hazmat and MSDS log, and fertilizer and pesticide application log. Bentgrass USGA
greens and tees, Zoysiagrass surrounds (South course), Bentgrass/Poa push-up greens (East and West course).
Managed both sand and soil greens.
Columbia Country Club                                                                1995-1998
Chevy Chase, MD
Grounds Crew, Golf Course Maintenance
18-hole private facility. Mowed greens, tees, collars, and fairways. Cleaned and repaired bunkers. Assisted in
repairing irrigation problems. Aerated and seeded greens and fairways.
UNC/LSI Aviation Services                                                                   1995-1998
Andrews AFB, MD
Crew Chief Technician
United States Air Force                                                                     1975-1995
                                      EDUCATION & TRAINING
Golf Course Management Certificate, Institute of Applied Agriculture ,University of Maryland, 1999
Hazardous Waste Management Training, 2000
Military Airlift Command Leaders Course, Total Quality Management, 1993
Non-Commissioned Officer Academy, Management Training, 1991
On-The-Job Trainer/Supervisor Course, 1989
Non-Commissioned Officer Leadership School, Leadership/Management Training, 1982
United States Air Force Supervisors Course, Supervisor Training, 1980
                                                 MEMBERSHIPS
Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA)
Mid-Atlantic Association of Golf Course Superintendents (MAAGCS)
Eastern Shore Association of Golf Course Superintendents (ESAGCS)
Virginia Golf Course Superintendents Association (VGCSA) (TTA)
Eastern Shore Association of Golf Course Superintendents Board of Directors (2008/2009)
Maryland Turfgrass Council Board of Directors (2009)

				
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