Kurt Klonsinski

Golf Course Superintendent

RCC Philosophy

To provide a golf course environment that creates enjoyment for our members and their guests. 

My Responsibilities

  • To professional manage labor, time, materials, and financial resources needed to care for the turfgrass and landscaped grounds on the golf course to ensure the environmental health of the golf course, the sporting needs of the players and the financial sustainability of the country club. 
  • To communicate the status of the grounds and maintenance resources to management, the board, green chair and committee, golfers, vendors, suppliers, golf course architect, and others in the golf industry.
  • To carefully manage the natural weather patterns, environment and other influences that affect the playing areas and landscapes with which golfers interact.
  • To monitor the health of the golf course environment through careful study, diagnosis and treatment of disease and injury to the golf course's turfgrass fairways, tees and greens areas, as well as bunkers, areas of water hazard, naturalized areas and trees.

Professional Experience

  • Certified Golf Course Superintendent
  • Certification in turf grass management - Penn State University
  • 2008 - Present - Riverside Country Club - Golf Course Superintendent
  • 2004 - 2008 - Cherry Hills Resort and Golf Course, Sturgeon Bay, WI - Owner
  • 2000 - 2004 - Kissing Camels Club / Garden of the Gods Club, Colorado Springs, CO - Golf Course Superintendent
  • 1995 - 2000 - Crow Valley Golf Club, Davenport, IA - Golf Course Superintendent
  • 1993 - 1995 - Denver Country Club, Denver, CO - Assistant Superintendent
  • 1991 - 1993 - Baltimore Country Club, Timonium, MD - Intern, Assistant Superintendent
  • Graduated University of Wisconsin - BS English (Secondary Education)

Awards

Manager of the year for Kissing Camels Club

Personal

Married to Heather
3 Children: Zach, Abby, Jake
Hobbies Include: hiking, hunting, photography

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