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Los Gatos, California, United States
Kevin is currently the certified superintendent at La Rinconada Country Club. Kevin was the Director of Maintenance at Lahontan Golf Club for over 14 years. Some of the responsibilities over the expanse of his career include the daily upkeep of multiple golf courses, natural resources, environmental compliance, and roads and streets. The wide ranging expertise has come from a combination of education and experiences. Degrees in Meteorology (1987 University of Nebraska/Lincoln), and Horticulture (1992 Colorado State), complete the formal side of this important combination of qualifications. A lifetime of experience around golf courses, and the game of golf was provided by Kevin's father.

Monday, March 30, 2015

Catching up

The lack of posting should tell you that my schedule has been busy. A lot has happened, some of it good some of it not so much.

The development of the new water infrastructure has been going well. After 3 weeks of work the pond excavation is nearly complete, the wet well nearly set, and the final product can be visualized. When complete the 11th hole is going to be spectacular.

Pond excavation and wet well site

The spoils from the pond excavation are going to the practice area. 6,500 yards of the 9,000 total volume has been transported and the new shape is coming into view.

Fill material being put into place on the back of the practice area

The piping from the old well to the new pond is 95% complete. The most difficult part of the pipe route was the canyon next to the clubhouse. Some ingenuity and hdpe pipe proved to be a successful combination.

8 inch hdpe pipe along the canyon edge

Milestones left in the project include the pump station installation beginning on April 15th. The new well drilling scheduled to start April 13th. PG&E electric hook ups to begin April 1st.

I lost my companion Meggie since my last post. We had 10 of the best years a dog and owner could have shared. The time we spent together bonded us in a very unique way that I am so grateful for.


My board service to GCSAA also began in the last few weeks. I look forward to giving my time to the association and the profession that I am so proud to be a part of.

I look forward to things getting back to being a little more predictable and manageable in the next few weeks, and being more consistent in my postings.


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