Scott Hoffmann, Golf Course Designer and Greenkeeping Consultant
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Scott is a golf course designer, greenkeeping consultant and retired superintendent. One of Scott's projects includes the recently opened Gravel Pit Golf Course in Brainerd, Minnesota. We talked about this unique project and other design-centric questions.

Topics include:

  • Scott's early connection to golf
  • Pursuing a turfgrass management degree at Michigan State
  • Early lessons as a superintendent
  • Exploring golf course design
  • The Gravel Pit Golf Course design
  • Advantages and disadvantages of building on a gravel pit
  • Hours logged in the design phase
  • Random tasks and factors to consider
  • Finding water
  • The short course trend
  • Seeing your design work come to life

We wrap everything up with a 5 question lightning round.

Need a few reasons to visit Minnesota? Scott gives his pitch.

This episode is presented by Chasing Aces.

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