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Episode 19 features Scott Hoffmann, a golf course designer and greenkeeping consultant.

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 covered in this episode:

  • 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.

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