In this month’s Superintendent Spotlight we feature Tyler Daniels who has been with Wine Valley Golf Club for the last 11 years.
Describe your facility in 10 words or less:
Fun, fast, no trees, lots of water
What’s your favorite hole at your facility?
What’s the biggest challenge your facility presents to you as superintendent?
Keeping sand in bunkers
Excluding your current facility, what is the top golf course you’ve played?
What is your go-to club in the bag?
Favorite all-time professional golfer?
What’s your favorite tool in your tool box?
Do you have a superintendent dog?
Yes – a trio of border collies. Slugger (13), Louie (11) and Penny (5)
What’s your all-time favorite movie?
Field of Dreams
Country, Rock or other?
Let’s say there’s a three-day weekend coming up—what are you going to do?
Play in a golf tournament
What led you down the path of becoming a superintendent?
Not being good enough at golf
What’s the biggest change that has occurred while you’ve been in the industry?
Not pulling plugs twice a year.
Who is your mentor?
What is one piece of advice you would give to someone wanting to become a superintendent?
Play golf with your members