Welcome to the Arkansas GCSA

Member Spotlight

Dade Wilson, Past President GCSA of Arkansas

 

Name: Dade Wilson
Course: Chenal Country Club, Past President GCSA of AR
Position at Course: Founders Golf Course Superintendent
How many holes: 18
Type of Greens: Bermuda
If you were not in the golf industry what would you be doing? Probably teaching or construction
What is your favorite pizza topping? Sausage
What are you most proud of but never have an excuse to talk about?.....???

1st thing you do when you go home? Change Clothes
Favorite adult beverage? Corona

Do you have a golf course dog? No
What college football team do you root for? Iowa Hawkeyes
What is one thing you can’t live without? Steak
Pepsi or Coke? Coke
Favorite TV Show? The Office
What do you find most challenging about working on a golf course? Battling mother nature
Favorite time to be on the course? Late afternoon
 

Member Spotlight
Jeff Haskins, President GCSA of Arkansas

Name: Jeff Haskins

Course: Paragould Country Club

Position at Course: Golf Course Superintendent Class A

How many holes: 18

Type of Greens: Bentgrass

If you were not in the golf industry what would you be doing? I would be farming or ranching

What is your favorite pizza topping?  Greek or Margherita

What are you most proud of but never have an excuse to talk about? I’m proud of the reputation I have cultivated over the last 25 years in the business. My employers and co-workers know I am a person of integrity and will do what is right.

1st thing you do when you go home? Shower up and say hi to Daisy, our feisty little Shih Tzu

Favorite adult beverage? Probably a beer. Tight race between Michelob Ultra, Miller Lite and Shiner Bock

Do you have a golf course dog? No, but I would if I could

What college football team do you root for? The Sooners

What is one thing you can’t live without? I’m going with self-preservation here, My wife

Pepsi or Coke? Coke

Favorite TV Show?  Seinfeld or Parks and Recreation. I seem to identify with Rob Swanson pretty closely

What do you find most challenging about working on a golf course? Giving in to the time demands of the job. It weeds out a lot of good people.

Favorite time to be on the course? Dusk

Something you are NOT good at? Carpentry. I just can’t like it…

 

2020 Calendar of Events
Mark your calendar for the following:

October 11-12 - The Ridges at Village Creek - Annual Meeting
November 1-2 - TBA - Border Battle
December 7th - Roundtable

 

 


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