Forrest Goodling
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  • Beaverton, OR
  • United States
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Which segment of the turf industry are most closely associated with?
Golf Courses
Turf interest and/or expertise
Golf Course Maintenance, Construction
What brings you to this site?
Turf Industry Interests and connections, I am also a friend of Dr. Rob G. and a graduate of the Turf Program under Tom Cook
Forrest Goodling
12115 SW Ibis terr. Beaverton Oregon 97007 * 503-849-9249

Golf Superintendent of
Maintenance and Construction
Professional Experience
26 years as a Golf Course Superintendent
32 years in Golf Maintenance and Construction
Superintendent/Agronomist/Consultant Gearhart Golf Links, Green
Mountain Golf, Beacon Rock Golf, Greenway Golf Inc.

Superintendent Portland Golf Club 1992 - 2010
Superintendent Charbonneau Golf Club 1987 - 1992
Superintendent Corvallis Country Club 1984 - 1987

Federal/State/Local Agencies I have worked with: Division of state lands, EPA, DEQ, Army Corps of Engineers, Clear Water services, Washington County, City of Beaverton, Oregon State Water Master, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Golf Tournament Preparations: USGA Senior Amateur, 3 USGA Regional Qualifiers, 3 OGA Championships, 17 Member Guest Tournaments,
US Ryder Cup Celebration Tournament
Construction Experience:
Budgeted/Supervised the rebuild & installation of the following
Bridges, Irrigation lakes, 2 golf course irrigation system installations, $750K drainage system, Maintenance facility, and oversee the Construction of new Employee and office facility Greens complexes, Tees complexes, Golf course construction.
Operations/Capital, daily budgeting/execution
$1.28 million annual operations budget
$2.8 million annual capital budget
Internet information available: USGA Webcast (Fire to the freezer), USGA/operations manual (national article), USGA/Communications (national article), OSU/Turf Pathology, UC Riverside/monthly blog Frank Wong Bayer Corp.

Oregon State University: Bachelor of Science. Turf Management, Horticulture

Professional Affiliations: GCSAA Golf Course Superintendents Association of America, Northwest Turfgrass Association, Oregon Golf Association, USGA, Audubon Society of New York
President of OGCSA: 1988, 1990
Superintendent of the year OGCSA 2008
Superintendent of the year OGA 2009
Professional/Personal Interests and Proponent of: Best Management Practices, Integrated Pest Management Practices, Environmental Stewardship Program, Contributed design of Landa Recycle Filtration System for Equipment Wash Facility. Horseback riding, Elk/Deer Hunting, Golf, Boating, Landscaping, Gardening.

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