Thursday, December 16, 2010

Legendary Turf Figure Gordon Witteveen Dies at the Age of 76

Here's the obituary on for superintendent and author, Gordon Witteveen who passed away Dec. 16 of leukemia.

Witteveen, who was born in the Netherlands and emigrated to Canada 20 year later, was a founding member of the Canadian Golf Superintendents Association. He also started the organization's publication, The Greenmaster magazine, which he was editor for five years.

Witteveen coauthored a number of books including, with Bob Labbance, "Keepers of the Green: A History of Golf Course Management

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