This WRRC Seminar presentation will provide an overview of golf course water use in the southwest, looking at three different regulatory agency policies for golf course water usage and discussing which policies have been the most effective for establishing efficient water usage. The presentation will also cover the current technologies and trends in the golf course industry that will continue to improve water use efficiency.
Tim Cloninger is a project manager and agronomist with Staples Golf Design, based in Scottsdale, AZ. Cloninger is a former golf course superintendent with over 20 years of turfgrass management experience in the desert southwest. He has an MS in agronomy from the University of Nebraska and a BS in Turfgrass Science from the University of Arizona. Cloninger is also a graduate from the UArizona Water Policy certification program.