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Dave McCleave, PGA Professional

Dave McCleave (PGA Professional)

Dave grew up in Fort Collins, where he graduated from Poudre High School. He attended the University of Wyoming, and played on the golf team. He was named the first-ever Division I All-American golfer in 1992 and graduated from the university that same year. In 2007 Dave was the first golfer inducted into the University of Wyoming Sports Hall of Fame. He was the head professional at City Park Nine from 2005-2009 and has worked as the head professional at Southridge ever since.

Brent Johnson, Superintendent

Brent Johnson (Superintendent)

Brent grew up in Fort Collins and graduated from Fort Collins High School, and graduated from CSU with a degree in Landscape Horticulture with an emphasis in Turfgrass Management. He has over 25 years of experience in golf course maintenance at public, private, and municipal courses. Brent has been married to his wife, Andrea, for nearly 24 years. They have three children, Breanne, Hayley, and Caleb. Along with spending time with his family, Brent enjoys golfing, sports, and drinking a craft brew, on occasion. Brent is looking forward to the new challenge of maintaining and improving Southridge and establishing relationships with the staff and guests.

Ken Smith, Assistant Superintendent

Ken Smith, Assistant Superintendent

Ken Smith studied Turf Science at CSU from 1985 to 1990. He is the driving force in achieving the Audubon Sanctuary status at Southridge and is always striving for an excellent golf experience at the course. Ken is blessed with two wonderful children Sarah and Chris, and a gorgeous new granddaughter Makaylin. Besides spending most of his time on the golf course he enjoys fishing, hunting and being outdoors with his dog Gauge. Ken has been the Assistant Superintendent at Southridge Golf Course for over 30 years.

Josh Evans, Parks & Grounds Technician

Josh Evans, Parks & Grounds Technician

Josh Evans has a Bachelor of Science Degree with a Turfgrass Management Concentration from Colorado State University and a strong background in grounds maintenance. Helping Southridge achieve Audubon Sanctuary status as well as holding a Certified Golf Irrigation Auditor License are important achievements in Josh’s career. Josh strives to make sustainable choices on large and small-scale projects to ensure a bright future for our community.

Steve Wallace, Parks & Grounds Technician

Steve Wallace, Parks & Grounds Technician

Steve Wallace has worked as Southridge since 1991. He graduated from Rocky Mountain High School in 1982.  Steve was in the U.S. Navy from 1985 to 1989. He has been married to his wife Lisa since 1987 and they have an amazing son, Matthew. Steve loves everything Colorado - hiking, biking, sunshine, and the Broncos. He loves Southridge and is looking forward to many more years there.