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JIM LOHMANN, GCBAA

As Operations Manager for Golf Creations, Jim brings a unique perspective to building high performance golf and athletic fields having played baseball on some of the best fields in the Midwest while attending college. His primary responsibilities include the management of all GC projects, from job estimating to material ordering and installation. Jim knows what elite players expect and believes the construction process has to take into account the feelings and emotions of those that will utilize the field the most — the players.

Education – Bachelors in Business Management, Augustana College, 2005

Certified Builder – Golf Course Builders Association of America

Email:  jlohmann@lohmann.com

SERGIO DIAZ

Sergio has been employed in the golf course construction industry since 1994 when he joined the drainage and irrigation crews for Ryan Inc. Central and a few years later was promoted to project supervisor.  The experience he gained in that position led to further employment as a site superintendent with Wadsworth Golf Construction, where he led various irrigation and renovation projects while learning the ins and outs of earth moving and major grading.  In 2010, Sergio joined Golf Creations full time as a Project Superintendent where he manages the firm’s various projects and serves as on-site liaison during construction.

Email:  sdiaz@lohmann.com

DAN GALARDINI

Dan began his career with Golf Creations in 2017 as an Assistant Superintendent.  Prior to joining the golf course construction industry, Dan studied construction management at Western Illinois University.  After earning his degree, he worked in residential remodeling where he gained practical experience in project and labor management.  Dan’s keen ability to lead projects and work well with clients moved him up the ladder quickly at Golf Creations, where he currently serves as a Lead Project Superintendent managing the on-site coordination of the firm’s construction projects.

Email: dgalardini@lohmann.com

John Hyer

John Hyer, Project Manager for Golf Creations, started his career in 1990 playing Junior Golf. In the early 2000’s he then went to work for a Municipal golf course In Connecticut and was Teaching golf and volunteering with organizations such as Drive, Pitch and Putt and the First Tee Program. It wasn’t until the summer of 2010, he was hired on with a large construction company, Landscapes Unlimited. Here is where he ultimately grew a love for the game and industry. He started out as an Irrigation labor and in less than 1 year worked himself into an Assistant Superintendent position and then shortly being promoted to one of the newly up and coming Superintendents in the company. It was there, where he learned all facets of Golf Course, Sport and Recreational field construction.

During his years at Landscapes Unlimited, He was responsible for coordination and execution of all phases of golf course construction: mass-earthwork, shaping, drainage, feature construction, irrigation and grassing. His in-depth knowledge of construction, equipment operation, project management and quality control ensure that jobs stay on schedule, within budget, and that the finished product meets the demands of clients.

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