Vice President of Agronomy
Luke Beardmore has been in the golf industry for approximately 30 years. Most recently, Luke was the Senior Vice President of Agronomy & Construction for Troon Golf, a position he held for the past 4 years. Prior to Troon Golf, Luke held the same role with OB Sports Golf Management (which was purchased by Troon) for 10 years. Prior to that, Luke was the Director of Agronomy & Construction for BlueStar Resort & Golf. As the Senior VP of Agronomy for both Troon and OB Sports – Luke took great pride in a “hands-on” approach when working with the superintendents to ensure that each facility had a customized maintenance plan that focused on maximizing the potential of each property. Luke believes that a focus on “Playability and Presentation” is the hallmark of a sound maintenance program. Luke has been fortunate to be a part of the successful construction and grow-in of 20 new golf courses, while renovating dozens more. Luke has worked directly with more than 125 golf courses in his career, so far. Understanding how a golf course is properly built has served Luke well in finding proper solutions to a variety of site challenges. This experience ranges from coast-to-coast in Canada and the US, the Bahamas, and Scotland. Throughout all of these projects/properties, Luke has tried to deliver playing conditions that can be enjoyed by golfers of all abilities. Luke has been a part of hosting a variety of PGA Tour events, Korn Ferry Tour events, The Skins Game, USGA events, NCAA collegiate events, etc. Luke has maintained and overseen the relationships with National Account partners in the agronomy field aimed at delivering the best possible value from highly reputable vendors throughout the industry. When not traveling to the clubs, Luke will be based in Arizona with his wife Sarah, and their 3 sons; Carson, Lukas, & Levi.