This summer, the Groundwater Blog will be profiling participants of the Groundwater Guardian Green Site program. The program recognizes green spaces (golf courses, parks, nature areas, educational and office campuses, etc.) for using groundwater-friendly practices to maintain the site. Find out more.
Site: Lords Valley Country Club, Lords Valley, Pennsylvania
Site Manager: Christopher Passenti, Golf Course Superintendent
Tell us a little about your site and its history.
Lords Valley Country Club is an 18-hole private club in Lords Valley, Pennsylvania. The golf course was established as a private country club in the early 1970s, and has been Audubon certified since 1996.
What’s the most unique feature of your site?
What groundwater-friendly practices are you most proud of?
Lords Valley has worked to protect water resources by reducing water and chemical usage throughout the course.
What would you tell another site manager about being a Green Site?
Being a Green Site has helped Lords Valley focus its efforts on using less water and reducing the amount of chemicals on the golf course.
What’s the best part about your job?
The best part about my job is seeing the great results of the staff's hard work.
Christopher Pasenti has been the Course Superintendent at Lords Valley Country Club for 15 years, and a Golf Course Superintendent for 25. Find out more about LOrds Valley Country Club at www.lordsvalleycountryclub.com.