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Scott Koski named golf course superintendent at Northstar

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Photo courtesy Chris BartkowskiScott Koski brings experience to superintendent position at the Northstar golf course.
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TRUCKEE, Calif. and#8212; Northstar California Resort announced the appointment of Scott Koski as the new superintendent of the Northstar Golf Course. Koski will oversee the maintenance and daily operations of Northstarand#8217;s 18-hole golf course, and will report directly to Pete Smith, head golf professional. Koski officially assumed his responsibilities on March 1, 2012.

and#8220;Scott has had tremendous success over the 23 years heand#8217;s spent working in the golf industry, and weand#8217;re thrilled to have him on the Northstar team,and#8221; said Smith. and#8220;As we prepare to open the course in the coming months, his expertise in maintenance and operation will help to offer our guests an exceptional experience on the course.and#8221;

Koski joined Northstar from the Championship Course in Incline Village, Nev. where he served as the assistant superintendent since 2005. Koski was responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Championship course, including identifying future capital improvements to the course and successfully managing 20 employees with leadership and innovative training techniques. During his tenure, Inclineand#8217;s Championship Course received full Audubon Sanctuary Certification status in 2010 for environmental stewardship.

Prior to working for Inclineand#8217;s Championship Course, Koski was the agronomist at Seven Canyons in Sedona, Ariz. and assistant superintendent at The Valley Club in Sun Valley, Idaho. He has been a Class A superintendent member of the Golf Course Superintendent Association of America, served on the Sierra Nevada Golf Course Superintendent Association Board Directors from 2009-2010 and is a past chapter president of the Toastmasters International Public Speaking Organization.

Koski, an outdoor enthusiast, has also been a member of the National Ski Patrol at Diamond Peak Ski Resort in Incline Village, Nev. since 2005, as well as an active volunteer for Sand#8217;Cool Gardens, a garden education program in Santa Barbara, Calif.

For more information, call 1-800-GO-NORTH (1-800-466-6784) or visit http://www.NorthstarCalifornia.com.

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