Adam Van Dyke, M.S., CPAg, is the owner and chief scientist of Professional Turfgrass Solutions located in suburbia Salt Lake City, Utah. His research with turfgrass is focused on golf courses to provide applied information to superintendents across the country. He enjoys presenting his research to turf groups and frequently publishes his findings in journals, magazines, and newsletters. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from Utah State University in 2002, and a Masters’ degree in 2008, where he studied the effects of humic substances on the water holding capacity of putting green rootzones. He is a former golf course superintendent, and moonlights as an adjunct instructor for Utah State University teaching introductory turfgrass management to off-campus horticulture students. He received the Certified Professional Agronomist (CPAg) designation in 2013 due to his education, experience, and commitment to the field of turfgrass management.