Since 2013 Chris Tritabaugh has been the Golf Course Superintendent at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minnesota. In 2016 Hazeltine played host to the 41st Ryder Cup matches. In 2019 and 2020 respectively, Hazeltine will host the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship and the USGA Boy’s Junior Amateur. In 12 years as a Golf Course Superintendent, Chris has worked hard to develop and fine tune a simplistic method of greenkeeping, predominantly aimed at promoting and managing bentgrass playing surfaces. These simple and economical methods were on display to the world during the 2016 Ryder Cup. Chris also has a passion for leadership and leads a work-place culture focused on providing employees with an enjoyable, stimulating and inspirational experience.
Chris is a 2001 graduate of the University of Minnesota. He and his wife Lindsay have two daughters; Olive (10) and Penelope (8).