Douglas Linde, Ph.D, has been a professor of turf management at Delaware
Valley University since 1996. He is head of the University's turf program. Linde specializes in preparing college students for a career in the turf industry. He is the academic and career advisor for all turf students and teaches seven classes related to turf management. His recent research has been with putting green trueness, alternatives to synthetic herbicides and putting green organic matter. Linde is also the University’s head golf coach and the son of a golf course superintendent.