Patrick Franklin, CGCS, is the director of golf course maintenance at The Meadows Country Club in Sarasota, Fla. He earned a bachelor's degree in business management and administration from Indiana University and a Winter School for Turf Managers Certificate from the University of Massachusetts- Amherst.
He is a 30-year GCSAA member, earned his CGCS in 1998 and is a member of the Florida GCSA. Earlier in his career, he was a member of the Indiana GCSA, where he held a variety of board of director positions. In his free time, he enjoys officiating high school basketball games.