Alex Stuedemann, CGCS, is the Director of Golf Course Maintenance Operations, TPC Deere Run, East Moline, Ill. He is a native of Minnesota graduating in 2000 from the University of Minnesota with a B.S. Environmental Horticulture – Turfgrass Science, Landscape Design. He has a 24-year career in golf course maintenance with the past 20 spent with the PGA Tour/TPC network at (3) different facilities. He participated in the setup and execution of 25+ PGA Tour events including the first ever Champions Tour event in Asia. He was the EIFG Environmental Leader in Golf Award winner 2014-2016. He is married to wife Erin, daughters Sophia and Kaeva, and has a yellow lab named Mika.