Andrew R. Wilson

wilson_andrewAndrew Wilson is the director of agronomy at Bethpage State Park where he has been employed for over 25 years. Wilson earned an English Degree from Fairfield University before graduating from Rutgers Professional Golf Turf Management Program with high honors. During his time at Bethpage, Wilson has taken part in the planning and preparation for the 2002 and 2009 US Opens and as director, lead the Bethpage team for the 2012 and 2016 Barclays PGA Tour FedEx Cup Playoff events.

Wilson had the privilege of working with Frank Rossi, Ph.D., and Jen Grant, Ph.D., on the Green Course Project at Bethpage which explored solutions for reducing pesticide and fertilizer inputs on golf courses. Bethpage has hosted local university students and professors, Girl Scouts, gardening and wildlife groups to improve and promote wildlife habitat and promote the role golf courses play in providing valuable recreation and green space for the local community. Wilson has been a GCSAA and LIGCSA member for 20 years.