Chris Rapp has been the equipment manager at Bellerive since 2003 and has been in the turf equipment business for nearly thirty years. Rapp helped prepare Bellerive for the 2004 US Senior Open, 2008 BMW Championship, and the 2013 Senior PGA Championship. He also served on the IGCEMA Board of Directors and held the office of Vice President for that association. Rapp has served on GCSAA’s Equipment Manager Task Group for four years. He cuurently serves as the chairman of the Advisory Council for the Powersports and Turf Equipment Technology department at the State Technical College of Missouri. He also helps develop chapter educational sessions for the equipment technicians of the MVGCSA. Rapp is a native of the St. Louis area and lives in a log cabin in Dittmer, MO. In his spare time, he enjoys hunting, fishing, gardening and just having as much fun as possible.