Steve McDonald is the owner of Turfgrass Disease Solutions, which conducts research trials and serves as an independent agronomic resource for turf managers. He earned a B.S. in turfgrass science from Delaware Valley College and a M.S. in turfgrass pathology from University of Maryland. McDonald teaches three courses in the Rutgers Professional Golf Turf Management Program. His research efforts focus on the management of problematic diseases, insects, and weeds and the fertility of turfgrass. McDonald has taught both seminars and webcasts for GCSAA.