Old Palm Golf Club recently hired Danny Sapp as Golf Course Superintendent to lead the team that maintains on our spectacular Raymond Floyd-designed golf course. Sapp has extensive knowledge and hands-on experience growing both Paspalum and Tiff-Eagle grass, the two varieties found on Old Palmâs golf course.
His professionalism,Â extraordinary attention to detail, andÂ track record of mentoring and staff development wasÂ the winning combination that earned Sapp the position.Â His focus will be elevating the golf experience to the next level by ensuring the consistency and playability ofÂ OldÂ Palmâs golf course.
âHavingÂ lived in Florida, I knew about Old Palm Golf Club, itsÂ stunning natural elegance, and the desire to deliver a world-class golf experience,â says Sapp.Â âI have always held Old Palm in the highest regard.Â The professional welcoming staff, great golf course and beautiful clubhouse, in addition to Old Palmâs great reputation and my desire to build relationships and exceed member expectations are why I am excited about joining the team at Old Palm.â
Sapp brings 18 years of experience inÂ golf turf maintenance to Old Palm. He spent the past 10 years at The Club at Kukuiâula on the ofÂ island Kauai, Hawaii. HeÂ is a GCSAA Class A Member, and 12-year member of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America. He enjoys water sports, fishing, diving and of course golf. Sapp and his wife, Kelly, have two children: Owen, age 6, and Stella, age 4.
Sapp will be replacing Lee Bladen as Golf Course Superintendent, who for the past 11 years has excelled overseeing both golf course maintenance and community landscape. Now, Bladen can concentrate solely on his responsibilities with regard to the community landscape.