Sales Team


Glen Thompson
Sales Operations Manager
Send Email • (352) 274-8124

Glen joined Golf Ventures as a product and territory manager and is now the sales operations manager. Glen was a manufacturer’s representative for the past 8 years specializing in fertility and has a total of 16 years experience in T&O sales. Glen is a graduate of Lake City Community College and has over 25 years in the golf course industry. He is a member of FTGA, CFGCSA and NFGCSA.



Mack Baugh, CGCS
T & O Territory Manager
Send Email • (941) 704-6212

Northern Charlotte, Desoto, Hardee, Highlands, Southern Hillsborough, Manatee, Southern Pinellas and Sarasota Counties

Mack joined Golf Ventures in 2000 as a turf & ornamental territory manager. Mack is a former golf course superintendent and has over 28 years experience in the turf industry. Mack is a previous director of the FTGA and past President of the Suncoast GCSA.



Jeff Brown
T & O Territory Manager
Send Email • (239) 289-3576

Southern Charlotte, Collier and Lee Counties

Jeff joined Golf Ventures November 2011 as territory manager for the Naples/Ft. Myers area. Jeff brings to Golf Ventures more than 20 years experience as a golf course superintendent. Jeff’s golf course management background, education and people skills make him a great addition to our Golf Ventures team of professionals.



Chad Nixon, CGCS CCA CPAg
T & O Territory Manager
Send Email • (813) 309-8325

Hillsborough, Pinellas, Manatee, Sarasota and Polk Counties

Chad started with Golf Ventures two years ago as territory manager. Chad has over 19 years experience in the golf and landscape industries. His experience includes assistant superintendent, golf course superintendent, consultant and a professional account manager.



Dave Oliver, CGIA
T & O Territory Manager
Send Email • (772) 349-9953

Indian River to Monroe County

Dave joined the Golf Ventures in 2011 as irrigation sales manager and has transitioned into the T&O sales team and a territory manager. Dave is a former certified golf course superintendent with 35 years of experience in the golf industry. He is a member of FTGA, TCGCSA, PBGCSA and SFGCSA.



Mike Rowe
T & O Territory Manager
Send Email • (352) 240-4842

Alachua, Marion, Brevard, Duval, Flagler and Volusia

Mike joined Golf Ventures as a territory manager. Mike brings with him 30 years experience in the golf course industry and was recipient of the Enviromental Stewardship Award from GCSAA. His experience includes golf course superintendent, regional manager with background in construction, renovation and maintenance. Mike is a member of the GCSAA, FGCSA, FTGA and SRGCSA.



Bob Schroeter
T & O Territory Manager
Send Email • (904) 635-5272

Clay, Duval, Nassau and St. Johns Counties

Bob joined Golf Ventures in 1988 as turf & ornamental territory manager and has been in the golf industry for over 30 years. Bob is a member of the North Florida Golf Course Superintendents Association.



Justin Baker
Territory Manager SE Florida
Send Email • (561) 223-7547

Monroe, Broward, Miami-Dade, Southern Palm Beach Counties

Justin joined Golf Ventures in Spring 2016 as a Territory Sales Manager for Southeast Florida.  Justin brings over 16 years of experience in various levels of golf course and turf management, including golf course superintendent and product sales.  He is a member of FTGA, PBGCSA, and SFGCSA.



Mike Swinson, CGCS
T & O Territory Manager
Send Email • (352) 232-9383

Orange, Lake, Citrus, Pasco, Hillsborough, Alachua and Marion Counties

Mike joined Golf Ventures in 2004 as a territory manager. Mike has over 24 years experience in the golf industry. He is a founding father of the Seven Rivers GCSA, a past president serving 12 years on the board. Mike is also a director of the Jeff Hayden Envirotron Golf Classic since its inception.



Scott Jones
International Sales Manager
Send Email • (561) 951-0292

All International Markets

Scott joined Golf Ventures and formed a new international division of Golf Ventures, Inc. Scott has over 33 years’ experience in the international markets with emphasis on the Caribbean and Central America. Scott has organized, developed and grown international sales in these areas in the golf, turf, resort and commercial markets throughout his career. He brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and integrity to Golf Ventures and is a member of the Caribbean Hotel Association.



    Thursday, March 23, 2017

    The 25th Jeff Hayden Memorial Environtron Tournament is Monday, April 17, 2017 and Golf Ventures is once again the Champion Sponsor. Golf Ventures invites our partners, vendors and superintendents throughout the state of Florida to honor our friend, and help fund turfgrass research with us.
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