City of Bettendorf, Iowa

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City Hires Golf Maintenance Manager at Palmer Hills Golf Course

Brian Hickey has been named golf maintenance manager at Palmer Hills Golf Course beginning July 1, 2014.  Brian will be replacing Tim Johansen who will be retiring after working at Palmer Hills for the past 32 years.  Hickey is a Class A Superintendent and has been an active member with the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) for 22 years.  Brian is currently the golf operations manager for The City of Davenport.

Brian is a graduate of Bettendorf High School and Iowa State University.  He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Horticulture with a concentration in Turfgrass Management.  Brian has been with the City of Davenport from 2012-2014. Prior to working for the City of Davenport he was the golf course superintendent at Springfield Country Club in Springfield, Oregon.  Prior to Springfield Country Club, Brian was the assistant superintendent at Langdon Farm Golf Club, Aurora, Oregon from 2000-2004 and began his career as assistant superintendent at North Shore Country Club in Wisconsin from 1998 – 2000.  When not at the golf course Brian prefers to spend his time with his family.  His wife, Lisa, seven year old son, Blake, and five year old son, Quinn, love going hiking and playing in the parks.