Department: Golf Course
Position: Golf Course Superintendent
Jonathan Charpinsky is the Head Superintendent at the Golf Club of Avon. He is responsible for the conditioning and setup of the golf courses, practice facilities, clubhouse grounds, and landscaped areas. Jonathan has a vast experience of preparing Poa/Bentgrass playing surfaces in the Northeast and dealing with the unpredictable weather therein. Jonathan and the Grounds Crew strive to provide a challenging yet fair playing experience for the members and their guests of the club. Prior to becoming the Head Superintendent at the Golf Club of Avon, Jonathan earned an A.S. in Turfgrass Management and a B.S. in Golf Course Operations from SUNY Delhi. Upon graduation, Jonathan spent the 2002 and 2003 seasons as an Assistant Superintendent at the Card Sound Golf Club in Key Largo, FL. In April 2005, Jonathan assumed the role of East Course Superintendent at the prestigious Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, NY. After four seasons of work at Oak Hill, Jonathan came to the Golf Club of Avon. He has also volunteered his services at numerous major golf tournaments such as U.S. Opens, PGA Championships, and U.S. Amateurs. Jon currently resides in Simsbury with his wife, Kerry and his two children, Jacob and Sarah.