Our Staff

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Our staff at Fossil Trace consist of a dedicated group from the Golf Course Superintendent’s Association of America (GCSAA) and Professional Golfers Association of America (PGA) and Ladies Professional Golfers Association (LPGA).  These individuals come together to form one of the best golf course management teams in Denver, Colorado.  Find out more about some key members of the award winning golf course management team.LPGA



Jim Hajek, PGA – Head Golf Professional

Jim Hajek, PGA is the Head Golf Professional at Fossil Trace and has been with the City of Golden since February of 2003. Originally from southeastern South Dakota, Jim has a degree in education with an emphasis in mathematics and computers from the University of South Dakota. He began his...
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Noy Sparks III – Course Superintendent

Noy Sparks III is the Golf Course Superintendent at Fossil Trace Golf Club and has been with the City of Golden since August of 2002. Originally from Tarpon Springs Florida, Noy graduated from Lake City Community College with a degree in golf course operations. He joined the Fossil Trace team leaving...
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Adam Finch, PGA – 1st Assistant & Director of Marketing

Adam Finch is the PGA 1st Assistant Golf Professional and Marketing Director at Fossil Trace Golf Club. Adam has been with Fossil Trace since June, 2006. Prior to becoming the 1st Assistant at Fossil Trace Golf Club, Adam worked as a golf professional at the award-winning Grand View Lodge (Pines &...
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Bill Dyrsten – Assistant Superintendent

Bill Dyrsten joined the Fossil Trace team in July of 2004. His is originally from the Princeton, New Jersey area but has lived in Colorado since 1978. He and his wife Ann moved here after he graduated from Hope College in Holland, Michigan. Bill’s New Jersey golf experience came from...
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Jane Schwab, Merchandise Mangaer

Jane Schwab – Merchandise Coordinator

Jane Schwab is the Merchandise Coordinator for Fossil Trace Golf Club and joined the team in 2010. Jane graduated from CSU with a degree in Textiles and Clothing; after graduation she worked for May D & F for 10 years in the buying offices. She retired from retail to raise her two...
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Brent “Bucky” Schmidt – 2nd Assistant Superintendent

Bucky joined the Fossil Trace Turf Care Team in April 2003.  He graduated from University of Colorado – Denver with a degree in Communication.  He is a hometown, homegrown Goldenite graduating from Golden High School, just a sandstone’s throw from # 17 green.  He is a baseball enthusiast (GO ROCKIES) and...
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Craig Horst – Equipment Manager

Craig Horst is the Equipment Manager at Fossil Trace Golf club. Craig has been with the City of Golden since May of 2005. A Colorado native, Craig graduated from the Spartan School of Aeronautics with a Associates degree in aircraft maintenance. Craig has worked in the golf industry for 13...
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