Vineyards Country Club today announced the selection of Billy Huskins, CGCS, to the position of Director of Agronomy. Huskins will be responsible for all day-to-day agronomic maintenance, plans, programs and budgets for the community’s two 18-hole golf courses, practice areas, and clubhouse grounds.

“As Director of Agronomy, Billy will be an integral member of the Executive Team,” said Vineyards Country Club Chief Operating Officer Paul Malonson. “He is already working closely with our Director of Golf and the golf staff providing exceptional golf experiences for all Vineyards members and guests. Billy will also play an essential role as our golf courses undergo transformational renovations over the next 24 months.”

Certified by the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America, Huskins is an accomplished turf professional. He previously served as Director of Agronomy and Grounds at Highland Woods Golf and Country Club in Bonita Springs for 16 years. Prior experience includes positions as national Vice President of Agronomy for Escalante Golf, and positions as director of golf and grounds, director of golf operations, and golf course superintendent for country clubs in the Ft. Myers and Greater Atlanta areas. Huskins earned an associate degree in turfgrass management with a concentration in business management from North Carolina State University. He has served as head superintendent for the Chick fil-A Charity Championship, apprentice at Augusta National Golf Club and volunteer at Merion Golf Club for the U.S. Open.

Huskins joined Vineyards Country Club in November 2022 as Project Manager, responsible for overseeing the first redesign and renovation of the country club’s golf courses since their initial construction more than 30 years ago. Vineyards Country Club has hosted several high-profile golf events, including the PGA Tour Champions Aetna Championship


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About Vineyards Country Club

Vineyards Country Club is a 1,400-acre private, non-equity master-planned golf and country club community open to both residents and non-residents for more than 30 years. The family-owned community, founded in 1988, is located just east of Interstate 75 between Pine Ridge and Vanderbilt Beach roads and includes 2,719 homes in 38 individual gated neighborhoods, a 70,000-square-foot clubhouse, and 450,000 square feet of commercial space. The award-winning Club has been enhanced through three renovations since its original construction, with no member assessments. The Club offers 36 holes of members-only championship golf; a new, 15,000 square-foot Wellness Center & Spa with technologically advanced fitness equipment, five-star spa, salt water lap pool, smoothie café, and salt room; Racquet Center with 12 Har-Tru lite tennis courts, three lite gel cushioned pickleball courts, three regulation lite bocce courts, and year-round scheduled play; formal and casual indoor and al fresco dining; banquet, reception, meeting and event facilities; and one of Naples’ most active club social calendars. For membership or residential information, call 239-353-1500,  or visit the community’s Administration Office, located at 400 Vineyards Blvd., Naples.