About Chris Jones and Pinehurst
Chris Jones, Grounds Assistant Superintendent has been interested in Horticulture as long as he can recall. He has an Associate’s Degree in Horticulture and Landscape from Sandhills Community College and has been in the industry for over 15 years. He began his career in the greenhouse industry working at several local greenhouses and then did his internship at Homewood Nurseries in Raleigh, NC. After his degree he began working in the Greenhouse at Pinehurst and quickly moved up to the Assistant Superintendent’s Position of which he holds now. His responsibilities range from day to day maintenance practices and scheduling to project management and planning.
Pinehurst Resort and Country Club is a world-renowned Golf travel resort, commonly referred to as The Cradle of Golf. Encompassing 9 golf Courses, a recently opened short course, The Spa, a grand pool complex, 1 primary historic hotel known as The Carolina, 2 overflow hotels, and the recently opened Pinehurst Brewing Company. The Grounds Department maintains all the properties outside of the golf courses. The Department also has a 17,000 square foot Greenhouse in which they grow all their annual color for dozens of beds and pots throughout property.