Golf News for Friday, June 28, 2013 | People

Doug Long appointed as a new VP with Staples Golf Resource Group

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Staples Golf Resource Group, LLC. and Andy Staples, ASGCA Associate announced that Doug Long has been officially named to a new position with the company.

In his new role as Vice President of Design and Management, Doug will assist in servicing the company's current design projects across the US and play an increased role in the management of the firm's expanding energy and water conservation projects.

"We've been fortunate to see an increase in renovation projects actually going to construction this year," says Andy Staples, owner and principal architect of Staples Golf. "And combined with the increased demand of our energy and water efficiency services, Doug will step right in to manage our workload using his vast experience in the golf industry."

Doug has worked in the golf industry for over 35 years in a variety of capacities ranging from the management of golf courses, leading the construction activities of multiple world-renowned builders, and serving as an owner's representative for over 20 projects. His resume includes work on the World's Top 100 list, recipient of the coveted Golf Course Builders Association of America (GCBAA) "Builder of the Year" award and past seminar instructor at the Golf Industry Show hosted annually by the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA).

Staples Golf is currently managing design projects in Arkansas, California, Nebraska and New Mexico along with management consulting throughout Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah. With the addition of Doug to the team, the firm has strengthened its ability to continue to provide common sense solutions that create great golf courses, save money and offer sustainable solutions to their clients.

About Staples Golf Resource Group, LLC
Staples Golf Resource Group, LLC. established in 2002 and based in Scottsdale, Arizona, is a golf course design and management consultancy with contracts for implementing and sustaining efficient design and management practices throughout the United States. Andy Staples, ASGCA Associate and President of SGRG, has served on the Environmental Institute for Golf's Energy Conservation BMP Committee and is considered a leading expert in sustainable golf course architecture including all areas related to energy and water management. He recently released the industry's very first tablet-based energy and water savings tool called the Energy Snapshot for Golf. Visit for more details.

Andy Staples, ASGCA Associate
Staples Golf Resource Group, LLC
Phone: 602-845-9074