Kurtis Wolford is the Golf Course Superintendent at Cherry Island. Kurtis was hired by Empire Golf in the spring of 2005, when Empire Golf assumed the responsibility of golf course maintenance operations at Cherry Island.
Kurtis was born and raised in Redding, California. When he was just seven years old, he began playing in recreational junior golf programs. During his teen years, he worked on a local driving range shagging balls. Kurtis received a Bachelors of Science degree in Environmental Horticultural Science from Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, California.
Kurtis has worked in the golf course industry during his entire career and considers himself a steward of the environment. In his spare time he enjoys reading, photography, playing golf, fly fishing, skiing, and camping – anything that is outdoors.