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.

Jim Hajek PGA Head Professional

Jim Hajek, PGA – Head Golf Professional

Jim Hajek, PGA has served as the Head Golf Professional since the course opened in 2003. Originally from southeastern South Dakota, Jim graduated from the University of South Dakota with a degree in education, emphasis in mathematics and computers. He began his golf career by managing a small country club...
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Noy Sparks Golf Course Superintendent

Noy Sparks – 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. Though born and raised in Texas, he has called Colorado home since 1998. Noy graduated from Lake City Community College with a degree in golf...
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Kent Kidwell, General Manager of Schnepf's Restaurant

Kent Kidwell – General Manager, Schnepf’s Restaurant

Kent Kidwell CMAA, Joined the team at Fossil Trace in early 2018. Prior to joining the team, he was Events Director and Club House Manager at Colorado Golf Club. In his tenure there, he worked on the 2013 Solhiem Cup, the 2010 US Senior Open, and opened the new club...
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Adam Finch, PGA First Assistant Professional

Adam Finch, PGA – 1st Assistant & Director of Marketing

Adam Finch, PGA is the First Assistant Golf Professional and Marketing Director at Fossil Trace Golf Club. Adam joined the Fossil Trace team in June 2006. Previously, Adam worked as a golf professional at the award-winning Grand View Lodge (Pines & Preserve) and Minnesota Valley Country Club; both in his home...
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Nick Borgeson, PGA | Lead Clubfitter

Nick Borgeson – Assistant Golf Professional

Nick Borgeson is an Assistant Golf Professional and Director of Clubfitting. He joined the Fossil Trace Golf Club team in 2004. A fifth-generation Colorado native, Nick graduated from Colorado State University with a degree in English. He learned the game of golf playing with his grandparents, uncles, numerous aunts, mother,...
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Katie Johnson, PGA Assistant Golf Professional

Katie Johnson, PGA – Assistant Golf Professional

Katie Johnson, PGA is an Assistant Golf Professional at Fossil Trace Golf Club. She joined the Fossil Trace teams in March 2018. Katie reigns from Fargo, ND and moved to Colorado with her wife and infant son to support their active outdoor lifestyle (especially hiking and snowboarding). She was recruited...
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Bill Dyrsten Assistant Course Superintendent

Bill Dyrsten – Assistant Course Superintendent

Bill Dyrsten joined the Fossil Trace team July 2004 as the Assistant Course Superintendent. His is originally from Princeton, New Jersey 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...
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Jane Schwab, AGM Merchandise Coordinator

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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Matt Hartung, Irrigation Tech

Matt Hartung – Irrigation Tech

Matt Hartung is the Irrigation Tech at Fossil Trace Golf Club and joined the team in 2011. Even though he has lived in Colorado for 26 years, he originally reigns from Minnesota. Matt has played golf since he was 5 years old (and is a lefty). Matt graduated from Metropolitan...
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Craig Horst Equipment Manager

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 15...
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