LINNE Industries, maker of the PondHawk solar-powered pond aeration system, announced tthe addition of Shaun Donahue as senior advisor, golf course agronomy. Donahue, a golf industry veteran, serves as golf course superintendent at Tidewater Golf Club in North Myrtle Beach.
“We’re delighted to have Shaun on the LINNE team,” LINNE Industries President and co-inventor Sandra Burton said. “As someone who’s been in the trenches and knows what works for golf courses, Shaun is a valuable resource for other golf superintendents. He knows what it takes to keep a golf course—including its water assets—beautifully maintained.”
Donahue has served as superintendent at Tidewater Golf Club for nearly two decades. Tidewater, with play along the Intracoastal Waterway, has breathtaking views of the South Carolina Lowcountry – and four PondHawk Systems installed. Over the years, Donahue led other initiatives that improved the course for golfers. He improved sunlight accessibility by trimming and removing excess trees, renovated greens to return them to their original size, improved miles of drain lines, and upgraded the irrigation system. He is also a Past President of the Palmetto Golf Course Superintendents Association.
“Shaun truly has a wealth of information to share with other golf course superintendents,” Burton added. “He is on hand to explain the results he has seen with PondHawk’s subsurface solar aeration at work on golf course ponds.”