Kelly Burke

Kelly Burke was bitten by the turf bug at a young age when he realized that his summer job at a golf course had career potential, not as a golfer but as a manager of lawns.

  • He has worked his entire career in turf care.
  • He is accredited in organic land care.
  • He has been a golf course superintendent and manager of a large, manicured campus.



Burke has worked his entire career in the turf care industry. He began mowing grass at his local public golf course and went on to learn all he could about turfgrass management. Burke is also a licensed pesticide applicator and has obtained accreditation in organic land care. Burke has been a golf course superintendent; worked in senior management positions at private country clubs; volunteered at a PGA event; written articles for local newspapers, newsletters, and websites; and has acted as grounds manager of a sprawling, highly manicured corporate campus in New England. Burke provided insight on how to make your yard the best on the block for The Spruce for nearly six years.

Kelly Burke

Lawn care should be environmentally sound and inexpensive, and it should not overshadow the time spent enjoying the surroundings. 

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