Meet Dave Arehart, Head Professional
Dave Arehart has served as the General Manager of The College Golf Course at Delhi since 1998. He is also the SUNY Delhi Men’s Golf Coach and an adjunct faculty member for the College.
After graduating from Shenandoah University in Winchester, VA, Dave served as an Assistant Golf Professional at the Winchester Country Club, where he earned his PGA membership in 1996.
Dave oversees golf course operations on a daily basis, supervises the driving range and practice green, manages the pro shop, and plans and administers a variety of tournaments and events.
Dave runs The College Golf Course at Delhi with a focus on customer service. He knows players by first names and instills a friendly and accommodating atmosphere at the course. He leads a talented staff that teaches private lessons and clinics and has an expansive knowledge of golf instruction and equipment.
When Dave isn’t at the golf course, he enjoys spending quality time with his wife and four children.
Meet Tom Kaufman, Superintendent
Tom Kaufman has enjoyed serving as the Superintendent of The College Golf Course at Delhi since 1988. He attended Hudson University in Bangor, Maine and is a member of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America.
Tom takes great satisfaction and pride in upholding the quality of the golf course. He works with skilled staff members on mowing the greens, fairways, and rough areas, as well as maintaining the sand traps and running the irrigation system for the course.
Turf Management and Golf and Sports Turf Management students from SUNY Delhi work with Tom and his staff in the fall and spring semesters to learn best practices on golf course maintenance, and during summer internships and work experiences.
Tom likes to spend his spare time in the outdoors on his 100-acre farm with his family.