Director of Golf Maintenance
Keith Ihms joined the POA in 2014 and is a native Texan from the Hill Country near Austin. He has worked 38 years as a golf course superintendent/last 5 years as Director of Golf Maintenance at the POA. Keith has earned a bachelor’s degree in Agronomy with specialization on Turfgrass from Texas A&M. He is a 38-year member of The Golf Course Superintendent Association of America (GCSAA), was awarded a Certified Golf Course Superintendent (CGCS) status in 1986 and recertified for seven, five-year cycles. He served as board member and President for GCSAA, the Environmental Institute for Golf and the state association, Lonestar GCSA. He is a current member of the Arkansas Turfgrass Association; a committee member of the USGA; an honorary member of the PGA and an Advisory Committee member for Texas State Technical College. Keith was selected to work 3 US Opens, 2 PGA Championships, 1 US Amateur Championship, 1 Master’s and Tour PGA events in Dallas, Ft. Worth, San Antonio and Houston.