Wayne Kappauf

Golf Course Superintendent

photo of Wayne Kappauf

Phone: (239) 394-6661
Email: wkappauf@island-countryclub.org

"Originally from Long Island New York, Wayne has lived in Collier County since 1962. He graduated from Naples High School in 1978 and from Florida Southern College in 1982 with a Bachelors degree in Business Management. Wayne has been in the Golf Course industry for 31 years. After almost 13 years as the Golf Course Superintendent at Quail Run Golf Club in Naples, Wayne became Superintendent of the Island Country Club golf course in 1995. A Certified Golf Course Superintendent since 1993 Wayne also became a Certified Arborist in 1999 and holds state agricultural licenses in Turf, Ornamental, and Aquatic pest control. A member of the GCSAA (Golf Course Superintendents Association of America), FGCSA (Florida Golf Course Superintendents Association), EGCSA (Everglades Golf Course Superintendents Association) and USGA (United States Golf Association), Wayne currently serves on the Board of Directors of the FGCSA and EGCSA and is a past president of the EGCSA. In July of 2011, Wayne received the President's Lifetime Achievement Award from the Florida Golf Course Superintendents Association. Dedicated to continuing education, a love for golf and the promotion of his industry, Wayne is driven to give Island Country Club members the best golf course possible each and every day."