Search & Consulting Executive
Armen, as a search and consulting executive, offers clients multiple skills. He has expertise in executive searches for general managers, golf course superintendents, golf professionals, assistant general managers, and clubhouse managers.
He also provides reviews of golf course designs and master plans, and offers technical agronomic services to the private club industry. Armen graduated from the famed turfgrass management program at Penn State. His storied past in golf, includes working for the finest clubs in the U.S., including the positions and experience as general manager, golf course superintendent, vice president of agronomy, PGA tournament director, golf course designer, partner/owner of a country club and golf development project workout manager. He has extensive, direct, hands on experience at major championships, PGA Tour events and top 100 courses.
Armen served as general manager at Shadow Creek, for Steve Wynn in Las Vegas, NV from 1995-2000. And in 1985, at age 27, he was the youngest superintendent to host a major championship – The PGA Championship at Cherry Hills Country Club. He hosted six PGA Tour events at Castle Pines Golf Club; and served as assistant superintendent at Merion Golf Club in Pennsylvania for the 1981 U.S. Open before becoming superintendent at Rolling Green Golf Club at the age of 23. He interned at Aronimink Golf Club for the 1977 U.S. Amateur.
Armen also sits as one of 240 worldwide architect/panelists ranking golf courses for Golf Course Architecture magazine.
MEDIA – Armen Suny Podcast
One of the Icons of the Turf Industry – Mr. Armen Suny of KOPPLIN KUEBLER & WALLACE talks of his time at Merion Golf Club, the state of the industry and some helpful tips on how to land that big job.
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Career tips to begin a new year
New Jersey Turf Expo attendees filled a room – and then lined up – to receive guidance from Armen Suny.
It’s fair to say that Armen Suny is one of the most influential figures in the turf industry. That statement is borne out by the fact that following his remarks at the recent New Jersey Turf Expo, a line of turf professionals waited to speak with him.
As a recruiter for Kopplin, Kueber, & Wallace, the industry’s leading search firm, he assists some of the most prestigious golf facilities in America with the task of finding qualified superintendents (and other management personnel).
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