Tom Storey, Superintendent - Sykes/Lady Overland Park
Tom Storey, Superintendent - Sykes/Lady Overland Park Golf Club
November 6, 2019: Winner of the 2019 Superintendent of the Year Award - GCSAA, Heart of America Chapter
Raised in a small town (Rockwell) in North Central Iowa, Tom graduated from Rockwell-Swaledale High School in 1993. After High School, he attended Waldorf College in Forest City, Iowa and later went on to obtain his Bachelors of Science Degree from Iowa State University, majoring in Turf Management.
Tom spent eights years at Wakonda Club in Des Moines, Iowa as an Assistant Superintendent from 1998-2006 and three years as the Superintendent at Spencer Golf & Country Club in Spencer, Iowa from 2006-2009. He moved to Olathe to be the Superintendent at Metcalf Ridge Golf Course in Louisburg, Kansas from 2010-2015. In March of 2016, he became one of the Assistant Superintendents here at Sykes/Lady Overland Park Golf Course, where he was promoted to Superintendent in June 2018.
Hobbies: Loves golf, Minnesota Twins Baseball, Iowa Hawkeyes, Minnesota Vikings and fishing.
Left to right: Marc Szablewski, Superintendent - St. Andrews Golf Club; Doug Melchior, Manager, Golf & Grounds - City of Overland Park; Tom Storey, Superintendent - Sykes/Lady Overland Park Golf Club