Our Goal

To grow the game of golf by enhancing the golfer’s playing and spectating experience with real, accurate information about the art and science of professional greenkeeping, professional venue conditioning, and architecture! The Course Reports provides golf fans a completely new perspective, while promoting the professionals that make it happen.


Your Host

The last 26 years have been a dream come true for The Course Reports’ host, Curtis Tyrrell, Certified Golf Course Superintendent (CGCS), Master Greenkeeper (MG). Highlighted by the 2012 Ryder Cup, Curtis’ career includes an extensive list of professional tournament preparations, golf course construction, and renovations. Curtis has groomed his skills at some of the finest sites in the country working along side esteemed architects and establishing himself as an industry leader. Most recently, Curtis led Medinah Country Club through a 10 year, 15 million dollar overhaul of all 3 golf courses, a practice facility, and a maintenance facility. Curtis is a seasoned public speaker, having presented throughout the United States, and in the UK! The Course Reports is Curtis’ latest project! Thanks for checking it out!



A Leader in Golf Course Construction and Renovation

Curtis holds both the GCSAA’s Certified Golf Course Superintendent and the British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association’s Master Greenkeeper Certifications. He is one of a small group across the globe to have achieved both designations. Curtis is applying his skills today through Canon Golf. A golf course Master Planning and Consulting company.  http://www.canongolf.com


Speaking Engagements

Golf Industry Show, Developing Intern Programs, 2018

Penn State University, Commencement Keynote, 2017

BIGGA Turf Expo, More Than Miracles – Medinah Transformation, 2016

Midwest Chapter, Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA), Golf Course Construction and Renovation, 2015

Indiana Green Expo, Golf Course Construction and Renovation, 2015

Indianapolis Chapter, GCSAA, Ryder Cup Preparation, 2014

Irish Club Managers Association, Ryder Cup Preparation, 2014

Golf Industry Show, GCSAA, Golf Course Aeration and Cultural Practices, 2014

Penn State University, Turfgrass Program Commencement, 2013

Washington State Turf Association, Course 1 Construction and Ryder Cup Preparations, 2013

BIGGA Turf Expo, Ryder Cup Preparations and Ryder Cup Panel, 2013

Canadian Golf Course Superintendents Association, Ryder Cup Preparation, 2013

Penn State University, Ryder Cup Preparation, 2012

Penn State University, Golf Course Construction and Renovation, 2011

New England Turfgrass Conference, Lake of Isles Construction, 2006


Articles Featuring Curtis

Interview With Curtis Tyrrell

The Coach K of Medinah

Medinah CC’s Surprising New Moves

Grassroots Issues


We hope you enjoy our shows and share them with your golfing friends! Reach out to Curtis and the team at The Course Reports at info@thecoursereports.com. We’d love to hear some interesting topics that you’d like us to cover.

Thanks for watching the show and listening to the podcast!