Longshore gets new leadership
Published 5:13 pm, Thursday, March 9, 2017
WESTPORT—Longshore Golf Course has new leadership.
Parks and Recreation Director Jen Fava said in a press release that her department is “very excited to welcome our new team to Longshore.”
As a member of the St. Joseph High School golf team, Janik competed at Longshore including in the 1997 Chappa Invitational.
He won the 1997 Junior Club Championship and the 2002 Men’s Club Championship at his home course: Fairfield Wheeler.
After graduating from Fairfield University, Janik became an assistant golf professional at Tashua Knolls Golf Course in Trumbull and in 2008 became the head professional there.
He completed the Professional Golf Management University Program and earned his PGA membership. Janik also served as the head coach of the Trumbull High School boy’s golf team where he was named the 2014 FCIAC Boy’s Golf Coach of the Year.
Salamone, who graduated from Ohio State University with a degree in turf science, comes to Longshore from The Village Club of Sands Point in New York —a course maintained by BrightView Golf Maintenance, the same company that manages Longshore — where he was the senior assistant golf course superintendent for four years.
“My experience was very positive with Todd,” said Mike Benz, the golf superintendent at The Village Club of Sands Point.
“He’s a great, hard worker and very dedicated to the profession and will be a great addition to Longshore. He’s shown that he has the ability to step up and become a superintendent.”