Toby Thornton

Golf Course Superintendent

photo of Toby Thornton

Email: tthornton@tchefunctacc.com

Toby Thornton is Tchefuncta Country Club's greens superintendent, always keeping the Golf Course and Fairways in excellent condition. He developed an interest in his present career during high school. He was active in sports, and, after football or baseball practice, the youngster stayed to help in the baseball fields. Thornton's collegiate career started at Mississippi College, playing football during his freshman year. He entered Mississippi State's Sports Turf Management program and graduated with a degree in Agronomy Golf Turf Management. Toby served as the president of the LMGCSAA, the national association of Golf Course Superintendents. Thornton holds a chemical certification in Alabama, Florida, and Mississippi and is also certified in irrigation. Toby and his wife Rebecca have two sons: Manny, who is ten and Brayden, who is nine. When he's not busy on the links, he enjoys fishing, hunting and golfing.