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The Weed Man Virginia Beach, VA team lives and works in the communities that we serve. Offering quality service is our main goal for our customers and neighbors. Meet your Virginia Beach, VA Weed Man team of lawn specialists who are professionally trained to manage all of your lawn care needs. We're happy to introduce ourselves!

John Snyder | Owner & Operator

John Snyder, CGCS and his family are residents of the Hampton Roads area. John's wife Rebecca is a graduate of Kempsville High School and Virginia Wesleyan College. Rebecca taught art in both the Virginia Beach and Portsmouth school districts.

John's experience in Hampton Roads includes responsibility for the golf course maintenance of the Honey Bee Golf Course, Chesapeake Golf Course, Ocean View Golf Course in Norfolk and Kiskiak Golf Course in Williamsburg as a Regional Golf Course Superintendent.

John is a certified golf course superintendent with the Golf Course Superintendent’s Association of America. John’s resume includes top positions at PGA National in Palm Beach, Florida, The Gary Player Country Club and the Lost City Golf Course in South Africa. At both facilities John oversaw complete renovations of the golf courses with Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player as architects respectively. John has overseen three Seniors Championships, three Million Dollar Golf Championships and two South African Masters. John’s background also includes six years as a Regional Manager for one of the largest golf management companies in the country and eight years as the Director of Golf Operations at the original Sun City in Sun City Arizona overseeing 8 golf courses. Before joining Weed Man John was part owner of a golf course managment company overseeing 11 golf courses which included over 1,200 acres of turf grass.

John has a degree in Turf grass Management from The Ohio State University and over 40 continuing education credits in turf grass management.

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