D.W. “Bill” Adams

Golf Course Superintendent


An accomplished golf course superintendent for 10 years at Rolling Hills Country Club in Wichita, and Topeka Country Club for 20 years, Adams played a vital role in bringing the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America to its current home in Lawrence, Kan. He also served as a charter member of the Kansas Turfgrass Association as well as President of the Heart of America GCSA. His remarkable impact was made quietly and efficiently. D.W. Adams died November 17, 1984, in Topeka.