John Spray, Owner
John Spray, President and owner of John Spray Landscapes, Inc., has had a lifelong appreciation for the natural world. John was raised in north central New Mexico and spent his youth in the outdoors. He began his career in turf grasses and ornamental plants pushing a mower in high school. After high school John attended New Mexico State University. John worked his way through college doing maintenance at the universities’ golf course.
He received a bachelor of science in agriculture with an emphasis on turf grass management and pest management. John, with advice from a mentor, took an entry level position with a large golf course construction contractor. He started in the irrigation division installing golf course irrigation systems. He continued to learn and progress up the corporate ladder, eventually gaining the position of construction superintendent. In this position John was responsible for all aspects of the construction project, which included all the dirt work, drainage, irrigation, cart path, ponds, pump stations, grassing, tees, greens, bunkers and interaction with the owners and architects.