Monthly Archives: December 2013

Words

Never withhold words of compassion or tenderness or love for lack of eloquence or convenience; sometimes, the purest, most endearing and encouraging thoughts reveal themselves as fumbling and bumbling words. [12/31/13]

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Superintendents

A misguided Superintendent buries his head in the internet; he will not even bring it out to look at the turf. [12/30/13]

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“Can’t get no Satisfaction”

Six things on a golf course are never satisfied and seven never say, ‘Enough’: – localized dry spot towards water; – gypsy moths towards green leaves; – turfgrass disease towards moisture and humidity; – golfers toward discounts and course conditions; … Continue reading

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A Well-Rounded Superintendent

Six things a Superintendent should strive to experience and seven he must: – overseed in the desert southwest; – preparing for a PGA tour event; – constructing and establishing a new golf course; – spending a winter on a course … Continue reading

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Fast Greens

Many golfers claim to putt better on fast greens, but golfers never try to leave themselves with downhill putts. [12/27/13]

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Making Sense

Four organizations make no sense, and five are difficult to understand: – The United States Golf Association encourages sustainable playing conditions, yet the turf shutters when their agronomists gather for tournament preparation; – The Environmental Protection Agency restricts products from … Continue reading

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Children at Play

To smile at the site of children at play is to understand a reason for daily toil. [12/25/13…Merry Christmas]

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