Monthly Archives: December 2014

Shame and Poverty (Part 1)

The game of golf prides itself on honor and integrity, but its workers live in shame and poverty. [12/31/14]

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Pain and Fear

A misguided Superintendent runs from his pain and fear, but leaves it with his wife and children; a wise one agknowledges his pain and fear, but confines it to his back pocket. [12/30/14]

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Snowflakes

Every Superintendent is like another, but every Superintendent is unique. [12/29/14]

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Baseball and Golf

Major League Baseball and golf course maintenance have one thing in common: the spring is full of hope. [12/28/14…modified from R.A. Dickey]

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Golf Courses and Bars

The neighborhood golf course and the neighborhood bar have one thing in common: an inordinate amount of lonely people. [12/27/14]

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Killing Geese

I HATE KILLING GEESE             I hate killing geese, but I kill lots of them.  In fact, given the opportunity, I would kill every goose on the planet, and smile. I am a greenkeeper on … Continue reading

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Imaginary Owners

A golfer and a Superintendent have this in common: at times, they imagine they are golf course owners. [12/25/14]

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