Monthly Archives: November 2020

Enjoyable Pain

One Superintendent believes he is in control of his destiny; another believes he is a worker of the soil. (11/23/20)

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Mixed Emotions

Turning off the irrigation system at the end of the year is like turning in your notice at the end of a job. (11/22/20)

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Be Yourself

A golf course is a good place to be yourself, especially if you are spending time alone. (11/21/20)

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Rolling the Dice

A landscaper says, “We always mow in the frost,”; a Superintendent says, “I know.” (11/20/20)

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Living

A young Superintendent delves into literature and science in hopes of living in richness; an experienced one walks in nature in hopes of living in fullness. (11/19/20)

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Talking to Yourself

A young Superintendent isolates himself in his mission; an experienced one sees danger in separation. (11/18/20)

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Going with the Flow

One Superintendent believes a golf course has 18 holes; another imagines it is a flowing river. (11/17/20)

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Holes within Holes

A golf course is full of all kinds of holes. (11/16/20)

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Change

One greenkeeper works on a golf course in hopes of earning money; another works on a course in hopes of finding change. (11/15/20)

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Set Apart

A young Superintendent would do well to remember he is a Golf Course Superintendent and not a greenkeeper, but even better to remember he is a servant and not a king. (11/14/20)

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