Author Archives: foolishsuperintendent

Smoking Not Permitted

It takes a lot of cigarettes to match a forest fire. (9/24/20)

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Back Up

Trucker drivers and greenkeepers have this in common: they are skilled at backing up trailers. (9/23/20)

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Seeding

A young Superintendent plants a seed and hopes it grows; an experienced Superintendent plants a lot of seeds and hopes some of them grow; a fool dumps a whole bag on the ground and expects all of them to grow. … Continue reading

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Digging Holes

One Superintendent digs a hole to repair a pipe; another digs a hole to get in touch with the earth. (9/21/20)

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In Search of

A young Superintendent searches for answers in a text book; an experienced one searches for answers that do not yet exist. (9/20/20)

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Rough

Sometimes, a rough night out leads to a rough morning in. (9/19/20)

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Heavy Toll

Most golfers are not willing to pay the cost of maintaining a golf course. (9/18/20)

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Comprehending Nothing

A Superintendent cares for a golf course all the days of his life, yet he comprehends nothing of what goes on under the sun. (9/17/20)

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Pace

Often, a fast roller is a slow roller; less often, a slow roller is a fast roller. (9/16/20)

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Right of Passage

A young Superintendent ponders the pleasures that lay ahead; a wise one finds himself in the bunker of mourning. (9/15/20)

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