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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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Vandalism

Sometimes, the vandal with an ax is a beaver. (9/14/20) [A homeowner called about some vandals chopping down a tree with an ax.]

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The Pusher

Sometimes, a Superintendent’s ego drives him from being good to being great; sometimes, it pushes him from being great to being diabolical. (9/13/20)

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Seeing

One Superintendent spends time in nature and sees only non-sense; another walks through the course and finds hope. (9/12/20)

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Games We Play

A young Superintendent hopes to play a lot of golf; a wise one is careful about the games he plays. (9/11/20)

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Signs

It is not a good sign when you have frogs living in your drains. (9/10/20)

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Visiting Strangers

Sometimes it is good to knock on a stranger’s door; sometimes, it is good to visit another man’s golf course. (9/9/20)

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