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About Matt Neff


Matt Neff is the assistant golf course superintendent at Wedgewood Golf & Country Club in Powell, OH. He is a graduate of Malone College in Canton, Ohio, and obtained his turfgrass science degree from The Ohio State University. He has been writing for Golfdom since 2013.

Posts by Matt Neff

Staying engaged with a ‘do it yourself’ mentality Posted on 15 Feb 2018 in the Columns & Current Issue categories.

Certainly, everyone is by now aware of the number of assistant superintendents who have left the business over the last four or five years. Reasons given usually involve some combination Read more»

Matt Neff: What I learned from YouTube Posted on 18 Oct 2017 in the Columns categories.

The YouTube rabbit hole. You’re checking out a highlight from the game you couldn’t stay awake for the night before, and next thing you know, you’ve been watching police dashcam Read more»

A few of my least favorite things Posted on 24 Feb 2017 in the Columns categories.

It really is hard to complain about our jobs. Sure, this profession has moments that might make you think you’d rather being doing anything else at that particular time, but Read more»

Lasting impressions Posted on 25 Jan 2017 in the Columns categories.

Let me set the scene for you. It was late fall of 2005. I was nearing completion of my turf degree and was feverishly looking for a job. Keep in Read more»

Dollars and common sense Posted on 24 Oct 2016 in the Columns categories.

The August 2016 Golfdom cover story discussed updates to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that will go into effect Dec. 1, 2016, and asked if, as a result of Read more»

What you missed on Twitter in the past few months Posted on 20 Sep 2016 in the Columns categories.

If you haven’t heard, social media is huge, and it’s no surprise that it’s caught on like wildfire in our industry. After all, the only people who truly understand what Read more»