Tag: Assistant Living

Best evening ride on the golf course ever

October 15, 2015 By
Anyone who has kids knows that they ask a ton of questions, from the profound (Why are there wars?) to the decidedly not (How does your bottom make poop?). Other than correcting my 3-year-old son’s underwhelming grasp of the human ...
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Matt Neff : How I became a columnist for Golfdom

April 9, 2015 By
As a result of writing this column over the last two-plus years I’ve been extremely fortunate to have had the opportunity to meet and talk with many people in this business with whom I otherwise likely would’ve never crossed paths. ...
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Oh, Canada

February 18, 2015 By
As Americans, we’re tremendously fortunate to have such great neighbors (or should I say neighbours) to the north. Not only do they have one of the coolest flags in the world, they have shared many of their finest cultural achievements ...
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What’s in a name?

January 22, 2015 By
Head golf course superintendent, director of golf course and grounds maintenance, director of agronomy. First assistant, second assistant, senior assistant, junior assistant, assistant-in-training. There are now dozens of titles used to describe the roles of superintendents and their assistants. Our ...

The agony of the résumé black hole

November 24, 2014 By
So I’m just going to get it out of the way and ask now… did you receive my résumé? Yes? No? Maybe? ¶ During a recent conversation with a sales rep, I mentioned the surprising number of times, especially over ...

How ’bout this weather?

October 22, 2014 By
The long-range seasonal forecast. Like frozen pizza, it’s a great idea in theory, but the execution often leaves so much to be desired. It’s one of those things that you desperately want to believe, but most of the time will ...