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About Matt Shaffer

Matt Shaffer, a longtime superintendent, is the owner of Minimalistic Agronomic Techniques (M.A.T.) He was previously the superintendent at The Country Club in Cleveland and is director of golf course operations emeritus at Merion GC, Ardmore, Pa., where he hosted the 2013 U.S. Open. Reach him at

Posts by Matt Shaffer

Matt’s Memories: Favorite memories from my time at Augusta National Posted on 07 Jun 2022 in the Columns & Current Issue & From the Magazine categories.

Long-time superintendent and owner of M.A.T. Matt Shaffer shares his funniest golf stories in his first-ever Golfdom column. Read more»