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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

PGA Tour pros behaving badly Posted on 22 Apr 2019 in the Columns categories.

Have you ever been in your accountant’s office reviewing your tax return when he discovers a mistake, completely loses his mind and starts overturning office furniture? Have you ever been Read more»

It’s academic Posted on 26 Feb 2019 in the Columns categories.

I’ve often said that getting a turfgrass science degree is one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. The science is fascinating, the job is awesome (usually) and our “offices” Read more»

Spread the love Posted on 17 Dec 2018 in the Columns categories.

I recently had a conversation with one of my neighbors and he asked me about my job. You’ve all had the same conversation, and my neighbor and I hit all Read more»

This too shall pass Posted on 15 Aug 2018 in the Columns categories.

Ah, the dog days of summer. The weather is miserable, you and the crew are exhausted and the turf wants nothing more than to shut it down until next spring. Read more»

Matt Neff: Anti-social media Posted on 06 Jun 2018 in the Columns categories.

I am not a huge fan of social media. I have a Twitter account, but aside from a few friends and some miscellaneous sports accounts, my feed is almost entirely Read more»

Like fine wine Posted on 26 Mar 2018 in the Columns categories.

They say we live in a youth-obsessed culture. “They” say a lot of things, much of which is somewhere between dubious at best and ridiculous at worst, but I think Read more»