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About Steven Wright

Steven Wright, CGCS, is director of golf course/landscape operations at Boca West CC in Boca Raton, Fla. This is his first column for Golfdom. He can be reached at or followed at @wrightsteve19.

Posts by Steven Wright

My open Posted on 15 May 2018 in the Columns categories.

Well, it wasn’t really my Open, it was Tiger’s Open. This year it’ll be 10 years ago, but it seems like yesterday. I’ve attended several U.S. Opens through the years. Read more»

Tips and Tricks: Writing the right cover letter Posted on 06 Jul 2017 in the Career & Columns categories.

“To whom it may concern” is not the proper way to introduce yourself in a cover letter. Unless, of course, you want it to go to the bottom of the Read more»

Telling our story Posted on 07 Apr 2017 in the People categories.

Golf course superintendents, in general, are good about sharing positive stories, experiences and events to promote our profession. We’re most comfortable preaching to the choir or to like-minded individuals in Read more»

How to do Florida: Step 1, get out of your hotel room Posted on 03 Feb 2017 in the Columns & Featured categories.

I often hear this complaint when the Golf Industry Show rotation returns to Florida: “There isn’t much to do in Florida.” As a longtime resident, I disagree. And I’m not Read more»

Politics & Golf, or how I helped elect a Clinton Posted on 06 Jan 2017 in the Columns & Featured categories.

It was 1992. “Drug-Free Workplace” was the catch phrase. Space shuttles still flew. The Dow was at 3,200 and gold was $345/oz. Bill Clinton and Al Gore were running against Read more»

Undercover super Posted on 09 Nov 2016 in the People categories.

The idea came to me one day last year in advance of the city championship. I always play a couple practice rounds ahead of the event. I can call up Read more»