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Tag: Assistant Living

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The unpredictability of predicting the weather

February 3, 2020 By
According to the great Bob Dylan, “You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows.” Hot take alert — Bob was not a superintendent and was almost certainly not talking about actual weather, but A), I’m not ...

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5 things your greenkeeper is thinking (but not saying)

October 4, 2019 By
We’ve all seen those clickbait articles, like “10 Things Your Waitress Doesn’t Want You to Know,” or “15 Secrets Your Flight Attendant Won’t Tell You.” Spoiler alert — sketchy things sometimes happen in restaurant kitchens, and people occasionally do really ...

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It’s academic

February 26, 2019 By
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” are pretty hard to beat. I’m grateful for the solid ...

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Spread the love

December 17, 2018 By
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 the major talking points. Yes, I work all winter. Yes, ...

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Matt Neff: Anti-social media

June 6, 2018 By
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 turf related. At the risk of sounding like the guy ...

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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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