Tag: assistant superintendents

Staying engaged with a ‘do it yourself’ mentality

February 15, 2018 By
Certainly, everyone is by now aware of the number of assistant superintendents who have left the business over the last four or five years. Reasons given usually involve some combination of reduced advancement opportunities since the Great Recession, low pay ...

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The Golfdom Files: The undefined role of assistant superintendent

July 18, 2017 By
Keith Wood’s staff at Quail Hollow, Charlotte, N.C., is a group of well educated, experienced assistant superintendents. The importance of a strong staff is not always easy to convey to a membership. In the May 1973 edition of Golfdom, Warren ...

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Assist the assistants

April 27, 2017 By
The path to promotion is longer than ever for assistant superintendents. Is it time to rethink the hours they work and the pay they receive? Kris Negley takes his job seriously as senior assistant superintendent at the Clubs of Cordillera ...

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10th annual Green Start Academy now accepting applications

June 18, 2015 By
\John Deere Golf and Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CropScience, have opened the application process for the 10th annual Green Start Academy (GSA). Assistant superintendents in the United States and Canada may apply to become one of the 50 attendees. The ...

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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 ...

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A story about exodus: Golf industry job applicant pool drying up

April 17, 2014 By
This is my first installment in a series that will periodically appear throughout the year on Old Testament theology. ¶ Just kidding! Don’t turn the page. Not that there’s anything wrong with the Old Testament, but you know, the whole ...

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