Tag: Matt Shaffer

Traveling man carrying Hole No. 18 flag (Image: Andrew DeGraff)

Distance Education

November 12, 2018 By
I have been lucky to have some great mentors in my life… my father, the late Boyd Jones; a college professor who believed in me, Sharon Bass; our editor-at-large, Ed Hiscock, who took me under his wing during my time ...
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Paul R. Latshaw named 2017 Old Tom Morris Award winner

August 23, 2016 By
Paul R. Latshaw, who prepared golf courses for nine major championships over 38 years as a golf course superintendent, elevating the profession through his influence and innovation, will be the recipient of the 2017 Old Tom Morris Award from the ...
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U.S. Open photo parade: People we saw

June 16, 2016 By
The 2016 U.S. Open is underway at Oakmont! Check out some of our favorite moments from our day on the course.   Photos: Golfdom     ...

U.S. Open photo parade: early morning work

June 16, 2016 By
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Merrily they roll along…down the fairway

April 15, 2016 By
And before long, you may be rolling, too. It’s said that sooner or later, everything old is new again. Whether you believe that or not (it’s also said that 50 is the new 40), it just may be true for ...

New nitrogen tester shows promise

May 19, 2015 By
A new nitrogen testing mechanism being tested at Merion Golf Club shows as much promise as a new Philly cheesesteak restaurant. It looks good — but needs some work. That’s the word from superintendent Matt Shaffer, who has been testing ...
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