Tag: Steven Wright

A final phone call

December 17, 2018 By
My last phone call to Steve Wright, CGCS — never meant to be a monumental call — goes down as the last time I ever talked with my friend Steve. Readers of Golfdom will recognize the name Steve Wright, the ...

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My open

May 15, 2018 By
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. Oakland Hills, Pinehurst and Atlanta Athletic Club come to mind ...

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Politics & Golf, or how I helped elect a Clinton

January 6, 2017 By
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 President George “41” Bush and Dan Quayle. Look it up, ...

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Undercover super

November 9, 2016 By
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 and play by myself or ask to get put with ...

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It’s time to get buzzed about 2016

April 15, 2016 By
Golf is great. Three simple words that can influence the way we feel about the sport, our jobs and the future. Can’t you feel the buzz? Take the Official World Golf Ranking for example. Jason Day, Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy, ...

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You get what you give: Local chapter participation is key

April 9, 2015 By
par•tic•i•pate | verb. a) to take part b) to have a part or share in something ¶ I pulled this from an old Webster’s dictionary, circa 1990. What does participation mean to today’s turf managers? I’ve always been involved. It ...

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