Tag: superintendent

Penn State University: Golf Course Turfgrass Management Program

November 23, 2015 By
Get the edge you need to succeed in turfgrass management in just 18 months. “The Penn State Golf Course Turfgrass Management Program is the foundation of my career as a golf course superintendent.” – Paul B. Latshaw, MSM, CGCS Muirfield ...

Being a superintendent: It’s not as easy as we make it look

November 13, 2015 By
Golf is hard enough for 98 percent of golfers who enjoy playing the game, but as each year passes the business of golf gets harder for those of us who make a living in this industry. ¶ Thinking about where ...
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Longtime Ohio superintendent killed in car collision

October 7, 2015 By
Sad news out of Cincinnati today: Terry Frey, 68, longtime superintendent of Beckett Ridge Golf Club in West Chester, Ohio, was killed when his maintenance vehicle was struck by a minivan on Tuesday morning. Frey had worked at the club ...
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The Golfdom Files Extended: Superintendent or greenkeeper – which?

March 26, 2015 By
Golfdom’s March issue featured the topic of the various names for superintendents, which was touched on previously by our columnist Matt Neff. This installment of the Golfdom Files, from our April 1969 issue, was written by Bill Smart and focuses ...

The Golfdom Files: Superintendent or greenkeeper — which?

March 18, 2015 By
In the January Golfdom, our resident assistant superintendent columnist Matt Neff wrote an impressive history on the various titles of superintendents. This was such a great topic that we had our crack team of historians (AKA associate editor Grant B. ...

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 ...