Respect For Golf Course Superintendents

Care and maintenance of a golf course is an easy thing, right? Well, think about your yard and the amount of work (or not) you perform to keep it looking beautiful. Now, multiply those tasks by 1000%, then have all your neighbours come over everyday and critic your work. If you can envision this, then you are just dealing with the tip of the iceberg that golf superintendents deal with on a daily basis. Their love of their job has to outweigh the other “stuff they have to deal with” that most most golfers never see and should never see. A good superintendent is worth their weight in gold, great superintendents are priceless!

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Reciprocity in Golf

In social psychology, reciprocity is a social norm of responding to a positive action with another positive action, rewarding kind actions. (Wikipedia) For the most part, it should be the basic foundation of our society, but that is a much deeper topic than I want to explore. However, reciprocity in golf is a bit lighter and really plays an important roll in the how we play golf and how the golf industry will grow.

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