The meaning of the job and the game |

What does the profession — and the game itself — mean to golf course superintendents? Four more turf pros share their perspective.

Every day should be Thank A Superintendent Day, but, alas, the unofficial holiday is only celebrated on September 12. With TASD fast approaching, Landscapes Golf Management asked some of its corps of field generals two key questions: What does it mean to be a golf course superintendent? And what does golf mean to them?

These are their responses.

Todd ZoerinkElmwood Golf Course, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

What does it mean to be a golf course superintendent? No two days will be the same and that is all right. I get to spend my day doing something I love with a team that takes pride in its work. It allows me to see the sunrise each morning and spend time with my family every afternoon.

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