By: Elsa Bonstein, Golf Columnist – Brunswick Beacon
If you think maintaining a golf course means cutting grass, laying sod and occasionally spraying for weeds, you are mistaken. Golf course maintenance is an art and a science. It requires not just hard work but knowledge obtained through college-level courses, seminars, practical experience and networking with other superintendents.
Many golf courses today require a superintendent has at least a two-year degree from a certified agronomy school. Some ask their head superintendent have a bachelor’s degree or better.
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