I started writing this post in 2011 when I was still the golf course superintendent at Northland CC. I didn’t finish it, but I always knew it was there and that one day I’d come back to it. I was recently thinking about the idea of simplicity and decided it…

One of my most inspiring friends recently sent me the book Powerful by Patty McCord. The former chief talent officer at Netflix writes about creating their unique and high-performing culture.

In the early pages of the book, I was struck by her writings on discipline. When I give talks on…

The subject of accountability has come up in a lot of my conversations lately. It’s come up in topics and conversation completely unrelated, which I suppose suggests that accountability is probably pretty important. We’re all held accountable in one way or another, both at home and work, and I believe…

If you are a golf course superintendent, you would more than likely say you have a role at your facility. Your role, in the most simplistic manner, is to oversee the maintenance and upkeep of the golf course and grounds. …

There is a field near our house, its a field I’ve driven by multiple times per day, nearly every day for five seasons. Every spring, the field would be plowed, seemingly being prepared for a crop. “I wonder what they are going to plant?” …

If I’ve seen it once, I’ve seen it a hundred times- “I’d just like to be able to get my whole crew to show up every day.” This, or some variation of this statement seems to come across my Twitter feed at least a couple times a week. “How can…

Chris Tritabaugh

Husband, dad and Golf Course Supt | 👀 to help & be inspired by others, while also inspiring & learning from them | I ply my trade and hone my craft @Hazeltine

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