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Getting It Done in the New Year

Make it a Goal, not a Resolution and you will succeed!

Happy New Year… I think!

Well here we are into yet another year. Apparently this one is numbered 2015 and follows the one that just flew by they called 2014. Will it be just like the ones before that? Will it fly by too? Did it zip by without accomplishing any of the things we really wanted to get done? How would we even know… if we didn’t set out to do anything? Or did we?

Aha… there’s the rub! Did we even set out to do anything? Did we set ourselves some goals. Were they actually attainable? Were they realistic? Did we let anyone know about them before we started them or did we just hope by not announcing them we would be able to lolling our way through another year without getting anything done? Did we write any of them down?

Categories: Coaching, Bowls


The True Cost of the Dumper

Greens Protectors are for Celery and Broccoli, not Bowls!

I was asked last fall about the availability of the "Greens Protector Mats!" Those who know me well will tell you I have never been an advocate for these potential lawsuits waiting to happen! That would be an understatement!

As a prior greenskeeper I know the bane of bowls is the dumper. In fact I figure each dumper a club has costs the club close to $800 in damages to the green and maintenance time to try to correct the damage done. Given that cost, I do have a few solutions, some of which are not always initially seen as positive but all of which are offered for the good of the club. I trust they will be taken as such, and if you should have any further questions please feel free to call or email for clarification.

Categories: Bowls

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