Matt Shaffer Speaks!

August 16, 2013 in 2-year, Alumni

It has been about a month since the golf/turf world focused on The US Open at Merion Golf Club. With years of preparation and a couple of weeks of superb execution the event is not history. There were challenges with weather but nothing insurmountable. The golf course was an excellent test of the best players in the world.

Matt Shaffer had an outstanding plan and managed an outstanding team of staff and volunteers. Without that team effort it would be impossible to prepare the top playing surfaces and the building of a city in the Philadelphia suburbs. While the cleanup and restoration of the golf course began right after the tournament, I waited a few weeks for Matt to get some rest and reflect back on the lessons learned from hosting the 2013 U.S. Open. As always, Matt is quite engaging and gives much of the credit to those around him. That’s what great leaders tend to do.

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