Printer Problems

Please tell me I’m not the only one.  I had countless printer problems today.  As in, I finally kicked the printer (literally). Although kicking the printer solved the problem that ...


I’ll Take Two of Those

We have a tasting that we hold every year for all of our couples that are using our facility.  It is probably the hardest event we do all year as ...

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March Madness Winners

Jason spent a total of 22 hours working on the pool. He thought there might be some other numbers nerds out there so here are some stats. 2195 total correct ...

What's Going on at Toad Valley?

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Trains. Planes. Automobiles. And Greg Norman.

My trip to the NGCOA conference for 2015 can be summed up ...
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Remember the Alamo!

Theresa and I recently traveled to San Antonio to attend the National ...
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Golf Industry Show 2015

Theresa and I recently attended the NGCOA (National Golf Course Owners) Annual ...

Touring Hill Country Golf Club

A few weeks ago, I made my annual pilgrimage to the NGCOA ...

Easter Brunch

Join us for Easter Brunch! Celebrate Easter Sunday with us this year! ...

Yik Yak Breakfast Day!

We had a strange morning in our neck of the woods.  Several ...

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Glamorous Jobs

Having grown up on the golf course, I have many stories to tell about all of the many jobs that I have performed over the years.  When I was two years old, my dad would take me with him and I would help him change the cups on the course.  My job was to set […]

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Board Meetings Can Be Fun?

As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, I’m on the NGCOA board.  The NGCOA is the National Golf Course Owners Association.  I represent a Single Course Operator in the Midwest.  The board has many operators in different capacities which help to represent a look at golf course owners as a whole. In the fall, they have […]

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Candy & Old Gorillas

Part of the fun of living in our community is that feels like a small town.  Except.  It isn’t.  Most small towns don’t have amusement parks and Bass Pro shops. My dad grew up in Altoona.  His childhood home still stands along with the first pool in the city of Altoona which happened to be […]

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Iowa State University’s Cyclone Club

I’m fully aware that this post might be the most divisive post I have ever written.  I’ll just preface the whole thing by saying that I went to the University of Iowa.  Hopefully that will help all of those hard core fans not hate me for enjoying my time spent with Iowa State fans.  Iowa […]

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