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Get to Know your Golf Course Superintendent

01 MAY 2020

Get to Know your Golf Course Superintendent

In the Hot Seat with Bill McAllister


Q – Favourite major?

A – British Open


Q – Favourite piece of turf equipment?

A – Aerator

Q – Why the Aerator?

A - The aerator is for tomorrow not today. The benefits come from better playing surfaces, healthier turfgrass and therefore a reduction in pesticides and labour.


Q – Favourite golf course designer?

A – Mike Strantz

Q – What is your favourite Mike Strantz course?

A - Tobacco Road in Pinehurst is crazy good and I believe it is considered his best. I have been there four times and can't wait to play it again.   


Q – Ultimate foursome?

A – Bill Murray, Elvis and Greg Norman


Q – Favourite golf club?

A – Driver/Putter tie


Q – Top 3 ClubLink courses to play?

A – Rattlesnake Point, Rocky Crest and Cherry Downs


Q – Favourite hole at RattleSnake?

A - #10 Copperhead


Q – Favourite golf course you’ve played outside of Canada?

A – Streamsong Resort/Sage Valley/Ballybunion…too tough to choose  


Q – Favourite meal?

A – Smoked beef short ribs with all the good sides, along with a good bottle of red wine!


Q – Favourite movie?

A – Caddyshack


Q – Favourite vacation spot?

A – Love touring countries in Europe (Italy, Ireland, France, etc)


Q – Favourite restaurant?

A – Traditional Steak House…the more the red velvet the better and picking your steak when raw is a bonus  


Q – Favourite TV show?

A – 24


Q – What are you listening to right now?



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