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Opening day craziness & sniffing while on camera!

The golf course finally opened today a little later than normal due to Mother Nature not letting us have Spring this year.  We have  new software this year & even though I had been to work several times for training the true reality of how it works is when you are using it under the gun!  I was there on Tues just making t-times & selling tokens for the range....piece of cake compared to yesterday!  We are the first course to open for the season so it is totally insane with 3 lines ringing & a line of golfers either checking in or wanting to hit balls on the range.

John said he felt like toast when I got there at noon & it wasn't long before I felt the same way.  Lets just say the software & I had some issues I will be the first to admit I was getting a little a lot "testy".

Even though today was a beautiful day the weathermen are predicting the threat of a n'easter late Thurs & into Friday....we could get up to a foot of snow.  Yes, I know. "April Fools"

At one point during the afternoon I got a call from our local news station who wanted to come out & talk to us about the impending storm & the effects it would have on the golf course.  I said sure, come on over but we were extremely busy so someone would try to talk to them.  Of course they didn't show up until around 5:00 when everyone but me had left!  So here I am trying to answer phones, check golfers in with a huge camera stuck about 6 inches away from my face.  All this time I am trying to sound professional while it feels like my nose is dripping down my face!!!!

Not one of my finest moments!


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