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“I never imagined I’d become a superintendent”

Game Changers
16.10.2020

Laurie Bland knew she would have to win the respect of her colleagues in her first job as a golf course manager.

But when that job is Superintendent of the Blue Monster at Trump National Doral, Florida – and she was heavily pregnant – she knew she was going to have to work extra hard.

In this interview, Laurie, now the Golf Maintenance Manager at Miami Springs Golf & Country Club, tells her story and explains her approach to team management, ensuring the character of the people she employees matches that of her ‘work family’.