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Final Cut: Three Decades of Dedication

With 33 years of service, Sylvain Nadon has worked hand-in-hand with members of Club de Golf de Rosemère’s longstanding turf maintenance crew, including Daniel Labelle, who has been with the club for 23 years, and Jean Lacasse, who has nine years of service. Photo courtesy Club de Golf de Rosemère

By Jason Cramp

Sylvain Nadon is as dedicated as they come. He has been the sole equipment technician at Club de Golf de Rosemère in Rosemère, Que., for more than 30 years. Since starting his career at 17, he has worked for five different superintendents and has earned the reputation as the club’s ‘super mechanic,’ helping to keep all of the equipment in tip-top shape to ensure the course stays in pristine condition for its members. He is the proverbial jack of all trades as he also handles snow removal on the greens in the spring and operates the club’s heavy equipment.

Daniel Read, the current superintendent at Club de Golf de Rosemère, describes Sylvain as their most loyal and valued employee and says the word ‘No’ does not come easily to him.

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