Phi Beta Cons

And The Winner Is ……..

The University of Maryland! In the annual Collegiate Turf Bowl, that is. The Washington Post has the details.

These students will probably land decent jobs, I would suppose. Working on the turf at, oh, Cypress Point sounds pretty appealing.

On the other hand, could they have learned about good grass and weeds without a four-year degree? Has a college degree become mandatory for young people who want to work on golf courses or other manicured lawns?

George Leef is the the director of editorial content at the James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal.


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