Brett Zembower

Published 11:03 am Saturday, June 5, 2010

Name: Brett Zembower

Age: 39

Occupation: Golf course superintendent at Cypress Cove Country Club

Pet I’d like to own: A chocolate lab

People say I look like: Brett Gardner of the New York Yankees

Favorite movie of all time: “Caddyshack”

TV show I never miss: “Man Vs. Wild”

The secret to happiness is: Liking what you do.

I wish I knew how to: Rock climb

Song I’d love to sing karaoke to: “Long Cool Woman” by The Hollies

If I had to eat only three foods for the rest of my life, they’d be: Peanut butter sandwiches, Mom’s lasagna and Pino’s turkey hoagie

Three words that best describe me: Confident, opinionated and trustworthy

One superpower I wish I had: To fly

My proudest achievement: Becoming superintendent of Cypress Cove Country Club

My most humbling moment: Losing one of my dogs last summer.

My most recent trip: Charlotte, N.C., to visit my sister.

My life won’t be complete until: I see a game in the new Yankee Stadium.

My friends think I’m: Dependable, comical and open-minded.

I really lose my cool when: People don’t listen or follow directions.

Favorite college sports team: University of North Carolina Tar Heels

Favorite pro sports team: New York Yankees

Favorite color: Gray

The best life lesson I’ve learned, and who taught me: Work to get what you want, and don’t expect handouts. My parents.

Best decision I’ve made in life: Going back and finishing college.

Local charitable or non-profit organization I wish more people would support: Local animal shelters, fire departments and rescue squads.

What gives me the blues: Summer

My best childhood memory: Sledding with my family and pets