Published 11:03 am Saturday, June 5, 2010
Name: Brett Zembower
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