Army veteran has no plans to slow down


HI, CHARLIE. >>Reporter: I SPENT THE AFTERNOON HANGING OUT WITH MY FRIEND CURTIS. HE WORKS HERE AT THE WOODLANDS COUNTRY CLUB GOLF COURSE. AT 100 YEARS OLD HE STILL SHOWS UP EVERY SINGLE DAY TO WORK ON TIME. HE REMEMBERS EVERYBODY’S NAME AND HE SAYS STAYING BUSY IS THE KEY TO A LONG AND HAPPY LIFE. AT THE START OF EVERY GOLF GAME AT THE WOODLANDS COUNTRY CLUB >>YOU HAVE TO BE LIKABLE TO A CERTAIN EXTENT. >>Reporter: A FRIENDLY FACE IS ALWAYS THERE TO GREET YOU AND TAKE YOUR TICKET.>>THESE ARE THE MEMBERS THAT’S PLAYING TODAY.>>I MAKE A POINT OF NEVER DEFENDING MANY OF THE MEN, ANY OF THE MEMBERS OR ANYONE A WORK WITH. WE WENT TODAY IS CURTIS BLAIR’S 100th BIRTHDAY. THAT IS HIS SIGN OUT THERE ON THE PUTTING GREEN. FOR THE LAST 31 YEARS HE HAS BEEN A FIXTURE HERE AT THIS GOLF COURSE WORKING AS A STARTER MARSHALL MAKING COUNTLESS FRIENDS. >>HAPPY BIRTHDAY. >>HAPPY BIRTHDAY, SIR. >>THANK YOU. THIS IS ALAN HOFFMAN. >>HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BUDDY. >>GOOD TO SEE YOU, MAN. >>Reporter: THIS ARMY VETERAN STILL MANAGES TO REMEMBER NAMES, GREET EVERYONE WITH A SMILE, AND WISHES THEM A GOOD GAME.>>YOU LOOK GOOD. >>I UNDERSTAND YOU CAN ONLY BE 100 YEARS OLD ONCE IN A LIFETIME. >>I’LL TELL YOU WHAT, I HOPE I MAKE IT. >>Reporter: AFTER RETIRING FROM OIL AND GAS CURTIS WANTED TO KEEP BUSY. HE APPLIED FOR A JOB HERE AT THE GOLF COURSE AND THREE DECADES LATER HE IS STILL GOING. >>MY IDEA OF AGE IS YOU KEEP BUSY. YOUR BRAIN, I THINK, CONTROLS YOUR BODY. YOU GOT TO BE ACTIVE. IF YOU’RE NOT I THINK YOU FORGET.

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