Cloquet grad reaches new heights
Drone hobbyist gets a gig
October 9, 2020
Pete Tomhave was on a lunch break at the Cloquet Country Club in the maintenance building, looking at an aerial view of Cloquet Country Club. He asked his boss, superintendent Jud Crist, if the picture was taken from a plane or a drone. It was a plane, Crist said.
That's when Tomhave mentioned that he had a drone and might be able to take some new pictures of the golf course. When he showed Crist how the drone could perform, the boss got board approval to make a "virtual tour" of the course with drone footage. Tomhave would get paid for what started out as a hobby.
He taught himself how to...