To supplement his income early last decade, Australian professional golfer Anthony Summers spent a couple of years cleaning toilets on weekends at his hometown Sydney Cricket Ground and Sydney Football Stadium.
You might say it was messy post-game work, not to mention the kind to which, say, Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson have never knelt. And to hear Summers tell it, not all frolicking spectators were models of decorum.
"I cleaned up a lot of vomit," he said, flashing his usual quick smile.
Summers jokes that his business card could have read "Casual Cleaner." But lest you think that dirty duty was repulsive to him, please reconsider.
"It was great," he said, smiling yet again. "It was one of the best jobs I've ever had. And it was the easiest job in the world."
Besides putting some cash in his pocket, it afforded the journeyman pro free passes to watch soccer and cricket, which he describes as "like hockey, but it lasts about seven hours."
Toiling in this type of a janitoria...