Tag: John Zimmers

Photo: As interview by Seth Jones, March 9, 2017. 

Trading Steel for Glass

March 9, 2017 By
After spending more than 18 years at Oakmont (Pa.) Country Club in the shadows of Pittsburgh, the Steel City, John Zimmers is making the move to the Inverness Club in the Glass City, Toledo, Ohio. “It’s a wonderful opportunity in ...

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Photos by: Seth Jones (1, 6, 10-13) and Grant B. Gannon (2-5, 7-9)

Golfdom Gallery: 2016 Golfdom Summit edition

February 1, 2017 By
1. Major players John Zimmers,Oakmont (Pa.) CC (left) and Richard Bator, international golf course agronomist, share a laugh on the last evening of the 2016 Golfdom Summit. 2. Barbecue buddies This group might include guys from five different states, but ...

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Photos: Golfdom

Paul R. Latshaw named 2017 Old Tom Morris Award winner

August 23, 2016 By
Paul R. Latshaw, who prepared golf courses for nine major championships over 38 years as a golf course superintendent, elevating the profession through his influence and innovation, will be the recipient of the 2017 Old Tom Morris Award from the ...

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Photos: Golfdom

One bolt of lightning won’t stop this U.S. Open

June 17, 2016 By
It’s hard to believe but three suspensions in play wasn’t the craziest thing that happened at the U.S. Open on Thursday. A bolt of lightning struck a tree by the driving range just behind Oakmont (Pa.) Country Club Superintendent’s John Zimmers’ office, ...

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U.S. Open photo parade: early morning work

June 16, 2016 By
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Photos: Golfdom

Oakmont’s greens are ready to roll

June 15, 2016 By
In the weeks leading up to this week’s U.S. Open, Jacobsen, a Textron Inc. company, visited with David Delsandro, director of U.S. Open operations & projects, and John Zimmers, superintendent of Oakmont (Pa.) Country Club. Much has been said about ...

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