Tag: Mike McCormick

Mike McCormick (Photo: Abby Hart)

The 19th Hole: Mike McCormick

January 24, 2019 By
Mike McCormick Superintendent // The Apawamis Club, Rye, N.Y. Mike, what can I get you? I’m a simple guy … I’ll have a Bud Light. Congratulations on getting married! How did you and Jamie meet? When I was the first ...
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Oakmont in the rearview (& Violent Femmes concert + Mom Delsandro’s cookies)

July 12, 2016 By
Photos: Golfdom The 2016 U.S. Open was a good experience all around, it seems. Pittsburgh was a great host city, sharing a Stanley Cup victory with us while we were in town for the U.S. Open… allowing me free access ...
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Man versus weather

June 16, 2016 By
You can have the best spray program, use top-of-the-line equipment and have a great winter leading up to the tournament but Mother Nature can easily bring everything to a halt. That’s where the 190-person maintenance team finds themselves right now ...
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Seth Jones talks 2016 U.S. Open with Mike McCormick

June 14, 2016 By and
Mike McCormick, assistant superintendent at Oakmont Country Club (Pa.), talks with Golfdom Editor-in-Chief Seth Jones about the recent tree removal project on the course and all of the help he has received leading up to this week’s tournament. ...
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Don’t let history die, write it down

May 13, 2016 By
Two guys with 30 years between them — who’ve only recently met — said almost the exact same thing to me. Mike McCormick, assistant superintendent at Oakmont (Pa.) CC said to me about the restoration of the course, “I felt ...
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Travelogue: Oakmont CC

March 22, 2016 By
Last week I had the pleasure of visiting one of the most famous, well-respected, “major” golf courses out there… legendary Oakmont (Pa.) CC. The last time I was there was back in 2007 when they hosted that year’s U.S. Open. ...