The History of the Oak Hill Golf Club

Dave McGhee is Hired

During the months of June and July of 1963 the greens committee contacted several prospects for the job of greens superintendent. After much correspondence and several interviews the committee recommended that David McGhee of Greenville, PA be hired for the job. Dave was 21 years old, married and a graduate of the Turfgrass Management Program at Penn State University. In addition to his formal education, Dave had gained practical experience while working at the Mercer Golf Course in Mercer, PA. He had experience in construction of greens, tees and fairways, as well as maintenance of these areas. At the time he was hired he was serving as greens superintendent at the Mercer Golf course.


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