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NC State Extension

Summer Internship at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, NY

Oak Hill Country Club is a 36-hole facility located in Rochester NY. Both championship courses are designed by storied architect, Donald Ross, and the East Course is consistently ranked as a top 20 course in the country.

In 2019, Oak Hill continued its tradition of hosting major championships as the Senior PGA Championship returned to the East Course. One of the greatest venues for championship golf, Oak Hill is scheduled to host the 2023 PGA Championship, and as Tiger Woods puts it, “It’s the hardest, fairest golf course we’ve ever played.”

U.S. Amateur (1949, 1998), U.S. Open (1956, 1968, 1989), U.S. Senior Open (1984), PGA Championship (1980, 2003, 2013, 2023), Senior PGA Championship (2008, 2019), Ryder Cup (1995)

Oak Hill is currently undergoing an extensive restoration project led by architect Andrew Green, and is scheduled to reopen in May 2020. This project includes the rebuilding of all greens and bunkers on the East Course as well as various other course improvement projects.

An Intern at Oak Hill will be trained in all aspects of golf course management, with a focus on water management, chemical and fertilizer application and calibration, irrigation troubleshooting, and tournament preparation. At Oak Hill, there is a strong emphasis on promoting from within, and placing interns into assistant roles. In the past 16 years Oak Hill has placed 8 assistants into superintendent roles:

Oakland Hills Country Club, Wannamoisett Country Club, Canterbury Golf Club, Greenwich Country Club, Roaring Fork Club, Brookside Country Club, Golf Club of Avon, Nashawtuc Country Club

Educational Requirements- Currently enrolled in a 2 to 4 year degree, or certificate program in turf management, or related field at an accredited university

Experience Requirements- Seeking a dedicated and motivated individual with at least one year of experience in golf course maintenance

Special Requirements –Individual who possesses a positive attitude, passion for the turf industry, a strong desire to learn and a desire to be a team player within the staff.

Job Benefits- Housing, uniforms, golfing privileges and pro shop discounts

Date Job is Available- March 1, 2020

Salary- $13 + OT and Free Housing

Email resumes to:

Contact Name- Jeff Corcoran
Phone- 585-586-2584