Golf community mourns superintendent's passing

Posted May 1, 2014 - Western Pennsylvania Golf Association - Contact

John Yakubisin, the Golf Course Superintendent at Rolling Rock Club for 23 years, passed away on Friday at age 62. Fascinated by the game of golf as a boy, his whole career was in golf course maintenance following his graduation from the University of Maryland. He was employed at three WPGA Member Clubs - Nemacolin Woodlands, Youghiogheny, and Rolling Rock, superintendent at Youghiogheny and Rolling Rock. He was well liked and respected by his peers and those who worked with him. Yakubisin was deeply involved with superintendents organizations both at the local and national level. The Association expresses condolences to his friends and family.