When Lupe Orozco first got a job at the restaurant at Poppy Hills, he didn’t know anything about golf. Now, he’s literally knowledgeable. The Poppy Hills assistant superintendent recently earned his turf degree from Rutgers.
‘The Pimple’ tee box on the par-3 15th hole of the Earl Fry Course at Chuck Corica Golf Complex is just the start of what can be a long, treacherous hole. For players in the annual Alameda Commuters, it’s a taste of the U.S. Open.