Author: Glen Turk

Glen Turk is a Wisconsin native who has been the Senior Writer/Editor of Midwest Golfing Magazine since 2006. Besides being an avid golfer, Glen enjoys traveling, music, and cheering on the finest professional sports team of all-time, the Green Bay Packers. Glen’s ultimate golf goal is to play in all fifty states and currently he is more than half way there. His other dream, albeit far-fetched, it to record an ace in all seven states of our distribution area. Thanks to an ace in Illinois in 2015, and one in Michigan in 2016, he has three down, four to go!

Ideally Positioned this Summer for Families that Play Golf  SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO, MAY 28, 2024 – Discover Puerto Rico’s Visitor Profile data collected since 2022 shows that 30% of its visitors are Family Travelers with children under 18. Many of them visit the Island when North American schools are on summer break. This is ideal for families with golfers as Puerto Rico requires no passport for U.S. citizens, is bilingual, uses American currency, enjoys tropical weather, and has 18 golf courses spread across the island. According to the April issue of the “State of the American Traveler” from Future…

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Island Resort Championship to be played at Sweetgrass from June 21-23 HARRIS, MICHIGAN –The excitement is building as the Island Resort Championship at Sweetgrass approaches, set to take place from June 21-23, 2024. Hosted by Island Resort & Casino, this highly anticipated event has solidified its reputation as one of the premier professional golf tournaments in the upper Midwest, drawing 144 professional women golfers to compete at the renowned Sweetgrass Golf Club. As part of the Epson Tour – known as the “Road to the LPGA,” this tournament serves as a pivotal stage for players aspiring to join the ranks of…

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SILVIS, ILLINOIS, May 22, 2024; The Advocates Pro Golf Association (APGA) Tour returned to TPC Deere Run for a fourth consecutive year. The APGA operates with the mission of bringing greater diversity to the game of golf by hosting and operating professional golf tournaments, player development programs, mentoring programs, and introducing the game to young people. Round 1 (May 21st): Farmers Insurance Ambassador Troy Taylor II took the lead at -3 heading into the final round. Four standout APGA Tour players – Marcus Byrd, Willie Mack III, Aaron Grimes, Ryan Ellerbrock – were just one stroke back at -2. Round…

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Honma’s legendary luxury, craftsmanship, and technology Carlsbad, CA—Honma Golf, the leader in beautifully crafted performance golf equipment, proudly announces that the Sakata Lab putter collection is now available. Engineered with precision by elite researchers and developers in Sakata, Japan, these new putters feature the same meticulous craftsmanship and cutting-edge technology that has been carried forward for six decades of Japanese tradition and innovation. From concept to design, deep earth materials to a high-polish finish, each model (Classic, Mallet, Horn, and NEO) sets the highest standard for elevating play and bringing Stunning Performance™ to discerning players worldwide. Experience the timeless elegance…

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Limited edition Zenergy Tour 2.0 and 3.0 grips feature playful salutes to Kentucky’s most iconic cultural symbols Wixom, MI – SuperStroke, the No. 1 Putter Grip in golf and the leader in innovative Tour-proven golf grip technology, is proud to announce the release of an officially licensed PGA Championship putter grip design that pays a playful tribute to the state of Kentucky, host site of the season’s second major, and its rich cultural heritage. The limited-edition grip, launching Thursday, May 9 at 6 p.m. Eastern, will be available in SuperStroke’s popular Zenergy Tour 2.0 and Tour 3.0 putter grip models.…

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Click Here to Read the Full Issue Jay’s Tee Box The transcendent power of golf is never more present than during spring in the Midwest. Midwest Golfing Magazine is honored to share the best places to play throughout our new 12 state distribution region for a 22nd consecutive year. We begin with a cover feature on a course that is exactly as old as we are, The Bull at Pinehurst Farms, in Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin. The Badger State’s only Jack Nicklaus Signature is back and better than ever thanks to Randy Groth and John Dunfee, who purchased the property in…

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Top putter grip brand brings venerable club grip innovator into its fold Wixom, MI – SuperStroke, the No. 1 Putter Grip in golf and the leader in innovative Tour-proven golf grip technology, proudly announces the purchase of Lamkin Grips, a top manufacturer of premium golf club grips with a 100-year heritage of innovation and quality. “It is with pride and great gratitude that we announce Lamkin, a golf club grip brand with a 100-year history of breakthrough design and trusted products, is now a part of the SuperStroke brand,” says SuperStroke CEO Dean Dingman. “We have always had the utmost respect for…

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Today marks a significant milestone in the world of golf fashion as 14-year-old competitive golfer and entrepreneur Kate Korngold proudly unveils Featherie, a groundbreaking golf apparel brand tailored specifically for teen girls. Fueled by her passion for golf and determination to fill the void in suitable attire for her peer group, Korngold has embarked on an extraordinary journey to redefine style, comfort and sustainability on and off the course. Korngold was inspired to create the brand after struggling to find suitable golf apparel that matched her style and values. After years of playing in ill-fitting clothes designed for boys and…

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New 12-Hole Golf Course Opens at Captiva’s South Seas CAPTIVA ISLAND, Fla. – May 1, 2024 – South Seas, located on Captiva Island along Florida’s Gulf Coast, announces the opening of its new 12-hole golf course, The Clutch. Presenting breathtaking coastal water and island views with world-class golf, The Clutch is a family-friendly short course offering a refreshing and fun-focused addition to the resort’s continued rebuilding efforts following the devastation caused by Hurricane Ian. Designed by Beau Welling with an emphasis on playability, ease and enjoyment, The Clutch is officially open for play. The Clutch is named after a turtle’s nest and is a…

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Worldwide, Mother’s Day is an occasion to give to those special in our lives a gift that’s more inspirational, personal and meaningful than usual.  After all, moms’ love, dedication and devotion toward family are priceless.  With more lady golfers than ever nowadays, let’s celebrate all things maternal with unique presents demonstrating our appreciation.  These five hit the spot: Chelsea Charles You can’t go wrong with the Golf Goddess Collection by Chelsea Charles, and wearing this jewelry on and off the course is a fashionable reminder of mom’s love for the game.  Top sellers include the golf goddess sliver golf ball…

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