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!

Lakefront haven brings ‘A Month of Family Fun Packed into a Single Week’ MONKEY ISLAND, OKLAHOMA – Shangri-La Resort, Oklahoma’s premier waterfront golf and outdoor recreation destination, is proud to announce and action packed and activity-filled Spring Break Week that has excitement for every member of the sun-and-fun-seeking family, March 15 – 23. Shangri-La, the beloved resort on northeastern Oklahoma’s Grand Lake O’ The Cherokees, will host an exciting array of events and festivities for the entire family. Special Sprig Break attractions will include dueling piano entertainment, an exclusive hot-air balloon glow, live music, karaoke, TV-game-show fun, St. Patrick’s Day…

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Performance-driven golf footwear brand showcases new innovative, sustainable footwear, apparel, rainwear, plus customization programs to kick off 2024 Tacoma, Washington – TRUE linkswear (TRUE), creator of ultra-comfortable, modern golf footwear designed for walking on and off the course, announces its most successful product launch to date following the 2024 PGA Show. The golf industry’s largest gathering saw the TRUE team connect with more than 500 buyers and media who got a sneak peek at the innovative brand’s groundbreaking new line of performance-and-comfort-centric footwear and apparel. “From the moment the show began, it was clear that it was going to be…

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(Miami, FL, February 29, 2024) Callaway® Apparel is pleased to announce the launch of its Spring 2024 collection for women- technically superior products designed for golfers. The Spring 2024 collections offer a wide range of lifestyle and performance pieces blending enhanced style, technically advanced fabrics and performance driven designs. “These collections accentuate the importance we place on performance for today’s active golfer,” said Oscar Feldenkreis, CEO of Perry Ellis International. “Our design team has done a great job engineering technically superior products with an emphasis on function and on-trend styles. These collections are designed specifically to help golfers feel stylish,…

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Click Here to Read the Full Issue Jay’s Tee BoxI didn’t know that for the last 21 years we could have named our publication “Misnomer Golfing Magazine” as technically we weren’t serving every Midwest state within the United States of America. Thanks to a quick google search, the U.S. Government identifies our current distribution states of Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Indiana, Iowa, and Missouri along with North Dakota, South Dakota, Kansas, and Nebraska as the true Midwest.And since who am I to argue with the government, (well, maybe on my tax bill) new for 2024, Midwest Golfing Magazine is…

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America is all about instant gratification. Golfers most definitely fall into this category – not that there’s anything wrong with that. Relate to this: You’re hacking away at the fourth hole and desperately need to quench your thirst. But the beverage cart is nowhere in sight and it’s likely 20 minutes before you and an ice-cold beer meet. Talk about sheer and utter disappointment. Now for the solution: A new company, BizBoxes, developed a platform whereby golfers get the adult beverages they want, when they want it and where they want it. BizBoxes’ secret sauce is ZIGIT. This new proprietary…

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Power Shift Board, Draw Board, Tour-Feel and The Swing Plate find rave reviews from golf industry and media West Palm Beach, FL – The golf industry has spoken and GolfTrainingAids.com, home of the world’s largest selection of golf teaching and training aids, had some of the hottest and best-reviewed products on display at last week’s 2024 PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, FL. With an expanded booth space and a fresh array of innovative training aids for attendees to demo, the GolfTrainingAids.com team, including popular golf instructors-and-inventors Dan Frost and Jamie Brittain (both hailing from the United Kingdom), spent three busy…

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New Staff Model Blades and CB Irons Combine Timeless Looks with Modern Technology CHICAGO (Jan. 11, 2024) – Wilson Sporting Goods Co., the iron brand with more major championships won than any other golf company, announces redefined iterations of its iconic blades and cavity back irons, named the Wilson Staff Blades and Wilson Staff CB irons. Wilson LABS engineers designed the new Staff Model Blades and CB irons together as one connected family in order to allow the elite player to dial in their long and short iron preferences. As a result, both irons feature common lines and weighting, similar…

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An Exciting New Era Begins at the Acclaimed Private Club Featuring Two Award-Winning Golf Courses, 80 Lodging Rooms, Adventurous Outdoor Excursions, and Diverse Dining Options MULLEN, NEB., Jan. 9, 2024 – Dismal River Club in Mullen, Neb., today proudly announced DRC Investors, LLC. as the new owner of the premier private club, marking an exciting new chapter in the club’s storied history. Under new ownership, the club is set to bolster its reputation as one of the Midwest’s most esteemed private clubs and further enrich the member and guest experience through a dedication to delivering unparalleled service and exclusive offerings.…

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New Scotty Cameron Phantom prototype putters have arrived in Hawaii, with PGA TOUR players at this week’s Sony Open getting their first look at four of Scotty’s new mallet designs for 2024. Six additional models from the new Phantom family are ready to be unveiled by Scotty Cameron tour reps Drew Page and Brad Cloke in the coming weeks. The first new Phantom model went into play last week at The Sentry, as Cameron Young made the move to a new Phantom 5 with a prototype knuckle neck after testing it at home in the week leading up to Kapalua.…

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SENECA, Ore. – Silvies Valley Ranch is welcoming guests to experience all the quiet, natural beauty that eastern Oregon has to offer this winter. The eco-resort and 150,000-acre cattle ranch, known for its world-class golf in the heart of the western frontier, is offering winter experiences with unparalleled hospitality for guests to enjoy while the ranch is blanketed by snow: ● Cool Golf — Players traverse the snowy terrain on nine fun holes using a short iron and a tennis ball, aiming for the pin at the end of the short fairway. ● Cross Country Skiing — Skiers glide through…

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