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!

Carmel, IN (September 7, 2016) – BMW of North America and the Western Golf Association announced today that Hayden Bauschka from Carmel, IN has been named a BMW Hole-in-One Scholar, receiving a full Evans Scholarship worth $100,000 to Purdue University.  Bauschka received the distinction as a result of Jordan Spieth’s hole-in-one during the 2015 BMW Championship at Conway Farms Golf Club in Lake Forest, IL. Bauschka is the fourth recipient of a BMW Hole-in-One Scholarship, which provides a full tuition and housing grant to a deserving young caddie in the name of the first player to record a hole-in-one at…

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The Castle Course at Northern Bay is a Tribute to the Game’s Most Famous Courses By Glen Turk Let’s face it; we are living in a replication nation. When original ideas dry out in the entertainment industry all we are left with are remakes of 21 Jump Street, Planet of The Apes and Godzilla. Heck, those shows weren’t even good the first time they came out. Fortunately in the golf world, imitation is the sincerest form of flattery and will get you everywhere if done correctly. One of the finest examples of replication resides at The Castle Course at Northern…

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The phrase “a picture is worth a thousand words” must have been coined by a golfer looking at a photograph of Erin Hills. For the otherworldly images by our Chief Photographer Paul Hundley speak to the soul more than any written word could ever do. As host of the 2017 U.S. Open, Erin Hills has the distinction of being the first course in the Badger State to host the nation’s most historic major. But the potential 8,300 yard behemoth located 35 miles northwest of downtown Milwaukee, WI, has so much more to offer than one week in June three years…

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