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Josh Glendenning

 

Interview With Josh Glendenning Head Golf Professional Wild Rock Golf Club

A Light Hearted Golf Q & A Interview

By Brian Weis


Below is an interview with Josh Glendenning, the Head Golf Professional at Wild Rock Golf Club. The following are a few traditional and non traditional golf centric questions that I love to ask influential people in the golf industry.

Can you provide our readers a brief biography?
I attended the Golf Academy of America in Phoenix and graduated in the Fall of 2006 with an Associates Degree in Golf Complex Operations and Management. I was elected to membership with the PGA in April 2014.

When did you start golfing and who introduced you to the game?
I started playing when I was 9 years old, my mother introduced me to the game.

What is your current home course?
Wild Rock Golf Club

To date, what is your proudest golf accomplishment?
Being elected to membership with the PGA. Its a lot of time and work and I'm proud to say that I accomplished it.

What is your biggest golf pet peeve on or off the course?
Ball Marks on greens. They're easy to fix and everyone has had to putt over one before.

What is your favorite club in your bag and why?
Putter, it is where you can put a lot of pressure on your opponent during a match.

What is your favorite golf destination?
Kohler, WI so many great golf courses in one area.

What course is on your bucket list that you have not played yet?
Augusta National, isn't that everyone's?

If you woke up tomorrow and could play one course you played before, where would you play?
Stone Eagle Golf Club in Palm Springs.

If you could change one aspect, rule or thing about golf, what would it be and why?
To simplify the rules. I think that the rules can tend to scare people away from playing the game and also from playing any competitive tournaments or outings.

Dream foursome (living)?
Tiger Woods, Wayne Gretzky, Arnold Palmer

Dream foursome (living or dead)?
Bobby Jones, Tiger Woods, Arnold Palmer


18 Rapid Fire, Off The Cuff Questions

1) Hitting Long Drive OR Sinking Long Putt?
Sinking the long putt.

2) Having Round of Life OR Hole in One?
Hole in One.

3) Golfing at the crack of dawn OR twilight?
Crack of Dawn

4) Hit a power fade OR power draw?
Power Draw

5) Beverage cart OR halfway house?
Both!

6) Bathroom OR bushes?
Whatever is closest!

7) Hot dog OR wrap?
Wrap

8) Around the green, being in sand OR thick rough?
Thick Rough

9) Walking OR riding?
Riding

10) Do you carry traditional 3 iron OR hybrid?
Both

11) Do you prefer long par 3 OR long par 5?
Long Par 5

12) Pants OR Shorts?
Shorts

13) Palmer OR Nicklaus?
Palmer

14) Beatles OR Elvis?
Beatles

15) Play for fun OR play for money?
Money! It makes you focus more when your wallet is on the line!

16) Bump and run OR flop shot?
Flop Shot

17) Lay up OR gamble?
Depends on the situation

18) 18 holes OR 36?
36


 

Revised: 07/09/2014 - Article Viewed 23,298 Times - View Golf Course Profile


Written By: Brian Weis

Brian Weis Brian Weis is the Publisher of GolfTrips.com, a network of golf travel and directory sites including GolfWisconsin.com, GolfMichigan.com, ArizonaGolfer.com, GolfAlabama.com, etc. Professionally, Brian is a member of the Golf Writers Association of America (GWAA), International Network of Golf (ING), Golf Travel Writers of America (GTWA), International Golf Travel Writers Association (IGTWA) and The Society of Hickory Golfers (SoHG). In 2016, Brian won The Shaheen Cup, an award given to a golf travel writer by his peers.

All of his life, Brian has been around the game of golf. As a youngster, Brian competed at all levels in junior and high school golf. Brian had a zero chance for a college golf scholarship, so he worked on the grounds crew at West Bend Country Club to pay for his University of Wisconsin education. In his adult years, his passion for the game collided with his entrepreneurial spirit and in 2004 launched GolfWisconsin.com. In 2007, the idea for a network of local golf directory sites formed and GolfTrips.com was born. Today, the network consists of a site in all 50 states supported by national sites like GolfTrips.com, GolfGuide.com and GolfPackages.com. It is an understatement to say, Brian is passionate about promoting golf and golf travel on a local, regional, national and international level.

On the golf course, Brian is known as a fierce weekend warrior that fluctuates between a 5-9 handicap. With a soft fade, known as "The Weis Slice", and booming 300+ drives, he can blast it out of bounds with the best of them.


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