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Interview With David Bachmann Jr., Co-Owner of The Bull

A Light Hearted Golf Q & A Interview

By Brian Weis


Below is an interview with David Bachmann Jr., the GM/co-owner at The Bull at Pinehurst Farms. The following are a few traditional and non traditional golf centric questions that I love to ask influential people in the golf industry.

When did you start golfing and who introduced you do the game?
47 years ago, my grand mother

What is your current home course?
The Bull at Pinehurst Farms

To date, what is your proudest golf accomplishment?
Sire of two outstanding junior golfers.

What is your biggest golf pet peeve on or off the course?
Slow play

What is your favorite golf destination?
Pinehurst North Carolina

What course is on your bucket list that you have not played yet?
Augusta, Royal County Down

If you woke up tomorrow and could play one course you played before, where would you play?
St. Andrews, North Berwick or Kingsbarn

Dream foursome (living)?
My kids. Although I am sick of, but motivated by them beating me most times out.

Dream foursome (living or dead)?
My Grand Mother, Sam Snead, Moe Norman, JFK

18 Rapid Fire, Off The Cuff Questions

1) Hitting Long Drive OR Sinking Long Putt?
Long putt

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

3) Golfing at the crack of dawn OR twilight?
Twilight

4) Hit a power fade OR power draw?
Draw

5) Beverage cart OR halfway house?
Beverage Cart

6) Bathroom OR bushes?
Bushes

7) Hot dog OR wrap?
Hot dog

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

9) Walking OR riding?
Half and half of my life spent both. Probably prefer riding now.

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

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

12) Pants OR Shorts?
Shorts

13) Palmer OR Nicklaus?
Jack

14) Beatles OR Elvis?
Led Zeppelin

15) Play for fun OR play for money?
For fun

16) Bump or run OR flop shot?
Bump and hope

17) Lay up OR gamble?
Gamble

18) 18 holes OR 36?
As many as possible


 

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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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