Interview With Jason Boaz PGA Head Golf Professional Grand Geneva Resort and Spa
A Light Hearted Golf Q & A Interview
By Brian Weis
Below is an interview with Jason Boaz the Head Golf Professional at the Grand Geneva Resort and Spa. He has been a Head Professional at 4 clubs over the last 12 years from Hunters Ridge in Marion, IA to Grand Geneva Resort in Lake Geneva, WI. He has been a PGA Class Professional since 2000.
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?
My father introduced me to the game of golf when i was 6 years old.
What is your current home course?
Grand Geneva Resort and Spa home of the Brute and the Highlands.
To date, what is your proudest golf accomplishment?
I would have to say the 63 i shot at my home course as a child, Gates Park golf course in Waterloo, IA.
What is your biggest golf pet peeve on or off the course?
Talking on the cell phone on the course!
What is your favorite club in your bag and why?
My new R11S Driver because it helps me to hit the ball higher, farther, and straighter.
What is your favorite golf destination?
I love to play golf in Arizona.
What course is on your bucket list that you have not played yet?
I have always wanted to play Augusta National.
If you woke up tomorrow and could play one course you played before, where would you play?
If you could change one aspect, rule or thing about golf, what would it be and why?
Need to limit the rules of the game so they are not so confusing to the average golfer and make it more fun for everyone to play.
Dream foursome (living)?
Jack Nicklaus, Greg Norman, Phil Mickelson
Dream foursome (living or dead)?
Be the same my 3 favorite players of all time.
18 Rapid Fire, Off The Cuff Questions
1) Hitting Long Drive OR Sinking Long Putt?
2) Having Round of Life OR Hole in One?
Round of Life
3) Golfing at the crack of dawn OR twilight?
4) Hit a power fade OR power draw?
5) Beverage cart OR halfway house?
6) Bathroom OR bushes?
7) Hot dog OR wrap?
8) Around the green, being in sand OR thick rough?
9) Walking OR riding?
10) Do you carry traditional 3 iron OR hybrid?
11) Do you prefer long par 3 OR long par 5?
12) Pants OR Shorts?
13) Palmer OR Nicklaus?
14) Beatles OR Elvis?
15) Play for fun OR play for money?
16) Bump and run OR flop shot?
Bump and Run
17) Lay up OR gamble?
18) 18 holes OR 36?
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About: 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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