Under new ownership, the Pinewood Country Club heading in new direction
By Brian Weis
Pinewood Country Club's general manager, Stefanie Edwards, is ready to shake off the rust.
"Been so excited, we were a little delayed this year with the opening with the snow so. Everyone came out and our course turned out great. The greens are perfect condition coming out of the winter so it's going to be a good golf season," said Edwards.
The Country Club in Harshaw has new owners this season,
Causing a few major changes
The vintage restaurant and bar is open for the first time in years.
"Just went under new ownership this year so we are making some big changes, but still having that friendly family atmosphere that we've always had," said Edwards.
There is plenty of nature, perhaps more than some golfers bargain for...
"Yeah, we have a lot of animals here. On the back nine we have some wolves and coyotes who like to take equipment: mainly the tee markers. Hopefully this year won't be as bad. We are coating them in a little different coating," said Edwards.
With over 60 years of operation, Pinewood has become a familiar destination for golfers..
Stefanie is excited to give back to the course where she has golfed since childhood.
"I love Pinewood, it's family and the members are great. It's nice to have the public come in. Always meeting new people, so we are excited to bring that restaurant too and get more people sitting in pinewood and the golf course who maybe don't golf," said Edwards.
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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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