Getting To Know: Glasgow Hills Golf Club
An Insightful Interview With Woody Bishop, General Manager
By Brian Weis
Whether you have played a course 20+ times a year or looking to play the course for the first time, insights from an insider can help enhance your golf experience. Below is an interview with Woody Bishop who shares some valuable tidbits about the course, memorable holes and must eats and treats at the 19th.
Give Our Readers An Overview of the Golf Course/Property
In an area of the country known for its magnificent golf venues, Glasgow Hills stands out on the list of must play Prince Edward Island golf courses.
Widely recognized as one of the islands exceptional golf experiences, Glasgow Hills Golf Course is conveniently located only 20 minutes from Charlottetown and Summerside in the beautiful village of New Glasgow, near Cavendish PEI. The golf course runs over diverse terrain that challenges players of every skill level. Dramatic views of the River Clyde and the Gulf of St. Lawrence offer a spectacular setting in which to play. The undulation will challenge you and the beauty of the surroundings will inspire you.
If Someone Was Looking To Golf In The Area, Why Should They Play Your Course?
Glasgow Hills is certainly a must visit if you are playing golf in the Cavendish area. With some of the nicest views on the island and a course that has some of the most challenging terrain on PEI, it will certainly be an experience you will not soon forget.
What Tips or Local Knowledge Would You Provide To Help Them Score Better At Your Course?
At Glasgow Hills the key is keeping your ball in play off the tee. On some holes choosing a club other than you driver may be in your best interest. ;)
What Is The Signature, Most Talked About, or Most Photographed Hole?
There are several at Glasgow Hills but certainly #13 and #14 are two of our most talked about holes on the course. #13 is one of the nicest par threes you will find anywhere, it also tends to be one of the most difficult. #14 is a very intimidating par 5 that can play either easy or tough depending on your club choices. ;)
What Is Your Favorite Hole? Any Tips to Play It?
My favorite hole is #8 and my tip for playing that hole would be to HIT IT STRAIGHT :)
Must Have Dish or Drink after the round at the 19th Hole?
In order to really experience Glasgow Hills, you must sit on one of the nicest patios in PEI and enjoy a cold beverage along with any of our amazing appetizers following your round. You will not be disappointed.
For the traveling golfer, do you have lodging onsite or partner with any area hotels?
We currently do not have any accommodations on site but we do partner with all of the hotels or cottages on the island.
Who Holds Course Record and What Was Their Score?
Chris Ferguson holds the course record with a blistering score of 69. He said the double rums were flowing that day :)
Back Tee Stats
Glasgow Hills Golf Club
98 Glasgow Hills Drive
Hunter River, PEI, C0A1N0
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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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