Interview With Duncan Geddes PGA Professional and General Manager Aldeen Golf Club
A Light Hearted Golf Q & A Interview
By Brian Weis
Below is an interview with Duncan Geddes, the PGA Professional and General Manager at Aldeen 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?
Head professional at Aldeen Golf Club since 1991. PGA Class A member since 1990. 1989 graduate of Ferris State University, Professional Golf Management program.
When did you start golfing and who introduced you to the game?
When I was 9 playing golf with my mom and brother.
What is your current home course? A
ldeen Golf Club
To date, what is your proudest golf accomplishment?
Being named the Head Golf Professional at Aldeen Golf Club
What is your biggest golf pet peeve on or off the course?
Not fixing ball marks!
What is your favorite club in your bag and why?
My sand wedge because it gets me out of a lot of trouble!
What is your favorite golf destination?
What course is on your bucket list that you have not played yet?
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?
Dropping a ball in a bunker. It's just a bad rule.
Dream foursome (living)?
Holly Saunders and two of her friends! I'm not big on celebrities.
Dream foursome (living or dead)?
My mom, Norris Aldeen and maybe Hogan!
18 Rapid Fire, Off The Cuff Questions
1) Hitting Long Drive OR Sinking Long Putt?
2) Having Round of Life OR Hole in One?
Hole in One
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?
Walking with my son as my caddy.
10) Do you carry traditional 3 iron OR hybrid?
11) Do you prefer long par 3 OR long par 5?
Long par 5
12) Pants OR Shorts?
Shorts if could wear them. I should have been a tennis pro!
13) Palmer OR Nicklaus?
14) Beatles OR Elvis?
15) Play for fun OR play for money?
A little action with friends is the best.
16) Bump and run OR flop shot?
17) Lay up OR gamble?
18) 18 holes OR 36?
18 with a bite to eat and beers to follow!
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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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