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Mistwood Golf Club Designated a 'Best Golf Schools & Academies' in the Midwest by Golf Digest

Mistwood Golf Club Designated a 'Best Golf Schools & Academies' in the Midwest by Golf Digest

By Brian Weis

Mistwood Golf Club, a Chicago area 18-hole golf course with a 5,000-square-foot state-of-the-art golf and training facility, has been recognized as a 'Best Golf School & Academy' in the Midwest by Golf Digest's 2021 Editors' Choice awards. The Performance Center at Mistwood, first-time recipient, is committed to servicing golfers of all abilities and creating a unique, fun experience with award-winning staff and technology. This is the sixth year Golf Digest has released the annual Editors' Choice awards and the list of winners include a multitude of products that are geared to help golfers play better, smarter, and healthier.

"It's an incredible recognition to be on this list of some of the most elite instructors and facilities in the country," said Andy Mickelson, Director of Golf. "The backbone of Mistwood has always been its strong golf culture, and that begins with having the best team of PGA and LPGA professionals leading our instruction. Whether working with the beginner whose goal is to make contact, all the way up to top high school talent looking to play in college, our team is best suited to help you reach your goals."

In 2020, Toptracer was installed at the Mistwood Performance Center, further elevating the course's public golf experience. The facility also features 11 heated hitting stations for all-season practice, and two teaching/club fitting bays utilizing all of the latest in state-of-the-art technology. Technologies within the facility include: two Trackman's, SAM PuttLab, Quintic Ball Roll, GC Foresight, Boditrak, a V1 Sports branded academy, dedicated full-service club repair and club building studio, and a full-service bar with 16 flat screen televisions throughout the facility.

Most recently, the Performance Center at Mistwood Golf Club was honored as a Top 50 Public Range by Golf Range Association of America (GRAA), and is a multiple time recipient of Golf Digest's Top 100 Club Fitters.

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About: Brian Weis

Brian Weis Brian Weis is the Publisher of, a network of golf travel and directory sites including,,,, 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 In 2007, the idea for a network of local golf directory sites formed and was born. Today, the network consists of a site in all 50 states supported by national sites like, and 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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