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Hawk's View Golf Club Director of Golf Honored

Hawk's View Golf Club Director of Golf Honored


By Brian Weis


CARLSBAD, Calif., October 13, 2023 – Today Topgolf Callaway Brands (NYSE: MODG), an industry leader in golf equipment and innovation, announced that Jake Bandi from Hawks View Golf Course has been named their Callaway Staff Fitter of the Year – Midwest Region for 2023.

Jake stood out among a competitive field of nominees with his strong brand loyalty. Jake does an amazing job with his fitting events and the results speak for itself with an 81% increase in business year over year. He even goes as far as to have a friendly competition with our Certified Callaway Fitter, Mike Hayford, to see who can sell the most.

“I find Jake a pleasure to be around,” said Dan Hoffman, Outside Sales Representative, Callaway Golf. “His enthusiasm for his customers and our products is truly second to none. Our partnership is growing stronger by the day, and I am proud to have him as a friend.”

“I’m honored to be recognized as Callaway’s Staff Fitter of the Year for the Midwest Region,” said Bandi. “This is a tremendous honor, and we look forward to further success as our partnership with Callaway grows stronger every year.”

About Callaway Golf Company
Callaway Golf Company (NYSE: ELY) is an unrivaled tech-enabled golf company delivering leading golf equipment, apparel and entertainment, with a portfolio of global brands including Callaway Golf, Topgolf, Odyssey, OGIO, TravisMathew and Jack Wolfskin. Through an unwavering commitment to innovation, Callaway manufactures and sells premium golf clubs, golf balls, golf and lifestyle bags, golf and lifestyle apparel and other accessories, and provides world-class golf entertainment experiences through Topgolf, its wholly-owned subsidiary. For more information please visit,,,,, and

Jeff Newton
Callaway Golf Company

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Hawk's View Golf Club

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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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