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Bernie Cup

Signature golf friendraiser 

Join Bernie’s Book Bank for a great day on an exclusive course for a fantastic cause. Learn how you can support our mission to create pathways to success through book ownership and empower children to explore new ideas, gain knowledge & strengthen reading skills while enjoying these top-tier Chicagoland courses.

2024 Bernie Cup Series

Merit Club (5/6)

Captain-Tad Render

Twin Orchard Country Club (6/12)

Captain- Mark Cukier

The Club at Wynstone (7/29)

Captain- Jeff Schmitz

River Forest Country Club (8/12)

Captains Vijay Bhagavan, Megan Learned, & Emily O’Brien

Bernie Cup Photos

Bernie Cup was featured in Golf 360 on NBC Sports Chicago:


2023 The Club at Wynstone – Jamie Bays and Heath Frey Captain: Jeff Schmitz

2023 Glen View Club – Dave Charman and Scott Patterson Captain: Mike Nervick

2023 Ruth Lake Country Club – Domingo Such and Sun Lee Such

2023 Bull Valley Golf Club – Jason Calabrese, Mark Zolen, Pat Morehead, Greg Schmitz Captain: Phil Menzel

2023 White Eagle Golf Club – Bill Hurt and Michael Natale Captain: Duane Stevens

2023 Evanston Golf Club – Dave Gervase & Micah Wheat Captain: Tom Kinder

2022 Merit Club – Heath Frey & Eric Doty Captain: Bill Eiserman

2022 White Eagle Country Club – Liam Hogan & Duncan Rounds                   Captain- Duane Stevens

2022 Ivanhoe Club – Scott Munkvold & Tim Pilipauskas Captain- Kyle Hanson

2022 The Club at Wynstone – Paul Cecchin & Tony Schultz  Captain- Jeff Schmitz

2021 Evanston – Richard Doermer & Juan Espejo Captain- Gil Valentine

2021 Ivanhoe – Mike Demetre & John Wilcox Captain- Dean Pedersen

2021 Crystal Lake – Lee Black & Brian Jannusch Captain- Phil Menzel

2021 Hawthorn Woods – Liam Hogan & Cam Logan and Chuck Edwards & Mark Mishler Captain- Steve Gadomski

2021 Wynstone – Mike Robbins & Jeff Schmitz Captain- Jeff Schmitz

2021 Merit Club – Mike Buscemi & Mike Buscemi Jr. Captain- Kevin Terry

2021 Sunset Ridge – Duncan Rounds & Heather Sanderson Captain- Kip Read

2020 Crystal Lake – Buddy Wiegelman & Brad Wolski

2019 Ivanhoe – Jason Slocum & Ben Mondloch

I always look forward to attending a Bernie Cup. The courses featured are always top-tier, full of great people, and it’s a great way to support an amazing cause!

2022 Player

Bernie Cup Wynstone