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Bernie Cup

Signature golf friendraiser 

Bernie Cup is a golf and learn event series aimed at building awareness of the Bernie’s Book Bank mission.  Join us in support of the children we serve while enjoying these top-tier Chicagoland courses.  Don’t golf? All are welcome to attend the post-golf reception (tickets available below).

2023 Bernie Cup Events

5/22 Evanston Golf Club

Captain-Tom Kinder

6/5  Women’s Cup – Crystal Lake Country Club

Captain- Greg Gliniecki

6/26 White Eagle Golf Club

Captain- Duane Stevens

7/24 Bull Valley Golf Club

Captain- Greg Gliniecki

8/21 Ruth Lake (SOLD OUT)

Captain- Brett Woodward

9/12 Glen View Club * Tuesday

Captain- Mike Nervick


General questions about Bernie Cup? Email Greg at [email protected]

Questions about registration or event logistics? Email Christina Holt at [email protected]

Bernie Cup was featured in June’s Golf 360 episode on NBC Sports Chicago:


2022 Merit Club – Heath Frey & Eric Doty

2022 White Eagle Country Club – Liam Hogan & Duncan Rounds

2022 Ivanhoe Club – Scott Munkvold & Tim Pilipauskas

2022 The Club at Wynstone – Paul Cecchin & Tony Schultz

2021 Evanston – Richard Doermer & Juan Espejo

2021 Ivanhoe – Mike Demetre & John Wilcox

2021 Crystal Lake – Lee Black & Brian Jannusch

2021 Hawthorn Woods – Liam Hogan & Cam Logan AND Chuck Edwards & Mark Mishler

2021 Wynstone – Mike Robbins & Jeff Schmitz

2021 Merit Club – Mike Buscemi & Mike Buscemi Jr.

2021 Sunset Ridge – Duncan Rounds & Heather Sanderson

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