Door County Golfer Profile: Chris Janisse

Chris Janisse tees off at the WIAA state golf tournament at University Ridge this past spring.

Age: 18

Occupation: Bag boy at Peninsula State Park Golf Course

Home Course: Peninsula

Handicap: 5.6

Best 18-hole score: 71 from the blue tees at Peninsula

Years playing: 9

Hole-in-one(s): Unfortunately none – been close though!

Nicest Golf Course Ever Played (Course, City, State): Haig Point, Daufuskie Island, South Carolina

Favorite Golf Memory: Playing the Resorters golf tournament and having my Grandpa follow me the entire way, either giving me a beaming smile or offering words of encouragement.

Golf Accomplishment Most Proud Of: Without a doubt going to state my senior year with my best friend Sammy Johnson and our entire golf team.

Favorite Golfer: Tiger Woods

Fantasy Foursome: Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, and John Daly

What’s in the bag? TaylorMade Rocketballz Driver and 5 wood, Titleist AP2 irons 4-P, Titleist Vokey SM4 wedges 52, 56, and 60, and a 2012 Scotty Cameron Newport 1.5

Strengths: Wedges and chipping around the green

Weaknesses: Long Irons

Golf Tip to Share: Practice with a purpose – don’t just go to the driving range and hit a bucket of drivers.

When not Playing Golf, you can be found: Hanging out and enjoying the summer with friends!