Bielawski returned to the Golden Eagles as an assistant coach for his alma mater in 2012 and enters his second season with the team in 2013-14. Bielawski was a member of Marquette's 2008 BIG EAST Conference Championship team.
The West Allis, Wis., native was an All-BIG EAST performer as a senior, helping Marquette capture the conference title and earn its first-ever regional berth in the NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championship in 2008. Bielawski finished his MU playing career as the all-time leader in rounds played (135), and he still holds the school record for lowest round when he shot an 8-under-par 63 at the Xavier Provident Invitational as a freshman.
After graduating from MU with a degree in public relations and advertising, Bielawski played professionally on the National Golf Association Hooters Pro Golf Tour as well as the Dakotas Tour, while also working as a club pro at Blue Mound Golf and Country Club in Brookfield, Wis.
Bielawski's Player bio...
Senior (2007-08) -- Bielawski became Marquette's all-time leader in career rounds played on March 1, 2008, following his second round at the Pinehurst Intercollegiate, passing former teammate Nathan Colson (122). Bielawski finished his career at the NCAA Central Regional in Columbus, Ohio, with 135 rounds played for the Golden Eagles.
He ended his fall campaign by carding an MU season-low 65 in the third round of the Pacific Invitational and helped the Golden Eagles to a third-place finish with a two-under par 214 (77-72-65). But the senior struggled for most of the spring season before putting together a solid showing at the Palisades Collegiate in which he tied teammate Mike Van Sickle for third place overall with a season-low four-under par 212 (73-69-70).
Bielawski continued to play well through the BIG EAST Championship and his four-over 220 (72-73-75) helped Marquette win its first conference title and first-ever BIG EAST Conference championship in any team sport. For his peformance, Bielwaski was honored as an All-BIG EAST selection. His 29 rounds of par or better ranks fourth all-time at MU, and he has helped the Golden Eagles win a total of seven tournaments since his freshman season, including a school record three team victories in 2007-08.
Junior (2006-07) -- Bielawski posted a season best second place finish at the McLaughlin, where he shot an opening round of 67 and a final round of 68. He shot a 206 for the tournament, recording his best 54-hole score or the season. He also had two sub 70 rounds the following event in the Xavier Intercollegiate, shooting a 69 and 68 in the final rounds en route to a 210 and a 12th place finish. He posted one other sub 70, shooting a 68 at the Marshall Invitational. He was MU's second leading scorer, posting a 74.61 stroke average. In the summer, he participated in the U.S. Amateur Public Links tournament, where he advanced to head to head play. He won two rounds competing in the round of 16 before losing to eventual champion Colt Knost.
Junior (2005-06) -- Bielawski didn't play in the 2005-06 season earning a redshirt and maintaining his junior status for the following season.
Sophomore (2004-05) -- Bielawski competed in all 13 MU events, shooting a 74.68 season average. His season was highlighted by a 19th place finish at the Conference USA Championship. He was MU's top finisher at that event, shooting a final-round 69 to finish at five-over 221.
Freshman (2003-04) -- Bielawski had a solid first season in collegiate golf. His season was highlighted early on by a second place finish at the Xavier Intercollegiate in the final tournament of the fall season. He paced Marquette to a second place finish. Both the individual and team finishes were the highest of the season for MU golf. He set a season best and course record with a 63 in the first round. He finished the season at 76.34, the fourth best average on the team. He was just one of two golfers to play in all 12 events for the season.
Prior to Marquette -- Michael Bielawski was a four year letter winner at Nathan Hale High School in West Allis, Wis. He led his team to a Greater Metro Conference championship as a junior. The team finished second at the WIAA state championships that year. He tied for the conference title as a senior and was named a first-team all-conference performer. As a junior, he finished fourth in state and was a first-team all-state and all-conference selection with a 75.6 scoring average. He was also the 2002 Wisconsin Junior Player of the Year and 2003 Junior Masters Champion.
Personal -- Michael Jon Bielawski was born April 30, 1985, in Milwaukee. His parents are Lynn and Charles Bielawski. His grandfather was a Marquette graduate in 1948. He has a younger sister, Amy. He is a public relations major.
Bielawski's Career Stats