The Wisconsin Dream 18: The State’s Best Golf Holes

While the idea behind this post is not original, it's a fun practice and one I've tried a dozen or so times in the past but got too frustrated to finish. I decided to give it a go again, especially as I reflect on what was a great season of golf in Wisconsin and look forward to 2023.

Nakoma Golf Club: The Ideal Everyday Course

My home course, Nakoma Golf Club, one of Tom Bendelow’s finest original designs in Wisconsin, has embraced continuous improvement to promote an optimal everyday golfing experience.

The Oaks Golf Course: A One-of-a-Kind Experience on Madison’s East Side

The Oaks has long been one of my favorite local courses, and it's become even better after a successful renovation effort under the direction of its original course architect Greg Martin.

The Lido: America’s Next Great Golf Course, Again

The most highly anticipated course development of our time just might be The Lido, a private club adjacent to Sand Valley Golf Resort that's being built as a carbon copy of the world's greatest ever NLE golf course.

The Glen Golf Park: A Model of Inclusivity and Accessibility

The Glen Golf Park has been re-imagined into a much more fun track than than the one I played growing up, and has given Madison municipal golf a shot in the arm.

The Flower Hole: Robert Trent Jones, Jr.’s Mona Lisa at SentryWorld

Over 30,000 annuals are planted every Spring on the famed Flower Hole at SentryWorld, and the result is mesmerizing.

Lawsonia Links: Haltom’s Great Golden Age Restovation of a Langford/Moreau Masterpiece

This Golden Age masterpiece that has undergone a highly successful restoration should be on every Wisconsin golfer's bucket list. One of the best public golf deals in the state, Lawsonia Links is widely regarded as one of Langford and Moreau's finest works.