Every time I've played Wild Rock in the Dells I've walked away impressed. Every time I've been wowed, in fact, but I still never see it on anybody's top 10 public courses in Wisconsin lists. That's changed for me.
Wisconsin's top 33 par three holes (that I've played) leaves us only wanting more. For quality and diversity, this state is unrivaled.
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.
Over 30,000 annuals are planted every Spring on the famed Flower Hole at SentryWorld, and the result is mesmerizing.
As I wrote in my recent stream-of-consciousness entry "The State of the Game of Golf in Wisconsin," destination golf in the Badger State began in earnest at Blackwolf Run. Development of its Original Championship course marked the start of a long and successful partnership between Herb Kohler and Pete Dye, and proved to be the … Continue reading Blackwolf Run, Meadow Valleys: Wisconsin’s Best Back 9
Some still and video shots from a beautiful 36-hole day spent at The Golf Courses of Lawsonia in Green Lake, WI. May 2019.
The Beasts (> 185 yards from the first tees in): 1. Blackwolf Run, Meadow Valleys #15 (227/196/189/150/103): Depending on the distance, this is the hardest par three maybe in the world! From the back three tees, this signature par three on the Meadow Valleys course at Blackwolf Run tees up from well over 180 yards … Continue reading Wisconsin’s 18 Toughest Par 3 Holes: The Long Holes