Golf Course Review: Blackwolf Run, Meadow Valleys

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 theContinue reading “Golf Course Review: Blackwolf Run, Meadow Valleys”

Lawsonia: One of Wisconsin’s Best 36-Hole Destinations

Some still and video shots from a beautiful 36-hole day spent at The Golf Courses of Lawsonia in Green Lake, WI. May 2019.

Wisconsin’s 18 Toughest Par 3 Holes: The Long Holes

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 yardsContinue reading “Wisconsin’s 18 Toughest Par 3 Holes: The Long Holes”

Wisconsin’s 18 Toughest Par 3’s: Mid-Length Holes

In a very discussion-intended way (imagine being on GolfWRX’s course forums pages), I think it’s fun to rank courses and holes in a way that lays out my reasons, and asks users to respond in the way of both agreement and disagreement. For my list of the state of Wisconsin’s toughest par threes, I decidedContinue reading “Wisconsin’s 18 Toughest Par 3’s: Mid-Length Holes”

Wisconsin’s 18 Toughest Par 3’s: The Short Holes

In a very discussion-intended way (imagine being on GolfWRX’s course forums pages), I think it’s fun to rank courses and holes in a way that lays out my reasons, and asks users to respond in the way of both agreement and disagreement. For my list of the state of Wisconsin’s toughest par threes, I decidedContinue reading “Wisconsin’s 18 Toughest Par 3’s: The Short Holes”