Our most recent public course reviews:

Why Erin Hills is a Great Golf Course
In my first visit to play Erin Hills in 15 years, I re-discovered why it is one of the premier golfing destinations in the entire …
Streamsong Black (FL)
A unique par 73 layout fraught with drama and unique minimalistic design, the 2017 addition of the Black course at Streamsong gives this world-class resort …
Lawsonia Links
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 …
Pioneer Pointe: Madison’s New Par 3 Experience
The newest golf course in the Madison area, Pioneer Pointe in Verona is an awesome 13-hole par three track designed by Lohmann Quitno that features …
Glen Erin Golf Club
One of what I consider to be the state's top hidden gems, the Greg Martin designed Glen Erin Golf Club in Janesville is a fantastic …
Streamsong Resort Expanding With 18-Hole Coore & Crenshaw Short Course
With three 18-hole championship courses already open and thriving, and the resort's 10-year anniversary underway, the time is right for expansion, and this investment in …
SentryWorld Enters 2022 with Big Things on the Horizon
Closed for the past 2 seasons, SentryWorld has kept busy preparing for the 2023 US Senior Open, and for a revolutionary new operational model they …
The Baths of Blackwolf Run: Kohler’s Newest Golf Course
The newest golf amenity at Destination Kohler, The Baths at Blackwolf Run is the perfect way to spend an hour or four before, between or …
Blackwolf Run, Meadow Valleys: Wisconsin’s Best Back 9
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 …
Sand Valley: The Course that Put Rome on the Map
The original Sand Valley Course is my favorite at this world-class Wisconsin golf resort that in just 5 short years has made a significant impact …
Erin Hills Golf Course: A Legend at 15
When on-site, it’s almost impossible to comprehend that it's just 15 years old. It’s got all the looks and feels of a historic property that’s …
Wanaki Golf Course: An Improved Golf Experience Under New Ownership
Under new ownership, Wanaki Golf Course in Menomonee Falls has a renewed, bright future, but yesterday's round had me thinking mostly of the past at …
Quintero Golf Club (AZ)
A deserving top 100 public golf course in the country, and top 3 in the state of Arizona, Quintero Golf Club in Peoria features desert …
Geneva National Resort: Great Times and Golf in Wisconsin’s Top Summertime Destination
My wife and I recently spent a couple nights at Geneva National celebrating our 4-year anniversary. The brand new Suites at Geneva National were the …
The Club at Lac La Belle: An August Morning Photo Shoot
Last month I had a 9 am tee time with my cousin, Frank, at The Club at Lac La Belle. I'd been there earlier in …
Bullseye Golf Club: A Fun Add-On to Your Sand Valley Vacation
Bullseye Golf Club is a terrific course to add to the itinerary of a trip to Sand Valley Golf Resort, but as a "Pro tip" …
Sand Valley, Mammoth Dunes: McLay Kidd’s Midwest Masterpiece
David McLay Kidd has designed some of the most vast, fun-filled golf courses of the 21st Century. Beginning with the break-through of all break-throughs, Bandon …
The Club at Lac La Belle: A Preview of What’s to Come
A top 3-rated golf course design project in the world in 2020, June 20, 2020's grand opening of The Club at Lac La Belle is …
Updated Golf Course Review: The Bog (linked)
It had been since March 2012 since I last played The Bog in Saukville, Wisconsin, and every year at the Milwaukee Golf Expo I'd see …
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.

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Our most recent private club reviews:

Ozaukee Country Club
One of the Milwaukee area's top private golf clubs, the Langford/Moreau designed Ozaukee CC in Mequon enters its 100th year with its best days still …
Oneida Golf and Country Club
An old-school course in a beautiful setting with fantastic greens complexes, Oneida is one of the top private courses in the state.
Seabrook Island Club (Crooked Oaks)
Seabrook Island is a charming, low-key vacation spot down the road from more world-famous courses. Its own 36 holes are worth checking out, including the …
North Hills Country Club
My home course, North Hills is a wonderful Golden Age parkland gem with some of the best greens and conditions in the state. Home of …
North Shore Golf Club (Menasha)
I had the privilege of being invited up to North Shore Golf Club in Menasha, Wisconsin, last month, and was not disappointed! This 1930 Leonard …
Tuckaway Country Club
Last month I had the opportunity to revisit a course I haven't played in a really long time: Tuckaway Country Club. Following my first round …
Nakoma Golf Club: Madison’s Bendelow Gem
Nakoma Golf Club in Madison, Wisconsin is a great classic parkland course originally designed by Tom Bendelow and opened in 1925. We took great advantage …
Green Bay Country Club: Wisconsin’s Best New-Age Private Course
I knew I was in for a treat when I was asked to play Green Bay Country Club, but I had no idea how much …
Medinah Country Club, Course 1 (IL): Medinah’s Best Golf Course?
My favorite of the three courses at Medinah Country Club, Course 1 features great design, terrific routing and the best of all worlds: A lot …
Wisconsin’s Top Private Golf Club: Milwaukee vs Pine Hills
I have always gone back and forth between Milwaukee and Pine Hills as the state's top private club. Why hasn't the rest of the golfing …
Pine Hills Country Club: Big Things on the Horizon
Several miles down the road from Blackwolf Run, Sheboygan's Pine Hills CC is one of the top 3 private golf courses in the state. But …
Kenosha Country Club: Wisconsin’s Top Ross
One of two Donald Ross designed golf courses in the state of Wisconsin, Kenosha Country Club boasts an almost 100-year-old private course with a rather …
The University Club: A Bright Future at the old Tripoli
Located on the north side of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, The University Club is a challenging private course originally designed by Tom Bendelow and recently renovated by …
Black Sheep Golf Club (IL): A Slice of Heaven in Sugar Grove
One of the top 100 overall golf courses in the country, Black Sheep Golf Club outside of Chicago, Illinois, is a men's only private club …
Blue Mound Golf and Country Club: A Raynor Classic
One of the top private club experiences in the state of Wisconsin, Blue Mound Golf & Country Club boasts a top 200 golf course designed …
Hawk’s Landing: Wisconsin’s Best Conditioned Golf Course?
Last Tuesday was a monumental one for me. I turned 40. Yikes. I haven't been able to play much golf this year, so I wanted …
Golf Course Review: Medinah Country Club, Course No. 3 (IL)
Following a tour of the newly renovated No. 2 course with Rees Jones, we were treated to an out-of-this-world golf experience at Medinah Country Club's …
Big Things in the Works at The University Club (FKA Tripoli)
The University Club, fka Tripoli Country Club, and Andy Staples of Staples Golf Design, are in the process of making significant course renovations and adding …
Hidden Glen at Bentdale Farms: PB Dye-abolical
My first experience at Hidden Glen in Cedarburg, Wisconsin – one of the hardest first-time courses I've played in a looong time. Can't wait to …
Medinah CC Course 2: The Unveiling (IL)
An introduction to Rees Jones's newly renovated Course 2 at Medinah Country Club outside of Chicago, IL. A wonderful media day experience with Rees Jones …