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”

Golf Course Review: Blackwolf Run, Meadow Valleys

Blackwolf Run, Meadow Valleys Course Rankings: Golf Digest: #72 US public, #10 Wisconsin GolfWeek: #10 Wisconsin public Designer: Pete Dye (1998) The Blackwolf Run Meadow Valleys course has been reviewed more recently (2021), and the updated course review can be found at this link: Golf Course Review: Blackwolf Run, Meadow Valleys  . The Meadow ValleysContinue reading “Golf Course Review: Blackwolf Run, Meadow Valleys”

Wisconsin’s Best Par 5 Holes By Paul Seifert

Wisconsin’s 10 Best Par 5 Holes By Paul Seifert

Wisconsin’s Best Par 4 Holes

1. Blackwolf Run, Meadow Valleys Course #14 (423/409/384/376/293): Quite possibly the most beautiful golf hole I have ever played, the 14th at Meadow Valleys is deemed “Nature’s Course.” From the elevated tee boxes, the Pigeon River and on most days teems of fly-fishermen are seen down the hill and to the right. The tree linedContinue reading “Wisconsin’s Best Par 4 Holes”

Wisconsin’s 10 Best Par 5 Holes

Too often people look at par fives as the holes they need to survive in order to save their score. Not me. As anyone who has golfed with me can attest to, I love par fives. I love that I can have one bad shot, and still have a good chance for par. Sometimes it is theContinue reading “Wisconsin’s 10 Best Par 5 Holes”