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.
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
Wisconsin's 10 Best Par 5 Holes By Paul Seifert
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 lined … Continue reading Wisconsin’s Best Par 4 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 the … Continue reading Wisconsin’s 10 Best Par 5 Holes
There is no more exciting hole in golf than a well-made par three. Great par threes begin with imagination, and are cultivated to provide a challenging one-shot experience interlaced with fantastic aesthetics, and occasionally options. This article is dedicated to the par threes that I will never forget, and will be an ongoing examination of the … Continue reading Wisconsin’s Best Par 3 Holes
When you look at any of the key "Top 10" lists in the state of Wisconsin, there is certainly a lot of parity. My list is not much different from others, but I do like to think that I tend to be more subjective than the major media (GolfWeek, Golf Digest, Golf.com). How some state … Continue reading Wisconsin’s Best Public Golf Courses