The Improbable Hole-in-One

As anyone would have expected, my bachelor party consisted of a lot of golf. This is awesome for friends and family who are avid golfers, but that only accounts for some of the guests. Among the rest was my friend, Jason, who has played golf twice in his life. The other time was at GoldenContinue reading “The Improbable Hole-in-One”

The Country’s Best Non-Wisconsin Golf Courses… That I’ve Played

My brother and his wife bought me a golf ball cabinet (shown at the bottom of this post) about ten years ago, and I started collecting logo balls from all the different courses I played. I filled the cabinet years ago, and when I had to start replacing really good golf courses in order toContinue reading “The Country’s Best Non-Wisconsin Golf Courses… That I’ve Played”

Michigan’s Upper Peninsula: Great Value, Phenomenal Golf (MI)

The idea for our U.P. golf trip started coming together last fall. A number of friends from work have made an annual excursion to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan for several years, and as a golf enthusiast and writer I had heard about it often. When my friend, Nick, and I started putting together ourContinue reading “Michigan’s Upper Peninsula: Great Value, Phenomenal Golf (MI)”

Golf Course Review: TimberStone at Pine Mountain (MI)

Sunday morning of our U.P. golf trip came early, and so did my departure to TimberStone at Iron Mountain. The area’s only five-star golf course, TimberStone is about a 50-minute drive from Harris and is on the way back to Wisconsin and what my friends considered to be the “Real world.” I parked in theContinue reading “Golf Course Review: TimberStone at Pine Mountain (MI)”

Golf Course Review: Greywalls at Marquette Golf Club (MI)

Saturday morning of our U.P. golf trip began with a delicious two dollar breakfast at the Firekeeper’s Lounge in The Island Resort and Casino. Our golf package included a plethora of coupons which could be used for one meal per day, a drink and five dollars in slot credits per day. After breakfast, Mitch andContinue reading “Golf Course Review: Greywalls at Marquette Golf Club (MI)”