For years I've dreamt of flying a drone over Whistling Straits in Haven, Wisconsin, and last month finally got the opportunity as part of the WSGA's Wisconsin Captured project.
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
Early-season rates and fantastic course conditions make THIS WEEK the perfect time to play Whistling Straits' Straits course.
My 2015 Golf Season in Review, including my favorite courses, best and most challenging holes and brief summary.
Kris Halsrud is a talented writer, golfer and IT professional. Like me, he has blogged about golf for years, and over the past five or so years we've built a friendship through our golf writing and love of the game. While most of my writing revolves around the Wisconsin golf scene, Kris's is more focused … Continue reading Painting by Kris Halsrud: The 17th at Whistling Straits, Straits Course
Blackwolf Run, Meadow Valleys Course Rankings: Golf Digest: #72 US public, #10 WisconsinGolfWeek: #10 Wisconsin public Designer: Pete Dye (1998) . The Blackwolf Run, Meadow Valleys course has been reviewed more recently (September 2021), and the updated course review be found here:Golf Course Review: Blackwolf Run, Meadow Valleys The Meadow Valleys golf course at Blackwolf … Continue reading Golf Course Review: Blackwolf Run, Meadow Valleys