Tag: Kohler golf

Early Season Golf at Whistling Straits & Golf Kohler

Early-season rates and fantastic course conditions make THIS WEEK the perfect time to play Whistling Straits’ Straits course.

2015 Golf Season in Review

My 2015 Golf Season in Review, including my favorite courses, best and most challenging holes and brief summary.

Painting by Kris Halsrud: The 17th at Whistling Straits, Straits Course

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 …

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 Meadow Valleys golf course at Blackwolf Run is GolfWeek’s number eight public course in the state of Wisconsin, and Golf Digest’s number 62 overall rated public course in the country. As part of …

Golf Course Review: Whistling Straits, Straits Course

Whistling Straits, Straits Course Rankings: Golf Digest: #4 US public, #22 US top 100, #48 world top 100, #6 US toughest, #1 Wisconsin GolfWeek: #6 US modern, #4 US resort, #1 Wisconsin public Golf.com: #28 US top 100, #6 US public, #49 world top 100 Designer: Pete Dye (1997) Currently rated the number two public golf …

Pine Hills Country Club: A Par 3 Heaven

With the Vince Lombardi Classic being held at North Hills Country Club this weekend, ten of us decided to use our reciprocity to visit Pine Hills Country Club, in Sheboygan, yesterday. If you have not yet had a chance to check it out, I reviewed Pine Hills last year. My write-up and photos can be …

Golf Course Review: Pine Hills Country Club

Ranked by Golf Digest as the number eight overall course in the state of Wisconsin, and third among private clubs, Pine Hills Country Club is a hidden gem located just miles from Kohler’s Blackwolf Run property. The similarities between the Blackwolf Run’s River course and Pine Hills are striking, but the two also differ in …

OnMilwaukee Article: The First 15 Years of Whistling Straits

I came across this article by Jim Owczarski on Blackwolf Run and Whistling Straits’ Facebook page today, and really enjoyed the read. I think you will, too: A Major Anniversary: Kohler Properties Celebrate in 2013, by Jim Owczarski for OnMilwaukee.com Which of the Kohler courses do you like best? I haven’t had the opportunity to …

Golf Course Review: The River Course at Blackwolf Run

Blackwolf Run, River Course Rankings: Golf Digest: #16 US public, #32 US toughest, #4 Wisconsin GolfWeek: #56 US modern, #17 US resort, #3 Wisconsin public Golf.com: #89 US top 100, #14 US public Designer: Pete Dye (1988) A true Pete Dye masterpiece, the River at Blackwolf Run is unanimously the second rated course in Wisconsin, Golf …

The Bull’s 50/50 Club Well Worth the Investment

A few friends and I took half-days at work today to get up to one of the most picturesque, challenging courses in the state: The Bull at Pinehurst Farms. Hole 5: Par 4 (436/404/388/361/308) First things first, the Bull is in fantastic shape right now, and it provided me the opportunity to finally get some in-season pictures of …