My first visit to The Bull at Pinehurst Farms was a reminder that fall golf is unpredictable, as an unexpected late-season visit to the superb Jack Nicklaus layout turned out better than I could have ever hoped.
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
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 … Continue reading Golf Course Review: Whistling Straits, Straits Course
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 … Continue reading Pine Hills Country Club: A Par 3 Heaven
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 … Continue reading Golf Course Review: Pine Hills Country Club
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 … Continue reading Golf Course Review: The River Course at Blackwolf Run