Tag: Top 100 golf

Chambers Bay: A Fresh Feel on Customer Service; Photo Gallery (WA)

Chambers Bay Course Rankings: Golf Digest: #26 US public, #2 Washington GolfWeek: #29 US modern, #1 Washington public Golf.com: #64 US top 100, #17 US public Designer: Robert Trent Jones, Jr. (2007) I had the opportunity to play Chambers Bay for the second time last month. Host of next year’s 2015 US Open, Chambers Bay …

Madden’s Resort: A New Direction for The Classic Course in 2013 (MN)

Madden’s Resort, Classic Course Rankings: Golf Digest: #63 US public, #10 Minnesota GolfWeek: #8 Minnesota public Golf.com: #5 Minnesota public Designer: Scott Hoffman, Geoffrey Cornish, John Harris, Warren Rebholz (1996) With overall golf rounds down across the Midwest, most courses lean heavily on cart rentals as their top profit generator. Glenn Hagberg, Head PGA Golf …

Golf Course Review: The Prairie Club, Dunes Course (NE)

The Prairie Club, Dunes Course Rankings: Golf Digest: #35 US public, #3 Nebraska GolfWeek: #82 US modern, #2 Nebraska public, #21 US resort Golf.com: #74 US public, #1 Nebraska public Designer: Tom Lehman (2010) The 86th rated overall course in the country, the Dunes course at The Prairie Club is the pinnacle of semi-private golf …

Erin Hills Media Day: Counting Down the Years to the 2017 US Open

With almost exactly three years until the weekend of the 2017 US Open, Erin Hills Golf Course has come a long way! Following Martin Kaymer’s runaway victory at Pinehurst No. 2 this past weekend, you can be sure Mike Davis is readying Chambers Bay for a much tougher challenge – hopefully one that will not …

Golf Course Review: The Prairie Club, Pines Course (NE)

The Prairie Club, Pines Course Rankings: Golf Digest: #75 US public, #6 Nebraska GolfWeek: #94 US resort, #3 Nebraska public Golf.com: #3 Nebraska public Designer: Graham Marsh (2010) Last week, I had the opportunity to attend a fan trip to The Prairie Club in Valentine, Nebraska. While I remembered seeing The Prairie Club’s two courses …

GolfNebraska Article: The Prairie Club (NE)

This past week, I had the amazing opportunity to spend three nights at The Prairie Club in Valentine, Nebraska. Along with Brian Weis (owner/operator of GolfTrips, GolfWisconsin, and about 40 other golf websites), golf photographer Brian Orr, LINKS Magazine senior editor Tom Cunneff, Darin Bunch of Golf Getaways and Fairways + Greens, and the PR and …

The Straits Course is on the Books!

It is the undisputed best course in the state, and consistently ranked as the number two course in the country behind only Pebble Beach. It hosted the PGA Championship in 2004 and 2010, and is scheduled to host it again in 2015, not to mention the Ryder Cup in 2020. Tiger Woods (practice round) on …

My Gift to You: 2014 Wisconsin Golf Courses To-Play List

The Wisconsin golf season is finally here, and it occurred to me as I start seeing the hits on my blog going up that people are really excited about playing and getting to new courses. For this reason, I put together this: A listing of the Wisconsin golf courses that I have so far reviewed, …

JSOnline: Coore and Crenshaw Selected for Sand Valley Project

According to today’s article in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel online edition by Gary D’Amato, the Sand Valley golf resort’s course architect team for the initial course has been selected, and will be Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw. Coore and Crenshaw have worked with Mike Keiser (developer of Sand Valley, and previously at Bandon Dunes and …

Golf Course Review: Milwaukee Country Club

Milwaukee Country Club Course Rankings: Golf Digest: #62 US top 100, #3 Wisconsin GolfWeek: #54 US classic Designer: Charles H. Alison (1929) This past Wednesday, I had the wonderful privilege of being invited out to a course that very few get the opportunity to play: Milwaukee Country Club. MCC is the top-rated private course in …