Tag: Wisconsin best golf courses

Golf Club Review: Green Bay Country Club

I knew I was in for a treat when I was asked to play Green Bay Country Club, but I had no idea how much of a treat that was going to be.

Green Bay CC is one of the top 3 private golf courses I’ve played in the state.

There’s not a more dramatic course or golf landscape in Wisconsin – not even in Sheboygan.

Green Bay is the best golf course hardly anybody knows about.

Lawsonia: One of Wisconsin’s Best 36-Hole Destinations

Some still and video shots from a beautiful 36-hole day spent at The Golf Courses of Lawsonia in Green Lake, WI. May 2019.

A [Small] Sneak Preview of Mammoth Dunes at Sand Valley

A sneak peak of 6 holes of David McLay Kidd’s Mammoth Dunes design at Sand Valley Golf Resort in Rome, WI

Golf Course Review: Sand Valley Golf Course

A full 18-hole review of the brand new Sand Valley Golf Resort in Rome, Wisconsin – site of the 2016 Illinois vs. Wisconsin Writer’s Cup and set to open in Spring, 2017 to coincide with the US Open at Erin Hills

2016 Wisconsin vs. Illinois Writers Cup at Sand Valley Golf Resort

Following a tour of the front nine at last year’s Sand Valley media day, a reference to the Wisconsin vs. Illinois Writers Cup was made to which Mike Keiser, Jr. immediately replied: “Can we host next year’s event here!?” The Writers Cup alternates between Wisconsin and Illinois courses each year, with last year’s event played at …

Golf Course Review: Racine Country Club

Let’s start out by saying that I (and my fellow buddies from North Hills Country Club) loved the Racine Country Club experience. The course is classic with small, lightning-fast greens, and the clubhouse and facilities are beautiful. I don’t think I’ve seen a club in Wisconsin with better amenities, in fact. The food was fantastic. I got …

Sand Valley: Preview Play Now Open!

Interest in the Sand Valley project in Rome, Wisconsin is palpable. The article I wrote on America’s next great golf destination following their August, 2015 media day has now become the most popular course review I have ever written, and I literally get asked several times a week about the resort’s progress. That progress has been rolling along smoothly, and …

2015 Golf Season in Review

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

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 …

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 …