A tough Nicklaus course with features that mimic those found in Scottish links courses
Midwest Golf Visits
With tremendous panoramic vistas it’s no wonder it’s a favorite for resort guests
Requires accurate and long approach shots with intelligent tee shot placement.
We look to famous ocean courses such as Pebble Beach, Bandon Dunes and Kiawah Island for tremendous water scenery combined with outstanding golf. Yet the Great Lakes in the Midwest also offer just such an opportunity and a few courses have met the challenge. Whistling Straits on the west side of Lake Michigan, site of
Inspired by the Chicago Golf Club and architect C.B. Macdonald. Rectangular greens and bunkers add to the mystique. You will hate it or you will love it.
A challenging, lush tournament quality course with great value. It’s also 100% bentgrass on tees, fairways and greens. Only forty-five minutes south of the 2020 Ryder Cup course Whistling Straits.
The Irish course is similar to the major championship Straits course next door except the fairways are twice as wide and the price is less than half. It’s a no brainer.
Mammoth Dunes complements its sister course, the sensational Sand Valley. David McLay Kidd crafted a gentler links course allowing average golfers to score and enjoy the links experience.
In the Dells vacationland area of central Wisconsin and designed by the same architects as the nearby US Open Course, Erin Hills, Wild Rock Golf Club is a beautifully crafted championship golf course
Home to the University of Wisconsin golf teams, the University Ridge Golf Course get’s its name from the glacial ridges that covered the region. It’s as good a natural golf setting as you will find with excellent variety, conditioning, layout, and service.
A formerThe Playboy Club, the Grand Geneva Resort includes two championship courses, the Highlands, and one of the toughest courses in Wisconsin, the Brute. No houses, marvelous views and perfect conditioning make this a grand experience.
The Palmer Course is the longest of the three championship venues at Geneva National. It’s the favorite of the three courses for most golfers. The varied course architecture at the Palmer course represents Arnold Palmer at his best.
Geneva National includes fifty-four holes designed by three legends of the game; Palmer, Player, and Trevino. Carved out of the rolling countryside of Southeastern Wisconsin it’s an easy 1 to 1 1/2 hour drive for many golfers from Chicago or Milwaukee. Although it’s four miles west of Lake Geneva, it’s actually near the shores of
Carved from a rock and sand quarry, the Quarry has a well-regarded collection of three beautiful and challenging Par 5 Holes. The landscape is used masterfully to create shots that require careful thinking.
A magnificent yet great value high-end public course. If you only have time to play one of the two courses, we give the Quarry course a slight nod over the Legend course.