Posts tagged with: "Wisconsin"

TRAVEL: Kohler Celebrates Milestones; Remains A Memorable Destination View More
Whistling Straits offers spectacular views and a challenging layout.

TRAVEL: Kohler Celebrates Milestones; Remains A Memorable Destination

KOHLER, WISCONSIN | I find there is much to celebrate whenever I travel to this charming burg north of Milwaukee, for it is as good a golf getaway as there is in this land. The four Pete Dye-designed courses at Blackwolf Run and Whistling Straits are among my favorites anywhere,…

Love This Story: Davis Will Caddy For Dru View More
Dry Love (right) and his father Davis Love III, who is caddying for him this week, during a practice round prior to the 2017 U.S. Open at Erin Hills. (Photo credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Love This Story: Davis Will Caddy For Dru

ERIN, WISCONSIN – Davis Love III has caddied for his son, Dru, for much of his golf life. But this week is different. “Caddying for him is not a big deal. I’ve caddied for him since he had three clubs and when he played his first junior events,” Love III…

QUICK TAKE: Holy Ground Looms Above Erin Hills View More
A view of Erin Hills with the church in the background of the 663-yards par 5, 18th. (Photo credit: David Cannon/Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: Holy Ground Looms Above Erin Hills

ERIN, WISCONSIN — There’s a Heartbreak Hill on most golf courses. The practice ground, driving range, call it what you will, where you see players of all standards following the Hogan guidance and trying to find the answer in the dirt. At Erin Hills, there’s Holy Hill. Holy Hill is…

QUICK TAKE: Wisconsin On Rise As Golf-Trip Hub View More
A view of the ninth green during a practice round prior to the 2017 U.S. Open at Erin Hills. (Photo credit: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: Wisconsin On Rise As Golf-Trip Hub

ERIN, WISCONSIN – The topic is golf trips. Where do you go? The obvious spots – Pinehurst, Bandon Dunes, Florida, Myrtle Beach and Pebble Beach – come to mind for good reason. Here’s another one: Wisconsin. Yes, that Wisconsin, the one known for cheese curds, Bucky the Badger and the…

QUICK TAKE: U.S. Open Weather Forecast Appears Mixed View More
The weather will be a big factor in how the course sets up at the U.S. Open. (Photo Credit: Rob Schumacher, USA Today Sports)

QUICK TAKE: U.S. Open Weather Forecast Appears Mixed

  ERIN, WISCONSIN – The weather could be hit-or-miss this week at Erin Hills for the 117th playing of the U.S. Open. Two-time U.S. Open champion Andy North thinks the weather will be a huge factor. “The weather is going to have an unbelievable effect on this golf tournament.” North…