Thanks for all the info. [/quote] Saw this just now on Reddit.Â. Vokey SM6 50*, 54*, 58* Having played all four, I would definitely say play the Blackwolf Run River course if you don't want to pony up for the Straits course. In many ways I'd consider The Bull to be just as good as a test as any of the Kohler courses. I went there in Sept. 05' and the price was under $200 I think. Washington county is one of the best bangs for the buck $40 (I think), and Erin Hills could very well host a US Open in the future, it is spectacular but a little higher priced at $150 but worth it. The Bog is very overdone and gimmicky - there are some good holes, but also some very poorly designed holes IMO. The greens I felt were much faster at Blackwolf than Straits/Irish. Display as a link instead, × That said, it's a fantastic course, especially when you consider the land was once a flat cow pasture. For the money Irish is fantastic. The front nine is great, the back could use a little work as the holes lose some of the "natural" appeal. Saw this just now on Reddit. Irish at 1040 July 11th. PXG 0211 5-PW Nippon 950GH  If you think you'll be back and don't want to shell out the $450, go River. [quote name='Argonne69' timestamp='1399302926' post='9235007'] It would seem that if a person has hit a golf ball correctly a thousand times, he should be able to duplicate the performance at will. Nese mund te lexoni kete, me dergoni nje mezazh. Good service overall, and very well conditioned course. Not sure how it is today, but I would expect it to be just as nice now as in the past. As far as the rates for the Straits course is concerned, let me clarify. Traveling to Wisconsin to and I don't know which course to play. [b]Exotics EX9 Hybrid 17 / 19 Mamiya Recoil 670 $145 during the summer.. Straits. Not sure i want o shell out the $400 for a round of golf. I think on the 8th or 9th. Irish would be 3rd and Meadows would be 4th in my rotation. Straits has a couple more "signature" holes being on the water but Irish is very similar and very impressive. Having played them both I would agree that if you don't think you'll be back, pony up for Straits. Just the setting alone would be sufficient. Having played them both I would agree that if you don't think you'll be back, pony up for Straits. State Am is played there this year I believe. [/quote] '16 JPX EZ Forged Ping G400 14.5° | Accra FX 2.0 200F Steve Stricker just played there and shot a 75. Without a doubt play the Straits.   Pasted as rich text. Realistically, either course would be a fantastic place to play. They have one of the coolest logos as well, so plan on dropping another $200 in shirts, hats, etc. When we all met up for dinner later, we were in good spirits while the group that played the Straits came in tired, cranky and thoroughly defeated. We just played Fire Ridge and it is good but nothing special, same w/ Washington Co. The greens are the primary challenge. A few years back I found the Bog to be a nice track. Early season rates end on Thursday, I'm thinking about making my wa up there this week. Titleist 816h 21* Snell MTB Black I'm really excited. I personally prefer the River course to the Straits course. I paid extra to play Pebble Beach (over Cypress, Spyglass, etc.) A very open, semi-links style layout. Ping G410 3, 4 Crossover  A masterpiece in the world of golf created by Pete Dye, Straits course at Whistling Straits was ranked #2 in [/color][i]Golf Digest[/i][color=#333333]'s ranking of America's 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses for 2013/2014.   Your link has been automatically embedded. No houses, nice clubhouse, they can push the tees back to over 8000 yards.   Your link has been automatically embedded. Bandon Dunes has real links courses. Kohler likes to do things a little different and give you something like pay for 5 greens fees, bring up to 8 golfers so it pans out to $125 a head instead of $200 which is what you'll pay as a single. Kohler already operates two courses at Whistling Straits, the Straits Course and the Irish, as well as two courses at Blackwolf Run, Meadows Valley and River, as part of the American Club Resort. From what I understand, it was designed to be a contender for the US Open. Looks like I will have chance to play in July. I've played there regularly during peak season for $65 while everyone else paid $120 or whatever the rate is. [quote name='Chilidog' timestamp='1399206751' post='9228551'] Or, just were.. You can post now and register later. Ping G400 Max 10.5 - Fujikura Vista Pro 65 Flex-X 44.5" Two different courses completely. For what you have listed as possibilities, there's really only one choice.. Erin Hills. Then again I have a preference for trees on a course as well as avoiding one of the 500 or so bunkers that await you on the Straits course. [b][u]Blackwolf Run[/u][/b] - http://www.golfwrx.com/forums/topic/914469-black-wolf-run-river/. Straits is a links course along the lake and fine River course is more of a traditional design. Only had times for 1/2 the group to play the Straits. I might try to stick a twilight round at the bull in there as well. The course is a local favorite, and always gets a lot of play. Irish would be my 3rd pick. Bandon Dunes has real links courses. All 4 courses that are connected to the resort are nice. It shouldn't run you Kohler prices either. Thanks for all the suggestions (especially the web-links to the courses ramylson) everyone. Srixon Z 565/765 Nippon 125 Can't wait. That said, it's a fantastic course, especially when you consider the land was once a flat cow pasture. Kind of a once in a lifetime thing for me. Its a Nicholas course and very nice. Callaway MD3 58* S Grind Technically, the Straits is not a links course, but rather a "prairie style" course, similar to Dye's other courses such as The Ocean Course at Kiawah. As said, Once in a lifetime? Upload or insert images from URL. Both are very challenging and will be quite an experience. Two different courses completely. It's just usually hard to get on when I can actually play. If I recall correctly, the Irish course is actually more links-y than the Straits. Figure I can get in 2roundsfor the price of one of the top 2 courses. @easyyy added more pics with comparison photos with T100 and older Srixon models here...Â, Ping G400 Max 10.5 - Fujikura Vista Pro 65 Flex-X 44.5", 2021 Callaway Epic Speed Max - Leaked Photo, 2021 Srixon ZX5, ZX7 (1020 Endo Forged) & ZX U Irons- New Pics Added Pg 3 w/ Comparisons, Taylormade Spider FCG Slant Neck Putter, 35”, SuperStroke Wristlock Grip, Titleist Ts2 3-Wood 15 Degree Tensei Blue Stiff. I wasn't sure what a forecaddie was so I just included it in my price totals. Hopefully you won't catch a terribly windy day and you will be able to enjoy the course. Heading there the last weekend in June and we are playing Straits, River and Irish. Washington County - A good Arthur Hills design that is a lot of fun to play, and very affordable for the quality. Just a friendly reminder to be good to your caddie, should you end up taking one. I am just trying to figure out what course to play the day before the Irish. The Bull - Probably a cut above the remaining five. [b]Titleist Vokey SM7 5408M / 5808M / Dyn Gold[/b][/i][/font] Or just ask about it. [quote name='Chilidog' timestamp='1399206751' post='9228551'] The green fee is currently $300 but they require a caddie, which is $57..........$30 for caddie gratuity..........$15 for Forecaddie gratuity.........totals to $402. [size=3][color=#333333]"Open, rugged and windswept terrain defines the walking-only, links-style Straits Course sculpted along two miles of Lake Michigan shoreline. Maybe they only offer that deal if you're signed up for the newsletter so I'll give that a try. There is a May special on the River course at BWR for $125. Both are good but if money isn't a real concern, play the Straits. Which of the 4 course should I play? - Bobby Jones[/i][/color]. The Bull is a nice track for sure. This is truly one of Dye's most remarkable achievements. While some will tell you they prefer the River Course at Blackwolf Run (which is just a couple miles from the resort) better than Whistling Straits 10 miles north in Sheboygan, the Straits Course will always be the star of this resort destination. They said they didn't have any. Nagawaukee - An old school muni, the course is always in good condition, and is the most played in the state. Place is amazing if for nothing else but how natural the course actually is, is primed to be one of the premier courses of the midwest and possibly nation, and should be in great conditions given the fall/spring we've had. Wherever you play, stop back and let us know how it went. [b]The Home Course, Dupont, Washington[/b][/i][/font] The decision on which course to play comes down to Whistling Straits (Straits course) or Blackwolf Run (River course). Bandon Dunes has real links courses. Someone told me about The Bog. Looks like I will have chance to play in July. I think I am going to do the Irish. Very excited to play with a caddie for the first time! The Irish is excellent as well. A masterpiece in the world of golf created by Pete Dye, Straits course at Whistling Straits was ranked #2 in [/color][i]Golf Digest[/i][color=#333333]'s ranking of America's 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses for 2013/2014."[/color][/size]. It really has helped make my decision a lot easier. Iirc, I paid $450 with caddie and tip for the Straits. Don't want to argue about this, but I've played the bump and run almost exclusively on my 3 trips playing Straits. If you want to get 2 awesome rounds in I would play Washington county and Erin Hills. Can't answer this yet, but I did get to play Whistling Straits last July and it was well worth the $450 (including tip). While I won't rehash all the details of how many millions of cubic yards of dirt were … But this summer I am going up and playing Erin Hills and The River Course at Blackwolf Run. Granted I haven't played the Straits yet so take it as you will. But, that's definitely the crown jewel of the courses they present.. Wow, the price has increased a lot. Unfortunately, no deals on the Straits. I've also played all the Kohler courses and I'd rank them in terms of sheer awesomeness as Straights, River, Irish, and Meadows. Potential future US Open candidate. I've played River, it's amazing. This will not be my last trip through the area. I've played there regularly during peak season for $65 while everyone else paid $120 or whatever the rate is. On the Strists, there is very little opportunity to play a bump and run, which is why it, and the Ocean course, are so brutal in the wind. The par 3s are just unreal. I am hoping to play the bull as well but they won't take tee times from a single Ping G410 5-UW Mizuno JPX 825-Pro 4-Pw Probably very nice. That said, it's a fantastic course, especially when you consider the land was once a flat cow pasture. I am hoping to play the bull as well but they won't take tee times from a single https://www.instagram.com/p/CJo-yEVDcyC/?igshid=1llg9lvv71oco. Whistling Straits And Blackwolf Run Golf Course And Country Club located in Sheboygan, WI 53083 operates in SIC Code 7992 and NAICS Code 713910 I personally would want to play whistling straits because i haven't played there. This will not be my last time through the area. I am hoping to play the bull as well but they won't take tee times from a single. Ping Glide 3.0 52-12 SS, 56-10 Eye2, and 60-10 SS Orange Dot (2 Deg Flat) - Ping Z-Z115 Wedge I ended up booking it for Thursday as well. I would pay it again and believe me, I don't make a lot of money. In fact; if you have the time play both the River and Meadows courses, they have carts there and 36 holes is easily done. [quote name='DavePelz4' timestamp='1399304414' post='9235205'] 2 - Scotty Custom Shop. Also your math might be just a tad off, not the total but how you got there.. You shouldn't have a forecaddie if you already have a regular caddie. All 4 courses are excellent.. Straits is definitely the best. Bring comfy shoes, it is a hell of a jaunt around the park! Well, I'm guessing you're there now. The big differentiator is the ability to play a ground game on windy days, and the size of the greens. Buttttttttttt, the wind was very mild the day I played. 7. Irish would be my 3rd pick. In many ways I'd consider The Bull to be just as good as a test as any of the Kohler courses. Odyssey O Works Black #2M CS. I'd go back, But not at full season rates. The cost for Whistling Straits is $402 total, which includes the green fee and caddie fees/gratuities. The River course is brutal, but not as unique as the Whisteling Straits courses. If you wanna throw another round in while you're up there check out The Bull. Blackwolf Run opened for play in June 1988 and was named that year’s “Best New Public Course” in the country by Golf Digest. I have to agree though, if you are going there, you have to play the Straits Course, very difficult course, and if the wind is up, hold on for a rough ride. If I dont play it should i choose river course or Irish course? I constantly go back and forth on whether The River course or Irish was the second best of the bunch up there. Cobra F7 3/4 16* Evenflow Blue 75, PXG 0311X 4 Fujikura Banzai 913H The decision on which course to play comes down to Whistling Straights (Straights course) or Blackwolf Run (River course). Has anybody played any of these courses this season? Straits is a links course along the lake and fine River course is more of a traditional design. so you can save $15 right there and it seemed like most guys tip a $20 when I was there and watched what they were doing. The River course is a great course too best greens of the 4 and good design. [font=georgia,serif][i][b] Taylormade M4 Fairway 16.5 / [/b][b]Matrix White Tie 50[/b] I would vote for Erin Hills. Another $10 savings. 3. Irish would be 3rd and Meadows would be 4th in my rotation. Taylormade M6 10.5* - HZRDUS Smoke Black 6.5 kennyFpowers55 posted a topic in Tour and Pre-Release Equipment, January 5, tgoodspe1991 posted a topic in Tour and Pre-Release Equipment, December 26, 2020, chouls19 posted a topic in Tour and Pre-Release Equipment, December 5, 2020, johngalt312 posted a topic in Tour and Pre-Release Equipment, February 3, 2020, BAlberstadt posted a topic in Tour and Pre-Release Equipment, November 16, 2020. We warmed up the first day on what is considered the easiest course on the sprawling property, The Meadows Course. Totally unique, and filled with challenges not often found on modern courses. Excellent value, and a great mix of holes. Wedges: undecided. Taylormade 2019 M5 with Fuji Ventus Blue 6x  Odyssey O-Works #7 Tank 38", Arg...I'm with you...but here's the official description. Well I had the same choice and decided to play the Straights, not often you get a chance to play a Major Championship venue. I was going to mention this as another course to consider. If it's windy, however, you're in for a challenging day! Beautiful setting, I love that part of the country. Callaway Apex Utility- 20* with Aerotech Steelfiber 125X If you're in the Milwaukee/Waukesha area, definitely take a look at: Morningstar, Washington Co, Erin Hills, or possibly Bristolcone Pines. I played both last fall when I was in WI. Figure I can get in 2roundsfor the price of one of the top 2 courses. It will be a twilight time. Display as a link instead, × Thanks for all the info. If this is your one lifetime chance to play Straits you may want to bite the bullet. Irish would be 3rd and Meadows would be 4th in my rotation. Paste as plain text instead, × Srixon H45 19 hybrid Tour spec 8.8 Yowza...I haven't played the Straits in a couple years and when I did it was $280 plus caddy/tip. Straits for sure - it's a bucket list course Also, my caddy had no idea how to club me based on my yardages/distance...so be careful. Callaway Razr Hawk 3W M3 15 degree Tensei Blue Early season rates end on Thursday, I'm thinking about making my wa up there this week. Fire Ridge - This is a former private club that is under new management. [/quote] KOHLER Golf ushered in a new era for Wisconsin golf when it hosted the 1998 and 2012 U.S. Women’s Open at Blackwolf Run, along with the 2004, 2010 and 2015 PGA Championships at Whistling Straits. [/quote] × A few years ago, I was in Madison, WI on business and we had a golf day. Don't want to argue about this, but I've played the bump and run almost exclusively on my 3 trips playing Straits. Playing The Bull as a single can mean for great deals.   You cannot paste images directly. I have played the Meadow Valley five times, the Irish eight times, the River once, and the Straits will be my third time on Thursday . There aren't many true links courses in the U.S., but plenty of links-style, including Straits, Ocean, Harborside, French Lick (Dye), and Prairie Landing. Evnroll ER5 Hatchback Black I am doing a week long trip to the u.s.open and playing 6 courses while I'm there. Part II of my 2018 Epic Dream Golf Series is the Great State of Wisconsin. TaylorMade AeroBurner Mini Driver 16 - Matrix Speed RUL-Z 60 Stiff For every $50 purchase, receive a $5 Blackwolf Run and Whistling Straits voucher, redeemable on any future purchase at the Blackwolf Run or Whistling Straits Restaurants or Golf Shops. If you are not willing to pay for all the courses, make sure you at least play the Straits. I know money is a relative thing but that seems like a lot of additional money to spend when both courses are so highly rated. [size=3][color=#333333]"Open, rugged and windswept terrain defines the walking-only, links-style Straits Course sculpted along two miles of Lake Michigan shoreline. 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