Category: Golf

  • Boys and Girls Club Cancels Celebrity Golf Outing

    The Boys and Girls Club of Door County has canceled its 11th annual Celebrity Golf Outing. The annual fundraising event had been scheduled for Aug. 11 at Horseshoe Bay Golf Club. “This decision wasn’t an easy one for the board because it raises significant funds for the club’s youth development programming,” said David Resch, chair […]

  • Golf League Results: July 24, 2020

    IDLEWILD Senior Men’s Thursday 8:30 am Group  July 16, 2020 • Closest to bunker #2: Glen Herlitz • Longest drive #4: Mark Weaver • Closest to pin #6: Harold Forbes • Longest putt #8: Mark Weaver • Low gross: Jim Schaefer 38 • Low net (tie): Mike Eliason 33, Mark Jinkins 33 • Special: hit pin on chip: John Melland […]

  • Golf League Results: July 17, 2020

    IDLEWILD Senior Men’s Thursday 8:30 am Group  July 9, 2020 • Closest to pin #3: Jim Schaefer • Longest drive #5: Bill Borchardt • Closest third shot #7: Rick Krueger • Longest putt #9: Jim Schaefer • Low gross: (first) Jim Schaefer 41, (second) Rick Krueger 42, (third) Glen Herlitz 43 • Low net (tie): Mike Eliason 33, Mark […]

  • Golf League Results: July 10, 2020

    IDLEWILD Senior Men’s Thursday 8:30 am Group  July 2, 2020 • Longest putt #11: John Melland • Closest to pin #13: Mike “Shoobie” Schumacher  • Closest second shot #15: John Tong • Closest to water #17: Joe Sutter • Low gross: (first) Jim Schaefer 39, (second) Dan McCluskey 40 • Low net:  Mark Jinkins 30 Open to all senior […]

  • Red Putter to Host NON-Tournament

    The Red Putter Mini Golf will hold its first NON-tournament this year. Bob Yttri, well-known Putter proprietor, always said, “Safety first!” so that’s what echoed in the minds of daughter Tracy and son-in-law Chris Opper when they decided to cancel the 2020 Red Putter Pro Tournament, scheduled for Aug. 1. Yttri began the tournament in […]

  • Jocko Rader Senior Scramble Set for Aug. 13

    The 29th annual Jocko Rader Senior Scramble will take place Thursday, Aug. 13, beginning at 9 am, at Idlewild Golf Course in Sturgeon Bay. Social distancing will be observed, and a box lunch will be provided. There will be two divisions based on players’ index – the Nicklaus Division (total team index of 52-74) and the […]

  • Golf League Results: July 3, 2020

    IDLEWILD Senior Men’s Thursday 8:30 am League  June 25, 2020 • Low net (tie): Dan McCluskey 36, Glen Herlitz 36 • Low gross: Jim Schaefer 40  • Longest putt #3: Steve Heinz • Closest to pin #6: Jim Budny • Closest to water #9: Gene Ackatz Open to all senior (age 50 or older) men, any week. Arrive […]

  • Golf League Results: June 26, 2020

    IDLEWILD Ladies Sundowners Golf League June 17, 2020 • Top 10 golfers: Pat Krueger 49, Amy Konop 49,  Anna Larsen 49, Rita Hunt 49, Mary Aiken 50, Kim Bridenhagen 50, Patti Baur 52, Janet Proctor 52, Carey Potier 53, Pam DeMelle 54  • Pars: Amy Konop 3, Rita Hunt 2, Patti Baur 1, Mary Aiken 1, Anna […]

  • Hole in One!

    Glenn Elliott made his fifth – yes, fifth! – hole in one June 6. He was using a 9 iron on hole 15 at Peninsula State Park Golf Course. Submitted.

  • Golf League Results: June 19, 2020

    IDLEWILD Ladies Sundowners Golf League June 3, 2020 • Top 10 golfers: Anna Larsen 45, Amy Konop 47, Mary Aiken 47, Kim Bridenhagen 49, Deb McDermis 50, Lynn Kranich 52, Patti Baur 54, Pat Krueger 54, Rita Hunt 54, Lori Bloomer 56 • Pars: Anna Larsen 1, Patti Baur 1, Rita Hunt 1, Pat Krueger 2, Amy […]

  • Golf League Results: June 12, 2020

    IDLEWILD Ladies Sundowners Golf League May 27, 2020 • Top 10 golfers: Amy Konop 50, Anna Larsen 51, Mary Aiken 52, Pat Krueger 52, Pam DeMelle 53, Patti Baur 53, Rita Hunt 54, Lynn Kranich 59, Mary Ann Miller 61, Janet Proctor 63   • Pars: Mary Aiken 1, Amy Konop 1, Anna Larsen 1, Patti Baur 1, […]

  • Golf League Results: June 5, 2020

    IDLEWILD Senior Men’s Thursday 8:30 am League  May 28, 2020 • Low gross: Glen Herlitz 41, John Tong 41 • Low net: Glen Herlitz 34 • Closest to pin #13: Harold Forbes • Longest putt #11: Glen Herlitz Open to all senior (50-plus) men, any week. Arrive by 8:20 am to play.

  • Knowing Your Ball

    Titleist, TaylorMade, Nike and Callaway. Top-Flite, Ping, Pinnacle and Bridgestone. Do any of these names ring a bell? I hope so. They’re the top golf brands in the world. They compete for the allegiance of golfers everywhere, claiming to have the best gear in the game. The best part is, all of them may be […]

  • Golf League Results: May 29, 2020

    IDLEWILD Senior Men’s Thursday 8:30 am League  May 21, 2020 • Low gross: Glen Herlitz 45, Kent Wickman 45 • Low net: first: Glen Herlitz 37, second: John Melland 38 • #6 closest to pin: Mike Eliason • #9 longest putt: John Melland

  • Door County Golf Courses

    Maxwelton Braes Golf Course Hours: 8 am – 6 pm 920.421.4653 Things to know if you go: • Carts are limited to one per person unless the riders are in the same family or household. • There’s no entry into the pro shop. • Call ahead to play. • All transactions are by credit card over the phone. • When […]

  • Through the Eyes of the Fan

    A golf writer joins the gallery This gig has been good, that’s for sure. When not profiling the people and places that define golf in Door County, I get to do it on a national level at GOLF Magazine. There’s a big golfy world out there. It has Tiger Woods and Brooks Koepka, St. Andrews […]

  • Sylvia Ferdon: A Life on the Links

    The following is adapted from the Summer 2019 edition of Door County Living magazine. Find the full feature about the life of Sylvia Ferdon at Growing up in Oconto, Wisconsin, Sylvia Ferdon loved playing sports. She excelled in all of them, but none more so than golf – a fact that didn’t slip past her […]

  • Golf League Results: Oct. 18, 2019

    THE ORCHARDS Wednesday Hustle Oct. 9, 2019: the final event of the year Stableford points: • Front side: Dan Welch (even), Steve Smith (-1), Bill Shewchuk (-1) • Back side: Joe Kidd (-1/2), Bill Shewchuk (-1), Dave Gelbke (-1), Ed Movall (-1) • Closest to the pin #3: Bill Shewchuk Join us next year! We play every Wednesday: […]

  • Fall Colors Make for Beautiful Golf Courses

    The golf courses of Door County hold a secret: Fall is a spectacular time for golfing. Every fall, Door County golf courses offer unrivaled vistas of yellows, oranges and reds flanked by the blues of the water. The summer crowds are gone, and foursomes can take their time on the course with little pressure to […]

  • Framed: Little Eddie Big Cup

    Matt Shumway is all smiles after winning the prize for hitting a drive closest to the bowler during the Little Eddie Big Cup golf tournament Sept. 29. After what may have been the greatest moment of his life, Shumway posed wearing the bowler with a photo of Bob Yttri, the late owner of the Red […]