As one of Milwaukee County Parks' oldest courses, Brown Deer has a rich history. And while the course no longer a site for PGA Tour events, it still hosts stops on the Symetra Tour - and major upgrades are being made constantly.
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He's 39 years old and shot an 82 just a week ago. Tiger Woods seems worn out, by injury, the spotlight, the scandals and the constant coaching changes that resulted in swing changes. It may well be that we have just about seen the last of him.
Wisconsin has supported women's golf in big numbers during two U.S. Women's Opens at Blackwolf Run, and now the state, and the city of Milwaukee, have a chance to watch the future of the game as the LPGA Tour's feeder circuit, the Symetra Tour, comes to Brown Deer Park Golf Course this summer.
You shouldn't have to drive half a day to play golf. You shouldn't have to take out a loan. You shouldn't have to lose an entire day of your life. With those thoughts in mind I've compiled a list of fun and challenging golf courses within a one hour drive from Milwaukee where you can play a course that demands some skill, provides some challenge and lets you walk away with enough money to take your wife out to lunch.
The PGA Tour left Milwaukee four years ago, but Brown Deer Park Golf Course remains superbly conditioned and a tough test for even the best players.
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele will open the 2013 golf season with the annual "group tee-off" at Currie Park Golf Course on Wednesday, April 24 at 4:30 p.m. The annual event marks the official opening of all 15 Milwaukee County Parks golf courses.
OnMilwaukee.com sports columnist Dave Begel spends much of his time looking for problems and writing about them. That's part of his charm. Believe it or not, there are some things that Begel enjoys in the sporting world, including high school basketball, which was immortalized in the movie "Hoosiers" and several other things.