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One of the favorite daily-fee facilities in the Lake Geneva area, Hawk's View Golf Club not only offers a well conditioned and scenic 18-hole championship course, but an 18-hole short course as well.
Dating back to 1968, today's Grand Geneva Resort and Spa is family friendly and quite diverse. Golf remains central to the resort's amenities, which include horseback riding, zip-lining, mountain biking, tennis, swimming, skiing, snowmobiling, fine dining, and the luxuriousness of the WELL spa. Kiel Christianson offers a look at Grand Geneva's Brute and Highlands golf courses.
Considered one of the toughest golf courses in the Midwest, The Brute at Grand Geneva Resort is arguably one of the prettiest as well with elevated tees, large greens, 68 bunkers and impeccable playing conditions. The course, which was designed by Robert Bruce Harris, plays to nearly 7,100 yards from the tips but its most predominant feature might be the large greens, which average more than 8,000 square feet with deceiving slopes.
Gallery: Great golf courses and resorts make Lake Geneva a choice getaway for Chicago, Milwaukee residents
Lake Geneva, a small resort town in southern Wisconsin, serves an escape from city life for Chicago and Milwaukee residents. Lake Geneva, Lake Como and Lake Delavan provide scenery and recreation, from boating and fishing to golf.
Lake Geneva -- a small lakeside town in southern Wisconsin -- has always been "Chicago's playground." Chicagoans can hop in the car and within two hours be fishing or boating on one of the region's three major lakes or teeing it up on a scenic resort golf course kissing their shores. With top-notch golf -- Grand Geneva Resort & Spa and Geneva National, to name two -- resorts and restaurants, it's easy to see why Lake Geneva is a popular destination.
A picturesque setting unfolds at Geneva National Golf Club in Lake Geneva. With courses designed by Lee Trevino, Gary Player and Arnold Palmer, Geneva National is the second-largest golf facility in the state. The Player Course is the most fun to play. The Trevino plays tough because of its narrower fairways and hard-to-read greens. While the Palmer takes advantage of its Lake Como setting.
Lake Geneva Golf CoursesLake Geneva is less than 90 minutes from Chicago and even closer to Milwaukee, but it's a world away. The 9-mile-long lake is surrounded by a historic town, some of the best golf courses in Wisconsin, a four-star resort that began as a Playboy Club resort, and a string of enormous summer mansions built ín the 1800s by Americas most famous industrialists.Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, easily accessible from airports in Milwaukee and Chicago, is a great lake-and-golf destination. The roster of strong courses goes deep. Jason Scott Deegan presents his list of 10 courses to consider in Lake Geneva.The Lake Geneva, Wisconsin area is known as Chicago's playground, although it's actually closer to Milwaukee. About an hour and a half north of the Windy City, Lake Geneva was founded by Chicago's wealthy families around 100 years ago. Narrowing down the best golf isn't easy, but here are five golf courses that won't do you wrong.