Milwaukee Country Club

  • 53
    Golf Digest ranking:
  • 77
    Golf Magazine ranking:

Milwaukee Country Club

Architect: H.S. Colt & C.H. Alison
Year: 1929

8000 North Range Line Road
River Hills, Wisconsin 53217
(414) 362-5200

Course Access: Private

driving range available
motorized golf carts and caddies available

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The Itinerant Golfer

Milwaukee Country Club

After finishing up my morning game at Whistling Straits I hopped in the car and drove about an hour south to Milwaukee where I would be playing Milwaukee Country Club. The Milwaukee Country Club was founded in 1894 and was strictly a social and family club at the time of its birth. Just about a year later golf was introduced to the club and land was leased for a 9 hole course. In 1909 the club found out that their lease on the land would not be renewed and they moved to the present day location. In 1929 the new course designed by H.S. Colt and C.H. Alison was opened. Since its opening the club has hosted 3 amateur events of note, the 1969 Walker Cup, the 1988 U.S. Senior Amateur and the 2008 U.S. Mid-Amateur. Today I was going to have the pleasure of playing with a local golf celebrity. An acquaintance of mine had arranged for me to play a game with his girlfriend Dee Dee and Wisconsin golf legend Katie Falk. Katie was the nation’s 10th ranked golfer in 1973, has won six Wisconsin State Amateur titles, played in three U.S. Opens, a U.S. Amateur and a Canadian Amateur. She also defeated LPGA Hall of Famer Nancy Lopez while en route to one of her two Western Open victories. In 1993 Katie was inducted into the Wisconsin Golf Hall of Fame in honor of her long and accomplished career as an amateur golfer. I met Katie and… More >