The Golf Courses of Lawsonia (Links)

The Golf Courses of Lawsonia (Links)

Architect: William Langford & Theodore Moreau
Year: 1929

W2615 South Valley View Drive
Green Lake, Wisconsin 54941
(920) 294-3320

Course Access: Public

driving range available
motorized golf carts available

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Scott LaPlant

The Golf Courses of Lawsonia (Links)

The Golf Courses of Lawsonia is a 36-hole daily fee resort facility located in Green Lake, Wisconsin. While the courses are favorites amongst Wisconsinites they are very much under the radar to others, except for the golf nerd types who have made a hobby of traveling to visit great courses. Having grown up in Green Bay, about 80 miles to the northeast of Lawsonia, I had the good fortune of visiting these courses on many occasions. The Woodlands is the newer of the two and is a fun golf course carved out of - you guessed it - the woods. Other features of The Woodlands course are a small abandoned quarry and numerous water hazards. In contrast to the modern feel of The Woodslands, the second course at Lawsonia, The Links, is a pure classic. The Links was built in 1929 by William Langford and Theodore Moreau. To most golfers Langford and Moreau are considered to be an unheralded duo. They were never given spectacular land like Mackenzie and Hunter (Cypress Point) or Macdonald and Raynor (National Golf Links and Fishers Island), but they always made the most of the property they were given. The land at Lawsonia has some soft rolling hills as well as some more severe slopes that were masterfully incorporated into the routing. One interesting side note is that Moreau, like Seth Raynor, had a civil engineering degree which may be why some golfers mistake The Links as a Raynor design. As is the case with… More >