856 Canyon Rd,
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin 53965
18 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.
Woodland and open countryside.
Hurdzan/Fry Design (Dr Michael Hurdzan & Dana Fry).
4 mi S of Wisconsin Dells / 118 mi NW of Milwaukee.
Wild Rock Golf Club at The Wilderness: Just a couple of hours drive from Milwaukee, you'll find the popular leisure destination of Wisconsin Dells. Here the Wisconsin River impressively wriggles its way through a gorge, with striking sandstone formations lining the river on both sides. Here also is the home of the excellent Wild Rock golf course, one of many attractions and activities offered by the captivating Wilderness Territory resort.
Skilfully designed by Michael Hurdzan and Dana Fry, Wild Rock's wonderfully crafted out-and-back layout, takes you on an expansive journey through natural woodland, and occasionally more open areas. From its higher elevations there are scenic views out across surrounding tree-clad hills. After the opening holes played on flatter terrain, the gently uphill par-4 5th introduces greater elevation change, which many subsequent holes also enjoy. Neat, square-cut tee-boxes and a stylish array of fairway and greenside bunkering underline the quality of both design and upkeep at Wild Rock.
Water doesn't make too many appearances, but certainly does threaten alongside the par-3 4th green. Streams will also need to be avoided in front of the green of the par-5 1st and on a few other occasions. The generally good width fairways should inspire confidence from the tee, but there's enough woodland on the tree-lined stretches and fescue-grasses in the more open areas, to put a premium on straight hitting.
You'll need to choose your tees wisely; at over 7,400 yards from the tips, Wild Rock can play long! A wonderfully natural and testing layout, with plenty more in the area for you and the family to do after the final putt is holed.
Pick of the holes: among many memorable holes, the par-3 15th lays down a scenic challenge, bringing into play some of the area's former quarry workings. You'll have the red barn of the par-4 16th in view, but will need to focus on clearing the ravine that lies between you and the green on this testing par-3.
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends during the golf season (April thru' mid-Nov).
Must book in advance.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].
Walking at certain times, only with permission of Pro Shop staff. Golf carts are fitted with GPS.
Wild Rock is located just south of the city of Wisconsin Dells, a centre of summer tourist activity, much of it in the form of theme parks. Also in the area are the Dells of the Wisconsin River (also called the Wisconsin Dells). The Dells comprise a 5-mile gorge on the Wisconsin River, noted for its scenic beauty and unique sandstone rock formations and tributary canyons.
856 Canyon Rd, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin 53965.
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The Wilderness Territory in Wisconsin Dells consists of over 600 acres, which are home to a variety of well-appointed accommodations, four indoor and four outdoor waterparks, Sundara Spa and the Wild Rock Golf Club. The resort is also home to many excellent dining options, recreational attractions, a lake (Lake Delton) and much more. As a guest at any Wilderness Territory property, you have access to other property attractions, as well as discounts at the Sundara Spa and Wild Rock Golf Club. A range of accommodations are located close to Wild Rock Golf Club, including the Wilderness Hotel, Glacier Canyon Lodge, Wilderness cabins, economy lodging, and villas and condos.
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