Spooner Golf Course is a highlight of Northwest Wisconsin golf tours. It is a must play. From the time you walk into the pro shop and meet the staff to the time you return, your golf experience is great. The course is a true test of all abilities and you must keep the ball in play if you want to score well. Carts and walking are permitted and the costs are within reason.
This course is a gem of NW Wisconsin.
Watch out for the 18th.... Water on the right Great finishing hole.
This is a fine mid-range course. Butternut Hills, a few miles south, is cheaper but not as well-maintained. The back 9 feels more difficult than the front nine, though the handicaps would say the two are equal.
three sets of tees. No dramatic elevation changes, at least compared with some other courses around. Water comes into play on the two finishing holes (especially 18). The 13th has a tight approach with a bunker and pond on the front left of the green. The 3rd is an ugly par 5 with an 75 degree (or so) dogleg right. Par 3 #15 is tricky if you land in either greenside bunker.
If you don't hit the fairways, the biggest challenge is in the trees. There are not so many that the ball is lost in the forest, but you may find that the ball has rolled underneath a very low-hanging branch of a pine.
For the most part, the fairways are fairly open, and well-maintained. Greens have limited undulation, but few double breaks.
Driving range is down the road and across the street, but the putting practice green is conveniently located between the clubhouse and the first tee.
Located on the southern side of Spooner, this quiet, comfortable motel offers a strategic location on a snowmobile trail, and
is close to several restaurants, golf courses, lakes, and rivers. Amenities include color TV with cable, air conditioning, refrigerator, ...
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