Kenosha, Pets and Brighton Dale County golf courses open for 2022 season on Wednesday | Local News

Kenosha County’s Brighton Dale Links and Petrifying Springs Golf Course will open Wednesday for the 2022 golf season, weather permitting, County Executive Jim Kreuser announced Tuesday.

“If you’re looking for another sign of spring, here it is – Kenosha County’s award-winning golf courses will be operational for a new season starting this week,” Kreuser said in a news release. “It’s the perfect time to get out the clubs and get some fresh air in Brighton Dale and Petrifying Springs.”

Dan Drier, PGA professional and general manager of golf operations for Kenosha County, said in the statement that the county’s courses offer “tremendous opportunities to create memories with friends and family in a natural environment. “.

“We have had much of the underbrush removed from the wooded areas of the golf courses, and we are delighted to have Jim Wallace on board as the new Superintendent of Grounds at Brighton Dale Links,” said Drier. “We are really proud of our golf courses this season and look forward to our guests playing them.”

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Daily fees have remained the same for the past 14 years, with economy package options available including unlimited, senior, junior and twilight golf rates.

For the start of the season, the hours of operation for both courses will be 8 a.m. to dusk, seven days a week, weather permitting. As the weather gets warmer, classes will open earlier.

Additionally, due to saturated course conditions, the season will begin with a requirement that carts remain on cart paths only. This will be strictly enforced. Violators will be required to walk the remainder of their lap, with no refund offered.

To open the season at Brighton Dale Links there will be a Spring Scramble on Saturday 23rd April. It is an 18-hole, four-person Scramble with prizes worth over $5,800. The entry fee is $65 per player, which includes game fees, cart, lunch box and prizes, including a chance for a foursome to win a 2022 Adult Walking Package.

For seniors, Brighton Dale will host its Senior Scramble on Friday 29th April. It’s also an 18-hole, four-person scramble that features prizes worth over $2,600 and costs $55 per player. These fees also include game fees, cart, packed lunch and prizes.

About Kenosha County Golf

Links to Brighton Dale is comprised of 45 holes of championship golf.

The White Birch and Blue Spruce courses are 18-hole, par-72 courses that measure 7,012 and 6,687 yards respectively. The Red Pines course is a 9 hole, par 36 course over 3,500 yards.

Brighton Dale’s 45-hole links offer distinctive variations, with water, mature trees and rolling terrain, and well-maintained playing conditions.

Brighton Dale is located in northwest Kenosha County, adjacent to Bong Recreation Area, just north of the intersection of Highways 75 and 142 (enter from Highway 75) in the City of Brighton.

Petrifying Springs Golf Coursemeanwhile, is located in Petrifying Springs Park, the flagship of Kenosha County’s park system.

Known as “The Pets,” it was recently voted the best golf course in the county by Kenosha News readers for the ninth consecutive year. Abundant trees and a rolling landscape add beauty and challenge to Pets’ 18-hole, 6,000-yard course.

Petrifying Springs is located in northeast Kenosha County in the village of Somers. The clubhouse is located on Highway A (Seventh Street), half a mile east of Highway 31 (Green Bay Road).

To book tee times for both facilities, visit kenoshacountygolf.com or call 262-697-4653 for more information.

Michael C. Ford