Sheboygan County has become one of the top golf destinations in the world. Whistling Straights was host to the 2004, 2010, and 2015 PGA Championships, as well as the 2021 Ryder Cup. Blackwolf Run was host to the 1998 and 2012 US Women’s Open. We also have The Bull at Pinehurst Farms, which is the only Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course in the state. This area is home to courses for golfers of all levels, including traditional gems. 

Keep reading to learn more about the best Elkhart Lake golfing within 30 minutes of The Osthoff Resort.

10 of Our Favorite Elkhart Lake Golf Courses 

Quit Qui Oc Golf ClubQuit Qui Oc Golf Club | 0.5 miles

Located adjacent to The Osthoff Resort, this 80-year-old, 27-hole course (pictured above) takes advantage of its natural Kettle Moraine setting. Quit Qui Oc Golf Club offers a complete Pro Shop and golf instruction by PGA professionals.  

Note: Advance tee times are recommended. Call 920-876-2833 for tee times. 

Sir Lanserlot Golf Course | 2 miles

Sir Lanserlot Golf Course is a 4,300-yard, par 65, 18-hole executive course set in the Northern Kettle Moraine. This courstakes full advantage of the natural rolling hills, native forestry, and Mullett river winding throughout. Par 3’s range from 108 to 210 yards and Par 4’s range from 235 yards to 360 yards. 

Evergreen Golf Course | 9 miles

Evergreen Golf Course is a municipally owned9-hole short course that’s open to the public. Amenities include a driving range, club rentals, pull carts, and golf carts.  

Sunset Hills Golf Course | 11 miles

For a unique Elkhart Lake golf experience, head to Sunset Hills Golf Course & Driving Range. This fully irrigated course was built by Ed Kirchenwitz of Sheboygan. It’s located on the beautiful Sheboygan River, which is visible from eight of the nine holes. 

Sheboygan Town & Country Club | 14 miles

A 27-hole public course, Town & Country offers three distinct 9-hole courses, with one that calls a lot of course management into play as it repeatedly crosses a river.  

Note: Advance tee times are recommended. Call 920-467-2509 for tee times. 

Whistling Straits Golf Course | 17 miles

Designed by Pete Dye and host of the 2004, 2010 & 2015 PGA Championships as well as the 2020 Ryder Cup, Whistling Straits offers two courses: the Straits Course sculpted along the Lake Michigan shoreline, and the Irish Course situated just inland.  

Note: Advance tee times are recommended. Call 855-444-2838 for tee times. 

The Bull at Pinehurst Farms | 17 miles

The Bull is located near the picturesque towns of Sheboygan Falls and Kohler, just under an hour from Milwaukee. It’s not just one of the best courses in Wisconsin; it’s one of the best in the United States! Here, you’ll find a variety of risk/reward holes that blend naturally with the wetlands, woodlandsand rivers that span 400 acres.  

Call 920-467-1500 for tee times. 

Blackwolf Run | 18 miles

Blackwolf Run offers two 18-hole courses, the River Course and the Meadow Valleys Course, both designed by Pete Dye. A new course, The Baths, is scheduled to open in July 2021.  

Note: Advance tee times are recommended. Call 855-444-2838 for tee times. 

Autumn Ridge Golf Course | 20 miles

This scenic, 18-hole course is carved through woodland and wetlands and features a lot of elevation changes. Although only 6,200 yards from the back tees, Autumn Ridge places a premium on accuracy and plays more difficult than the yardage indicates.  

Note: Advance tee times are recommended. Call 920-758-3333 for tee times. 

Whispering Springs Golf Club | 22 miles

At Whispering Springs, no two holes are alike. The front nine is reminiscent of a links-style course as it guides you through rolling meadowland with native grassesthe back nine weaves through the matured trees that once lined the old course. This change of scenery not only keeps golfers interested but also keeps you on your toes! 

Call 920-921-8053 for tee times. 

Book Your Stay at The Osthoff Resort 

When it’s time to start planning your next Elkhart Lake golf outing, look no further than The Osthoff Resort. Our guest rooms and suites are minutes from the courses listed above and feature full kitchens, comfortable living areas, private balconies, and more. Plus, when you stay with us, you’ll have access to incredible resort amenities like onsite restaurants and a fitness center. There’s no better place to stay on Elkhart Lake! 

Check our availability and make your reservations today. We look forward to hosting you soon. 

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