Best Golf Courses Near Janesville, WI
Janesville, a south Wisconsin city that had a longtime GM truck assembly line, calls itself “Wisconsin’s Great Outside.” The city prides itself on a revitalized downtown most noted for its award-winning botanical gardens and for its numerous parks. Golf fits Janesville’s identity perfectly, so it comes as no surprise that Rock County which encompasses the city is home to 12 golf courses. Glen Erin, rated a top-25 Wisconsin course by Golf Advisor, challenges players with an Irish-style game thanks to its heaving fairways, expansive sandy areas, native grasses, pot bunkers and huge undulating greens. The 1924-vintage Riverside Golf Course is a strategically designed muni that is popular among players of all skill levels. Janesville also features outstanding nine-hole layouts. It’s hard to beat Bass Creek Golf Course, where you can often get a discounted tee time on a layout Golf Advisor has rated the #5 short course in the U.S. and #11 among all courses in Wisconsin. Locals are quick to scoop up tee times at Blackhawk Golf Course, a classic creekside layout that is always fun to play.