Golf Courses Near Appleton, WI
Located just 30 miles southwest of Green Bay and 100 miles north of Milwaukee, Appleton, Wisconsin has long been one of the centers of the paper making industry. Golfers may have a love-hate relationship with paper when it comes to filling out their scorecards, but that doesn’t stop them from making tee times at the courses in the Fox River Valley that encompasses Appleton. Reid Golf Course, Appleton’s muni, is a parkland layout that was updated in 2013 but first welcomed play back in the 1920s. Keep an eye out for Hot Deals when making your tee time. Chaska Golf Course is also very popular with locals. A beauty that spreads over 200 acres, it provides a sterner test with its combination of woods, wind, and water. For additional appealing tee times, check out the layouts in nearby Neenah.
Appleton has a well-earned reputation as a kid-friendly city. It is home to the largest children’s museum in the Midwest, the Butterfly Gardens of Wisconsin, the Paper Discovery Center, and the History Museum of the Castle, which spotlights the great magician Harry Houdini who grew up in Appleton. Hearthstone House, a restored mansion and museum, was the first private residence in the world to be powered by hydroelectricity using the Edison system. Downtown Appleton also boasts the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, one of the Midwest’s premier performing arts venues. Here’s hoping you perform your best on one of the Appleton area’s attractive golf courses.