Golf Course Overview: Dretzka Park Golf Course
Insights From An Insider With Scott Walecki, General Manager/Head Golf Professional
By Brian Weis
Local and traveling golfers love to research courses before playing them, whether it is to gain some local knowledge or to set an expectation before their upcoming round. Below is an interview with Scott Walecki who shares some valuable insight about the property, its most talked about holes and the signature dish/drink to consume at the 19th hole.
How Does Your Course Differ From The Others In The Area?
Dretzka Park Golf Course is amazing golf course that has water on 13 out of the 18 holes. The layout is challenging as each hole is very different. We offer 5 sets of tees for all skill levels.
For someone who has not played the course in awhile, has there been any new changes/renovations to the course or property?
The course conditions are always top notch and gives even the best golfers a challenge.
What is your course's answer to Amen Corner? (Describe your best/hardest 3 back/back/back holes)
Holes 8, 9, 10.
These are lengthy and difficult holes where a precise tee shot is key.
What is your course's claim to fame, or is there a little known fact that golfers should know about the property?
It was originally design to host the PGA Greater Milwaukee Open.
What tournaments/events have you (recently) hosted or will be hosting?
We host many charity, corporate, junior golf events every year. We host the WPGA Junior Championship every year.
Besides golf, what other amenities do you offer if a golfer wants to spend most of the day at your facility?
We have a elite 27 hole disc golf course on property. We also have a great food and beverage operation.
For the traveling golfer, do you have lodging onsite or partner with any area hotels?
Signature sandwich or drink?
Your true Wisconsin comfort food a Brat and Miller Lite
Dretzka Park Golf Course 12020 W. Bradley Rd Milwaukee, WI, 53224 414-354-7300
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About: Brian Weis
Brian Weis is the Publisher of GolfTrips.com, a network of golf travel and directory sites including GolfWisconsin.com, GolfMichigan.com, ArizonaGolfer.com, GolfAlabama.com, etc. Professionally, Brian is a member of the Golf Writers Association of America (GWAA), International Network of Golf (ING), Golf Travel Writers of America (GTWA), International Golf Travel Writers Association (IGTWA) and The Society of Hickory Golfers (SoHG). In 2016, Brian won The Shaheen Cup, an award given to a golf travel writer by his peers.
All of his life, Brian has been around the game of golf. As a youngster, Brian competed at all levels in junior and high school golf. Brian had a zero chance for a college golf scholarship, so he worked on the grounds crew at West Bend Country Club to pay for his University of Wisconsin education. In his adult years, his passion for the game collided with his entrepreneurial spirit and in 2004 launched GolfWisconsin.com. In 2007, the idea for a network of local golf directory sites formed and GolfTrips.com was born. Today, the network consists of a site in all 50 states supported by national sites like GolfTrips.com, GolfGuide.com and GolfPackages.com. It is an understatement to say, Brian is passionate about promoting golf and golf travel on a local, regional, national and international level.
On the golf course, Brian is known as a fierce weekend warrior that fluctuates between a 5-9 handicap. With a soft fade, known as "The Weis Slice", and booming 300+ drives, he can blast it out of bounds with the best of them.
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