Best disc golf course in Wisconsin
disc golf at Sandy Point resort
If you want to take your family vacation to a nice resort on a nice lake in the forest of North central Wisconsin, and still be able to get in some good challenging disc golf on the side, Sandy Point resort is the place for you. This course is the home of one of the major tournaments in the upper midwest every year.
The Northwoods Open attracts pro disc golfers from all over Wisconsin, Minnesota, and many other states in the mid west. The course is typical of courses in the wooded areas of Wisconsin and Minnesota that are carved out of the woods and are tough technical courses that require power and touch to play successfully.
Sandy Point Resort
Sandy Point resort is located on Squaw lake, a 785 acre lake in Minocqua Wisconsin which is about 25 miles from Rhinelander. Sandy Point resort has 2 large fishing docks, swimming, basketball, horseshoes an indoor rec room, and a screened in fish cleaning house. The lake has very little boat traffic because it is not on a chain of lakes. Squaw lake is about 3 miles long and 1 mile wide. Squaw lake has good fishing for Muskie, Walleye, Northern Pike, Crappies, and Small Mouth Bass. The resort is also the home of the Wisconsin Disc Golf hall of fame. See website here.
Cabins at Sandy Point Resort
Sandy Point resort has 7 cabins for lodging. The cabins range from Karibu, which has 2 bedrooms, A living room and dining room area. A bathroom, and a screened porch overlooking the lake. There is also a tv, vcr, and dvd player in the living room area. This cabin cost $525 per week or $85 per night. The biggest cabin is the Big House, with 3 bedrooms and a fold out bed in the living room. Also with Tv, vcr and dvd player. a large dining area, and large kitchen. This cabin is $1350 a week and $295 per day. Resort map here.
The disc golf course
The course at Sandy Point Resort is 24 holes measuring 6118 feet in length. This course is not very long, but it is very challenging. There are many technically difficult holes in the woods with some very narrow fairways. The course is $5 to play. The reviews I've read all say the course is beautiful and challenging. Sandy Point Resort hosts the Northwoods open each year. The tournament is a level A/B pro tournament that is held the first week in September.
You can take a tour of the full course at play DG.
Here is a video to show you some of the course
Sandy Point Resort is a nice getaway if you like to boat, fish, swim, and especially play disc golf. If you have another couple to go with and split the cost, this trip is fairly inexpensive.
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