River at Blackwolf Run GC: #1River at Blackwolf Run

River at Blackwolf Run
1111 W Riverside Dr
Kohler, Wisconsin 53044
Sheboygan County

Phone(s): (800) 618-5535
Fax: (920) 457-1684
Website: americanclubresort.com/golf/blackwolf-run

The 18-hole River at Blackwolf Run in Kohler, WI is a resort golf course that opened in 1990. Designed by Pete Dye, River at Blackwolf Run measures 7404 yards from the longest tees and has a slope rating of 151 and a 76.2 USGA rating. The course features 5 sets of tees for different skill levels. The greens are bent grass and the fairways are bluegrass.

River at Blackwolf Run
5 stars out of 5 (based on 2 reviews)
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A view from tee #1 at River from Blackwolf Run Golf CourseThe par-4 fifth hole might be the most beautiful on the River golf course at Blackwolf Run.River Course at Blackwolf Run: The par-5 eighth with a tricky downhill drive. (Photo by B. Tucker)

Golf course details

  • Holes: 18
  • Designed by: Pete Dye
  • Public/Private: Resort
  • Year opened: 1990
  • Golf Season: Open: 4/01 Closed: 11/01
  • Guest Policy: Open
  • Tee times welcomed: Yes
  • Fairways: Bluegrass
  • Greens: Bent Grass


  • Pro in house: Yes
  • Driving range: Yes
  • Rental clubs: Yes
  • Rental carts: Yes

Green fees price ranges

  • Week days: $200 - $320
  • Weekends: $200 - $320

Course policies

  • Metal spikes allowed: No
  • Dress code: Appropriate golf attire includes a collared shirt and no jeans.
  • Credit cards accepted: VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed

Length, slope and rating for each tee

Tee Par Yardage Slope Rating
Black 72 7404 151 76.2
White 72 6110 132 70.3
Blue 72 6865 144 73.7
Green 72 6507 139 72.1
Red 72 5115 123 65.7
Green (W) 72 6507 143 77.9
White 72 6110 138 75.7
Red (W) 72 5115 125 70.3

Reader Ratings / Reviews

  • River at Blackwolf Run
    5 stars out of 5
    by Dennis L
    on June 13th, 2012 13:24
    Of the 447 courses i have played this is ranked #1 in my book. If you want a scarry par 3 try #13 from the blue or black tees. If your hands aren't shaken before you pull the trigger you are no alive. I had one of my best shots of my life here and the n4 putt with a putt hat broke 7 times. What a treat from the course conditioning to Pete Dye's tremendous layout. The Straits may be rated higher but ther is a reason there are no tourneys here, they cannot get enough people routed around this gem. This course is better then PB hole for hole without an ocean view. gGve it a shot.
  • River at Blackwolf Run
    5 stars out of 5
    by B.
    on November 13th, 2008 20:42
    A splendid test of golf, one of the best I've ever played and for my money, the best of the four Kohler courses. It's the kind of course you could play day in, day out, as it demands such a great deal of thinking, but it's not tricked up, either. It's simply parkland golf at it's finest.
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