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Getting To Know: Washington County Golf Course

An Insightful Interview With Craig Czerniejewski, Head Golf Professional / Clubhouse Supervisor

By Brian Weis

Whether you have played a course 20+ times a year or looking to play the course for the first time, insights from an insider can help enhance your golf experience. Below is an interview with Craig Czerniejewski who shares some valuable tidbits about the course, memorable holes and must eats and treats at the 19th.

Give Our Readers An Overview of the Golf Course/Property Secluded in the heart of Wisconsin's picturesque Kettle Moraine Area, lies Washington County Golf Course. Designed by the renowned Arthur Hills, Washington County Golf Course has received a 4 1/2-star rating and is ranked SECOND IN THE NATION among municipal golf courses by Golf Digest, making it a course as challenging as it is beautiful.

Washington County Golf course boasts incomparable practice facilities with a Three Hole practice course and Three full acres of Grass Teeing area.

Neatly Maintained Bent Grass Tees, Fairways, and greens. Another reason Golf Week Magazine rates Washington County Golf Course Wisconsin's premiere Municipal Golf Course

If Someone Was Looking To Golf In The Area, Why Should They Play Your Course? We invite everyone to enjoy championship-level play in quiet and beautiful surroundings, without paying championship-level green fees

What Tips or Local Knowledge Would You Provide To Help Them Score Better At Your Course?

Recent Awards or What You Are Most Proud About The Course?
Washington County in 2013 once again made Golfweek Magazine's Top 50 Municipal Courses list. Ranked #1 in Wisconsin and ranked #24 in the Nation.

Washington County Golf Course has been chosen to host the 1999-2006,2008,2009 and 2010 USGA Regional Public Links Qualifiers, the 2000 Wisconsin PGA Championship, the 2001 Wisconsin State Junior Championship, the 2002, 2006 and 2009 Wisconsin PGA Match Play Championship, the annual Washington County Scratch Pro-Am, and the 2006 US Open Qualifying Round.

What Is The Signature, Most Talked About, or Most Photographed Hole?
There are 18 signature holes at Washington County.

There is no better view, than from the Clubhouse around sunrise or sunset overlooking the entire course with Holy Hill in the background.

What Is Your Favorite Hole? Any Tips to Play It?
Number Nine is the front nine's most challenging hole. Long- Uphill- with bunkers guarding the dogleg right. Missing left is safe but lengthens an already long hole. Most of us should approach the left side of the green to avoid a front fright bunker and to take advantage of a gentle slope right on the putting surface.

Must Have Dish or Drink after the round at the 19th Hole?
The Deli at Washington County Golf Course offers a variety of sandwiches, burgers, wraps, and daily specials. In addition, we provide a wide assortment of beverages: Coca-Cola products, Powerade, Arnold-Palmer Ice Tea, and a selection of over 30 Beers and Malt Beverages.

Who Holds Course Record and What Was Their Score?
Dave Spengler, 65

Back Tee Stats
Par: 72
Yardage: 7048
Slope: 134
Rating: 73.6

More Information
Washington County Golf Course
6439 Clover Road
Harford, Wisconsin, 53027

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About: Brian Weis

Brian Weis Brian Weis is the Publisher of, a network of golf travel and directory sites including,,,, 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 In 2007, the idea for a network of local golf directory sites formed and was born. Today, the network consists of a site in all 50 states supported by national sites like, and 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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