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Wild Rock Golf Club and Trappers Turn to Host Dells' Junior Golf Championship

Wild Rock Golf Club and Trappers Turn to Host Dells' Junior Golf Championship

Presented by American Family Insurance

By Brian Weis

Wild Rock Golf Club and Trappers Turn announced today that the two courses will be co-hosting the Dells' Junior Golf Championship presented by American Family Insurance on July 1-2, 2019.

Open to boys and girls ages 12-18, The Championship will take place for boys on July 1st, starting at 9 am with stroke play at Trappers Turn. For girls, stroke play will begin at 9 am at Wild Rock. There will be a box lunch served at the turn at both courses and a banquet will be held for all participants at Glacier Canyon Conference Center concluding play.

Then on July 2nd, play will continue at 7:30 am with the boys playing at Wild Rock for the day and the girls playing at Trappers Turn. Lunch and an awards program will be hosted at each venue at conclusion of play. The cost of participating in the Dells' Junior Golf Championship presented by American Family Insurance is $185 for Wisconsin PGA members and $200 for non?members. Youth can sign up at:

According to Pat Stein, Wild Rock?s Golf Operations Director, "We are thrilled to be elevating junior golf in Wisconsin to a new level with the new Dells' Junior Golf Championship. The greater Dells region has so many beautiful, award-winning courses to play and it is such a popular family destination. We also appreciate the support from American Family Insurance to share in our vision to create new playing opportunities for youth golfers.

Patrick Steffes, general manager of Trappers Turn Golf Club added, "We are honored to co-host the new Dells' Junior Golf Championship. Our course, beautifully designed by two-time US Open champion Andy North, is challenging, yet approachable and fun. We?re excited to welcome the golfers in July."

Earlier this year Wild Rock announced that it has been selected by the United States Golf Association (USGA) to host a qualifying round for the 2019 US Open on May 8, 2019. It will also be hosting WSGA?s Net Partners 2- Man Championship on September 15 and 16, WSGA Net Partners Championship on September 18, and WSGA?s Senior Championship on September 19. For more information on any of these events visit

Wild Rock was designed by Hurdzan and Fry, and is recognized for having three distinct terrains and five sets of tee boxes making it a challenging course for golfers of all abilities. It is part of the Wilderness Resort in Wisconsin Dells, which is home to the Wilderness Hotel, Glacier Canyon Lodge and Conference Center, Wilderness on the Lake and a variety of freestanding condos, villas and cabins. Golfers can bring their families and extend their stay to enjoy the amazing waterpark facilities featuring four indoor and four outdoor waterparks with thrilling rides and slides and fun attractions including mini golf, laser tag, a laser maze, a zip line, go-karts and so much more.

The Wilderness is also home to the nationally-acclaimed Sundara Spa where a full range of spa services are offered, including a specially-targeted golfer?s massage. A variety of dining options are available at the Wilderness including Sarento?s Italian Restaurant, Field's Premier Steakhouse, and several more. The resort offers stay and play golf vacation packages as well. For more information on the resort visit or call 1.800.867.WILD (9453).

Trappers Turn is the ultimate golf course, designed to be challenging to the good player yet still approachable and fun for golfers of all skills levels. The course offers an 18-hole course and three nine-hole options, Arbor, Canyon and Lake, along with an extensive Practice Facility featuring a large bent grass teeing ground, six target greens guarded by bunkers, a large practice green for putting and a chipping green, including a practice bunker.

Trappers Turn is a part of the Kalahari Resorts & Conventions experience. Kalahari Resorts is home to America?s Largest Indoor Waterparks and is an authentically-African, all-under-one-roof family vacation destination that provides a beyond expectations experience with fun for every member of the family. For more information or to reserve a tee time, visit

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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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