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Getting To Know: Coachman's Golf Resort

An Insightful Interview With Theresa Johnson, the Manager at Coachman's Golf Resort

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 Theresa Johnson who shares some valuable tidbits about the course, memorable holes and must eats and treats at the 19th.

Golf Course Overview?
Sculpted from the heartland of Southern Wisconsin, Coachman's Golf Resort lies just southeast of Madison, nestled within the beautiful green countryside. A gently rolling landscape lined with oaks and willows line a 27 hole regulation course that is as fun as it is challenging. You'll find water hazards and roughs that can drive anyone to their knees, yet Coachman's is open enough for beginners to keep up.

We have a full service restaurant and bar with banquet facilities, and a 61 unit motel with outdoor pool.

We also have a Driving Range and New Practice area in 2012 This year we are celebrating our 50th anniversary.

If Someone Was Looking To Golf In The Area, Why Should They Play Your Course?
We have a very well manicured course which is challenging for all abilities.

What Tips or Local Knowledge Would You Provide To Help Them Score Better At Your Course?
Stay in the fairway! :)

What You Are Most Proud About The Course?
I am most proud of the upkeep of our course. There isn't a day that goes by that someone doesn't stop and say what great shape the course is in. That makes you feel like you must be doing something right. Every year we make small improvements such as adding a new tee box, or sand trap. We also have a new practice area this year.

What Is The Signature, Most Talked About, or Most Photographed Hole?
Hole #5 on the Red. It is a very picturesque and challenging Par 4.

What Is Your Favorite Hole? Any Tips to Play It?
I love hole #5 on the Blue nine, which still has a silo standing behind the green. This green is also very challenging but fun.

Must Have Dish or Drink after the round at the 19th Hole?
The Coachman's Clubhouse Club, and a John Daly.

Who Holds Course Record and What Was Their Score?
I believe it is Steve Stricker, and yes THEE Steve Stricker. He was playing in what use to be called the Edgerton Invitational that one round was played at the Towne Country Club, and the one round at Coachman's. He shot a 62

Back Tee Stats
Par: Red/White Rating 71 ,White/Blue 72, Blue/Red 71

Yardage: Red/White Rating 6158,White/Blue 6328, Blue/Red 6124

Slope: Red/White Rating Slope 114,White/Blue 117,Blue/Red 115

Rating: Red/White Rating Slope 114,White/Blue 117,Blue/Red 115

More Information
Coachman's Golf Resort
984 CTH A Edgerton, WI, 53534

Revised: 04/26/2012 - Article Viewed 33,838 Times - View Course Profile

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.

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