Golf Travel Guide To Dubois County - Jasper, Indiana
An Interview With Whitney Hall, Sales & Marketing
By Brian Weis
Looking to plan the perfect golf trip to Dubois County? Planning a buddies trip or a romantic golf getaway can be a full time job not to mention pressure filled to deliver a memorable experience. Below is an interview with Whitney Hall, Sales & Marketing who shares some insider information about golfing and traveling to Dubois County, what are the must play courses, a sample itinerary and where you can go for more planning tools.
Give our readers an overview of your destination and why they should consider it for their next golf trip?
Tucked in the beautiful rolling hills of Southern Indiana are some great golf courses! You will want to play Sultan's Run, voted #1 Golf Course in the State of Indiana in 2015 by the Indiana Golf Owners Association. A great photo op is by the water fall on the 18th green.
Just 5 minutes from Sultan's Run is Buffalo Trace Golf Course, a well groomed course with an open front 9 and position play on the back 9. In one day, you can easily get in 36 holes of golf at these two locations plus squeeze lunch in at a local establishment in between rounds!
Additional courses available in the area are French Lick's Pete Dye & Donald Ross Courses, Christmas Lake Golf Course in Santa Claus, Indiana & Country Oaks Golf Club in Montgomery, IN. All courses within a 40minute drive, making that six courses in close proximity to each other!
Don't forget to check out the senior rates available at these courses- great values are sure to be found!
What are the must play courses in Dubois County?
Sultan's Run Golf Course - Sultan's Run Golf Club is nestled in the heart of beautiful Southern Indiana and stretches over 224 rolling acres of woods, water and wildlife. Sultan's Run Golf Club's zoysia tees and fairways plus bentgrass green surrounds offer a world-class playing surface.
Buffalo Trace Golf Course - This challenging eighteen hole course has been an important part of Jasper's activity program since 1970. A well groomed course with an open front 9 and position play on the back 9. This course plays 5,985 yards with a par 71. Just 5 minutes from Sultan's Run Golf Club.
What is the hidden gem and/or best value course?
Sultan's Run Senior Rates (55+) run $42 Mon-Thur.
Twilight rates run $42 (after 2pm) every day of the week.
In the summer, take advantage of super twilight rates, $32 anytime after 6pm.
All times Eastern
Group Rates: for 20+ people
$49 Weekday (Mon-Thur)
$59 Weekend (Fri-Sun)
Can you provide our readers with an ideal itinerary for a long weekend?
Arrive Friday early afternoon for a round at Christmas Lake Golf Course in Santa Claus. Get in 18 holes and enjoy dinner at one of our local dining establishments close to your hotel (The Schnitzelbank, Snaps, The Millhouse & Basketcase Brewery, Schnitz Brewery & Pub, and many more to list here http://visitduboiscounty.com/index.php/what-to-do/dining/category/local-cusine
Rise early Saturday morning to get in 36 holes. Sultan's Run Golf Club & Buffalo Trace Golf Course are within a 5 minute drive of each other. Squeeze in lunch at either clubhouse OR find a local spot for a quick lunch between tee times! Recommend playing Sultan's Run in the afternoon to get the twilight rate of $42 per person. After a full day of golf enjoy dinner.
Finish out your weekend and play the Donald Ross Course located in French Lick, IN before heading for home!
After golf, what are the "must do" things or attractions to see?
Enjoy a baseball game at Huntingburg League Stadium, where a summer collegiate baseball team, the Dubois County Bombers play in the Ohio Valley League, a wooden bat league consisting of 7 teams playing throughout Western Kentucky & Southern Indiana. Our players come from near & far to play. The Bombers play high-quality contemporary baseball in a throwback setting.
When you enter the gates of historic League Stadium in Huntingburg, IN, home of the Bombers, you may think you've stepped back into the golden age of the game. League Stadium was home to the Rockford Peaches in the hit movie A League of Their Own. The vintage signage, scoreboard, and atmosphere remain.
The Bombers play in vintage-inspired uniforms - pants are knickered, stirrups are worn. The crack of a wood bat against a baseball resounds through the stadium. You may hear Who's on First over the audio. We even have our own Peaches at the games keeping everything in the stadium rolling, while our coaches and players keep it exciting on the field.
Bombers games are great sport and excellent entertainment. Bring your family and enjoy America's favorite pastime at its best
Check out our 3 local breweries - The Schnitz Brewery & Pub and Basketcase Brewery are located in Jasper & St. Benedict's Brew Works is located on the grounds of the Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand, IN.
Plan to visit on a weekend we have a local festival taking place - for a listing of events visit this link - http://visitduboiscounty.com/index.php/what-to-do/events/search?year=2017
What is the best time to travel?
Spring or Fall
Where can golfers go for more information to research and plan their trip?
specific link to golf packages - http://visitduboiscounty.com/index.php/plan-your-trip/packages
Revised: 04/28/2016 - Article Viewed 19,815 Times
Written By: Brian Weis
Brian Weis is the Publisher of GolfTrips.com, a network of golf travel and directory sites including GolfWisconsin.com, GolfMichigan.com, ArizonaGolfer.com, GolfAlabama.com, 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 GolfWisconsin.com. In 2007, the idea for a network of local golf directory sites formed and GolfTrips.com was born. Today, the network consists of a site in all 50 states supported by national sites like GolfTrips.com, GolfGuide.com and GolfPackages.com. 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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