Road Scholar : Home
Golf on the Courses of Lawsonia

Program Number: 15975RJ
Start and End Dates:
6/2/2013 - 6/7/2013;
Duration: 5 nights
Location: Green Lake, Wisconsin
Price starting at: $684.00 - Price may vary based on date, departure city
Program Type: Golf
Meals: 15; 5 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, 5 Dinners    
Meal Options: Gluten Free; Low Salt; Low Fat; Vegetarian    

Enjoy the expert tutelage of a golf professional in a beautiful, wooded, lakeside setting on challenging courses known as the Lawsonia Links and Woodlands — rated among the top public courses in Wisconsin. The Links course is ranked third among the state’s classic courses and 55th in the nation. Lawsonia's two championship 18-hole courses are contrasting layouts snuggled into the small-town charm of Green Lake, the state’s oldest resort community.




Highlights

• A qualified professional provides you with 12 hours of group instruction that allows for Q&A, along with practice on short game, irons and wood play.
• Enjoy 36 holes of golf on these premier courses, as well as a 9-hole scramble.
• Lively evening activities including additional golf play, a golf representative with insight on how to purchase clubs tailored to you, and the awarding of prizes to the “scramble” winners.



Activity Particulars

For beginner and intermediate golfers. Carts provided.



Coordinated by Green Lake Conference Center.




Green Lake

Located in the heart of Wisconsin, Green Lake received its first guests by horse-drawn carriage nearly 150 years ago. Today, as then, visitors seek the respite of Wisconsin’s deepest lake and 27 miles of shoreline.



Accommodations
Hotel guest rooms in a lovely setting, near the shores of beautiful Green Lake. Televisions in lounge areas only. Non-alcohol facility.
Meals and Lodgings
   Green Lake Conference Center
  Green Lake, Wisconsin 5 nights
 Green Lake Conference Center
Type: Conference Center
  Description: Accommodations will be in one of three comfortable on-site hotels. Comfortable guest rooms in a lovely setting with private bath. All hotel rooms are near the shores of beautiful Green Lake.
  Contact info: W2511 State Highway 23
Green Lake, WI 54941-9599 USA
phone: 920-294-7365
web: www.glcc.org
  Room amenities: Linens and towels and daily room service. Hair dryers are available upon request at the Guest Services desk. Complimentary small bottles of shampoo and conditioner are not provided in hotel rooms. Television is available in the lounge areas on each floor.
  Facility amenities: Gift shop, laptop wireless Internet access, recreation center with fitness room, seasonal boat and bike rentals, climb Judson Tower for a breathtaking view of the lake and conference center grounds, golf on our two PGA championship courses, walking and hiking trails, tennis courts and enjoy the beauty of the grounds.
  Smoking allowed: No
  Elevators available: Yes
  Additional nights prior: Call for info Participants should contact Green Lake Conference Center directly for current rates and availability.
  Check in time: 4:00 PM
  Additional nights after: Call for info Participants should contact Green Lake Conference Center directly for current rates and availability.
  Check out time: 10:00 AM


Travel Details
  Start of Program:
Check-in at the Conference Center is 3:30-5:00 PM in the lobby by our Registration Desk. Dinner begins at 5:00 PM with the Program Session beginning at 6:30 PM. You will be staying at Green Lake Conference Center that night.
  End of Program:
Program session concludes at 12:00 PM. Lunch is provided following session in our dining room from 12:00-1:00 PM. You will be staying at Green Lake Conference Center the night before.
  Required documents:
The Road Scholar Health & Safety Form is required. Completed health form returned to Program Coordinator prior to arrival. Valid identification such as driver's license or passport.
  Parking availability:
Free on site parking. Several handicapped and regular parking locations.
Transportation
To Start of Program
  Location:  Green Lake, Wisconsin
  Nearest city or town:  Green Lake
  Nearest highway: Hwy 23
  Nearest airport:  Outagamie County Regional Airport, Appleton, WI (ATW)
  From End of Program
  Location: Green Lake, Wisconsin
    (Additional transportation information same as above)
Travel Details
 

Appleton

 

From Airport

 
 

Service:

 

Hotel Shuttle
Green Lake Conference Center
phone: 920-294-3323
Advanced Reservations Required

 

Per Person/One Way:

 

30.00
Prices are subject to change.

 

Travel Time:

 

   

Make reservation at least two weeks in advance.

 

Columbus

 

From Train Station

 
 

Service:

 

Hotel Shuttle
Green Lake Conference Center
phone: 920-294-3323
Advanced Reservations Required

 

Per Person/One Way:

 

30.00
Prices are subject to change.

 

Travel Time:

 

   

Make reservations at least two weeks in advance.

 

Oshkosh

 

From Bus Terminal

 
 

Service:

 

Hotel Shuttle
Green Lake Conference Center
phone: 920-294-3323
Advanced Reservations Required

 

Per Person/One Way:

 

30.00
Prices are subject to change.

 

Travel Time:

 

45 minutes 

   

Make reservation at least two weeks in advance.

 
Driving Directions
  From the East Once you pass through the town of Ripon watch for the intersection of Highways 49, 23 and County A (traffic signal approximately four miles after you have exited the city of Ripon). From this intersection it will be 3.9 miles to the entrance gate of the Center. Look for a sign that says" Green Lake Conference Center and The Golf Courses of Lawsonia." You will enter by the brick wall and pillars. The entrance will be on your left. Stay on Highway 23. Do not take Business 23, which will take you into the city of Green Lake.
  From the South Take Highway 73, heading north, at the intersection of 73 and 23, turn right (watch for Bernie's Restaurant and Acorn Ridge Motel). Remain on Highway 23 heading east for 3.1 miles. You will enter by the brick wall and pillars. You will see a sign that says "Green Lake Conference Center and The Golf Courses of Lawsonia." Proceed through the gates and watch for the signs. The road to the main conference center grounds and the Welcome Center will be 1.5 miles. Park your car by the entrance of the Welcome Center. This is where you will check in, receive your room keys and be directed to your housing for the week.
  From the West Once you pass through the town of Princeton, watch for the intersection of Highway 23 and 73. (Acorn Ridge Motel is on your left, Bernie's Restaurant is on your right). Remain on Highway 23 going east. The conference center is 3.1 miles from this intersection on your right. Note: There is a junction of highways 23 and 73 on the west side of Princeton. This is not the correct junction. Look for the landmarks as stated above. You need to keep going east on Highway 23 toward Green Lake.
Equipment Requirements: Personal golf equipment optional. Rentals available for a fee.
The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.


Daily Schedule

Day 1: Arrival/Check In/Dinner/Welcome and Orientation
(Sunday, June 2)
   
 Afternoon: Arrival and check in at Green Lake Conference Center. From the entrance, follow the signs to the Kraft Center which will be 1.5 miles. Park your car in the circle in front of the Kraft Center. This is where you will receive your housing assignment and room key. You may check in at our Kraft Center anytime after 3:00 PM, however, on occasion your room may not be available until 4:00 PM. Dinner is served from 5:00 - 6:00.
 Dinner: Buffet-style dinner is served in the dining room. Tables will be reserved for this Road Scholar program.
 Evening: The evening will begin with an introduction to the Center as "your home" for the week. An overview of the program will prepare you for all that has been planned. You will go over the schedule for the week and meet your fellow participants. We will conclude the evening with refreshments. You may choose to wind down for the evening by adjourning to the lobby or lounge of your housing accommodations for "after session" conversation before retiring for the evening.
   
Accommodations: Green Lake Conference Center
Meals Included: Dinner

Day 2: Breakfast/Information for the Day, Golf Course Tour, Rules and Etiquette on the Game/Lunch/Instruction for Short Play, Golf Play/Dinner/Free Time
(Monday, June 3)

Note: Tour of both golf couses - the Links and the Woodlands on golf carts with GPS navigational systems. Expert led instructions on chipping and putting with time to practice, and free time after dinner to play golf.



   
 Breakfast: Buffet-style breakfast is served in the dining room.
 Morning: We will gather each morning as we "start" our day at the Golf Course Clubhouse. We will go over the schedule for the day, where we will be and when, and respond to any questions or concerns. We will begin the golf sessions with a tour (on golf carts) of our two premier courses, the Links and the Woodlands. You will see the challenges that lie ahead on these two distinctively different courses. After our tour we will have a refreshment break. Our second session for some will be a reminder, for others it will be new information. You will take a look at the game of golf and learn the rules and the etiquette necessary for proper play. For some it may call for a revision of habits, for others it will be helpful preparation.
 Lunch: Lunch will be served at the Caddyshack Restaurant, which is located in the golf course clubhouse.
 Afternoon: The afternoon will begin with short game instructions concentrating on chipping and putting. So you have great drives! If you can't chip on and putt out in two (well, three) what good is the drive? This session will be followed by golf play. Golf play is subject to the availability of course space and tee times. You will be assigned to either a front or back nine on one of the two courses. Your Road Scholar program fee covers three nine hole games, subject to availability, weather permitting, and a nine-hole team scramble. A bonus nine may be available on Friday morning for early risers, and evening play will also be available depending on course availability. For those not wanting to golf or if the weather is inclement, free time is offered to enjoy our beautiful grounds, go for a walk, rest, socialize, shop in our gift store, golf store or in nearby communities.
 Dinner: Buffet-style dinner is served in the Bauer Dining Room in the Welcome Center.
 Evening: Tonight will we offer a round of golf for those wishing to play. You may eat in the dining room and when finished you can head out to the course. If the weather does not cooperate you may choose to visit the nearby towns or adjourn to the lobby or lounge of your housing accommodations for conversation before retiring for the evening.
   
Accommodations: Green Lake Conference Center
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Breakfast/Information for the Day, Those Blessed Bunkers, How It All Happened/Lunch/Straight and Far: Iron Instructions, Golf Play/Dinner/Golf Play
(Tuesday, June 4)

Note: Expert led instructions on bunker play and long irons with time to practice. Optional evening golf play.



   
 Breakfast: Buffet-style breakfast is served in the dining room.
 Morning: We will begin the day with daily announcements by your program host. Sessions will be at the Lawsonia Clubhouse. If you played the Links yesterday you now know about our bunkers. We have discovered that it helps the spirit and patience of many if we offer instructions for Bunker Play early in the week. After our session we will take our refreshment break. Our second morning session will focus on Golf History, Course Architecture, and the Origins of Lawsonia. You might as well know all about this course that is challenging you and making you wonder "if golf is your game!"
 Lunch: Lunch is served at the Caddyshack Restaurant.
 Afternoon: In this session it will be time to break out the long irons. We will hit the driving range for full-swing instructions. After this session we will golf nine or you may choose to take time to enjoy our beautiful grounds, go for a walk, rest, socialize, shop in our gift store, golf store or in nearby communities.
 Dinner: Buffet-style dinner is served in our dining room.
 Evening: This evening offers free time. You may choose to go back to the Courses of Lawsonia after dinner and play golf until sunset, you may want to see the surrounding towns to do some sightseeing, or you may enjoy our beautiful grounds. As usual you may want to adjourn to the lobby or lounge of your housing accommodations for conversation before retiring.
   
Accommodations: Green Lake Conference Center
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Breakfast/Information for the Day, Try Out Your Instructions, Back to the Full Swing/Lunch/Scramble Tournament/Dinner/Golf Play
(Wednesday, June 5)

Note: Expert led instructions on short irons and the use of woods. Afternoon golfing will feature our Best Ball Scramble Tournament - with Prizes.



   
 Breakfast: Buffet-style breakfast is served in our dining room.
 Morning: We will start the day with announcements by your program host. Sessions will begin at the Lawsonia Golf Courses. This morning will feature a short iron tournament. Competition will be with teams comprised by persons of diverse ability. After this session we will break for refreshments. Our second session will take you back to the driving range for instruction on use of the woods.
 Lunch: Lunch will be served at the Caddyshack Restaurant which is located in the golf course clubhouse.
 Afternoon: The afternoon will be dedicated to our Nine-Hole Best Ball Scramble. Teams will be comprised of persons with diverse ability. "Fantastic" prizes for the days outstanding accomplishments.
 Dinner: Buffet-style dinner is served in the dining room.
 Evening: Tonight we will again offer free time. You may choose to go back to the Courses of Lawsonia after dinner and play golf until sunset, or you may decide to visit the surrounding towns to do some shopping, or you may enjoy our beautiful grounds. As in past evenings, you may adjourn to the lobby or lounge of your housing accommodations for "after session" conversation before retiring for the evening.
   
Accommodations: Green Lake Conference Center
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Breakfast/Information for the Day, Putting Tournament, Ask the Pros/Lunch/Golf Play or Free Time/Dinner/Guest Presentation
(Thursday, June 6)

Note: Putting tournament with pros offering suggestions during play. Afternoon free time for optional golf play and for the evening session a sales rep will give a presentation on the latest golf equipment and accessories. Participants will be able to test out the new equipment and the pro will offer advice on individual swing and stance.



   
 Breakfast: Buffet-style breakfast is seved in the dining room.
 Morning: We will start the day with announcements by your program host. Our first session will be our Putting Tournament. Competition will be by teams with persons of diverse ability on each team. This will give you the opportunity to show off your learning's for the week. Instruction will continue, even in the midst of competition. After our tournament, we will take a refreshment break. Our second session will be on Questions for the Pros. Now is the time to ask! Our golf instructors will be on hand to answer all your questions.
 Lunch: Lunch is served at the Caddyshack Restaurant.
 Afternoon: This afternoon is set aside for golf play or a free time activity of your choice.
 Dinner: Buffet-style dinner is served in our dining room.
 Evening: For this evening session we have invited a sales representative to do a presentation on golf equipment and accessories. He will offer suggestions and advice on what to look for when purchasing golf clubs and accessories as well as show you the newest line of equipment available. The presentation will include demonstrations from individuals showing how their swing determines the types of clubs to use during golf play. Following the presentation, we will award the prizes to the "Winners" of our Scramble. We will conclude the evening with refreshments, and later you will be directed to the lobby or lounge of your housing accommodations for "after session" conversation before retiring for the evening.
   
Accommodations: Green Lake Conference Center
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Breakfast, Check Out, Golf Play, Evaluations, Lunch
(Friday, June 7)

Note: Optional morning golf play. Program ends with verbal evaluation and lunch.



   
 Breakfast: Buffet-style breakfast is served in our dining room.
 Morning: For early risers, golf play will be available (weather permitting). For those wishing to sleep-in, you might choose to have a leisurely morning allowing for ample time to pack up and check out. We will conclude our Road Scholar program at the Golf Courses of Lawsonia with an overview of the week's accomplishments featuring a wrap up of the week's sessions. As we close, we will say thanks for coming and ask how we can improve this Road Scholar.
 Lunch: Lunch at the Caddyshack Restaurant. Road Scholar program concludes after lunch. Safe travel home!
   
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Important information about your itinerary: Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information featured on this website. Itineraries are based on our best information at this time. Circumstances beyond our control may require us to adjust itineraries or other details. We regret any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding. Information will be sent to you from your Program Provider approximately three weeks prior to the program start date. The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.


You can't find a better value than Road Scholar.


As a not-for-profit organization, we are dedicated to providing all-inclusive educational programs at great value. From lectures to gratuities to field trips to accommodations - the tuition you pay up front is all that you pay.



Specifically, this program includes:

Plus these special experiences...

View the Daily Schedule to see more

And included with all Road Scholar programs:


© Road Scholar 2014 | Call toll-free: 1-800-454-5768