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88 Hawks Landing Cir
Verona, WI  53593-7958
United States
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Hawk's Landing Course

18 hole regulation length course

Public golf course

72 par | 7,165 yards | 134 slope

74.8 rating | Bent grass


Hawk's Landing Golf Course


The 18-hole "Hawk's Landing" course at the Hawks Landing Golf Club facility in Verona, Wisconsin features 7,165 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72.The course rating is 74.8 and it has a slope rating of 134 on Bent grass. Designed by John F. Harbottle, III, ASGCA, the Hawk's Landing golf course opened in 2001. 

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Reviewed May 07, 2012

I've read the negative input that other people put from along time ago. I've played this course twice this summer once over the Labor Day Weekend. The couse I thought was in PERFECT condition. The staff was very friendly and I will definately drive the 190 miles to play it again. I would highly recommend that people replay it from 10 years ago!!!

Reviewed June 18, 2011

Long story short, go play University Ridge instead of Hawk's Landing. On a quick, first time visit to Madison, I played University one day, and Hawk's then next. I wish I had played University both days. Now, in defense of Hawk's, I called at 830 am on a Saturday, was told that the Men's Invitational was going on and the earliest I could get on would be 1120 am. I asked what was a typical time for a round was and I was told 4, 4 1/2 hours. Fair enough. Upon my arrival, I was pretty much treated like a member. Mind you, I'm 33 yrs old, have longer hair than most, I wear a goatee, but have been around the game for about 28 years even though I have never looked the part. My step father is a club pro and my first job was in a pro shop. Normally, in a "club" setting, I am accustomed to being shunned, mostly based on appearance. The folks at Hawk's were friendly and made it obvious that they were there to serve me. The members, on the other hand, were snobbish and wouldn't even acknowledge a hello. Screw them. They can keep their overrated course. Speaking of which, I was paired with two total hacks and one VERY nice member. The member lived on the course, as did the hacks. I'm guessing they play one or two times a year. They had never played this course. They were in over their head. Now, don't get me wrong. I personally think that everyone has a right to play any course they like, regardless of skill level. However, if you suck, and it's painfully obvious, don't take 7 practice swings, stand over it for a full minute, then top it for a total of 9 yards. And then do it all over again. Pick it up after your 15th swing. Get in the cart. You see those people behind us? Yeah, they're waiting on you. Now, as a semi-private club charging $75, you MUST have a ranger on the course for this reason. I NEVER saw a ranger during my 3 HOUR AND 20 MINUTE front nine. It's not my job, or my place, to tell these guys to pick it up. It's the management's job. Long story short, I put up with the first nine because the member was a pleasure to play with, but after he quit after nine, I had had enough after 2 more holes. I complained, which I NEVER do, to Ahna in the pro shop about being paired with a couple of hacks. She was very nice and apologetic and offered me a rain check for nine. When I told her that I was from out of town and that the offer to reconcile the issue was enough to make it right, she insisted that she refund me for the second nine. I was impressed and thankful. Now, quickly, the course: well designed, beautifully and thoughtfully laid out, well maintained and some holes were very challenging. However, I can't describe a course lined with over-sized, vinyl-sided homes and condos as scenic or pretty. But, that's my personal opinion. The greens are deceptively tough, pins were challenging but accessible, and all in all, in great shape. Bunkers were soft and maintained. The rough was thick and mean. Fairways were just OK. The majority were great, but there were lots of bad spots. Not sure how much rain they've had up here this spring, but there really seemed to be too many bad spots for this time of year. All in all, a pretty nice track, as long as you don't get paired with hack 1 and hack 2, or anyone like them. But, as mentioned, if you only have time for one course, hit up University Ridge.

Reviewed January 30, 2011

if coming to madison to play skip hawks landing and travel 2 more miles to university ridge.the only thing going for this course is the finishing three holes.those are as good as you will play.

Reviewed January 05, 2010

I've played this course a few times with my friends. Almost every time I was treated very rudely. The clubhouse staff thought that they were above everyone else, and some guy with dogs on his cart just ignored us when we waved at him. Plus the groundstaff are always buzzing around. I don't think there was one time that I didn't hear a mower/weedwacker. The only time I was treated with courtesy was a few years ago when some guy with a beard was spraying stopped for us and apologized for being in our way. He then asked if anyone was behind us so that he wouldn't be in any other golfers way. I will not come back, I'll just go to University ridge.

Reviewed March 02, 2007

Maple bluff Caddie

I played this course in 2006 while visiting my old home town. I like the lay out but these are the hardest, rock hard greens I have played in years. So you can't get close to the hole or hold the greens, I only hope things have changed.

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  • Latest Scores
Rank Golfer Name Handicap Gross Net Date
1 scott S. 13 84 71 10/04/08
2 Scott S. 21 93 72 08/02/14
3 Larry H. 19 91 72 10/03/07
4 Mark B. 25 98 73 06/29/15
5 josh S. 14 87 73 07/03/13
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Rank Golfer Name Handicap Gross Net Date
7 Richard H. 16 90 74 06/29/15
4 Mark B. 25 98 73 06/29/15
8 Richard H. 16 90 74 05/02/15
2 Scott S. 21 93 72 08/02/14
11 Mark B. 25 100 75 08/02/14

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About Hawks Landing, Hawk's Landing

Hawks Landing Golf Club

Community facility

25 tees driving range

18 regulation holes

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Rich Bartley, PGA, Golf Professional
Neil Radatz, Superintendent
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