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Weekend Getaways: NFL & Golf

If you want to pair the NFL with great golf, here are 10 towns to consider

September 2012
NFL and golf

Are you ready for some football? Are you not ready to say goodbye to golf? Well, we've identified the 10 NFL cities that best combine both worlds. Using our new Course Finder, we've discovered the best golf courses in and around these cities based on their Golf Digest Places to Play rating (with five stars being the best). Have another city in mind? Use the Course Finder to locate the best layouts wherever you travel to take in a game.

Whistling Straits, Lambeau Field

Green Bay

Attending a game at Lambeau Field is one of those bucket-list experiences for sports fans. If you are lucky enough to do it, you'll also find yourself in fairly close range of three of the country's best spots to play golf. Whistling Straits (left, the Straits Course is No. 3 in Golf Digest's 100 Greatest Public Courses and the Irish Course is No. 35) and Blackwolf Run (River No. 15, Meadows Valley No. 60) are two of the finest golf resorts in the country. And Erin Hills, which will host the 2017 U.S. Open, is within 30 miles of downtown Milwaukee. Don't have that much time to drive? Check out NorthBrook Country Club, a 4.5-star public course located about 15 minutes from Cheesehead central.
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