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By Steve Wehrley
NGM CC Coach 

No One Yells 'Fore' Anymore

 

April 15, 2021

Photo courtesy of Karen Guenther

New Glarus-Monticello Boys about to dominate the race.

What happened to Brodhead's Decatur Lakes Golf Course? The first six holes opened in 1926, and over the years expanded to a full eighteen and a club house which became a favorite of graduation parties and class reunions. Unfortunately, this local gem struggled and folded. A community group purchased nine holes to turn into a nature preserve and establish large prairie plots. A private couple purchased the other nine with the idea of allowing weddings and community activities. This now includes a 5 kilometer (3.1 mile) cross country course winding back and forth among the former fairway...



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