By Paul Schmitt
Area golf courses are facing the challenge of dealing with a later than normal spring opening. Some courses opened briefly in late March only to be sidetracked by April snowstorms and below normal temperatures. Northbrook Country Club Golf Professional Dave Spengler says he is optimistic that the recent warming and sunny conditions will get the course open for play by this weekend.
Spengler notes that the late snow is a better precipitation than rain since it will slowly seep into the ground rather than cause flooding. He says this is the latest he has seen the golf season begin in Northeastern Wisconsin in his over thirty years of working at area golf courses.