Dennis McCann

Recently a newspaper summed up the soggy travails of Wisconsin farmers during the 2018 growing season. The wettest summer in 20 years, marked by too many serious weather events, left corn in the worst condition in five years. Rainfall was above average in all nine state agriculture districts…

Every golfer has a big umbrella for those rainy summer days (at least every golfer who remembers to take it out of the trunk).But what about an umbrella for golf clubs?The Drizzle Stik, now sporting a convenient flex shaft, offers the perfect protection for wet weather golf. The shaft telesc…

It’s fine to leave your golf clubs in the trunk of your car during the season but what to do with them when the snow flies? Organize them.The Suncast dual golf gear organizer has room for two standing golf bags, along with additional shelves for shoes, boxes of balls and other gear.Made of d…

Not many golfers have the game to warrant showing up at the course with a room-sized staff bag, but a pint-sized staff bag would please any golfer on your list.The Vessel Den Caddy, styled after the company’s original staff bag, would work as a shag bag at the driving range or serve as a whi…

The next Ryder Cup competition won’t take place until 2020 at Wisconsin’s Whistling Straits golf course, but it’s never too early to give Ryder Cup apparel to everyone on your gift list. And we mean everyone!For women, the Nike 2020 Ryder Cup Half-Zip Performance Pullover Jacket comes in, na…

The duffer on your list may never win as many golf tournaments as Jack Nicklaus but perhaps the Golden Bear's socks will inspire a little better play.Well, they're not actually Jack’s socks. But the Jack Nicklaus Green Socks by Stance are every bit as colorful and fun as socks get, sporting …

Assuming you are not buying a gift for recently ousted coach Mike McCarthy this Christmas, consider giving the Packer lover in your life a set of three Green Bay Packers Contour Golf Club head covers.Or a Packers six-can shaft cooler for those cold ones from the clubhouse. Or a Packer flag f…

Forget long drives. The easiest way to shoot lower golf scores is to make more putts.And the easiest way to make more putts is to practice. Give your golfer the key to a better game with the SKLZ Accelerator Pro Putting Mat, a 9-foot putting surface perfect for practicing those 3-, 5- and 7-…

Sure, you could mark your ball on the green with a picked-up penny and fix ball marks with a broken tee, but why not add a touch of class to both tasks?The Birdicorn 6-in-1 Divot Tool is a lightweight aluminum divot tool, yes, but it is also a ball marker holder, a ball line stencil, putt al…

Start listing the most revered names in golf — Snead, Palmer, Nicklaus, Woods — and before you know it you’ll arrive at Carl Spackler, the Bushwood Country Club greenskeeper of Cinderella story fame.The line of William Murray golf hats includes the Carl Bucket Hat, a reversible lid you’ll be…

Madison is considering closing at least one of its four courses, Rhinelander has turned management of its Northwood GC over to a private firm and Oshkosh has sold off a 32-acre parcel of Lakeshore GC and will turn the rest into parks. It's a sign of the times as city governments find it hard to keep their golf course operations in the black.



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