SENTRYWORLD GOLF COURSE NAMED COURSE OF THE YEAR
STEVENS POINT, WI, August 9, 2007 – SentryWorld, Stevens Point, has been named 2007 Golf Course of the Year by the Golf Course Owners of Wisconsin. SentryWorld also took top Golf Shop Service honors.
The Golf Course of the Year award is based on the course’s quality, management, features and characteristics as well as its contributions to the game and to the community. Judges included golf course managers, owners and other businesses involved in the golf industry.
Golf architect Robert Trent Jones II designed SentryWorld, which opened in 1982. The par 72 course is 6,951 yards surrounded by 200 acres of rolling hills, sand bunkers, green pines and white birch. The course features five different tees for each hole, allowing golfers to choose the level of difficulty of their game.
SentryWorld's signature hole is the distinctive 173-yard, par 3, No. 16 "Flower Hole." The green is an island surrounded with flowerbeds containing over 45,000 flowers that are played as a water hazard.
In addition to the championship 18-hole course, SentryWorld’s golf facilities include driving ranges, putting greens, chipping and sand areas, as well as a pro shop and restaurant. Indoor and outdoor tennis facilities are also available.
SentryWorld is accessible from Interstate 39. The course is located at the corner of North Point Drive and Michigan Avenue in Stevens Point. Rate information is available at www.SentryWorld.com. Tee time reservations can be made online or by calling 715-345-1600.
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