Brighton Dale Links opened with 27 holes in 1972.

Happy 50th Birthday, Brighton Dale!

Special outing on Oct. 5 to celebrate the milestone


Kenosha County is located in the southeastern corner of the U.S. state of Wisconsin. Its population in 2019 was estimated to be 169,561, making it the eighth most populous county in Wisconsin. The county is named after the county seat, Kenosha, the fourth largest city in Wisconsin.

BRIGHTON — Kenosha County’s Brighton Dale Links golf course is celebrating its 50th year in 2022 with a special outing next month, County Executive Samantha Kerkman announced Friday.

The outing will be held Wednesday, Oct. 5, beginning with a noon shotgun start.

Players may create their own foursome $200 ($50 per player). The cost includes 18 holes with cart, prizes, and a light lunch.

The deadline to register is Sept. 29. Entries will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis, limited to the first 36 teams. Sign-ups are available at or by calling 262-925-8004.

“We encourage people to come out for an afternoon of golf to help Kenosha mark a half-century of excellence at this great facility,” Kerkman said.

One of Kenosha County’s two golf course facilities, Brighton Dale opened with 27 holes in 1972, and was added onto to make it a 45-hole complex in 1992.

Brighton Dale was recognized in 2021 as the fourth-best municipal golf course out of 60 such facilities in Wisconsin.

While it has long had a strong reputation regionally, great strides to make the course even better have been made in recent years with the hiring of Lohmann Quitno Golf Course Architects to revamp the landscape and update various features, said Daniel Drier, Kenosha County’s general manager of golf operations.

Drier noted that Brighton Dale was recognized in 2021 as the fourth-best municipal golf course out of 60 such facilities in Wisconsin. Earlier, it was rated 4.5 stars out of 5 and eighth best golf course out of 609 in Wisconsin by Golf Advisor.

“It is through the support of staff, county administration and the County Board that Brighton Dale has become the success that it is today,” Drier said. “There have been many people who have contributed to making it such a fantastic facility.”

About Kenosha County Golf:

Brighton Dale Links is comprised of 45 championship golf holes. The White Birch and Blue Spruce are 18-hole, par 72 layouts that measure 7,012 and 6,687 yards, respectively. The Red Pines is a 9-hole, par 36 layout of over 3,500 yards. All 45 holes at Brighton Dale links offer distinctive variances featuring water, mature trees and hilly terrain along with well-manicured playing conditions. Brighton Dale is located in northwestern Kenosha County, adjacent to the Bong Recreation Area, just north of the intersection of highways 75 and 142 (enter off of Highway 75) in the Town of Brighton.

Petrifying Springs Golf Course is located within Petrifying Springs Park, the flagship of the Kenosha County Parks system. Known as “Pets,” it was voted by Kenosha News readers as Best Golf Course for the ninth straight year. Abundant trees and a rolling landscape add beauty and challenge to this delightful 18-hole, 6,000-yard golf course.
Petrifying Springs is located in northeastern Kenosha County, in the Village of Somers. The clubhouse is located on Highway A (Seventh Street), a half mile east of Highway 31 (Green Bay Road).

To reserve tee times for both facilities, visit or call 262-697-4653 for more information.