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The Kettle Loop - Hole 5th Hole (Hole 6)


Erin Hills - Five Hole Preview Loop

New for 2018: The Kettle Loop

By Brian Weis

New for 2018, Erin Hills is showcasing a five hole loop for late arriving overnight guests who do not have time for 9 or 18 holes. The later afternoon option will provide golfers an option to preview the golf course. While the Kettle Loop is made up of the first few holes it will not spoil a traditional round as the loop provides a completely different look utilizing new (or not often used) tee boxes.

The Kettle Loop Preview

1st Hole:
The opening hole plays from a new tee box located near the fire pits in front of the Lodge.

2nd Hole:
Move up to the gold tees and play the second hole as a long par 3 or short par 4. (Take notice of the green and pin position prior to deciding)

3rd Hole:
The third hole stretches from a par 4 to a long challenging par 5 when played from the black tee. Golfers will have a decision to make on their second shot on how to negotiate the bunker.

4th Hole:
A new tee box was added in the right rough of the 5th hole. Hole 4 will be played as a medium-length par-3 to the 5th green.

5th Hole:
The closing hole plays from the Blue tee (208 yards) on the 6th hole to the 6th green.

The green fee is $45. The optional caddie is $40, including suggested gratuity.

After your Loop round, transportation will return you back to the Irish Pub.

The addition of the Kettle Loop is a great idea. It provides golf options to groups without spoiling the next day's main event.

Revised: 03/20/2018 - Article Viewed 12,252 Times - View Course Profile

About: Brian Weis

Brian Weis Brian Weis is the Publisher of, a network of golf travel and directory sites including,,,, etc. Professionally, Brian is a member of the Golf Writers Association of America (GWAA), International Network of Golf (ING), Golf Travel Writers of America (GTWA), International Golf Travel Writers Association (IGTWA) and The Society of Hickory Golfers (SoHG). In 2016, Brian won The Shaheen Cup, an award given to a golf travel writer by his peers.

All of his life, Brian has been around the game of golf. As a youngster, Brian competed at all levels in junior and high school golf. Brian had a zero chance for a college golf scholarship, so he worked on the grounds crew at West Bend Country Club to pay for his University of Wisconsin education. In his adult years, his passion for the game collided with his entrepreneurial spirit and in 2004 launched In 2007, the idea for a network of local golf directory sites formed and was born. Today, the network consists of a site in all 50 states supported by national sites like, and It is an understatement to say, Brian is passionate about promoting golf and golf travel on a local, regional, national and international level.

On the golf course, Brian is known as a fierce weekend warrior that fluctuates between a 5-9 handicap. With a soft fade, known as "The Weis Slice", and booming 300+ drives, he can blast it out of bounds with the best of them.

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