The Original Championship Course (holes 10-18 on the Meadow Valleys Course and holes 1-4 and 14-18 on the River Course) was used for the 1998 U.S. Women's Open, won by Se Ri Pak in an extended playoff. The original course opened in June 1988. Actually, the best course in Kohler in my view is the original championship course at blackwolf Run consisting of portions of what are now the River and meadows valley courses. The original championship course at Blackwolf Run -- the first 18 holes designed by Pete Dye -- played host to the U.S. Women's Open in 1998 and again in 2012. KOHLER Golf ushered in a new era for Wisconsin golf when it hosted the 1998 and 2012 U.S. Womenâs Open at Blackwolf Run, along with the 2004, 2010 and 2015 PGA Championships at Whistling Straits. During the championship, the players competed on the Original Championship Course â the same one that made Blackwolf Run famous more than 20 years ago. Typically comprised of two 18-hole courses (River and Meadow Valleys) Blackwolf Run returned to its original single-course configuration for the 2012 U.S. Womenâs Open. I thought about all those things when I played the original championship course at Blackwolf Run earlier this week. The Blackwolf Run River Courseâs third is a 468 (389) yard par 4. The group ahead of me â composed of guys my age or older â played from the back tees, and not a single one of them made the plateau. What is called the original championship course at Blackwolf Run incorporates holes 10-18 of the Meadow Valleys Course and holes 1-4 and 14-18 of the River Course, the same layout that was used at the 1998 Womenâs Open. A single with foursomes stacked ahead of and behind me, I played two balls and had plenty of time to enjoy the course, which remains as â¦ Blackwolf Run® The River; Blackwolf Run® Meadow Valleys; Blackwolf Run® Original Championship Course; PEBBLE BEACH RESORTS. 2012 U.S. Womenâs Open Championship was hosted on the Original Championship Course, July 2-8, 2012, and won by Na Yeon Choi of South Korea. Situated on 27 acres between the first and 11th holes of the Meadow Valleys course at Blackwolf Run, the course holes will range from 60 to 160 yards. Pebble Beach Golf Links® The Links at Spanish Bay® Spyglass Hill® Golf Course; ST ANDREWS LINKS® The Old Course; The New Course; The Jubilee Course; THE PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP. Na Yeon Choi watched Se Ri Pakâs historic victory at Blackwolf Run in 1998 â a win that inspired Na Yeon Choi to take up the game of golf. Login with your free account to see the full photos of this course. A Google Map of Blackwolf Run (Championship Course) Click on the map to get directions and see further location details for Blackwolf Run (Championship Course) using Google Maps. The third is another example of how tees delineate the difference between agony and fun at The River at Blackwolf Run. The Original Championship Course played host to the 1998 and 2012 U.S. Womenâs Open and was the original course at Blackwolf Run until Herb Kohler, Executive Chairman of Kohler Co., and Pete Dye, legendary designer, split the course to create the current River and Meadow Valleys courses. Different style of course with river being an inland parkland style layout. The Straits Course is now gearing up to host golfâs preeminent international competition, the Ryder Cup. User Photos of Blackwolf Run (Championship Course) No users have uploaded photos of this course. The composite course uses the original 18 holes at Blackwolf Run, which were split between the two courses when the second 18 holes were added. Blackwolf Run River is nearly as good as the Straits Course.