About Lake Wissota

Golf course. Wedding venue. Event center.

Customer service is our birdie putt. Follow through and never be short.

Lake Wissota Golf and Events prides itself on delivering the best value in golf, dining and events in the Chippewa Valley. From the first tee to the 19th hole, your experience is our number one concern. We believe in creating a wonderful atmosphere for our customers.

One that will keep them coming back.


Our Team

Nate Cardin

Nate Cardin

General Manager

Nate is responsible for overseeing and providing direction in all aspects of management of the golf facilities. This includes golf operations, course maintenance, customer service, sales and marketing, food and beverage, budget planning, and human resources.

With over 10 years of service to our company, he embodies the core values and vision of Newman Golf. He is committed to continuing our excellent level of service here at Lake Wissota Golf.


Cody Peterson

Cody Peterson

Head Golf Professional

Cody supervisors all Pro Shop activities including golf event sales and administration, merchandising, lessons, and tee sheet management. Cody has played golf at Lake Wissota since his high school days and was a natural choice to step into a leadership role.

Cody is well known throughout the Chippewa Valley for his precision on the golf course but also brings this skill to golf event execution. He has successfully and will continue to successfully assist our guests with their tournaments and events to ensure a memorable experience.


Kris Woppert

Kris Woppert

Head Superintendent

Kris is responsible for all grounds and maintenance work at Lake Wissota, including regular course maintenance and management of the grounds crew, as well all special projects and clubhouse maintenance. We are thrilled to have Kris’s passion and years of turf management experience on our team.

With over 15 years of golf course experience both on the course, as well as in the classroom teaching others, Kris brings a unique skill set and devotion to Lake Wissota. Look for him as always the first one at the course every day!


Adam Meilike

Adam Meilike

Director of Maintenance

Adam is entrusted with the maintenance, operations, and management of Lake Wissota Golf. He is responsible for special projects, maintenance inputs to the golf course, and implementing golf course budgets.

Adam has been a proven commodity who has successfully managed Newman Golf’s Minnesota property for over 10 years. He enjoys being on the golf course and interacting with our members and guests.


Russ Gorski

Russ Gorski

Executive Chef