Straits Course at Whistling Straits Golf introduction
Whistling Straits Golf is a classic Irish links design sculpted into the Wisconsin coastline and is possible one of the finest courses in America. There are 2 courses on offer which have hosted the PGA Championship, US Senior Open and the Palmer Cup. The Straits Course is the highlight here; however, the Irish Course is not to be missed.
Straits Course at Whistling Straits Golf information
18 holes, 72 par, 7790 yards. Links.
This 2010 PGA Championship venue is widely recognised as a championship golf course that ranks with the world’s best. You will find one of the USA’s most admired links layouts with an outstanding array of challenging holes that run alongside Lake Michigan. The wind can become a serious factor here and when it picks up this course is very unforgiving – a real test of links golf that was ranked #2 in Golf Digest's ranking of America's 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses for 2013/2014.
Straits Course at Whistling Straits Golf Location
Located in Kohler, Wisconsin in the north-central United States next to the stunning Lake Michigan. The nearest airport to Whistling Straits Golf is Milwaukee General Mitchell, located an hours’ drive south of Kohler. There are no direct flights; however, there are numerous 1 stop flights daily that involve connections at either Chicago or Atlanta. Overall flight time is around 13 hours. Both hotels are within 15 minutes’ drive of the golf club.