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Whistling Straits host of the 2004 PGA Championship, 2007 U.S. Senior Open, 2010 PGA Championship, 2015 PGA Championship and 2020 Ryder Cup is an extraordinary combination of legendary design by Pete Dye and visionary inspiration of Herbert V. Kohler, Jr.
Beginning with a 560-acre parcel of flat land, Dye sculpted a bit of Ireland and a touch of Scotland out of the Wisconsin coastline. If you ask Pete Dye, hell tell you that building Whistling Straits was a "once in a lifetime thing" an impressive claim for one considered the foremost golf course designer of our time.
Whistling Straits, which opened in 1998, offers two courses of dynamic contrast. Open, rugged and windswept terrain defines the Straits Course sculpted along two miles of Lake Michigan shoreline. Just inland, interspersed by four meandering streams, the grassland-and-dunes aspect of the Irish Course is a deceivingly tranquil landscape.
Why Play The Golf Course?
Because its on the Wisconsin Golf Trail thats why!
Located 9 miles northeast of Kohler. Take I-43 to exit 128 (Highway 42), east on Highway 42 to first intersection (Dairyland Road); north on Dairyland approximately 4 miles to County Trunk Highway FF. East on FF to golf course entrance (approx. 1 mile).