Tag: Whistling Straits Straits course

PGA Championship Volunteering Experience at Whistling Straits

With the PGA Championship at Whistling Straits for the third time in 2015, I lept at the opportunity this year to take part in it. North Hills Country Club, where I have been a member for the past three years, teamed up this year with Tuckaway Country Club to marshal the fourteenth hole. I have never volunteered …

PGA Championship Week at Whistling Straits

It’s here – today is day one of the PGA Championship week at Whistling Straits! The weather in Kohler, Wisconsin has been waffling between overcast and rainy, and sunny and perfect, but practice rounds are being played today and tomorrow until 7:30 pm CST. I will be making the trip up to the Straits tomorrow after …

Golf Course Review: Whistling Straits, Straits Course

Whistling Straits, Straits Course Rankings: Golf Digest: #4 US public, #22 US top 100, #48 world top 100, #6 US toughest, #1 Wisconsin GolfWeek: #6 US modern, #4 US resort, #1 Wisconsin public Golf.com: #28 US top 100, #6 US public, #49 world top 100 Designer: Pete Dye (1997) Currently rated the number two public golf …

The Straits Course is on the Books!

It is the undisputed best course in the state, and consistently ranked as the number two course in the country behind only Pebble Beach. It hosted the PGA Championship in 2004 and 2010, and is scheduled to host it again in 2015, not to mention the Ryder Cup in 2020. Tiger Woods (practice round) on …

OnMilwaukee Article: The First 15 Years of Whistling Straits

I came across this article by Jim Owczarski on Blackwolf Run and Whistling Straits’ Facebook page today, and really enjoyed the read. I think you will, too: A Major Anniversary: Kohler Properties Celebrate in 2013, by Jim Owczarski for OnMilwaukee.com Which of the Kohler courses do you like best? I haven’t had the opportunity to …