Who is Whistling Straits owned by?
Whistling Straits is owned by Kohler Company, one of the largest privately operated firms in the US. Founded in 1873 as an iron and steel manufacturer, it has since become better known for its plumbing products. The Wisconsin company also owns and operates golf courses, including Whistling Straits, and operates the Old Course Hotel at St Andrews.
Where is Whistling Straits golf course?
Whistling Straits is one of two 36-hole links-style golf courses associated with The American Club, a luxury golf resort located near Sheboygan, Wisconsin, and owned by a subsidiary of the Kohler Company. The other is Blackwolf Run, south of Kohler Village.
Who designed the Straits Course at Whistling Straits?
Who designed the Straits course at Whistling Straits? The Straits course was designed by Pete and Alice Dye. Whistling Straits is one of two 18 hole golf courses – both links-style – near Sheboygan, Wisconsin owned by a subsidiary of the Kohler Company.
Why Whistling Straits for the Ryder Cup?
The Straits is the first public course in a generation to host the Ryder Cup. PGA of America President Jim Richerson, who spent more than a decade as general manager of golf at Kohler Co., believes Whistling Straits is magnificently designed for match play. Milwaukee Magazine connects you with the most trusted and enduring local businesses.