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.
What is the Straits at Whistling Straits®?
A masterpiece in the world of golf created by Pete Dye, The Straits at Whistling Straits® was ranked #3 in Golf Digest’s 2019/2020 America’s 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses, #5 in GolfWeek’s 2018 Best Resort Courses, and #21 in Golf Digest’s 2019/2020 America’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses.
Is Whistling Straits the longest course in major history?
It was the longest course in major history when it hosted the 2004 PGA Championship. The PGA has been played three times at Whistling Straits, and victories by Jason Day and Vijay Singh, as well as close calls by Bubba Watson and Dustin Johnson, prove that distance is an advantage there.
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.