A throwback to the raw freshness of Ireland sculpted into the Wisconsin coastline, Whistling Straits offers two courses which have hosted the PGA Championship, U.S. Senior Open and the Palmer Cup. Experience these two must-play courses – both ranked among the best in the United States.
RESORT FACILITIES & INFORMATION: Three options for accommodations: The American Club, Inn on Woodlake, and Sandhill. Restaurants: The Immigrant Restaurant and The Winery Bar, The Wisconsin Room, The Horse & Plow, Cucina and River Woodlife’s Lodge Restaurant. Amenities: Kohler Waters Spa, Demonstration Kitchen, canoeing/kayaking, horseback riding, sporting clays, walking and hiking. GENERAL MANAGER–DESTINATION KOHLER: Michael Belot.
GOLF FACILITIES: Whistling Straits: Straits Course, par 72, 7,790 yards, Pete Dye. Irish Course, par 72, 7,201 yards, Pete Dye. Blackwolf Run: River Course, par 72, 7,404 yards, Pete Dye. Meadow Valleys Course: par 72, 7,250 yards. GROUP DIRECTOR OF GOLF: Jim Richerson. HEAD GOLF PROFESSIONAL: Michael O’Reilly (Whistling Straits); David Albrecht (Blackwolf Run).
TOURNAMENTS HOSTED: 2004 PGA Championship; 2005 Palmer Cup; 2007 U.S. Senior Open; 2010 PGA Championship; Will play host to the PGA Championship in 2015 and the Ryder Cup in 2020.
RANKINGS: #2 Whistling Straits – Straits, #14 Blackwolf Run – River, #39 Whistling Straits – Irish, #62 Blackwolf Run – Meadow Valleys, America’s Greatest Public Golf Courses, 2013-14, Golf Digest; Straits at Whistling Straits, #49, Golf Magazine Top 100 Courses in the World 2013.
AWARDS: Five-Star Award, Forbes Travel Guide, 2013. The World’s Best Hotels 2013, Travel + Leisure, 2013. Five Diamond Award 2013, AAA, 28th Consecutive Year.
RATES: Golf Kohler packages start at $795 per person based on double occupancy, including two nights and three 18 hole rounds of golf per person. Package prices do not include taxes or resort fees.
GETTING THERE: Kohler is located one hour north of Milwaukee (60 miles), one hour south of Green Bay (60 miles) and two hours north of Chicago (140 miles). Transportation from airports in nearby cities can easily be arranged.
419 Highland Drive
Kohler, Wisconsin 53044
Telephone: (800) 344-2838