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Whistling Straits Golf Course - Straits and Irish

Kohler, WI
+1 800-618-5535
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True test of golf but also fair

I played in a rain soaked day which included bunkering down for 40mins in a wwii style bunker from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New York City, New York
Just Amazing!

On a quest to golf in all 50 states. Wisconsin was state #41. Golfed The Straits. You must walk... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Elma, New York
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Beautiful, well-tended course soon to be one of the best championship golf courses in the world.
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  • Very good9%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I played in a rain soaked day which included bunkering down for 40mins in a wwii style bunker from the lightning. It was a tough test as I struggled to hit accurate drives which meant a lot of extra walking up and down steep hills....More

Thank Offpeak
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a quest to golf in all 50 states. Wisconsin was state #41. Golfed The Straits. You must walk this course and use a caddy, no other options. It's an 8 mile walk up and down hills, so if you don't normally walk, this course...More

Thank firsticequeen
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Two of the best golf courses I've ever played. The views of Lake Michigan on the Straits and the Scottish longhorn sheep roaming the Irish make you feel like you're in the UK. The Cassie's make the experience complete. I recommend Peat Moss. He is...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Annual Golf Group trip went to Kohler this year, played the Straits Course the second day. WOW. We were lucky with a perfectly flat Lake Michigan, and not a cloud in the sky; I cannot imagine anyone had better conditions than we did that day....More

Thank SPK1951
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Beautiful but very tough course along Lake Michigan. Started my twilight round at 3:45 PM to save a couple of bucks and no caddie. Well forget twilight, paid over $300.00 and didn't finish the round. Last 6 holes everything backed up even with "rangers" there,...More

1  Thank John A
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

I battled about every shot from start to finish--the most challenging course I've ever played. You're tired physically and mentally after a round here. It's a bit slow play (even factoring in the difficulty factor) and a bit claustrophobic as they are almost entirely booked...More

Thank tjibbs
Reviewed 29 July 2017

I am a huge fan of the beauty of links golf courses. Whistling Straits is a majestic, beautiful sight. It is hard to believe the terrain of this course was man made. It is a joy to play, giving you opportunities to hit shots you...More

Thank Dean326
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We travel with friends and have played courses here and in Scotland. Although quiet challenging, it is the most beautiful we have ever played (including Brandon Dunes, The Old Course, Kings Barns, castle Stuart, etc.)

1  Thank ALERG
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

If you love golf and scenery it does t get much better than this....watching foursomes come in on the 9th and 18th while eating in the veranda. The service was excellent and the food quite good. After you eat there are plenty of benches for...More

Thank Andra E
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Great golf course, views a plenty, a pretty decent walk with your caddy, but worth every penny. Lots of pot bunkers, and lots of golf on Lake Michigan. The clubhouse is nice, breakfast a must do, and enjoy a top 50 course, anywhere in the...More

Thank Bannybuc
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31 July 2017|
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Response from Dean326 | Reviewed this property |
As previously mentioned, the people there are very helpful. I used a package deal the first time I went as it met my desire to play all four courses on property. If you are only wanting to play the two courses mentioned... More
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29 July 2016|
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Response from KCarl227 | Reviewed this property |
4 to 5 hours... depending on how busy it is. Walking course. ..