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Whistling Straits Golf Course - Straits and Irish

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Address: Kohler, WI
Phone Number: +1 800-618-5535
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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Beautiful, well-tended course soon to be one of the best championship golf...

Beautiful, well-tended course soon to be one of the best championship golf courses in the world.

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Unbelievable World Class Golf Course

I'm not a golfer, but I'm so glad I went to see this golf course on Lake Michigan. With its twists and turns, hills and valleys, sand traps and water holes, I thought this golf... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Bonnie T
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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not a golfer, but I'm so glad I went to see this golf course on Lake Michigan. With its twists and turns, hills and valleys, sand traps and water holes, I thought this golf course looked more like a war zone than a place for leisure activity. They say this course is a challenge and, from the looks of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

The most difficult course I have ever played. Incredibly picturesque. Caddies very knowledgeable and a must to get around this track. An experience my son and I will never forget and will want to come back to.

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Willowbrook, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

As part of a wedding weekend, my sons and I played Whistling Straits. Incredible. Beautiful layout along the Lake. Fair course as long as you play from the tee box associated with your handicap. Caddies know their stuff. Worth the price to play it once in your life. Highly recommended.

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Tigard, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

One of the great golf courses in this country. Spendy of course, but well worth it if you can! We did not get to finish our round however because of a lightening delay and were then unable to come back as it was booked. We were from out of town so this was too bad. But, all in all, a... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Incredible golf courses & facilities. We purchased package which included a 30 min lesson. Pro was great...friendly, good communicator. Straits is walking only & you must use a caddy. Awesome experience with dramatic views of Lake Michigan. Courses were in immaculate condition. My caddy, Oscar, was the best. Led me to a birdie on 16. It's pricey...but it's a bucket... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

We've been to Kohler a couple of times. The first time I was unable to play Whistling Straits, but this time it was booked early. Played The Irish first day and it's a really fine course. I enjoyed The Irish as you get a little exposure to both a parkland type course and the links type holes you'll see on... More 

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Maui, Hawaii
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

The Straits Course is one of the most beautiful courses you will ever play, but the experience is badly marred by the painfully slow pace of play. The rangers do NOTHING to move groups along and their GOAL is a 5 hour pace. That is ridiculous. Sure, the course is hard and it is walking only, but with caddies and... More 

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Canton, CT
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

This is definitely a bucket list destination. Not cheap, but both courses are great. Caddies are excellent.

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Smithfield, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Celebrating a friends birthday with birthday golf on one of our bucket list golf courses. The whole experience was first rate! All employees we encountered were welcoming and extremely helpful from the golf course to the restaurants and the Inn on Woodlake. Greg at the Straits course was especially helpful. We played all four courses, dined at the Immigrant Restaurant... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Second time to be at Whistling Straits. Another wonderful experience. Played Irish and Straits courses. Had been awhile since I had been on Irish and it was even better than I remembered. Many areas around the course had grown in giving it a feel much like the Straits (without the lake). Some quirky holes but more just beautiful designed holes.... More 

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