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Whistling Straits Golf Course - Straits and Irish

Kohler, WI
+1 800-618-5535
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Bucket list trip

Two of the best golf courses I've ever played. The views of Lake Michigan on the Straits and the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Steve B
Kerrville, Texas
via mobile
No Better Views on Any Golf Course I Can Think Of

Annual Golf Group trip went to Kohler this year, played the Straits Course the second day. WOW... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Montgomery, Texas
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Beautiful, well-tended course soon to be one of the best championship golf courses in the world.
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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 5 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We played the Irish and Straits courses at Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wisconsin. Obviously the Straits course, host to PGA championships, the next USA Ryder Cup, etc is the best known, and deservedly so. It is beautiful and difficult and borders Lake Michigan all the...More

1  Thank BillandKellyMc
Reviewed 11 May 2017

The Straits course is a solid course.Heads right out to the lake on the front nine.Course was in decent shape but certainly not pristine.Though course is good it doesn't compare strongly to other courses in this price range-well behind Pebble,Bandon,Ocean Course in Kiawah.Irish course wouldn't...More

2  Thank golftravelfan
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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. ..