Featured Resort: Whistling Straits

Whistling Straits, located in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, is home to one of the greatest championship courses in the United States. Owned by the Kohler Company, Whistling Straits features championship golf courses, a highly ranked golf academy and several casual and fine dining restaurants and bars. Whistling Straits offers guests a spa and five-star lodging at the American Club, the Inn on Woodlake or Sandhill, a backwoods cabin.

Straits Course

Designed by Pete Dye, the Straits Course is one of the finest golf courses in the world. In fact, the Straits hosted the 2007 U.S. Senior Open, 2004, 2010, 2015 PGA Championship and the future site of the 2020 Ryder Cup. The Straits is the recipient of several awards including Golfweek’s #4 Best Resort Courses and #22 in America’s Greatest 100 Golf Courses.

The Straits offers a links-style layout that stretches along two miles of Lake Michigan shoreline. The walking only Straits features an open design that is susceptible to high winds and rugged terrain. The course replicates the links courses found in Ireland with several elevation changes, deep pot bunkers, grass-topped dunes and eight holes along the water. The challenging layout stretches 7,790 yards from the championship tees and plays to a par 72.

The Irish at Whistling Straits

The Irish at Whistling Straits offers guests a spectacular experience and complements the Straits. The Irish is ranked #35 in GolfWeek’s Best Resort Courses and #47 in Golf Digest’s America’s 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses. The Irish is located inland and features a grassland and dunes layout. The Irish is also designed by Pete Dye and plays to a par 72 and shorter and friendlier 7,201 yards from the championship set of tees.

Whistling Straits Restaurants

There are several fine and casual dining options available at Whistling Straits. Guests must try a few of the following can’t miss dining locations: The Whistling Straits Restaurant offers a scenic view of Lake Michigan in an Irish Farmhouse setting. The Immigrant Restaurant is an AAA Four Diamond Award Winner and specializes in contemporary American cuisine with modern European influences. The Irish Pub is known for signature fish ‘n’ chips and a premium selection of beers and fine scotch.

Kohler Golf Academy

Golf Magazine ranks the Kohler Golf Academy in the top 50 best golf schools in America. The Golf Academy offers year-round instruction with an indoor facility during the winter months.

Ship Sticks

Whistling Straits is one of the most popular golf resorts in the country, and Ship Sticks will transport your clubs to and from the resort. Ship Sticks picks your clubs up at your home and transports them to Whistling Straits in time for your first round of golf. Once you are finished, Ship Sticks delivers your clubs home in time for your next round. Ship Sticks allows you to skip the hassle of transporting your clubs on the airline and lugging them to and from your hotel. Check out ShipSticks.com when you book your golf package to Whistling Straits.

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Las Vegas Golf

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The Senior Open Championship at Sunningdale Golf Club

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Sunningdale Golf Club, the quintessential English Club, is host of The 2015 Senior Open Championship. The Senior Open Championship at Sunningdale Golf Club is being held at the Old Course, which opened in 1901 and is ranked the second-best golf course … Continue reading

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The Open Championship at St Andrews

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The Open Championship at St Andrews St. Andrews, known as the home of golf, is recognized as one of the oldest and most iconic golf course in the world. In fact, golf began at St. Andrews in the 1400s. Today, … Continue reading

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Featured Resort: The Greenbrier Resort

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Featured Resort: Trump Turnberry

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Trump Turnberry, a Luxury Collection Resort, is located in southwestern Scotland and is widely regarded as one of the finest golf resorts in the world. Turnberry’s first golf course opened in July 1901. The Turnberry Hotel set a whole new … Continue reading

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Featured: Hilton Head Island Golf

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Hilton Head Island Golf If you are planning a golf getaway, Hilton Head Island rivals any golf destination in the United States. Golf Digest recently ranked Hilton Head Island as the #9 Best Golf Trip Destination. Links Magazine designates Hilton … Continue reading

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Featured Resort: Barton Creek Resort and Spa

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Barton Creek Resort and Spa Located deep in the heart of Texas is Barton Creek Resort and Spa, the number one resort in the state. Barton Creek, located in Austin, is recognized as one of the best golfing destinations in … Continue reading

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Featured Course: Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail

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The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail has been labeled the “The best public golf on earth” and arguably the best golf destination package in the United States. The RTJ Golf Trail was developed in the late 1980’s as a way … Continue reading

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The Masters – The Most Renowned Tradition in Golf

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  We are down to less than a month before the Masters Tournament begins. As always, this year it will be held at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia. This world famous tournament is not a standalone affair – … Continue reading

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