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Whistling Straits Golf Course - Straits and Irish

Kohler, WI
+1 800-618-5535
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Great Ambiance, Service, Food

The restaurant at one of the premier golf courses in the country. Off the beaten path - a nice... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
Scotland in the US

This place is stunning. It's as if someone took a piece of Scotland and brought it to the US. Was... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2017
New York City, New York
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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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Kohler, WI
+1 800-618-5535
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant at one of the premier golf courses in the country. Off the beaten path - a nice place for lunch or dinner. First stop should be the bar upstairs. Nice casual seating around the fireplace, at a table or at the bar. The...More

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Reviewed 17 November 2017

This place is stunning. It's as if someone took a piece of Scotland and brought it to the US. Was here for a work event and everyone loved it.

Reviewed 11 October 2017

We were invited to a wedding ceremony and reception at Whistling Straits Irish Barn. The terrace was the outdoor location for the wedding ceremony which was both unique and beautiful. The sun was shining and the whole atmosphere was enchanting and elegant yet with a...More

Thank la506ross
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I'm not a great golfer, but I had a fantastic time on this course. The meal before, the luxury feel of quality service, the amazing views, it was all perfect. I'm a lefty with a bad slice, so this course had added difficulty for me,...More

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This is the second time friends and I have visited Kohler for an annual golf trip and both times we were not disappointed. This time I visited with a different foursome and they were as impressed as my first group. The Straits is as good...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

We had a late morning tee off time on a windy late September Saturday afternoon. The weather was great other than the strong westerly wind from the lake side. The course is world class , and was generally in good condition. The views over the...More

Thank EONJoburg
Reviewed 10 September 2017

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 5 September 2017 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
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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. ..