KOHLER Golf Season Set to Open This Weekend at Whistling Straits & Blackwolf Run
Golf Digest Magazine Editors’ Choice Awards Includes The American Club and Kohler Golf Academy
KOHLER, Wis. – April 13, 2017 – The 2017 KOHLER Golf season begins Saturday, April 15, at both award-winning golf venues with the opening of the Irish course at Whistling Straits and the celebrated Original Championship Course at Blackwolf Run. The restaurants and golf shops at both Whistling Straits and Blackwolf Run will be open seven days a week. The Straits course at Whistling Straits and the River course and Meadow Valleys routings at Blackwolf Run are slated to open later this month.
Released in timing with the start of the KOHLER Golf season, is Golf Digest magazine’s May edition that features the second annual Editors’ Choice Awards highlighting the “best in golf” in travel destinations, gear and gadgets, style and fitness products. For the second straight year, The American Club resort hotel at Destination Kohler was featured in the Americas Resorts – Midwest category. The Kohler Golf Academy is also included in the Golf Academies – Midwest category. Another Kohler Co. property, The Old Course Hotel, was featured in International Resorts – Great Britain and Ireland category.
To view the official Kohler Golf Rates & Policies for the 2017 season, visit the following website: http://www.americanclubresort. com/golf/golf-rates
For reservations, please call 800-344-2838 or visit DestinationKohler.com for more information. Stay up to date on resort news and happenings on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
About Whistling Straits
Whistling Straits is made up of two links-style courses – The Irish, offering an intriguing mix of links-style dunes and The Straits, offering a rugged lakeside experience. The Straits hosted the 2004, 2010 and 2015 PGA Championship – which was the most profitable Championship in combined ticket and hospitality sales – and will welcome the Ryder Cup in 2020.
About Blackwolf Run
Kohler is also the home of the highly praised Blackwolf Run, which is made up of two distinct courses – The River and The Meadow Valleys – that are separated by the Sheboygan River. Blackwolf Run was named by Golf Digest as “The Best New Public Course” in 1988 and has hosted Majors such as the 1998 and 2012 U.S. Women’s Open Championships.
About Kohler Co. Hospitality & Real Estate Group
The Kohler Co. Hospitality & Real Estate profile includes The American Club, boasting the first and only Forbes Five-Star hotel property in Wisconsin, and world-renowned championship golf courses Whistling Straits and Blackwolf Run. Acquired in 2004, its sister property, The Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa in the birthplace of golf, St Andrews, Scotland, is a AA Five Red Star property and recognized as one of the most luxurious resorts in the world.
About Destination Kohler
Herb Kohler created Kohler Co.’s Hospitality & Real Estate Group with the reclamation of The American Club, the first and only Forbes Five-Star hotel in Wisconsin, and then built world-renowned championship golf courses, The Straits at Whistling Straits and The River at Blackwolf Run. The resort is named one of the top three golf resorts in North America, by Golf Digest Magazine. Kohler Waters Spa is the only Forbes Five-Star spa in Wisconsin and one of 56 in the world. The resort features 12 dining establishments from the Four-Star Immigrant to traditional pub fare at Horse & Plow and rustic country gourmet at River Wildlife. The resort is located in the Village of Kohler, Wisconsin, one hour north of Milwaukee and two and a half hours north of Chicago.