[b]The Home Course, Dupont, Washington[/b][/i][/font] Technically, the Straits is not a links course, but rather a "prairie style" course, similar to Dye's other courses such as The Ocean Course at Kiawah. 4. Vokey spin milled 54/14 Yowza...I haven't played the Straits in a couple years and when I did it was $280 plus caddy/tip. I am hoping to play the bull as well but they won't take tee times from a single The Bog is very overdone and gimmicky - there are some good holes, but also some very poorly designed holes IMO. Taylormade 2019 M5 with Fuji Ventus Blue 6x  My advice, play them all. I am hoping to play the bull as well but they won't take tee times from a single. Unfortunately, no deals on the Straits. [b]Exotics EX9 Hybrid 17 / 19 Mamiya Recoil 670 [/quote] Best way is to call of that morning you want to play and ask if there are any last minute tee time deals. Enjoy 20% – 80% savings on official Whistling Straits® and Blackwolf Run logoed merchandise. Vokey SM6 50*, 54*, 58* Or, just were.. You can post now and register later. × The green fee is currently $300 but they require a caddie, which is $57..........$30 for caddie gratuity..........$15 for Forecaddie gratuity.........totals to $402. I guess if you perfect the bank shot, anything is possible. I know money is a relative thing but that seems like a lot of additional money to spend when both courses are so highly rated. [quote name='GBglfr' timestamp='1399315951' post='9236547'] Odyssey O-Works #7 Tank 38", Arg...I'm with you...but here's the official description. [quote name='snkstaff' timestamp='1399226898' post='9229745'] Milwaukee golf show price of $135. Buttttttttttt, the wind was very mild the day I played. Morningstar - Another "fun" golf course built on an old quarry site, so lots of elevation changes. Early season rates end on Thursday, I'm thinking about making my wa up there this week. The Irish is excellent as well. Looks like I will have chance to play in July. Arg...I'm with you...but here's the official description. I played both last fall when I was in WI. The cost for Whistling Straits is $402 total, which includes the green fee and caddie fees/gratuities. [/quote] Display as a link instead, × [/quote] For the money Irish is fantastic. Ping G410 3, 4 Crossover  If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account. Sign up for the Destination Kohler newsletter ASAP. Early season rates end on Thursday, I'm thinking about making my wa up there this week. I personally would want to play whistling straits because i haven't played there. If it is windy the Straits is the hardest course, but if it is calm, the river course is harder. [quote name='Bowhunter82' timestamp='1399187784' post='9228113'] Callaway MD PM Grind 58* KBS-V125, 64* KBS Hi-Rev 2.0 Both are good but if money isn't a real concern, play the Straits. SC Studio Select Newport 2. I was going to mention this as another course to consider. Cobra F7 3/4 16* Evenflow Blue 75, PXG 0311X 4 Fujikura Banzai If you decide on the BWR River Course, you are not making a huge mistake, great golf course, just very different as you might expect. We played the Straits and the River on back to back days and I'd have gone back to the river on the third day. I have played all over the world and it is definately one of the most difficult courses you will ever play especially if there is some wind. I'm heading up to Wisconsin on business in the next couple of weeks and I'm going to try and sneak in a round of golf. schlebrock, April 30, 2007 in Golf Style and Accessories, Ping G400 Max 10.5° | Fujikura Speeder Evolution II 569 It was a perfect day. so you can save $15 right there and it seemed like most guys tip a $20 when I was there and watched what they were doing. That said, it's a fantastic course, especially when you consider the land was once a flat cow pasture. I am doing a week long trip to the u.s.open and playing 6 courses while I'm there. I'd love to see the PGA Tour bring the boys for a visit, be interesting to see how they fared. When we played the Strait course there was virtually no wind and in the mid 80's. Play whistling straits it's pretty cool for sure. Golf Demo Day May 4 | 10a.m. – 3p.m. Also, it looks like I may be able to sneak in another round as long as it's in the Milwaukee/Waukesha area. They have one of the coolest logos as well, so plan on dropping another $200 in shirts, hats, etc. I need to get back some time to play Straits. There aren't that many holes that allow a true bump and run at the Straits. Paste as plain text instead, × The Bull - Probably a cut above the remaining five. "[/color][/size] Not sure i want o shell out the $400 for a round of golf. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account. 840am at WS and Irish around 3pm. WHISTLING STRAITS (STRAITS COURSE): #22; 7,790 yards, par 72; Pete Dye 1998. Heading there the last weekend in June and we are playing Straits, River and Irish. Figure I can get in 2roundsfor the price of one of the top 2 courses. [quote name='Chilidog' timestamp='1399206751' post='9228551'] Ping i200 6-P (2 Deg Weak) Orange Dot (2 Deg Flat) - True Temper X95 S300 If you have a Tour bag or even a big Cart bag, don't bother taking it, the Caddy will take out your stuff and put it in a small carry bag, at least that is how it was when i played it. Best way is to call of that morning you want to play and ask if there are any last minute tee time deals. If you want to get 2 awesome rounds in I would play Washington county and Erin Hills. I've also played all the Kohler courses and I'd rank them in terms of sheer awesomeness as Straights, River, Irish, and Meadows. Ping G400 Max 10.5 - Fujikura Vista Pro 65 Flex-X 44.5" I would pay it again and believe me, I don't make a lot of money. All 4 courses that are connected to the resort are nice. I was going to mention this as another course to consider. We just played Fire Ridge and it is good but nothing special, same w/ Washington Co. I played both myself last summer. This will not be my last trip through the area. 1. That said, it's a fantastic course, especially when you consider the land was once a flat cow pasture. There aren't many true links courses in the U.S., but plenty of links-style, including Straits, Ocean, Harborside, French Lick (Dye), and Prairie Landing. I have to agree with everyone above. Its a Nicholas course and very nice. Having played them both I would agree that if you don't think you'll be back, pony up for Straits. I constantly go back and forth on whether The River course or Irish was the second best of the bunch up there. Wherever you play, stop back and let us know how it went. Odyssey MXM Versa #1. Or just ask about it.   Pasted as rich text. While I won't rehash all the details of how many millions of cubic yards of dirt were … Irish would be my 3rd pick. I played it yesterday with a fellow WRXer and 2 buddies and it is always amazing.   Your link has been automatically embedded. The way I'm playing lately, he's gonna' earn that extra $10! Thanks for all the info. Its a fantastic course, but like said earlier, a windy day will kick your butt. On the Strists, there is very little opportunity to play a bump and run, which is why it, and the Ocean course, are so brutal in the wind. Nese mund te lexoni kete, me dergoni nje mezazh. Looks like Straits (Not Straights, thanks again mjm1) is the overwhleming favorite so far. Is Whistling straits worth it? KOHLER Golf ushered in a new era for Wisconsin golf when it hosted the 1998 and 2012 U.S. Women’s Open at Blackwolf Run, along with the 2004, 2010 and 2015 PGA Championships at Whistling Straits. Don't want to argue about this, but I've played the bump and run almost exclusively on my 3 trips playing Straits.   You cannot paste images directly. Given a choice, I'd play it again, in a heartbeat. It would seem that if a person has hit a golf ball correctly a thousand times, he should be able to duplicate the performance at will. I personally prefer the River course to the Straits course. Don't want to argue about this, but I've played the bump and run almost exclusively on my 3 trips playing Straits. Probably very nice. The par 3s are just unreal. By It really has helped make my decision a lot easier. The course had won. Good Luck and take lots of pictures of wherever you play. Blackwolf Run: The River Course. :friends: I'll be up in the Milwaukee area on the 16th & 17th so I'm definitely going to get out and play. Wedges: undecided. [b][u]Blackwolf Run[/u][/b] - http://www.golfwrx.com/forums/topic/914469-black-wolf-run-river/. [quote name='Chilidog' timestamp='1399206751' post='9228551'] While some will tell you they prefer the River Course at Blackwolf Run (which is just a couple miles from the resort) better than Whistling Straits 10 miles north in Sheboygan, the Straits Course will always be the star of this resort destination. 21 minutes — Compare public transit, taxi, biking, walking, driving, and ridesharing. Figure I can get in 2roundsfor the price of one of the top 2 courses. Is the Bog a good choice or is there another course I should check out instead? Straits for sure - it's a bucket list course Saw this just now on Reddit.Â. [/quote] Find the cheapest and quickest ways to get from Blackwolf Run Golf Course to Whistling Straits Golf Course. The big differentiator is the ability to play a ground game on windy days, and the size of the greens. My family and I ate ate there but other than that didn't play. Kohler already operates two courses at Whistling Straits, the Straits Course and the Irish, as well as two courses at Blackwolf Run, Meadows Valley and River, as part of the American Club Resort. '16 JPX EZ Forged Vokey SM7 Black Wedges- 50F, 54S, & 58D with TT DG Black Onyx S400 Callaway Razr Hawk 3W The par 3s are just unreal. I've always thought links courses allowed for run ups. [/quote] 2. If you think you'll be back and don't want to shell out the $450, go River. Also, if you are in the area and want a nice long course to play, I enjoy The Bull also (in Sheboygan Falls, not far). Callaway Apex 4i thru PW - Nippon Modus 125 Tour X 3. Excellent value, and a great mix of holes. The other option is Blackwolf Run, which costs $226 total including cart and green fees. You have to have a caddie for the Straits course. If you think you'll be back and don't want to shell out the $450, go River. Ping G410 2, 3 Hybrid   Your link has been automatically embedded. 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