MOSEL, Wisconsin – The Straits Course at Whistling Straits, home of the Ryder Cup September 24-26, is one of golf’s most spectacular visual pleasures.
Built by Pete Dye on the shores of Lake Michigan, the once flat site was once home to a military base before the legendary designer trucked in some 13,000 loads of sand to shape an incredible view of flowing dunes, fescue, and gunfire. incredibly difficult golf.
Gabe Gudgel from Golfweek has filmed aerial drone videos of every hole to get you ready for the Ryder Cup. Video of a hole will be shown every day for 18 days. Today’s hole is the No.4, which will play a 489-yard par 4 for games between the United States and Europe.
Mike O’Reilly, the director of golf operations at Whistling Straits, commented on each hole. He started his career at Destination Kohler’s sister club, Blackwolf Run, as a caddy even before Whistling Straits opened, and he’s been at the forefront of all the action at three previous PGA Championships. His insights are invaluable.
The Straits will play as a par 71 at 7,390 yards for the Ryder Cup. This is normally a par 72, but the 11 par 5 will be shortened to a par 4 for the event. The Strait ranks as the # 1 public access course in Wisconsin on The best Golfweek courses you can play list, as well as No. 8 among all The best modern courses at Golfweek in the USA
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Enjoy the videos!