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Whistling Straits Golf Club

2012 GRAA Top 50 Golf Range / Public Facilities

Whistling Straits Golf Club

Michael O'Reilly, PGA Head Professional

N8501 County Line Road

Sheboygan, WI 53083

http://www.americanclubresort.com

mike.oreilly@kohler.com

Facility Amenities:

  • Grass tees (75)
  • Accurate yardage
  • Short game practice areas
  • Grass Putting Green

Type of Range Targets:

  • Flags
  • Bunkers
  • Fairway cuts

Number of holes of regulation golf offered at facility: 36 holes

Instruction provided.

Number of PGA Professional Instructors: 6

Clubfitting services provided.

Number of estimated visits to facility golf range per year: 30,000

Number of range balls dispensed per year: 1,500,000

Number of range balls in inventory: 15,000

New balls are acquired: Once per year

Best range promotion: We offered guests the opportunity to purchase a season long range pass. Since we are owned by a large corporation we offered associates the opportunity to purchase the pass for a discounted price. Many associates took advantage of the pass and utilized the practice area during a lunch break or after work.

Special programs: Get Golf Ready clinics. Resort and public golfers were invited to participate in a five week instructional program that focused on all aspects of the game. The program concluded with a nine hole event on one of our golf courses.