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No 1. Outward Bound
No. 1

Outward Bound

Par 4 — Handicap 15

A gentle dogleg left starts the journey out to Lake Michigan where the true meaning of links golf starts to shine.

No 2. Cross Country
No. 2

Cross Country

Par 5 — Handicap 7

The shortest of the two par 5s on the front nine, be aware of a pot bunker placed 35 yards short of the long-stretched green.

The third hole on the Staits golf course from the fairway with deep bunkers on the left and a view of the green with the flagstick ahead.
No. 3

O'Man

Par 3 — Handicap 17

Do not be fooled by one of the largest greens on the front nine; the undulations make for some magic on the green.

A view of the green down the fairway of the fourth hole on the Straits golf course with Lake Michigan on the right.
No. 4

Glory

Par 4 — Handicap 1

Visually intimidating off the tee, the most difficult par 4 on the golf course is protected by length, undulations and, of course, pot bunkers.

A view of the par 5 hole named the Snake from the fairway to the green.
No. 5

Snake

Par 5 — Handicap 5

The longer of the two par 5s on the front nine, this winding fairway demands accuracy from tee to green.

A view of the par 4 hole named Gremlin's Ear with sand bunkers ahead of the green.
No. 6

Gremlin's Ear

Par 4 — Handicap 13

The shortest par 4 on the course, Gremlin’s Ear is made difficult by a deep sod-wall bunker that will swallow anything in its path.

A view of the green of the Straits Course seventh hole with Lake Michigan on the right side.
No. 7

Shipwreck

Par 3 — Handicap 9

Down the path to the shoreline, the picturesque par 3 creates a dramatic approach to the green.

A view of the fairway of hole 8 on the Straits Course at Whistling Staits.
No. 8

On the Rocks

Par 4 — Handicap 3

With over 100 bunkers, intimidating to say the least, the green drops off the back into a deadly pot bunker.

An ariel view of hole 9 on the Straits Course at Whistling Straits with the Clubhouse in the background.
No. 9

Down and Dirty

Par 4 — Handicap 11

Do not be fooled by the funnel effect to the small green. Soak up the beautiful scenery back to the clubhouse before returning to the lake on No. 10.

The fairway of hole 10 on the Straits Course at Whistling Straits.
No. 10

Voyageur

Par 4 — Handicap 12

Carry the deep valley and dodge the deadly bunker in the center of the fairway to be set up perfectly for your approach to the elevated green.

The bunkers with golfers on the eleveth hole of the Straits Course at Whistling Straits.
No. 11

Sand Box

Par 5 — Handicap 6

The longest of the par 5s on the property, Sand Box gets its name from the well-placed railroad tie-lined bunker that hugs the left side of the fairway protecting it from wayward second shots.

A view of the green of hole 12 on the Straits Course at Whistling Straits.
No. 12

Pop Up

Par 3 — Handicap 18

One of the shortest of the par 3s on The Straits, the length isn’t a factor. This green is the most difficult to manage with the flat stick.

Golfers walking on the fairway of hole 13 of the Straits Course at Whistling Straits.
No. 13

Cliff Hanger

Par 4 — Handicap 14

Another hole where the name Cliff Hanger tells the story. The green looks inviting but sits on the cliff edge of Lake Michigan.

A view of the green from the fairway of hole 14 on the Straits Course at Whistling Straits.
No. 14

Widow's Watch

Par 4 — Handicap 16

A short but tricky dogleg left, cutting the corner is blocked by a large bunker which can also create a blind approach to the green.

The green of hole 15 of the Straits Course in the distance with Lake Michigan in the background.
No. 15

Grand Strand

Par 4 — Handicap 4

This hole begins a four-hole stretch that could be considered among the most difficult in championship golf. Strap on your seatbelt and enjoy the ride.

The green and flagstick of hole 16 on the Straits Course at Whistling Straits.
No. 16

Endless Bite

Par 5 — Handicap 10

The shortest of the par 5s on The Straits. This hole creates deep temptations of risk for its sought after glory.

The green of hole 17 on the Straits Course with Lake Michigan on the left.
No. 17

Pinched Nerve

Par 3 — Handicap 8

Another name spot-on, you can understand while standing on the tee of this par 3 why your neck might get stiff.

A few of the fairway of hole 18 on the Straits Course at Whistling Straits.
No. 18

Dyeabolical

Par 4 — Handicap 2

One of the most glorious finishing holes in golf, a score of par is to be desired.