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Whistling Straits gives golfers, fans reasons to smile at PGA Championship

Whistling Straits gives golfers, fans reasons to smile at PGA Championship

Talk of bumpy greens and horrendous weather dominated the U.S. Open and British Open. At the PGA Championship, all that angst was replaced by smiles — from both the players and spectators. If people look at Jason Day's winning score of 20 under and think that Whistling Straits is too easy, they should come out and play it. It's a public course that will beat the snot out of you on a windy day. The score reflects the excellence of the tour pros, the smoothness of the greens and the long stretches of light breezes off Lake Michigan. From his perch by the first tee, course developer and owner Herb Kohler sounded a tad bothered by the potential (and eventual reality) of...

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