Overview

Dates

Labor Day Weekend
36 Hole Competition
Sep 4-5th (Sat & Sun)

Location

Whistling Straits & Blackwolf Run
1111 W Riverside Dr.
Kohler, WI 53044

Area Airports

Milwaukee International Airport
Chicago O’Hare International Airport

Questions

Please contact Ben Tyler
ben@nextgengolf.org

The 2021 City Tour Championship is heading to Wisconsin! Championship rounds on The Irish and The Meadow Valleys, additional add-on rounds available on The Straits and The River (both ranked in the top 100 in the country), on-site lodging, tee gifts, prizing and more. Enjoy all that Kohler Golf has to offer just 3 weeks before the Ryder Cup!

How to Qualify

  1. You can qualify for the City Tour Championship as a team, pair or individual – this is an invite-only event.
  2. Sign up for a tournament in your city and win in either the scramble or best ball division (all members of the team will receive bids, even if you’re a free agent that’s added to the team).
  3. A limited number of wild card entries are available based field availability
  4. Alternate spots may be available for any players/teams that aren’t able field a full team. Please fill out our wait-list form to be a considered as an alternate.

About

The 7th Annual City Tour Championship will be held from September 4th – 5th at Whistling Straits and Blackwolf Run in Kohler Wisconsin. The site of the 2021 Ryder Cup, Whistling Straits has also hosted three PGA Championships, a U.S. Senior Open while Blackwolf Run has played host to two U.S. Women’s Opens. These legendary Pete Dye designs will provide an unforgettable experience just 3 weeks before the Ryder Cup! All participants will have the option to play The Straits either Friday or Monday of Championship weekend.

Championship Courses

The Irish

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Just inland from the great lake and interspersed by four meandering streams, the grassland-and-dunes aspect of the Irish course is a deceivingly tranquil landscape. Both traditional and memorable, the Irish course is full of unique challenges.

The Irish at Whistling Straits was ranked #39 in GolfWeek’s 2018 Best Resort Courses and #43 in Golf Digest’s 2019/2020 America’s 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses.

The Meadow Valleys

Meadow Valleys

Described as both subtle and devilish, it winds through meadows and charges across ravines, reflecting the natural features of the Wisconsin terrain. This championship course challenges even the experts to weigh the relative advantages of distance and accuracy.

The Meadow Valleys was ranked #57 in Golf Digest’s ranking of America’s 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses for 2019/2020.

Additional Opportunities

The Straits

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Cross off a bucket list experience playing The Straits amongst the grandstands and scoreboards that will be set up for the 2021 Ryder Cup. Ranked as the #1 golf course in Wisconsin and #21 in the country, this links-style course sculpted along two miles of Lake Michigan shoreline is a Pete Dye masterpiece. The Straits has fescue fairways and massive sand dune bunkers that will challenge the best in world while offering amateur’s an unforgettable experience. This course will play host to the 2021 Ryder Cup from September 24-26th, just 3 weeks after the City Tour visits the facility.

New Short Course

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“The Baths of Blackwolf Run” – Coming June 2021

  • 10 par 3 holes
  • 2 acre putting green
  • food and beverage

Lodging Options

We have secured discounted room blocks on-site at Kohler’s Three-Diamond Hotel, the Inn on Woodland Lake as well the new Marriott in nearby Sheboygan. Those choosing to stay on site will have access to the world class amenities including – Sports Core Health and Racquet club, Deluxe Continental Breakfast and more.

“Modern in design and features, prairie rooms are great choices for active travelers seeking a comfortable bed and restful atmosphere. This cozy environment has everything you need to relax after a long day golfing or exploring the Village of Kohler, including an incredible KOHLER showering experience.”

Build Your Championship Experience

BASE PACKAGE
Nextgengolf City Champ Pinehurst

36 holes of championship golf, The Irish & The Meadow Valleys

√  Tee gifts, dozen custom golf balls, hat, etc.

√  Lunch vouchers both days

√  Golf shop voucher

 Scoring & awards

Access to discounted on-site lodging and other resort amenities

SHORT COURSE ADD-ON
City Tour Championship 2019 Pinehurst

Friday night welcome party

10 holes on “The Baths of Blackwolf Run” short course ~ opening June 2021

Putting contest and raffle on brand new 2 acre putting green

THE STRAITS ADD-ON
City Tour Champ Pinehurst team pic

Access to exclusive tee times on The Straits, host of the 2021 Ryder Cup. Rounds can be scheduled on either Friday before or Monday following competition

Experience the Ryder Cup feel playing amongst the grandstands and scoreboards 3 weeks before the best in the world

Includes the use of a caddie (carts are not permitted on The Straits)

Championship Wait-List

Alternate spots will be held in place of any teams that aren’t able to accept their bid.

Please fill out our wait-list form to be a added as an alternate.

Championship History
City Tour Champions Pinehurst
2019 Scramble City Tour Champions - The Green Jackets (Boston)
City Champions 2019
2019 Best Ball City Tour Champions - Tarcy's Team (Charlotte)

2021 will mark the 7th year of Nextgengolf City Tour Championship. The 2020 City Tour Championship at Kiawah Island will be played in December and is sold out with 256 players.

The National Championship was formed in 2014 when an age-old rivalry between Boston and New York was held in a Ryder Cup format on September 21, 2014. New York edged out Boston 16 1/2 to 15 1/2 to win the 2014 Championship. After the 2014 season, Nextgengolf expanded Nationwide and ran the 2015 City Tour Championship at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club in Chicago, the 2016 Championship at Seaview Golf Club in Atlantic City, 2017 Championship at True Blue & Caledonia in Myrtle Beach, the 2018 Championship at TPC New Orleans, the 2019 Championship at Pinehurst Resort and the 2020 Championship at Kiawah Island Resort.