Kohler is chair of 2015 PGA Championship

Last updated on July 3rd, 2019 at 07:17 pm

David Kohler, president of Kohler Co., has been named general chair of the 2015 PGA Championship, which will be held at Whistling Straits near Kohler.

The PGA Championship will be held for the third time on the Straits Course at Whistling Straits, Aug. 10-16, 2015, following memorable PGA Championships in both 2004 and 2010.

Kohler is a member of the boards of directors of Kohler Co., the Green Bay Packers, Interface Inc. and Interceramic.

Supporting Kohler will be several thousand volunteers and a seasoned cadre of professionals including vice chairman Michael Belot, who recently served as the tournament director of the 2012 Ryder Cup at Medinah.

Joining Kohler and Belot will be PGA professional Jim Richerson, Kohler Group director of golf and a member of the PGA of America board of directors.

“There is no more challenging and dramatic venue in Major Championship golf than Whistling Straits, and we are committed to executing an event of exceptional caliber. My father Herb Kohler, and Pete Dye, who together built the course, really could accept nothing less,” Kohler said.

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