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A gift for fans

The Kohler Co. has announced that each person who has already purchased a Championship Round ticket, or does so by July 31, will receive a $25 Destination Kohler gift card that can be used at The American Club or Inn on Woodlake, or at the Whistling Straits or Blackwolf Run courses.

2010 PGA Championship

KOHLER, Wis. -- Kohler Co. is extending its gratitude to fans for their commitment to attend the 92nd PGA Championship by offering a $25 Destination Kohler gift card to each person who has already purchased a Championship Round ticket, or plans to by July 31. The 92nd PGA Championship, conducted at Whistling Straits, Aug. 9-15, is professional golf's final major of the season.

Effective immediately, every Championship Round ticket purchased will be accompanied with a $25 Destination Kohler gift card. Championship Rounds begin Thursday, Aug. 12, through Sunday, Aug. 15, with tickets starting at $95. For Season Ticket ($300) or Wanamaker Club tickets ($450) purchased, a $100 Destination Kohler gift card will be provided. Tickets to the 92nd PGA Championship as well as gift cards will be mailed in July to previous and future ticket purchasers.

"Kohler wishes to offer patrons a heartfelt token of our appreciation for their commitment to attend what promises to be another historic PGA Championship at Whistling Straits," said Scott Anderson, 92nd PGA Championship general chairperson & Kohler Group president of hospitality & real estate.

The Destination Kohler gift card, redeemable Oct. 1, 2010, through May 15, 2011, can be used at The American Club or Inn on Woodlake for payment of guestroom accommodations, or at Whistling Straits or Blackwolf Run for payment of green fees.

The American Club, the Midwest's only AAA Five Diamond resort hotel, has a historic past, uncompromising service and gracious hospitality. And just down the road, Inn on Woodlake is a select service hotel overlooking an 11-acre spring-fed lake with a private beach and putting green, all just steps away from The Shops at Woodlake, the ultimate in Kohler shopping.

"The gift card is a great way to experience award-winning Destination Kohler offerings," said Anderson. "Friends can enjoy a round of golf at any of Kohler's four, world-class championship courses and soak up the Destination Kohler experience."

The PGA of America and Kohler Co. have made a concerted effort to make the 92nd PGA Championship accessible to all fans. In addition to taking advantage of the Destination Kohler gift cards, families can benefit from the upgraded junior ticket policy where each adult ticket purchase allows up to four free junior admissions (ages 17 and under).

"We are excited to again welcome golf fans from around the world to Destination Kohler," said Anderson. "With the many options offered, everyone from golf enthusiasts to active families can enjoy this international event."

To purchase tickets to the 92nd PGA Championship, click here or call (800) PGA-GOLF.

Daily Championship Passes
-- Monday, Aug. 9: $30 Opening Day & Player Practice Rounds
-- Tuesday, Aug. 10: $40 Player Practice Rounds
-- Wednesday, Aug. 11: $50 Player Practice Rounds
-- Thursday, Aug. 12: $95 Round 1 -- 92nd PGA Championship Begins
-- Friday, Aug. 13: $95 Round 2 -- Player Cut is determined
-- Saturday, Aug. 14: $110 Round 3
-- Sunday, Aug. 15: $110 Final Round -- Champion Trophy Presentation

Season Ticket -- $300

-- A Daily ticket to all 7 days of the Championship, parking and a copy of the official 92nd PGA Championship Program.

Wanamaker Club -- $450

-- A Daily ticket to all 7 days of the Championship, VIP parking and a copy of the official 92nd PGA Championship Program.
-- Access to an air conditioned pavilion with televisions and upgraded food and beverage available for purchase in the PGA Town Center.

About the PGA Championship

The PGA Championship perennially features the strongest field in golf and is considered one of the largest sporting events in the world. Since 1916, golf's best professionals have been competing for the PGA Championship's coveted Wanamaker Trophy; a list of champions that includes: Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Vijay Singh, Davis Love III, Jack Nicklaus, Sam Snead, Gene Sarazen, Ben Hogan and Walter Hagen.

About The PGA of America

Since 1916, The PGA of America's mission has been twofold: to establish and elevate the standards of the profession and to grow interest and participation in the game of golf.

By establishing and elevating the standards of the golf profession through world-class education, career services, marketing and research programs, the Association enables PGA Professionals to maximize their performance in their respective career paths and showcases them as experts in the game and in the multi-billion-dollar golf industry.

By creating and delivering dramatic world-class championships and exciting and enjoyable golf promotions that are viewed as the best of their class in the golf industry, The PGA of America elevates the public's interest in the game, the desire to play more golf, and ensures accessibility to the game for everyone, everywhere. The PGA of America brand represents the very best in golf.

About Destination Kohler

Destination Kohler is home of The American Club, the Midwest's only AAA Five Diamond resort hotel; Whistling Straits and Blackwolf Run golf venues; Kohler Waters Spa; The Gardens of Kohler; The Shops at Woodlake Kohler; River Wildlife; Kohler Original Recipe Chocolates and Riverbend. Destination Kohler is located in the Village of Kohler, Wisconsin, one hour north of Milwaukee and two and a half hours north of Chicago.