Sept. 21-26, 2021 Whistling Straits, Kohler, WI
Photo Credit: YouTube / RyderCup

The bridge across the water on Hazeltine's seventh hole is named "The Payne Stewart Bridge," after the 1991 U.S. Open champion at Hazeltine. During that championship, the hole played as the 16th and was one of the toughest holes on the golf course.

Payne's stellar play on the hole and the rest of the course earned him his second of three major championships. He bested 1987 U.S. Open Champion Scott Simpson in an 18-hole Monday playoff. That same year, Phil Mickelson earned low amateur honors.

During this year's Ryder Cup, the seventh hole remains one of the most beautiful and challenging on the course. Just the way the late great Payne Stewart would've wanted it.

Sign Up for our Newsletter
Enter your email address to receive updates on changes in rankings and important announcements.
We appreciate your interest in and excitement for The Ryder Cup. We will be sharing important updates as they become available.
There has been an error in your submission. Please try again.
We use cookies to understand how you use our site and to improve your experience. This includes personalizing content and advertising. To learn more, read the relevant section of the applicable Privacy Policy. By continuing to use our site, you accept our use of cookies.