Not just 10,000 lakes
Most people can name the three big US golf states; Florida, California, and Arizona. But which state is number four? The answer may surprise you.
Two 18 hole and one 9 hole course
Grand View Lodge in the Brainerd Lakes region of northern Minnesota has two 18-hole golf courses, The Pines and The Preserve. The Pines has three nine hole tracks; Lakes, Woods, and Marsh.
An enormous operation
To say that a course is a “nice resort course” can sometimes be a code for saying that it is not so nice. But in the case of Mystic Lake it really means ‘nice’ and ‘resort’.
Ryder Cup 2016
When it comes to history it’s hard to top Hazeltine. It has stood host to every important US golf tournament; US Open, PGA Championship, US Senior Open, US Women’s Open, and the US Amateur. And now it will host the Ryder Cup.
"You will have lots of birdies"
“Have fun. You will have lots of birdies,” was the message from Gary Player on Twitter when we told him we were heading to his classic design on Kiawah Island: Cougar Point.
The only thing I knew about Myrtle Beach before I arrived for a week’s worth of golf, was that my pro here in Norway owns a holiday home there. During winter months he plays golf every day, to his heart’s content. Why Myrtle Beach? ‘You have to see for yourself,’ he said.
Bully Pulpit doesn’t have Southern California weather, nor does it have an ocean view. But you’d be hard pressed to find more beautiful and challenging golf course anywhere. If you’re headed to North Dakota, make sure you don’t miss this course.
Cream of the crop in Rockford
Forest Hills Country Club was founded by a group of Swedish-Americans.
What a deal
Aldeen Golf Club consistenly ranks as one of the best public courses under $50 in the USA. What a deal!.