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Breezy Point

Local Golf
October 20, 2017


Westy and His "Buddy" Chuck Foreman
Westy, through eyes blurred by his favorite beverage, Beefeaters' Gimlets, had nearly holed a long green-side bunker shot on the tough 18th at Olympic Hills Country Club.
Bumble Bee Gets GoPro Look
In these days of skintight slacks, most readers of Tee Times will not remember those loose fitting double pleated slacks from yesteryear.
"FAST EDDIE" MANDERVILLE
He is a Minnesota golf icon! Ed Manderville single handily shattered the color barrier in Minnesota golf. On Memorial Day 2017, "Fast Eddie," made his eleventh Ace, at age 85.
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WAR OVER GOSLINGS
Canadian Geese have flourished over the past 25 years across the northern half of North America. The wedge shaped white bib just below their eyes on their black heads makes these huge grey/brown birds easily recognizable.
Rick Tegtmeier
The Solheim Cup golf course is in good hands. From the first moment I met Rick Tegtmeier, I knew that he was the consummate professional.
THE GREAT HORNED OWL AT LOST CREEK COUNTRY CLUB
A Great Horned Owl made the superintendent at Lost Creek Country Club famous.
SERGIO GARCIA
The honeymoon before the honeymoon. A (finally) mature Sergio Garcia enjoys a pre-marriage party before his marriage to exGolf Channel star, Angela Akins.
IGUANA EATS GOLF BALL AT TRUMP GOLF COURSE
First, let's set the scene: It is the final round of the 2014 Puerto Rico Open Golf Tournament contested on the Coco Beach Golf Course at Trump International Golf Club in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico.
David Feherty - Not Politically Correct
David Feherty is one of those unique individuals recognized with a one-word name. Elvis, Madonna, Arnie, Prince, Magic and Tiger are a few of the others.
MEADOW MICE THRIVE ON GOLF COURSE IN WINTER
Over the years "Critters On the Course" has shared a variety of stories and tales of the variety of critters that make their home on these man made oasis known as a golf course.
DONALD TRUMP AND BARACK OBAMA Both Presidents Are Golfers
Now that the election is over and Donald Trump has been inaugurated President, one image sticks in my mind. Donald Trump and Barack Obama standing on the world stage shaking hands and acting like they like each other.
Tundra Swans Or Trumpeter Swans
One of the joys of living in the Midwest is experiencing the change of seasons. As the beauty of summer fades into twilight, the days grow noticeably shorter.
Jim Lindsey - From Running Back To Real Estate Mogul
Former Viking star and Arkansas Razorback All-American, Jim Lindsey, become an even bigger star in the golf course and real estate apartment business.
FRED BOOS - BREAKFAST WITH FRED BOOS, WHAT A TREAT!
The Godfather of big time resort golf in Minnesota discussed the variety of golf tournaments "he invented" to keep The Pines on the tongue of golfers.
EAGLES LOCKED IN A DEATH GRIP CRASH TO THE FAIRWAY
The aerial combat began when a Bald Eagle trespassed into his neighbor's territory. The guardian eagle dove from high above, gaining speed as he closed on the intruding eagle.
DACHSHUNDS ON GOLF COURSE
Once upon a time on a beautiful spring day, Crusoe and his little brother Oakley decided to spend the afternoon playing a round of golf.
JOHN LIESER, STILL CHASING DREAMS
All of his life John Lieser has been chasing dreams. Since he first got serious about golf in 1960 he has been dreaming of having 18 one-putt greens in a single round.
UNEXPECTED STAR OF THE 2016 OLYMPICS
It seems appropriate that after a 104-year absence from the Olympics, the world's greatest golfers would share the stage with the world's largest rodent.
LEE TREVINO - THE RYDER CUP'S BIGGEST CHARACTER IS ALSO ONE OF THE RYDER CUP'S BIGGEST WINNERS!
As the Ryder Cup draws closer it seemed appropriate to put the spotlight on one of the best players ever to wear the Ryder Cup Team USA uniform.
ROMANCE ON THE SECOND FAIRWAY
The sandhill cranes that we had seen earlier in the round put on a show for us as we came around the dogleg on the Refuge Golf Club.
NEW GAME FOR THE GOLF COURSE - STRIP GOLF
The recent Bud Lite Ad brought this old golf story to mind. Members of the golf team at a small Wisconsin state college had a special game they played on slow days when they had the course pretty much to themselves.
NUTMEG -PART II - The Dairy Queen Dog
The love affair with Nutmeg, my Hungarian Vizsla, continues to this day, even though she has been getting her treats at the big Dairy Queen shop in the sky for several years.
DUSTIN JOHNSON U.S. Open Winner, But Still An Enigma
Dustin Johnson might be the best ball striker on the planet. It seems that the tougher the golf course is, the better he plays.
NUTMEG THE WONDER DOG, Part 1
Nutmeg was the most beautiful girl in her class! Proof: She was an AKC Champion. She was the smartest girl in her school! Proof: Her instructor in obedience school told me so.
DAVE PELZ, SHORT GAME GURU OR MAD SCIENTIST
How did a physics major and a NASA scientist become a world leader in short game golf instruction?


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