Tee Times Press Travel Club North Dakota
The Tee Times Press Travel Club North Dakota section brings you interesting articles from many of the areas Minnesota and Wisconsin golfers frequent. Here you will find hot topics and reviews from North Dakota.
It’s a trip you have to take… at least once. At least twice. It’s a place you have to spend a night… at least one. Okay, at least two. Really, at least three. Medora may geographically, for all intents and purposes, be in Montana, but it’s also a lot closer than you would think to the Twin Cities.
Ten years ago, almost to the day, I made my first golf loop through North Dakota. I started in Bismarck, at Hawktree, then drove the 140 miles to Medora to play Bully Pulpit, then 150 more miles to play The Links of North Dakota.
I never have to be asked to write an article on Arnold Palmer. My editors will say, “Hey, there’s an Arnold Palmer…” and I cut them off. “I’ll do it,” I say, not caring in the least what the actual angle is.
I’ve long been a fan of Jim Engh’s work – a largely unheralded genius, I would say. The native North Dakotan’s courses mingle on my “favorites” and “bucket lists”.
Have you ever been somewhere you wish you could immediately transport all of your friends and family members to (if only for a minute) just so they could comprehend and appreciate how surprisingly great it is?