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Wolf Run Golf Club, Zionsville, Indiana

I stepped into the Wolf’s den. Save for a few golf balls and a dead cell phone, I came out relatively unscathed. Okay, the cell phone incident actually happened at a different course, but that’s a different story. If you’re

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White Bear Yacht Club – White Bear Lake, MN

Played: 2015 Yardage: 6,471 (I played a mix of white and blue tees) I profess that I have not played a lot of the great courses in the United States. I have studied words and pictures of the greats for

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Dayton Country Club – Dayton, OH

Aside from my quest to play the best golf in the tri-state area, I also have a mini-quest to play all of the Donald Ross courses within two hours of me. One stop on this quest is Dayton Country Club.

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Maketewah Country Club – Cincinnati, OH

How do you become one of the most desirable clubs in the area? Parter with a local college to build one of the best practice facilities in the country. Okay, it was a bit more complicated than that, but it

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Minneapolis Golf Trip – Final Thoughts

For a state with such a short golf season as Minnesota, I’m surprised to see so many good courses and so many passionate golfers. What I have come to learn is that I only scratched the surface of great golf

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Canterbury Golf Club. Or, I Forget How to Play Golf at an Inopportune Time Again

I have had 3 rounds in my life where I have tensed up so badly that I forgot how to play golf. The first was at Clovernook Country Club in 2007. Perhaps it was intimidation of playing a private club

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