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Cold Weather Dampens Spring Fun At Golf Courses

For Minnesota’s struggling golf industry, spring can’t come soon enough. In a post-Tiger Woods world, with the U.S. losing an estimated 1 million golfers a year, course owners find themselves struggling to compete.

04/15/2014

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Driving Ranges Open For the First Time This Season

Several golf courses in the metro area opened for the first time this season. are opening for the first time this season on Saturday. The Columbia Driving Range in Minneapolis was one of those to open and was a popular place for some folks to enjoy the weather.

03/29/2014

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St. Paul Considers Privatizing 2 Of Its Golf Courses

If you play golf, you know it can be expensive. Even St. Paul is worried about its cost and is considering using private vendors to run two of its four golf courses because they’re losing too much money.

10/17/2013

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Best Golf Courses in Orlando

Golf fans know that Florida has more golf courses than any other state in the nation and Orlando is one of the world’s top destinations for a dream golf vacation.

08/27/2013

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The 3D Tech That Made Avatar Can Also Fix Your Slice

From the people who brought you Batman, Avatar, and the Lord of the Rings comes the performance golf lab at Rush Creek in Maple Grove, one of only a handful across the country – and the first in Minnesota. It’s the exact same technology used to make heroes come to life on the big screen.

07/31/2013

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No Matter The Weather, Golf Indoors At Life Time

It’s almost too good to be true for golfers. No rain-outs, no extreme heat, and even a chance to swing your clubs when there’s snow on the ground. At the golf simulator at the St. Louis Park Life Time, there’s even a chance to travel to Pebble Beach.

07/20/2013

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Most Affordable Golf Courses In Minnesota

Warm weather and sunshine converts into more time on the golf course. Check out these five affordable courses around Minnesota.

07/06/2013

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Golf Hole: Edinburgh’s 17th

Minnesota is a state known for golf, with championship-caliber courses everywhere from the Twin Cities to the Iron Range. So picking the single best golf hole to play was a tall order.

06/13/2013

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Golfers (Try To) Cope With Spring Snow

April snow is pushing the start of the golf season back and with The Masters going on in Augusta, Ga., many Minnesotans are itching to play.

04/11/2013

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Charges: St. Paul Man Stole Over $1,300 In Golf Balls

A 44-year-old St. Paul man allegedly stole over $1,300 in golf balls from a West St. Paul retail store – concealing them in items he purchased from the store, according to charges filed by Dakota County.

03/28/2013

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Tiger Woods Talks Going Public With Lindsey Vonn

Golfing great Tiger Woods is talking about the decision to go public with his relationship with Minnesota-native Lindsey Vonn.

03/21/2013

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Crews Removing 200 Ash Trees From Ft. Snelling Golf Club

An infestation of Emerald Ash Borer looks to dramatically alter the look of Fort Snelling Golf Club. Crews with the city’s Park and Recreations Board were scheduled to begin removing about 200 ash trees from the golf course on Monday.

01/14/2013

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Warmer Weather Extending Minn. Golfing Season

A lot of Minnesota golfers get through the winter by circling April on the calendar. This season, however, they got a pleasant surprise.

11/08/2012

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Beyond Bounds: Who Exactly Is All-American Golfer Molly Erickson?

Molly Erickson’s the reigning MIAC MVP, and seeing the St. Olaf women’s golfer took second at the Division III National Championships last year, she could be wearing a crown at the end of this season.

10/03/2012

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Best Places For Last Minute Father’s Day Gifts In Minnesota

Why not take a chance this year and get dad something as unique and memorable as he is for Father’s Day? Check out our suggestions to get you started.

06/12/2012

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