Teeing off at Hawktree Golf Course near Bismarck.

Fore! Drive Across North Dakota

If you are looking for top-notch courses or local diamonds in the rough, make North Dakota your next golfing getaway. With more golf courses per capita than any other state in the country, North Dakota is a golfer’s paradiseClick here for a printable version. Or follow in the footsteps of legends along the Lewis and Clark Golf Trail.

Bois de Sioux Golf Club

The club is the only public golf course in the nation to have nine holes in one state and nine holes in another. The front side in Wahpeton, N.D., and the back side is in Breckenridge, Minn.

Edgewood Golf Course

Edgewood is an 18-hole, par-71 championship golf course along the Red River. With beautiful, tree-lined fairways, this golf course provides a challenge to every golfer.

King's Walk Golf Course

The links-style course is characterized with mounds, moguls, native grasses and pine trees interspersed with lakes styled in a dry southwestern arroyo landscape. The Arnold Palmer-signature golf course opened in 2002 and is one of the area's premier golf courses.

The Links of North Dakota near Williston is one of the state's nationally recognized courses. 4
Links of North Dakota

Water doesn’t come into play on this par-72 championship course but 70 to 80 sand bunkers do, and wind will almost always factor into your round. Eighteen holes of links golf on a course with wide fairways, but punishing native prairie grass rough. No. 65 in 2008 Golf Digest’s Top 100 Public Courses.

Bully Pulpit Golf Course at Medora. 5
Bully Pulpit Golf Course

Eighteen-hole course will play to a par 72.The terrain ranges from walkable Little Missouri bottoms to the challenging elevation changes and dramatic setting of the holes in the Badlands. No. 1 in 2006 Golf Digest’s New Affordable Public Courses.

Heart River Golf Course

Eighteen holes of challenging golf that features a wide-open front nine, and a back nine that offers plenty of trees and water. Heart River has one of the longest playing seasons in the state.

Hawktree Golf Club

Scottish links look but also a modern touch with elevation changes, native prairie grasses, large greens and black coal slag bunkers. The beautiful layout is about wind and water. Burnt Creek is in play on eight holes. No. 24 in 2008 Golf Digest’s Top 100 Public Courses.

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