Michigan Man Plays Golf In All Fifty States

A retired Michigan sports editor has accomplished pulled off a feat that is on my own personal bucket list: playing golf in all fifty states.

Dennis Grall started the quest when he realized that he had already played in thirty-five states. Fifteen more seemed QED. (I have played in fifteen, total).

Here’s the list of courses he’s played:

Alabama – Kiva Dunes, Gulf Shores
Alaska – North Star Golf Club, Fairbanks
Arizona – Sun City South, Sun City
Arkansas – Cooper’s Hawk, Melbourne
California – Furnace Creek, Death Valley
Colorado – Breckenridge G.C., Breckenridge
Connecticut – Pequot Golf Course, Stonington
Delaware – Ed Oliver Golf Course, Wilmington
Florida – Slammer & Squire, St. Augustine
Georgia – White Path, Ellijay
Hawaii – Kaneohe Klipper USMC, Oahu
Idaho – Coeur d’ Alene Golf Course, Coeur d’ Alene
Illinois – Thunderhawk Golf Course, Zion
Indiana – Fort Harrison, Indianapolis
Iowa – Bent Tree, Council Bluff
Kansas – Sugar Hills Golf Club, Goodland
Kentucky – Kenny Perry’s Country Creek, Franklin
Louisiana – Royal Golf Club, Slidell
Maine – Cape Neddick Country Club. Ogunquit
Maryland – VFW Country Club, Frederick
Massachusetts – Donnybrook Country Club, Lanesborough
Michigan – TimberStone Golf Course, Iron Mountain
Minnesota – Minehaha Golf Course, Minneapolis
Mississippi – River Bend Links, Tunica
Missouri – Payne Stewart Golf Club, Branson
Montana – Overland Golf Course, Big Timber
Nebraska – The Prairie Club, Valentine
Nevada – Revere Country Club, Henderson
New Hampshire – Carter Golf Club, Lebanon
New Jersey – The Links at Brigantine Beach, Atlantic City
New Mexico – Tucumcari Golf Course, Tucumcari
New York – Burden Lake Country Club, Averill Park
North Carolina – Brunswick Plantation, Calabash
North Dakota – Bully Pulpit Golf Course, Medora
Ohio – White Pines Golf Course, Swanton
Oklahoma – Lake Murray State Park, Ardmore
Oregon – Langdon Farms Golf Course, Portland
Pennsylvania – Springfield Country Club, Springfield
Rhode Island – Wood River Golf, Hope Valley
South Carolina – TPC, Myrtle Beach
South Dakota – Willow Run Golf Course, Sioux Falls
Tennessee – Gaylord Springs, Nashville
Texas – Lakeway Country Club, Austin
Utah – Moab Golf Course, Moab
Vermont – Catamount Golf Club, Williston
Virginia – Golden Horseshoe, Williamsburg
Washington – Horn Rapids Golf Club, Richland
West Virginia – Hidden Valley Country Club, Point Pleasant
Wisconsin – Whistling Straits, Haven
Wyoming – Kingham Prairie View Golf Course, Cheyene

If anyone wants to know what to get me for Christmas, a trip to Bandon Dunes would be excellent. That way, I’ll be able to Oregon to my list …

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