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Flint Municipal Hills Golf Course
319/752-2018
12842 102nd Ave
Burlington , IA
Type
Public
# of Holes
18

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Iowa Women's Golf Association
(319) 754-7818
152 Golf Lane
Burlington, IA
 
New Hend - Co Hills Golf Course
309/627-2779
Hwy 34 W
Biggsville , IL
Type
Semi-Private
# of Holes
18
Year Built
1970

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Ft. Madison Country Club
319/372-1765
140 Highpoint
Fort Madison , IA
Type
Private
# of Holes
9

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Spring Lake Golf Course
319/372-9937
2048 303rd Ave
Fort Madison , IA
Type
Public
# of Holes
9

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Burlington Golf Club
319/752-3720
2124 Sunnyside Ave
Burlington , IA
Type
Private
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Ben Knight

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Spirit Hollow Golf Course
319/752-0004
5592 Clubhouse Dr
Burlington , IA
Type
Public
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Richard Jacobsen

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Deerwood Golf Club
319/367-5216
2834 New London Rd
New London , IA
Type
Semi-Private
# of Holes
9

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Sheaffer Memorial Golf Park
319/528-6214
1760 308th Ave
Fort Madison , IA
Type
Public
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
C. D. Wagstaff

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West Burlington Driving Range
(319) 752-7212
1101 Agency Street
Burlington, IA
 
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What Are The Top Golf Tournaments

PGA TourThere are some golf tournaments whose pedigrees demand respect and admiration for what they contribute to the game's history. These tournaments test the resolve and skills of the players to a degree that other contests can't begin to match. Actually, it's a good thing that the really great golf tournaments don't come around but a few times each year. Anything beyond the strain evident in those occasional contests could be so dangerous to the psyches of some players that they might very well have short golf careers.

The world's golf season doesn't begin until the Masters Tournament opens play at Augusta National in the first week of April. Until that time of year, golf tournaments have been fun to watch and even seemed to illuminate which players were mastering their craft to really compete for the famed Green Jacket. It's when the Saturday round is over, and the field has shaken out to leave a few who have a chance to take the Masters title, that the real contest begins. And it isn't on the golf course. It's in the players' minds where the real struggle takes place. It's Greg Norman in 1996 watching a six-shot lead on Sunday give way to the steady play of Nick Faldo. It's Scotsman Sandy Lyle serving haggis at the Champions' dinner in 1989. It's Tiger Woods winning his first Masters and crying on his father's shoulder after dropping his last putt. It's just the Masters.

Next on the list of great tournaments is the U.S. Open Championship. It’s held at various golf courses in America, and is known for how difficult the USGA can set a course for play. The real rough begins at two inches, a little further in it’s four inches, and beyond that even a hay mower would have trouble getting through it. U.S. Open officials don't like their tournament being roughed up by par breaking players. On Sunday, the pin placements are in their toughest positions and the greens are slick as glass.

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