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Hunters Ridge Golf Course
319/377-3500
2901 Hunters Ridge Rd
Marion , IA
Type
Public
# of Holes
18

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Hunters Ridge Golf Course
(319) 377-3500
2901 Hunters Ridge Rd
Marion, IA
 
Cedar Rapids Country Club
(319) 362-4878
550 27th Street Dr SE
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Elmcrest Country Club
319/363-7980
1000 36th St Ne
Cedar Rapids , IA
Type
Private
# of Holes
18

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St. Andrews Golf Club
319/393-9915
1866 Blairs Ferry Rd Ne
Cedar Rapids , IA
Type
Semi-Private
# of Holes
18

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Olde Indian Creek Country Club
319/377-4489
2401 Indian Creek Rd
Marion , IA
Type
Private
# of Holes
9

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Squaw Creek Golf Course
319/377-8433
Hwy 13
Marion , IA
Type
Public
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Herman Thompson

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Twin Pines Golf Course
319/286-5583
3800 42nd St Ne
Cedar Rapids , IA
Type
Public
# of Holes
18

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Cedar Rapids Country Club
319/362-4878
550 27th St Se
Cedar Rapids , IA
Type
Private
# of Holes
18

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The Nursery and Landscape Guide to Responsible Pest Control: Professional Edition
P.O. Box 3064
Cedar Rapids, 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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