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19 Must-Play Courses on the Lewis and Clark Golf Trail

Create legendary experiences along the Lewis & Clark Golf Trail. The diverse landscape and wide-open spaces provide a picturesque setting for the state’s premier golf courses.

Linton course
Linton Country Club

Quaint 9-hole, par-36 course features two long par-5s, including the 579-yard third hole.  

Cottonwood
Cottonwood Golf Club

Remember the days when you could walk onto a course and golf a whole round without someone yelling "Fore!"? That day is today at Cottonwood Golf Club in Steele. A 9-hole, par-34 layout.

Riverwood
Riverwood Golf Course

Challenging 18-hole layout in the cottonwoods along the Missouri River in Bismarck. True test to shot-making skills. The 7,000-yard course plays to a par-72. Look for deer among the quiet solitude of the woods.

Tom O'Leary course
Tom O'Leary Golf Course

It's not a long course, but this hilly course in the middle of Bismarck is a test of a skills. When do you lay up? When do you take a chance? How does this hill affect the distance? This 18-hole, par-69 course will leave you second-guessing yourself.

Pebble Creek
Pebble Creek Golf Course and Fore Seasons Center

This 9-hole, par-35 layout challenges golfers with a variety of elevation changes. Links-style course has water in play on five holes and large, quick greens.

Vardon
Vardon Golf Club

Features 18 meticulously crafted holes with a diverse range of challenges, an on-site pro shop, plus stunning views of the surrounding countryside; a premier golf destination in the Upper Midwest.

Golfing
Square Butte Creek Golf Course

Get your round started on the 9-hole, par-36 course with a par-three first hole that drops 100 feet from tee-to-green. Some holes with blind shots and elevation changes challenge all golfers. 

Painted woods
Painted Woods Golf Course

Great views, challenging holes - many with water to contend with - and undulating greens make this 9-hole, par-36 layout a true test. Beat the crowds in the larger cities and play all day at Washburn.

Riverdale
Riverdale Golf Club

Course offers spectacular views of Lake Sakakawea and includes artificial greens on a 9-hole, par-35 track.

Hazen course
Hazen Golf Course

The No. 1 handicap hole here is called the "shortest par-5 in North Dakota." It is, in fact, a par-3, 200-yard fifth hole with an extremely crowned green that makes it incredibly tough. The 9-hole course plays to a par 35. 

Black sands
Black Sands Golf Course

A 9-hole, par-35 course that gets its name from the black coal slag bunkers. Water and grass bunkers test your shot-making skills.

1130 Highway 49 S
Beulah, ND 58623
United States

Souris Valley
Souris Valley Golf Course

Offering over 6,500 yards to golf on, the expansive design of this 18-hole course integrates natural elements like water features and trees into rolling fairways and lush green; a blend of scenic beauty and challenging gameplay. 

Fox Hills
Fox Hills Golf Course

18-hole course with five different tee boxes to give players different views and distances. The course measures 6,980 yards for 18 holes and plays to a par 72.

Medicine Hole
Medicine Hole Golf Course

Great views of the Killdeer Mountains and surrounding area. The 9-hole, par-36 course measure 3,290 yards  and takes full advantage of the natural terrain, water and native grasses.

Edgewater
Edgewater Country Club

New Town lies between Van Hook Arm and the main body of Lake Sakakawea. On the shore of the lake like Edgewater Country Club, a 9-hole, par-36 course with a number of challenging holes.

Ray course
Ray Golf Course

An 18-hole, par-72  will that gives the longer hitter a chance to make an eagle or two, but only if they are willing to challenge small greens that test the best chipping and putting skills.

The Links
The Links of North Dakota

Nationally recognized links-style layout on the banks of Lake Sakakawea is a challenge for golfers of all skill levels. Water isn't a factor but 70-80 grass bunkers are. And have you challenged yourself in the legendary North Dakota wind? Course is 18 holes and par 72.

Heart River
Heart River Golf Course and Pro Shop

The scenic Heart River winds through this course, which actually is two courses in one: the more wide-open top side and tree-lined bottom with river in play on most holes. The 18-hole, par-72 course has one of the longest playing seasons in the state. 

Bully Pulpit
Bully Pulpit Golf Course

This 18-hole, par-72 course along the Little Missouri River and in the jagged buttes of the Badlands has been named No. 1 in Golf Digest's rating of "New Affordable Courses." Some holes play in woodlands, some in meadows and the most scenic high above the river in the Badlands.