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After a long winter, golf is back at some Minnesota courses

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After a long winter, golf is back at some Minnesota courses

Golfers are soaking in the warmer weather conditions during opening weekend at the driving range at River Oaks Golfing Study course in Cottage Grove, Minnesota. (FOX 9)

After months of snow and ice, opening weekend at the driving vary at River Oaks Golf Study course in Cottage Grove couldn’t come shortly sufficient for some golfers.

“Minnesotans enjoy their golf. As soon as we opened, there was a line at the door and people ended up prepared to hit golf balls,” claimed director of golf Scott Anderson. 

“It’s a enjoyable season, I cannot hold out. We are starting off off at the class right here. I’m hitting some balls with my father,” mentioned Charlie Parks from Hastings. 

Anderson tells FOX 9 the driving variety was packed for the majority of the day on Saturday, forcing some individuals to wait for an open bay. 

Navigating the ups and downs of the temperature is just portion of the career of managing a golfing study course in a point out like Minnesota. 

“You often have to be on your mobile phone, examining the weather conditions and be completely ready for just about anything!” stated Anderson. 

Scott Anderson, golf director at River Oaks (FOX 9)

If it does end up snowing once again, the array will close back again down until finally it all melts. And considering the fact that there is continue to some snow lingering on shady portions of the study course, persons usually are not able to engage in 18 holes just but. 

“We stay in Minnesota, so you never ever know what Mom Nature has in store, but if the temperature cooperates much more like this, we will be open up quite shortly,” explained Anderson.

Sunny with previously mentioned typical highs in the 50s on Saturday, March 19! (FOX 9)

Quite a few other driving ranges and golfing classes throughout the state ended up open up on Saturday. 

If you want to hit the hyperlinks, you can come across a checklist of all the open up classes on TwinCitiesGolf.com

Kevin Unterreiner, the president of TwinCitiesGolf.com tells FOX 9 a lot more than 10,000 persons are checking his website every single day for opening dates. 

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