The Links of North Dakota offers a terrific golfing experience for golfers of all ability levels. The front nine offers dramatic views of Lake Sakakawea, while the back has beautiful landscapes with the lake in the distance. Experience links style golf in the heartland of America. Play Golf in it’s Purest Form. Our tees are numbered from 1-5 and not gender specific so that players from all abilities will enjoy their day at the links. The 5 tees are rated for 0-5 handicaps, 4 tees – up to 12 handicaps, 3 tees up to 24 handicaps, 1 or 2 tees for those shorter hitters or higher handicaps. Forced carries are limited on shorter tees so enjoy the Links of North Dakota today…a top 100 Golf Course in the United States in the Heart of the Bakken Oilfield area! View our Scorecard!
With your opening tee shot, avoid the left fairway bunker. A slight downhill approach shot requires less club to gently front back sloped green.
A blind tee shot should be played over the center fairway bunker. Your short approach shot must avoid the four greenside bunkers. With two good shots, a birdie 3 is a definite possibility on this small green. Don’t forget to enjoy the magnificent view of Lake Sakakawea.
Distance control on this short par three is a must to avoid the five bunkers that surround this green.
This short, uphill par five gives players an excellent chance at birdie. Aim down the middle of the fairway as most shots kick left, giving players a clear view of the flag for their second shot. A carefully placed shot to the green is a must on this multi-tiered green.
Position your tee shot about 20 yards left of the fairway bunker. Concentration can be difficult on your approach shot as the stunning beauty of the Lake Sakakawea beyond the green can distract even the best golfer. An approach shot missed left will make for a tough up-and-down.
Playing this hole into a west or northwest wind is brutal. Favor the left center of the fairway off the tee. You will need more club as your approach shot plays uphill to a long, narrow green. Approach shots missing right of the green usually kick toward the green avoiding the trouble on the left.
Aim your tee shot at the left edge of the first left fairway bunker. Take plenty of extra club as your approach shot plays uphill to a wide and interesting green.
Hitting the green with your tee shot, even if it leaves a long putt, gives players a realistic chance for par. Unless the hole is located in the bowl of th green, slightly over the green is usually better than short.
Aim your tee shot between the right greenside bunker and the right fairway bunker. Missing the fairway right is better than left. If your ball avoids the fairway bunkers, you have another good chance at birdie. A short approach shot is played to a long two-tiered green.
On this dogleg right par five, your tee shot can be driven down the center of the fairway toward the bushes in the distance. Depending on your drive, your second shot can be played at the green but the safer play is to aim down the fairway to the corner. Native grasses and long narrow greenside bunker present problems for approach shots right and short the green.
Take enough club on the shortest par three on the course. Shots landing on the left side of the green will funnel toward the center. A big pot bunker will swallow most of the green. Hit the green in regulation and you will record many pars.
Admire the breath-taking view of Lake Sakakawea as you position your tee shot between the fairway bunkers. Most tee shots kick left giving you a clear view of the green. Approach shots missed left will provide a tough challenge for par.
This short, uphill par four with the narrowest fairway on the course plays tougher than it looks.Carrying your tee shot to the top of the hill is a must in order to have a short approach with a view of the flag. Be aware of the hole location, as green is long and narrow with bunkers right and gathering area left of the green.
Favor the right center of the fairway while avoiding fairway bunkers to have any view of the green on your approach shot. A tough up and down awaits you if you miss the green short and left. The green slopes from back to front providing quick downhill putts.
Position your tee shot down the left center of the fairway to have the shortest distance for your approach shot. A slight downhill approach shot requires less club and must be missed left of the green, not right, as trouble awaits.
Try to favor the left center of the fairway on this wide and inviting fairway. An accurate approach shot is necessary not only to avoid the bunker short and right of th green but also to give you a chance at birdie on this undulating and challenging green.
The dramatic, downhill par 3 plays much shorter than the yardage on the scorecard. An errant tee shot to the left almost guarantees at least a bogey, while pars can be made if you miss short and right of the green.
Depending on the wind direction, this finishing hole can be challenging. Getting your tee shot to the fairway can sometimes be the most challenging shot. Staying in the fairway throughout the hole is imperative if you want a reasonable chance at reaching the green in regulation. A large green guarded by bunkers awaits your approach shot.