For many of you, this will be your first round of the year. So we’ve decided to help you prepare. Below Dr. Michael Hurzdan, the designer of Bully Pulpit Golf Course, gets you ready for your round by letting you into his head — as he describes what went into the designing of Bully Pulpit’s front nine.
You can use this information to help you shoot your best score on Bully Pulpit. By taking advantage of the front nine’s easy par threes, and the reachable par 5 fourth, you set yourself up for a great round — but be prepared, because once you make the turn and head up into the Badlands, the golf gets very, very interesting.
Tee Time Reservations Now Open for Prestigious Course in the Heart of the Badlands
(Medora, ND) – Bully Pulpit Golf Course, set in the rugged North Dakota Badlands, is officially set to open for play next week, beginning on Wednesday, April 8, weather permitting. Tee times for the entire golfing season are now available for individual and group play.
A relatively mild winter and a string of above average temperatures meant that grounds crews had excellent time to get the course in playing condition, allowing Bully Pulpit to open sooner than previous years.
Early season rates, which start at just $49 and continue until May 1, also provide players with the best value of the year.
If you’ve got a golf tournament coming up, you’ll want to watch these three tips from Bully Pulpit PGA Professional Casey Moen! They’ll help you hit you hit straight drives, piercing irons and escape the sand trap in one swing!
The first ever “Battle at Bully Pulpit” is in the books! Hosted by the Dakota Junior Golf Association, the tournament kicked off with a skills challenge on Saturday and finished up on Monday with the top finishers in each age group getting an invitation to the World Masters of Junior Golf later this summer in Las Vegas! Read on to see who won and check out a special highlight video! READ MORE »
Bully Pulpit made its first TV appearance this year in the new North Dakota Tourism ad campaign-and it tells a great story. After I watched it, I got to thinking about golf stories and how everybody has one.
But before I show you the video, here’s one of my favorite golf stories.
It goes back to may 15th, 2005. I was fifteen and in my sophomore year of high school. My dad and I were playing a mid-afternoon round at a golf course in Minot. Like many of you, my father got me started in golf and I always cherish rounds with him, even though at this time I hadn’t beaten him. Although I had come close many times, victory had eluded me because his trash talking always got into my head. READ MORE »