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Bismarck, ND

Population: 71,750
Dan Koeck

Many people might not necessarily think of Bismarck, N.D., as a golfing hotspot, but it is home to some of the most challenging and scenic facilities this side of Scotland. One of the courses is championship quality and open to the public – Hawktree Golf Club – an 18-hole venue that measures 7,085 yards from the back tees. Other top golfing destinations include Riverwood Golf Club, a public course spanning 6,888 yards over 18 holes; and Apple Creek Country Club, a private venue measuring 6,638 yards. Bismarck is also home to Pebble Creek Municipal Golf Course and Tom O'Leary Golf Course.

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