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I Page 4b Spring & Summer 1999 Big Stone Lake Region Vacation , Ortonville's 18-Hole Municipal Course g" golfers a beautiful view of Big Stone Lake Ortonville's Municipal Golf Course is an 18 hole golf club available to the public, offering, among other features, a great view of Big Stone Lake. The first nine holes of the course originated in 1922 on 61 acres east of Ortonville. In 1939, 86 acres were pur- chased overlooking beautiful Big Stone Lake for the develop- ment of a new course, located on Ortonville's nortbem border, just off Highway 75 on the Golf Course Road. In 1940, plans were formu- lated to build a clubhouse. Construction was completed in 1944 with the work contracted by WPA (Works Progress Administration). In construction of the club- house an Indian burial mound was discovered and moved from the site of the clubhouse to its present location, which is just north of the clubhouse structure. In 1974, the second nine holes of the course were estab- lished. Ortonville's new 18-hole golf course, as it stands now, was dedicated on Sept 1 I, 1977 and has been challenging golfers of all ages and abilities ever since. Beautiful additions to the course are granite benches built from rock that was quarried from local quarries and were donated by Ortonville and Big Stone City, SD families and businesses. Also, each hole is marked with a granite marker, displaying distances to the pin and other information. The Ortonville Public Golf Course offers 18 holes with watered fairways. The par 72 course has a scenic variety of par three, four, and five holes. Four ponds and treacherous bunkers add to the beauty and challenge of the CORrse. There are several golf tour- naments offered throughout the year for golfers of all ages, where the best of the best com- pete for cash and prizes. These include the Third annual Chamber Golf Tournament July 19 and the Couples Golf Tournament July 24-25. The beautiful historic club / /i;: GOLFERS OF ALL AGES AND ABILITIES can enjoy the majestic Ortonville Golf Course. The 18 hole course overlooks Big Stone Lake, and a variety of annual tournaments are held. house, which overlooks Big Stone Lake and is open seven days a week, includes a pro shop, noon luncheon specials and evening dinners along with snacks, pop and beer. The .pro shop has all the accessones that golfers need, including such name brands as Titelist, Wilson, Staff Titanium, Slazenger and Topflte. Rental carts and pull carts are also available. Golf balls, hats, gloves, tow- els and tees can also be pur- chased there. Soft spikes are required on the course, and are available at the pro shop also. Enjoy the delicious cooking and dine in style with linen nap- kins and tablecloths in the ele- gant dining room overlooking Big Stone Lake. Fresh baked rolls are served every Saturday and Sunday, and the snack bar, including Polish hot dogs and cold subs, is also open seven days a week. Noon lunches are served Monday through Saturday from 11 aan. - 2 p.m. and Wednesday and Thursday evenings. Also, a three meat Sunday buffet is served, with homemade deserts, homemade bread and other treats. According to Paul Tinklenberg, parks superinten- dent for Ortonviile, "The course is fun and challenging, yet the average golfer can still get a decent score if they can manage to hit the ball straight." To arrange for time spent at the breathtaking Ortonville Donna Johnson, Municipal Golf Course, call manager at (320) 839-3606. THE GOLF COURSE includes a pond with a bridge to challenge golfers at all levels of experience. SAPUTO C]tEESE USA INC. BIG STONE PLANT Leader in the curing, finishing and Big Stone City, SD 57216-0008 tckaging of aged cheese products. Phone 605-862-8131 I Page 4b Spring & Summer 1999 Big Stone Lake Region Vacation , Ortonville's 18-Hole Municipal Course g" golfers a beautiful view of Big Stone Lake Ortonville's Municipal Golf Course is an 18 hole golf club available to the public, offering, among other features, a great view of Big Stone Lake. The first nine holes of the course originated in 1922 on 61 acres east of Ortonville. In 1939, 86 acres were pur- chased overlooking beautiful Big Stone Lake for the develop- ment of a new course, located on Ortonville's nortbem border, just off Highway 75 on the Golf Course Road. In 1940, plans were formu- lated to build a clubhouse. Construction was completed in 1944 with the work contracted by WPA (Works Progress Administration). In construction of the club- house an Indian burial mound was discovered and moved from the site of the clubhouse to its present location, which is just north of the clubhouse structure. In 1974, the second nine holes of the course were estab- lished. Ortonville's new 18-hole golf course, as it stands now, was dedicated on Sept 1 I, 1977 and has been challenging golfers of all ages and abilities ever since. Beautiful additions to the course are granite benches built from rock that was quarried from local quarries and were donated by Ortonville and Big Stone City, SD families and businesses. Also, each hole is marked with a granite marker, displaying distances to the pin and other information. The Ortonville Public Golf Course offers 18 holes with watered fairways. The par 72 course has a scenic variety of par three, four, and five holes. Four ponds and treacherous bunkers add to the beauty and challenge of the CORrse. There are several golf tour- naments offered throughout the year for golfers of all ages, where the best of the best com- pete for cash and prizes. These include the Third annual Chamber Golf Tournament July 19 and the Couples Golf Tournament July 24-25. The beautiful historic club / /i;: GOLFERS OF ALL AGES AND ABILITIES can enjoy the majestic Ortonville Golf Course. The 18 hole course overlooks Big Stone Lake, and a variety of annual tournaments are held. house, which overlooks Big Stone Lake and is open seven days a week, includes a pro shop, noon luncheon specials and evening dinners along with snacks, pop and beer. The .pro shop has all the accessones that golfers need, including such name brands as Titelist, Wilson, Staff Titanium, Slazenger and Topflte. Rental carts and pull carts are also available. Golf balls, hats, gloves, tow- els and tees can also be pur- chased there. Soft spikes are required on the course, and are available at the pro shop also. Enjoy the delicious cooking and dine in style with linen nap- kins and tablecloths in the ele- gant dining room overlooking Big Stone Lake. Fresh baked rolls are served every Saturday and Sunday, and the snack bar, including Polish hot dogs and cold subs, is also open seven days a week. Noon lunches are served Monday through Saturday from 11 aan. - 2 p.m. and Wednesday and Thursday evenings. Also, a three meat Sunday buffet is served, with homemade deserts, homemade bread and other treats. According to Paul Tinklenberg, parks superinten- dent for Ortonviile, "The course is fun and challenging, yet the average golfer can still get a decent score if they can manage to hit the ball straight." To arrange for time spent at the breathtaking Ortonville Donna Johnson, Municipal Golf Course, call manager at (320) 839-3606. THE GOLF COURSE includes a pond with a bridge to challenge golfers at all levels of experience. SAPUTO C]tEESE USA INC. BIG STONE PLANT Leader in the curing, finishing and Big Stone City, SD 57216-0008 tckaging of aged cheese products. Phone 605-862-8131