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Black Bear course is beautiful, player-friendly


August 23, 2019

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The Black Bear golf course opened July 7, 2003. The first foursome to golf on the course included Steve Defoe, Charlin Diver, Fred Petite, and Chuck Smith.

It's a fact: most golfers don't like being in sand traps or hitting the ball out of these hazards. But, if you must, the Black Bear golf course in Carlton is the place to show off your skills, just like the professionals. Here, beautiful white sand from Georgia is, indeed, the same as the picturesque sand found in traps at Augusta National Golf Course - the home of the Masters Tournament.

The Black Bear golf course is located at the junction of Interstate 35 and Minnesota Highway 210. It is owned and operated by the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. Since August of 2010, Dan Walk...

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