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Water, woods are par for this course


September 27, 2019

Steve Korby

The first green at the Moose Lake Golf Club is directly behind the welcome sign at the entry to the course.

Tucked a few miles west of the Moose Lake, on beautiful Sand Lake, is the Moose Lake Golf Club.

Established in 1929, this nine-hole club is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year. For my Carlton County Golf Course update, I interviewed club manager Josh Gamst.

According to course history, Moose Lake Golf Club was originated by a banker (Richard Lewis), an attorney (Clayton Dodge), and a dentist (Elmer Williams). The three, along with community supporters, were able to purchase the Romanoski farm on the south shore of Sand Lake In 1929.

In designing the course, club leaders enlisted t...

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