Another season of ice-golf coming to an end in Minnesota
As I write this, Old Man Winter is expelling one last, violent, frigid gasp over the good folks and ardent golfers in Minnesota. But as they look forward hopefully to the coming regular golf season, they will also be looking back over yet another ice-golf season come and gone.
As reported last month, the silver anniversary of the Chilly Open was played this past season on the frozen Lake Minnetonka. And true ice-golfers will have to wait another year for the pallid, virginal, icy fairways to form again. Until then, let us relive the 25th Chilly open through some pictures sent to us by Arik Nordby of BogeyPro Golf.
The average drink cart has nothing on this bar-on-skids that helped quench golfers’ thirst at the Chilly Open.
I think I’m going to install a grill on my golf cart this summer….
To paraphrase Twain: The Chilly Open is a good case of frostbite spoiled.
Thanks, guys, and may the coming spring bring you half as much fun on the grass as the past winter did on the ice.
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