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Drive For Show, Putt For Dough: Golf Short Game Facility

Stashed away on the third floor of the Sanford Health Athletic Complex, the golf team has a proper short game facility to help find their touch on the green.

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Photos by Hillary Ehlen

For too long, the NDSU golf team would approach its first tournament of the spring as a way to get into golf shape. With the frozen winters in Fargo, it was impossible for the team to get realistic practice on their short game. Now, stashed away on the third floor of the Sanford Health Athletic Complex, the golf team has a proper short game facility to help find their touch on the green.

“We’ve been practicing for a month without seeing a golf course, and I feel like our players are all in mid-season form.” – Matt Johnson, Women’s Golf Head Coach

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“It is exciting to have our Bison golf short game area completed. We can now simulate chipping and putting in a way that really benefits our student-athletes.” – Steve Kennedy, Men’s Golf Head Coach

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12 – The 2,500 square-foot facility has 12 holes for Bison golfers to shoot at from various angles and distances.

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Anatomy

Opened – 2018
Teams – Golf
Size – 2,500 square-feet

Features
The surfaces inside the facility include a sand-infilled putting turf and chipping turf.

There are two sets of chipping turf that was installed by Accelerated Green Works, Inc. One is 3/8 inch fairway turf and the other is a one-inch rough.

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