Golf Scorecard History 101, Minnesota
Balmoral GC to Brentwood GC
Flag of Minnesota
- Minnesotan baseball commentator Halsey Hal was the first to say 'Holy Cow' during a baseball broadcast.
- The Mall of America in Bloomington is the size of 78 football fields --- 9.5 million square feet.
- Minnesota Inventions: Masking and Scotch tape, Wheaties cereal, Bisquick, HMOs, the bundt pan, Aveda beauty products, and Green Giant vegetables
- The St. Lawrence Seaway opened in 1959 allowing oceangoing ships to reach Duluth.
- Minneapolis is home to the oldest continuously running theater (Old Log Theater) and the largest dinner theater (Chanhassan Dinner Theater) in the country.
- The original name of the settlement that became St. Paul was Pig's Eye. Named for the French-Canadian whiskey trader, Pierre "Pig's Eye" Parrant, who had led squatters to the settlement.
- The world's largest pelican stands at the base of the Mill Pond dam on the Pelican River, right in downtown Pelican Rapids. The 15 1/2 feet tall concrete statue was built in 1957.
- The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden is the largest urban sculpture garden in the country.
- The Guthrie Theater is the largest regional playhouse in the country.
- If GolfLink.com is correct there are nearly 600 courses in Minnesota.
More Blog Issues for Minnesota and Internet Links:
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993 Blog Postings
The total number of golf scorecard images on this site now equals 17,995
The total number of golf photographs on this site now equals 4,951
The total number of all photographs on this site now equals 14,776
Conway Farms GC, Illinois
Additions to Previously Blogged Scorecard Sequences
Ecuador, French Guiana, Gambia, Guinea, and Guyana Scorecards
My golf scorecard collection statistics as of today:
Total Minnesota = 1,950
Total USA = 94,066
Total Foreign = 45,090
Total Collection = 139,1456
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