Nebraska is home to challenging and scenic courses that can turn any weekend outing with buddies into a memorable golf experience.

GolfNebraskaBlog is a place to see those stories and share your own. In the coming months, several avid golfers will be visiting some of Nebraska’s top public and semiprivate courses. They’ll join locals for 18 holes and share the fun right here! Our bloggers will write about the courses they play and the people they meet, as well as post photos and videos so you can get a taste of what it’s like to be there.

Ron Svehla: Wilderness Ridge feels like a resort

Wilderness Ridge Golf Course is a unique golf experience for southeast Nebraska. With the enormous log and stone lodge that houses the pro shop and restaurant, boulders prominently featured throughout the course, and thousands of pine trees, this feels like mountain golf. Wilderness Ridge is a par 71 that can play as short as 5100 yards or as long as 7100 yards, so the course is playable and challenging for all skill levels. From the…

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Ron Svehla: The Prairie Club

Nebraska is blessed with many great golf courses. In the past 20 years, more golf development has taken place in north-central and western Nebraska, and for good reason. This is the sandhills, a wonderfully broad expanse of rolling hills, native prairie grass, and sandy soil. When you view the terrain, you can easily envision a landscape littered with links-style golf courses. And that’s what Tom Lehman, Chris Brands, and Graham Marsh saw when they designed…

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Ron Svehla: Beatrice Country Club

Golfers traveling through Nebraska should make a point to stop and play Beatrice Country Club. This is truly one of the top courses in southeast Nebraska. Once you have a chance to play, you’ll understand why. BCC has a unique layout. It combines tight, tree-lined holes with open, links-style holes. Each nine starts in the trees, weaves out into open spaces, and finishes in the trees. And best of all…the course is seemingly always in…

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