Getting To Know: Bully Pulpit Golf Course
An Insightful Interview With Casey Moen, PGA Head Golf Professional
By Brian Weis
Whether you have played a course 20+ times a year or looking to play the course for the first time, insights from an insider can help enhance your golf experience. Below is an interview with Casey Moen who shares some valuable tidbits about the course, memorable holes and must eats and treats at the 19th.
Give Our Readers An Overview of the Golf Course/Property
Bully Pulpit Golf Course is located 3 miles south of an the old western town of Medora, ND. This unique layout is stuffed right in the middle of the North Dakota Badlands adjacent to the Theodore Roosevelt National Park.
If Someone Was Looking To Golf In The Area, Why Should They Play Your Course?
Bully Pulpit Golf Course is truly a one of a kind layout. A Top 100 Public Golf Course in America by Golf Digest, this 18 hole venue will have you coming back every summer. We pride ourselves on our customer service and quality of experience. Bully Pulpit Golf Course gives you a 5 Star golf experience in an old west setting.
What Tips or Local Knowledge Would You Provide To Help Them Score Better At Your Course?
Use you yardage book to take advantage of the big parts of the fairway. Keeping it in the short grass is must at Bully Pulpit Golf Course. With generously wide fairways and accepting greens, this gives you an opportunity to score better than ever.
Recent Awards or What You Are Most Proud About The Course?
Top 100 Greatest Public Courses in America by Golf Digest 2013/14
#1 New Affordable Golf Course by Golf Digest 2006 Top 50 Most Fun Courses to Play by Golf Digest 2012
What Is The Signature, Most Talked About, or Most Photographed Hole?
Hole #15, named 'Bully Pulpit', is a Par 3 and our signature hole. Ron Whitten of Golf Digest says "The 15th is one of the greatest par 3's I've ever played. The tee and green is separated by 100 feet of canyon below and is also the highest point on the golf course. This scenic overlook is every cameraman's dream.
What Is Your Favorite Hole? Any Tips to Play It?
Hole 17 is a tricky par 5 with many ways to play. With a strip of fairway bunkers splitting two fairways the longer hitting can let 'er rip while the conservative playing can choose the left or right fairway. Your second shot is a layup to a generous fairway while going for the green in two is nearly impossible with a hidden green along Davis Creek. Watch out for an additional fairway bunker 90 short of the green and right in your layup landing area. A precise 3rd shot to a tricky green will give you a look at birdie or an easy two putt par.
This hole is my personal favorite as the tee box sits 100 feet above the fairway below. Such a great view and so many ways to play the hole.
Must Have Dish or Drink after the round at the 19th Hole?
We have customers drive hundreds of miles just for a burger at the Sagebrush Grill. Top your experience off with a cold drink overlooking the venue on our patio will make the hairs on your neck stand up.
Who Holds Course Record and What Was Their Score?
No course record has actually ever been recorded.
Back Tee Stats
Bully Pulpit Golf Course
3731 Bible Camp Road
Medora, ND, 58645
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About: Brian Weis
Brian Weis is the Publisher of GolfTrips.com, a network of golf travel and directory sites including GolfWisconsin.com, GolfMichigan.com, ArizonaGolfer.com, GolfAlabama.com, etc. Professionally, Brian is a member of the Golf Writers Association of America (GWAA), International Network of Golf (ING), Golf Travel Writers of America (GTWA), International Golf Travel Writers Association (IGTWA) and The Society of Hickory Golfers (SoHG). In 2016, Brian won The Shaheen Cup, an award given to a golf travel writer by his peers.
All of his life, Brian has been around the game of golf. As a youngster, Brian competed at all levels in junior and high school golf. Brian had a zero chance for a college golf scholarship, so he worked on the grounds crew at West Bend Country Club to pay for his University of Wisconsin education. In his adult years, his passion for the game collided with his entrepreneurial spirit and in 2004 launched GolfWisconsin.com. In 2007, the idea for a network of local golf directory sites formed and GolfTrips.com was born. Today, the network consists of a site in all 50 states supported by national sites like GolfTrips.com, GolfGuide.com and GolfPackages.com. It is an understatement to say, Brian is passionate about promoting golf and golf travel on a local, regional, national and international level.
On the golf course, Brian is known as a fierce weekend warrior that fluctuates between a 5-9 handicap. With a soft fade, known as "The Weis Slice", and booming 300+ drives, he can blast it out of bounds with the best of them.
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