Construction will start this week at the new course for the Minot Country Club in North Dakota.
Architect Jim Engh has designed the new course, which will replace the one built in 1928, and destroyed by flooding from the Souris River in 2011. A group of the club's members acquired property for the new course and hired Engh to design it.
Engh's crew will break ground on 17 July. The new course will feature major elevation changes and will run through natural valleys and over streams. It is expected to open in late 2014.
“The groundbreaking of the new Minot Country Club, marks the beginning of a new chapter in our club's history, and also for the community of Minot,” said board member Mark Hildahl. “We are excited for this day and are even more excited for the opening of what will become one of the most inspiring club openings in the region, if not the country.”
Management firm OB Sports will run the new course.