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Driving Minnesota Week 13 Recap
Wed, Sep 15 2021

This is it. Week 13. The final write-up to an incredible summer. It has been my privilege to host the Driving Minnesota Golf Tour and embark on a quest to discover what makes Minnesota golf special.

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Driving Minnesota Week 12 Recap
Mon, Sep 6 2021

It was another wonderful week of golf on the Driving Minnesota Golf Tour. With one more week to go, I continued to focus on highlighting Minnesota’s rich golf history and phenomenal courses that make up the golf landscape.

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Driving Minnesota Week 11 Recap
Mon, Aug 30 2021

I love a lot of things about this job: the golf, the travel and the constant McDonalds I eat on the road. But when the tour is done, what I’ll remember most is the storytelling.

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Driving Minnesota Week 10 Recap
Mon, Aug 23 2021

If you’ve been following along the Driving Minnesota Golf Tour, then you know it was basically impossible to beat last week in terms of the quantity and quality of golf courses I was able to visit. But I think I may have done it. I’ll let you decide for yourself.

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Driving Minnesota Week 9 Recap
Fri, Aug 13 2021

I’m not sure if there are words to describe the week I just had on the Driving Minnesota Golf Tour. I played 13 golf courses in seven days, and while it’s been a long week of travel, I wouldn’t trade it for the world. The courses I played and the people I met exemplified Minnesota’s place as a top state in the world of golf.

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Driving Minnesota Week 8 Recap
Fri, Aug 6 2021

It’s hard to believe that we’re already eight weeks into the Driving Minnesota Golf Tour, but I guess time flies when you’re having fun.
 
I played six excellent courses this week all over the Twin Cities metro. On Sunday, I began my week with a visit to Majestic Oaks in Ham Lake before hopping down to Bunker Hills in Coon Rapids to play the course and check out the Minnesota Golf Hall of Fame. On Wednesday, I visited Prestwick Golf Club in Woodbury, followed by a Thursday round at Golden Valley Country Club. On Friday I played Victory Links in Blaine and closed the week Saturday at The Legends Club in Prior Lake.

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Driving Minnesota Week 7 Recap
Fri, Jul 30 2021

I played seven courses this week and the ones I visited each brought something unique to the table. On Monday, I began my week with a visit to Stonebrooke Golf Club in Shakopee before traveling to Dacotah Ridge Golf Club in Morton. I then visited Crow River Golf Club in Hutchinson before traveling back to the Twin Cities. I needed to take Wednesday off due to poor weather, but on Thursday I played Medina’s Baker National in the morning and Brooklyn Park’s Edinburgh USA in the afternoon. The week ended Friday with a morning round at the Minneapolis Golf Club and an afternoon round at Deer Run in Victoria.

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Driving Minnesota Week 6 Recap
Fri, Jul 23 2021

One of the most exciting weeks on the tour so far, I travelled 600 miles and played eight rounds of golf. The week started in southeast Minnesota with a visit to the Red WIng area where I visited Hidden Greens Golf Club in Hastings, Red Wing Golf Club, Mount Frontenac Golf Club, and The Jewel Golf Club. I then went up to Nisswa and visited Grand View Lodge where I played all 45 holes on property at The Pines and The Preserve. These courses were some of the most scenic on the tour.

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Driving Minnesota Week 5 Recap
Fri, Jul 16 2021

I had a lighter week of golf due to the weather, playing only three metro courses, but in sacrificing quantity I gained quality: Stillwater Country Club, Stoneridge Golf Club, and Royal Golf Club.
 

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Driving MN's "Where's Josh" Week 4 Blog
Fri, Jul 9 2021

It was another superb week for the MGA's Driving Minnesota Tour with Josh Miller, beginning with an appearance on KFAN’s Tee-to-Green Saturday morning golf show, where Josh spoke with the "Official, Unofficial Ambassador to Minnesota Golf" KFAN's own Dan Cole, aka, "The Common Man," about the MGA's social media tour. Check out the interview here at the 16-minute mark.

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Driving Minnesota Week 3 Recap
Fri, Jul 2 2021

I played nine courses and drove 600 miles this week on the Driving Minnesota Golf Tour, spending three days in the Detroit Lakes Area and playing three excellent metro courses.

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Driving Minnesota Week 2 Recap
Fri, Jun 25 2021

I hit seven courses this week totalling almost 400 miles of travel: Greystone, Minnewaska, Geneva, Alexandria, Atikwa, Albany, and Loggers Trail.

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Driving Minnesota Week 1 Recap
Fri, Jun 18 2021

Welcome to Week One of the Driving Minnesota Golf Tour! I opened the tour this week playing four courses in the metro area: Brookview, Braemar, Pioneer Creek, and Oak Marsh.

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