If golf is your game, the Thief River Golf Club is a course you don’t want to miss. Located on Highway 32 just north of Thief River Falls along the winding banks of the Thief River; this picturesque, par 72, 18-hole course features 6,336 yards of golf. The course rating is 70.5 and it has a slope rating of 120. Planning, fund-raising and numerous hours of volunteer labor went into building the original nine-hole course in the 1920s. Sixty years later, that pioneer spirit was rekindled as club members completed an additional nine holes in 1993. The clubhouse, built in 1969, has recently been remodeled. In addition to offering the usual amenities,the clubhouse includes a large second-floor banquet facility excellent for community events, wedding receptions or dances While waiting for a tee time, golfers can loosen up on the driving range, sharpen their skills on the practice greens or browse through the fully stocked pro shop. Among its offerings are an assortment of clubs, clothing items and accessories as well as snacks and beverages. Visitors will also find a number of “old pros” at the course – long-time members eager to share advice and a golf story or two along with a friendly staff to accomodate your needs. For more information about the Thief River Golf Club, call (218) 681-2955.