Author: Vicki Oakes

#LoveWhereYouLive Ortonville – Golfing, of course!

During this time of social distancing and #StayHomeMN, we are reminded of the Staycation opportunities that surround us!  Golfing (this website’s favorite area asset) – a great way to get outside and take in that fresh air and boost your mental health! At this time, there are restrictions on the course that are directives from the Minnesota Governor, Tim Walz.  Currently, the Clubhouse is closed for dining & the restrooms are closed; however, you can pay for your green fees at the Clubhouse window by debit cards, credit cards, and checks (sorry, no cash payments at this time)  during 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.    Link to the 2020 Fee Schedule As of today, rental carts are available! –  They are sanitized and ready to go.  Please be patient as they do need to be sanitized after every use.  And a reminder that it is one person per cart unless you are a family unit that is currently living together (this is also a requirement of personal carts). Please watch our website for updates – …

Course Opens 4/18/2020 with Restrictions

Please watch this website for any updates/changes to the restriction policy.  Thank you! Ortonville Golf Course Opening 4/18 – Practice safe social distancing at all times before, during, and after play. -Bring your own antibacterial wet wipes before, during, and after play. – Clubhouse facilities and all on-course bathrooms will be closed. – Green Fees will be accepted over the phone or at the clubhouse (checks and cards only) – Rental Carts will NOT be available. – Member Carts: 1 rider per cart unless a spouse or of the same household. – Do not touch or pull flagsticks. Do not tamper with hole liner. – Be aware that you may be scrutinized by the public and media watching for golfers ignoring COVID-19 safety protocols. VIOLATION OF RULES WILL RESULT IN IMMEDIATE LOSS OF GOLF PRIVILEGES.

2019 OLGA Annual Summary

2019 OLGA Article: The Ortonville Ladies Golf Association (OLGA) wrapped up their 2019 season with an end of the year banquet held at the clubhouse on August 28.  The banquet featured a fashion show by Let ‘Em Buck, owned by Joanie Hills, and included 5 runway models from the league. The league included 11-week team play competition with 20 two-person teams and two individual tournaments.   Winners of the 18 Hole Team Play were:  First place:  Kris Radermacher and Betty Reinke, Second place: Denise Frette and Melanie Wiegman, Third place: Beth Mueller and Sharon Kirchberg.  Winners of the 9 Hole Team Play were:  First place:  Jan Eifealdt and Shirley Kindt, Second place: Deb Barnhardt and Lori Larson, Third place: Raquel Martinez and Karol Scherer, Fourth place:  Missy Gronholz and Nikole Kehnle.  Winners of the OLGA Championship were:  First place:  Jodi Lockwood, Second place:  Dawn Hughes, Third place: Melanie Wiegman.    The league also held a handicap tournament on August 21.  Winners of the 18 Hole Handicap First Flight First place:  Jodi Lockwood; Second Flight First place: Chris …