Sand Hills Golf Club

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Sand Hills Golf Club

Architect: Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw
Year: 1995

36410 Sand Hills Road
Mullen, Nebraska 69152
(308) 546-2362

Course Access: Private

driving range available
motorized golf carts and caddies available
on-site accommodations


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Saying that Sand Hills Golf Club is remote is about the same as saying Bill Gates is rich.  Located in a town with a population of about 300 Sand Hills is just about as remote as they come and there is no better place for a golfer to “get off the grid” for a few days.  With its massive blowout style bunkers, rolling terrain and unkempt native fescue grasses, the golf course is to many of its highly manicured counterparts what the hippie entrepreneurs of silicon valley were to the traditional businessmen of the early 1970s . . . an unconventional exterior shell with something brilliant underneath.

Local Knowledge: Be sure to order a Sand Hills Mule at the bar and get your steak “Tuscan Style”.

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The Itinerant Golfer

Sand Hills Golf Club

I am originally from Nebraska having been born in Omaha and living there until I was 12 years old. Every summer when I was a kid my parents would load my brother and me into the family Chevette and drive west across the state, Clark Griswold style, as we made our way to Fort Robinson for vacation. Along the way we’d stop in small towns and at tourist attractions to see the sites of Nebraska. Many times we passed through portions of the sand hills region so when I started my Top 100 Golf Odyssey I was excited to finally have a reason to return to my roots after more than 25 years away. It was a trip I was anticipating for numerous reasons. As I sit here writing this, I’ve been physically home from my visit to Sand Hills Golf Club for about five days but I’m not sure my mind ever bothered to leave the property. It’s all I can think about. I’ve called every golf buddy I have just so I can talk about the place. I’m six courses behind with the postings on my website, but I’m so excited to get my thoughts down about Sand Hills that I’m putting all the others on ice for now. I’m not exactly sure what happened to me out there in the middle of Nebraska but there’s something there in those gigantic hills of sand that captivated me and gave me a peaceful sense of euphoria that I’ve never… More >