User uShare Login | Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.

29° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options



 Winter Storm for November 30, 2015

Snow Outlook

Severe Weather

State Radar

Click here for local closings & delays

Send photos to

Storm Center Update



[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news


Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!


Golfers Signing Up For December Tee Times

November 30, 2012, 7:10 AM by Kellee Azar

Golfers Signing Up For December Tee Times

The golf carts are lined up, the clubs are out, and golfers are signing up for tee times in December.

It's a rare occasion for golfers in the region but it's the second year in a row that temperatures have allowed Elmwood Golf Course to open in December.

The golfers who get to begin teeing off Saturday morning are giving the course a tremendous boost.

"Well obviously we don't have any money budgeted so it's revenue that is unanticipated. But you know the days are so short.  It's not like a summer day or something like that but it sure helps," Dakota Golf Management President Tom Jansa said.

Jansa says they can open the course when temperatures reach 50 degrees or higher in the winter, which is pretty unusual.

"It's starting to become common play; this is the second year in a row. December golf has been pretty rare. I've been back 25 years and there were only two December golfs I think. So to have two in a row is pretty amazing," Jansa said.

Managers at Elmwood will evaluate the weather every weekend and make a decision whether to open.

There are still tee times available to tee off this weekend.  The course is scheduled to be open Saturday through Monday.

Previous Story

Next Story




View business

You may also like

Fired GEAR UP Worker Defends Stacy Phelps

11/24/2015 6:05 PM

When the state pulled its multi-million dollar GEAR UP contract from Mid Central Educational Co-Op in September, all the current GEAR UP workers were ...

Full Story | Watch
Bison Ranch Owner By Turner Gets Permit For Feedlot Addition

11/25/2015 1:35 PM

Stanley County commissioners have approved a feedlot at a bison ranch owned by media mogul Ted Turner.

Full Story
Great Western Bank Buys Home Federal For $140M

11/30/2015 3:37 PM

The combined companies are projected to have $11.3 billion in assets, $8.5 billion in loans and $8.6 billion in deposits.

Full Story
Cyber Monday Sales Bring Down Target Website

11/30/2015 10:03 AM

Target’s website went down during Cyber Monday shopping Monday morning.

Full Story
City Of Sioux Falls Buying Homes In Area that Floods

11/24/2015 6:05 PM

Homeowners have the option to voluntarily sell their house if they are concerned about flooding or if they have had problems with flooding. By tearing...

Full Story | Watch