Pasture golf is a return to Scottish links style courses. Technique over technology, it makes golf both fun and affordable to play. Dinosaur Dunes Golf Club -
Shields, Kansas

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View from the tee box #17 / Green #18 at Dinosaur Dunes in Shileds, Kansas. Play Pasture Golf in Kansas at Dinosaur Dunes Golf Club. The fee is $125/year for unlimited play. We welcome submissions of pasture golf courses to this pasture golfers' directory.

Dinosaur Dunes Golf Club

Name of Course: Dinosaur Dunes Golf Club
Address: 1000 Pawnee Road, Shields, KS 67839
Phone: (620) 397-3511
Course Contact: Clayton "Cat" Davis
Fees: First three days $20 per day then $250 for a full year running March 15th - March 15th.
Number of Holes: 18
Yardage: 3643
Par:   63
Season: Year Round
Course Type: Buffalo Greens and Roughs
Year Built: 1988
Course Designer: C. Davis, D. Kuhlman, G. Strong (6, 7, 18)
Facilities & Amenities:
18 hole golf course, 7 fishing ponds/lakes, full service marina, camper/mobile home lot rental $400 + electricity, 4x4 trails, volleyball, croquet, camping, riding/rodeo arena.
Events: We no longer have the North and South Tournament. We do have unofficial tournaments during the summer and on the major summer holidays including Memorial Day, July 4th, and Labor Day.

Hole #14 at Dinosaur Dunes Golf Club

Grounds crew of Dinaosaur Dunes (Swede and Greg) posing at the entrance sign.

There are no golf carts provided by the club," Strong explained. "Some golfers will even use John Deere Gators, Quads, ATVs, or -- when it is really cold -- some will even drive their truck out on the course." - from Golf Course News, March 2002

Jerry (Big Daddy) Kirchoff and three dogs, Jade, JuJu and Jezebel.

The greenskeeper and the course pro Jerry "Big Daddy" Kirchoff at the 17th tee
November 2001.

Ron German trying to line up a putt with a little help from Reba, Jade and JuJu.

View from the tee box hole # 1 Dinosaur Dunes.

Jerry Kirchoff hitting his second shot from the tee box on hole # 2 Dinosaur Dunes. His first shot went into the wheat field on the extreme right.
Jerry Kirchoff teeing off on hole # 3 Dinosaur Dunes.
Larry "Swede" Fagerquist and Jerry "Big Daddy" Kirchoff posing July 22, 2006 on hole # 4 at Dinosaur Dunes.
Carts headed for the green on hole # 5
Jerry Kirchoff with son in law Jared Dacus, daughter Sasha Dacus and grandson Colten Dacus getting ready for their second shot on hole # 5 Dinosaur Dunes.
Teeing off on hole # 6 Dinosaur Dunes.

Teeing off on hole # 7 Dinosaur Dunes.










View of the green on hole # 7 from the tee box on hole #6 Dinosaur Dunes

Looking down Hole #8 at Dinosaur Dunes.
Jerry Kirchoff and JuJu waiting to putt on #9 at Dinosaur Dunes.
Putting out on #9 Dinosaur Dunes.
Larry "Swede" Fagerquist's first drive off the tee box on hole # 10 Dinosaur Dunes.
The tee box on hole # 11. Hole # 11 is where Greg Strong hit a hole in one, August 30th, 2000.
Hole # 12 from the tee box.
Jared Dacus checking out the green and new sand trap on hole # 12, Dinosaur Dunes.

View from the ladies tee box on hole # 13 Dinosaur Dunes.





View from the green on hole #13 Dinosaur Dunes

View from the tee box hole # 14 Dinosaur Dunes.










A group of regulars on the tee box of hole # 14 Dinosaur Dunes

View from the tee box hole # 14 Dinosaur Dunes.
Hole #15 at Dinosaur Dunes.
A view down hole #16 at Dinosaur Dunes.

View of the green hole #17 Dinosaur Dunes.


Dinosaur Dunes 17th Green and Hole #1 & #18 tee boxes

Hole #18 at Dinosaur Dunes.
Dinosaur Dunes #18 Green.

Photos of two of Dinosaur Dunes' regular golfers, Joe Heath and Larry "Swede" Fagerquist.





The gang, Ron German with dog Reba, Jerry "Big Daddy" Kirchoff and Larry "Swede" Fagerquist on the tee box hole # 6 Dinosaur Dunes.

Another photo of Greg Strong, Dinosaur Dunes' volunteer Greenskeeper in his new golf cart "the Silver Bullet".
Cat welcomes all golfers to come out and test their skill on Dinosaur Dunes Golf Course at Cat House Outdoor Recreation.

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