Swede Hill Golf Course -
Buhl, Idaho

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PastureGolf.com Play links style Pasture Golf in Idaho at Swede Hill Golf Course. This privatey owned 3-hole course (with plans for expansion) features sand greens tucked into a sagebrush landscape. We welcome submissions of pasture golf courses to this pasture golfers' directory.


Photos courtesy of Dave Erickson

Swede Hill Golf Course features native shrubs and wild flowers, still in bloom during mid-May. Plans are to expand the course from 1 "brown" with three pin positions to 3 "browns" with a total of 9 pin positions. According to owner, Dave Erickson, Swede Hill serves two purposes: golf entertainment and to form a fire break to prevent potential brush fire danger.

Swede Hill Golf Course

Name of Course: Swede Hill Course
Address: 1445 River Road, Buhl, ID 83316
Phone: 208 543 5452
Contact: David Erickson
Fees: None (donations only)
Number of Holes: 3
Yardage: 1095
Par:   27
Season: Year Round (weather permitting)
Course Type: Links style, sand greens positioned in sagebrush
Year Built: 2001
Facilities & Amenities: Free golf for the asking
Events: Spring Couples Tournament
Reason for submitting course: To share and receive information
Swede Hills three sand traps: left, center and to the right.
From Swede Hill looking across Snake River (hidden by trees) to 18-hole Clear Lake Country Club.
From "brown" looking to hillside. There are four T-boxes up there from 50 yards to 165 yards.
The "brown". Pin positions circled by garden hose enclosures. A shot landing inside is assumed a 1 putt for birdie.
View from the 50 yard T-box.

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