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Wilf Woods | Golfing when tees were made of sand

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The Alta Lake golf course is getting a lot of attention after the big fire.

Golf has been an attraction in Okanogan County for a long time.

Back in the late 20’s, Okanogan had a sand green course on 40 acres a mile south of town.

Carl Cleveland, reporter for the Okanogan weekly from 1927-30, described it in his booklet ‘Scraps from a Hellbox.’

No fancy watering system there. He said, “we got our watering all at once — four…

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