The Story

Five miles from downtown Sioux Falls, on the bank of Slip Up Creek, a cow pasture eases out of winter. Snowdrifts melt into dormant native grass. Deer hurdle barbed-wire fences. Birds shriek from towering cottonwoods. Near a ramshackle farmhouse, 50 years abandoned, a landmark stands tall. A silo. T...
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Best of Both Worlds

Tom Jansa knows the local golf landscape like his own family tree. The executive director of the South Dakota Golf Association has done it all: Managed golf courses. Designed and built courses. Coached golf teams and standouts. He's a steward of the sport. Recently Jansa visited the state's top dest...
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Dream Big, Live Big

A simple gravestone in Woodlawn Cemetery marks an extraordinary life. Ralph J. Scoular lived 95 years and nine months — 1925-2020. The left side of the rectangular stone illustrates his World War II service in the US Army Air Corps. The right side shows a Sioux Falls project to which he contributed ...
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Get To Know: Lucas Schroder, Construction Manager

Lucas Schroder calls it a "sickness." Building a golf course from scratch may feel like a two-year marathon, but once you complete the mission? Once you finish that 10,000 piece jigsaw puzzle? You can't wait to do it again. Schroder, a general superintendent for Landscapes Unlimited's world-class co...
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DGR Engineering: "30 Topics, 6 To Go"

The call came in October 2022. Trent Bruce didn't know the topic of Danny Amundson's meeting request, but he had a hunch. A decade earlier, the DGR engineer had lived next door to Amundson. He knew Amundson as a golf fanatic and a visionary. Now Amundson wanted DGR Engineering's help to execute a pl...
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Mapleton Golf Club
2601 S Minnesota Ave
Suite 105-154
Sioux Falls, SD 57105