PHOTO: Take a look at the Snoopy-shaped bunker at a Minnesota golf course
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PHOTO: Take a look at the Snoopy-shaped bunker at a Minnesota golf course

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A couple of years after "Peanuts" creator Charles Schultz died in 2000, his widow, Jean, flew from California to spend time in her late husband's hometown of St. Paul, Minn., seeing the sights that helped shape Schultz into the artist behind cultural icons like Charlie Brown and Snoopy. One of those sites was Highland National Golf Course, where Schultz not only played golf but grew up there as a caddie.

So when the course closed in Fall 2012 for renovation -- right around the time of her tour -- course officials decided to honor the cartoonist with a set of bunkers shaped in the outline of Snoopy. The Snoopy bunker, one of 38 added in that renovation, stands out on the 15th hole


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