Jeff Osterfeld, owner of the Batavia, Ohio golf course, bought Duff and Divot last year, letting them roam on four acres between holes No. 1 and 10. “I knew it would be a big spectacle…[it] adds to the allure of the place,” Osterfeld said.
“We do our best to get them out of play, or haze the bison into areas where they won’t be an issue with the golfers,” says Jeff Jenson, assistant superintendent for the Jackson, Wyo., golf course. “Ultimately, our motto is ‘wildlife has the right-of-way.’ “