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Ed Sheeran stops for a round of golf in Grand Forks, poses with young fans

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A golf course isn't the first place you'd go to if you wanted to meet an internationally-famous pop star.

But young golfers enjoying a round at the King's Walk Golf Course in Grand Forks, North Dakota, got the surprise of their lives when none other than multi-Grammy-nominated artist Ed Sheeran joined them on the fairways.

The friendly singer-songwriter took pictures with members of the club's youth golfers, which were then posted onto the King's Walk Golf Course Facebook page.

"It was an honor to have Ed Sheeran and his talented band golfing the King's Walk course and relaxing on the Eagle's Crest patio tonight," the golf club wrote.

The British performer, known for hits including "The A Team" and "Sing", stopped off in Grand Forks in between concerts in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and Winnipeg, Canada – as he tours to promote his second album.

"They came in and said they had a great time, and that they enjoyed the golf course immensely, which is pretty cool for us," Jay Kennedy, the manager of King’s Walk, told the Grand Forks Herald.

Jill Nelson, of the Grand Forks Park District, told the newspaper that after playing a round, Sheeran bought a few items from the pro-shop and then went and relaxed on the clubhouse patio. He was later spotted at the Texas Roundhouse ordering a steak.

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