Plan your trip to Minnesota
When you think of Minnesota during the winter months, it is difficult to consider this state a golf hotbed. However, when the summer months roll around, a golf trip to Madden’s on Gull Lake or Grand View Lodge set against the beauty of central Minnesota will not only challenge you golf game, but will also offer breathtaking views from Hole 1 to Hole 18. If you are looking for championship level courses, head to the Twin Cities area. Here you will find Hazeltine National Golf Club (home of the 2016 Ryder Cup) and Interlachen CC (host of a U.S. Open, U.S. Women’s Open, and U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship among other events).
Featured Golf Resorts and Lodges in Minnesota
Enjoy the views of Sugar Lake as you hit the links at Sugarbrooke. This championship par-71 golf course incorporates 6,534 yards of rolling terrain with woods, water, bunkers and challenges for all skill levels. Townhouses situated right along the course are the perfect accommodations for group golf outings.
Golf enthusiasts are never too far from a day at the links when you stay at the South Pier Inn. Voted Minnesota's best public golf course by Golf Digest, the nearby Giants Ridge Golf and Ski Resort offers something for all levels of golfer. Frequenters of the fairway will love the challenging pin locations and everyone will appreciate the stunning...
Kavanaugh's offers discounts on some of the best golfing in the country. The 108 holes within 1½ miles include the Classic, rated in the top 20 courses by Golf Digest, and the Legacy, a natural, Audubon-endorsed course. Whether you're a beginner or a pro, there's a Minnesota golf course for you!
Golf enthusiasts of all ages will love a getaway at Cragun's on Gull Lake! Both of Cragun's 18-hole Legacy courses were awarded Golf Digest's 2008-2009 "Best Places to Play" with a 5-Star rating awarded to the Dutch Legacy and a 4 1/2-Star awarded to Bobby's Legacy. Only 23 other courses in the USA have received this prestigious 5-Star honor.
Here is a golfing experience that cannot be found anywhere else in the Midwest! With 63 holes of golf, from the historic Pine Beach East and West courses to The Classic at Madden's - the award-winning crown jewel of Midwest golf courses - to the Social 9, it's easy to find something for every skill level.
If you're looking for the perfect tee time, the 18-hole championship Pine Ridge Golf Club is only two miles away from the resort! Measuring 6,449 yards from the back tees, the course provides an excellent test for golfers of skill levels. Tee it up and take the Pine Ridge Challenge!
Though you may not realize it, but Minnesota is a state noted for its amount of golfers per capita! And a trip to the Brainerd Lakes area is no exception! Don't forget your clubs because the Brainerd Lakes area boasts 14 golf courses, making for a combined 207 holes of fairways and greens!
Golf enthusiasts will enjoy a great time on the greens at Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge! Featuring The Lakes, a championship 18-hole course, spread out over 100 acres and complete with two natural lakes, water plays a big role on 10 different holes. If you're looking for something a little quicker, there also Alec's 9-hole course to play!
Three nearby golf courses in Walker make Moonlight Bay Resort a golfer's getaway! LongBow Golf Club, Tianna Country Club and Wedgewood Golf Course are all located a short drive from the resort, and provide a test for golfers as well as plenty of breathtaking views of Leech Lake. It's the perfect place for your next golf vacation!
Your stay at Eagle Ridge includes discount coupons on green fees for Superior National Golf Course! Enjoy a challenging play and great views from your choice of canyon, river and mountain courses. Rates include eighteen holes and cart rental for a complete North Shore golf getaway!
When you are looking to have a competition outside of the fishing boats, test your golf skills at Oak Harbor Golf Course. This 18-hole, Par 72 layout features a scenic front nine, followed by a Scottish Links style back nine featuring a fairway bunker that is self Cyrus Resort proclaimed as the world's largest walleye attraction.
Lakecrest Resort puts you just minutes away from the best golf courses in the Detroit Lakes area. Here, you'll find nine championship courses including Thumper Pond and Forest Hills. The resort offers discounted programs to these incredible locations so you can enjoy a fun-filled day out on the greens!
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