Mystic Lake Casino Hotel – A Golf And So Much More Resort

When the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community purchased a course called Lone Pine in 2002, they didn’t do so just to own a golf course. They did it because they wanted to redesign that design into one of the best golf courses, not only in the Twin Cities, but in all of Minnesota.

The Economic Clout Of Golf Tourism

Golf is big business. It represents a healthy slice of the discretionary spending pie which is driven by an ever-growing player base who have taken a recent shine to the game.

Land O’Lakes Legends Classic Field Announced

The official legends field for the 2021 Land O’Lakes Legends Classic Presented By The Meadows at Mystic Lake scheduled for August 5-7, 2021, has been announced.

Apps, Apps, And More Golf Apps

Saturday night, after a tough day on the golf course, the Psychic is replaying his round. Six fairways hit. Seven GIR. Thirty-four putts. No wonder he had 87.

It’s All About Impact – Club Path

The club’s path is the direction of the swing through impact relative to the target line. The direction of clubface relative to the path at impact creates the curve of the golf ball

Wild Marsh Golf Club – One Of America’s Best Municipal Golf Courses

Charlie Desrosiers, who lives in Rochester, has driven up to Buffalo every year, just to play Wild Marsh. “I don’t know if the people of Buffalo know how lucky they are,” he said.

Open To The Links At Northfork

Did the breezes, bunkers, and rolling hills of this year’s British Open at Royal St. George’s inspire you to play a wee bit of links golf? If that’s the case, there is no better place than The Links at Northfork in Ramsey.

The Gimme Game?

Imagine, how many times you would have made a hole-in-one if the cup was six feet wide? Feel that smile growing on your face, that will happen every time you play a SmartPin par-3 hole.

Open To The Links At Northfork

Open To The Links At Northfork

Did the breezes, bunkers, and rolling hills of this year’s British Open at Royal St. George’s inspire you to play a wee bit of links golf? If that’s the case, there is no better place than The Links at Northfork in Ramsey.

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Golden Gopher Hills

Golden Gopher Hills

My first Gopher Hills experience was a mind-and-eye opener – entirely in the most positive way. I’m not proud of this, but I was a bit reluctant to go.

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Enjoy Golf In The Capitol City

Enjoy Golf In The Capitol City

Golf is alive and well in St. Paul these days, with three unique and challenging courses, golfers have options to challenge them all summer long. In this issue, we look at two of the courses that are run by Foursome Golf Management – Como and Phalen Park.

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Dutch Cragun’s Latest Coup As Lehman Returns!

Dutch Cragun’s Latest Coup As Lehman Returns!

From The Classic to Deacon’s Lodge to The Pines and Preserve to Golden Eagle, and ultimately The Legacy Courses at Cragun’s, one could argue the strengths and weaknesses of the of each resort’s “signature course” to see who would be crowned BEST of the BEST in the Brainerd Lakes area. 

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Is Hollis Cavner The Luckiest Man In Golf?

Is Hollis Cavner The Luckiest Man In Golf?

Hollis Cavner is the CEO of Pro Links Sports, which is an event management and corporate hospitality company that manages many PGA TOUR, PGA TOUR Champions events along with several major corporate events.

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Golf That Matters

Golf That Matters

All PGA TOUR events are notable for their charitable contributions. In fact, local charities are the single biggest benefactor at any TOUR stop.

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Things To Do At The 3M Open

Things To Do At The 3M Open

The 3M Open offers five different types of experiences for spectators. Golf Fanatics, Foodies, Socialites, Families and Science lovers are provided with a wide range of choices.

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The Economic Clout Of Golf Tourism

The Economic Clout Of Golf Tourism

Golf is big business. It represents a healthy slice of the discretionary spending pie which is driven by an ever-growing player base who have taken a recent shine to the game.

read more
Apps, Apps, And More Golf Apps

Apps, Apps, And More Golf Apps

Saturday night, after a tough day on the golf course, the Psychic is replaying his round. Six fairways hit. Seven GIR. Thirty-four putts. No wonder he had 87.

read more
It’s All About Impact – Club Path

It’s All About Impact – Club Path

The club’s path is the direction of the swing through impact relative to the target line. The direction of clubface relative to the path at impact creates the curve of the golf ball

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Mastering The Art Of Putting

Mastering The Art Of Putting

Distance control is the most important element in putting. With good distance control a higher percentage of makeable putts are made, and the chance of three putting is greatly reduced.

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Set-Up And Swing Dependence

Set-Up And Swing Dependence

To see lasting improvement in golf (or any other field for that matter) relevant understanding must become the ultimate goal. Do you understand the importance of developing your best set-up?

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Dad’s Day Bevis

Dad’s Day Bevis

As we head into the month of June, and our weather finally turns true to its season, we know we can prepare to gear up for a few things – more time for grilling outside and more libations for pairing!

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Going Green

Going Green

Everywhere you turn these days, producers from every label are touting ‘organic’. From cereal to mac n cheese, wine, and into the world of liquor. But have we really ever stopped to think about what all of this labeling really means?

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Beyond Chardonnay And Pinot Grigio

Beyond Chardonnay And Pinot Grigio

According to the country’s most recent wine industry reports, Americans really only consume approximately four grapes. Considering there are over 10,000 varieties of wine grapes in the world, we have a considerable way to go before we can begin to categorize ourselves oenophiles.

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Going Green

Going Green

Everywhere you turn these days, producers from every label are touting ‘organic’. From cereal to mac n cheese, wine, and into the world of liquor. But have we really ever stopped to think about what all of this labeling really means?

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Perfectly Pairing Your ‘Reds’

Perfectly Pairing Your ‘Reds’

It should come as no surprise that the instinctive wine choice for a mouthwatering pan seared or perfectly grill marked steak hot off the grill is red, but have you ever truly analyzed the exact choice of red grape when pairing to your favorite cuts of meat? I

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Golfers And Wine – A Perfect Blend

Golfers And Wine – A Perfect Blend

As many know we are fortunate to be hosting the 2016 matches of the Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National and the U.S. team is captained by golf professional, Davis Love III. A gentleman that not only shares great passion for the game of golf, but of another subject that happens to be quite near and dear to my own profession and passions, wine.

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Voyager Village – A Sort Of Golf Resort

Voyager Village – A Sort Of Golf Resort

Voyager Village is technically located in Danbury, Wisconsin on Birch Island Lake and surrounded by several other lakes. Though they claim their 5,200-acre property to be “Northwest Wisconsin” it feels more like an extension of Minnesota.

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Mystic Lake Casino Hotel – A Golf And So Much More Resort

Mystic Lake Casino Hotel – A Golf And So Much More Resort

When the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community purchased a course called Lone Pine in 2002, they didn’t do so just to own a golf course. They did it because they wanted to redesign that design into one of the best golf courses, not only in the Twin Cities, but in all of Minnesota.

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Breezy Point Resort – Top Of The List

Breezy Point Resort – Top Of The List

Everyone has their list… their list of places they love to stay… and of places they love to play. Such is the case for me with Breezy Point Resort and Deacon’s Lodge, right here in Minnesota.

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