The Tee Times Press Magazine’s Local Golf – Minnesota page delivers a variety of wonderful golf experiences covering the golf courses located in Minnesota. Articles for you to enjoy and learn about our local golf courses. Enjoy reading our articles on your favorite subject!
PEOPLE move the needle in golf, from visionary developers like Mike Keiser to architects like Jeff Brauer and players like you and me. But non-players like caddies can be just as important to game development—carving their own niche in the sport, making the game easier on the high end resort and PGA Tour level.
Much needed to change in and around the inaugural 3M Open at TPC Twin Cities. From course design to player security, from a free event to a paid event, almost everything about this event was different from the prior PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS event the 3M Championship.
Over the years I have been fortunate enough to have played in some really fun events. I have played in every type of event you can think of. Family tournaments, charity fundraisers, celebrity pro-ams, section pro-ams, professional tournaments.
One Men’s League evening in 1996 I took a ride around the course to see what was going on. Though we had Rangers on both nines… there were four foursomes waiting on #6 tee box. We had a problem with pace of play.
The Psychic exhaled in exhaustion when Matthew Wolff’s 27-foot putt found the bottom of the hole at the 3M Open. He knew that he was too tired to follow a playoff.
This month we are featuring Managing Partner/Owner of three golf courses Chris Sauer. Chris has his plate full of activities and family life. Striking that important balance between both.
So you think you can be a touring PGA TOUR golf pro!?? I love it when some of these X former athletes and soon to be retirees think that in their “next life” they will just pick up their golf clubs and play on PGA TOUR Champions.
With a 25-foot putt for birdie, Kate Smith of Detroit Country Club wins a two-hole playoff against Jasi Archarya for the Minnesota Women’s State Open Championship title at Southview Country Club.
With a 6-foot putt in a battle for par on 18, Brady Madsen ultimately won the 2019 Minnesota State Open Championship with a three-round total of 13-under par.
Experience spectacular and untamed natural beauty paired with unparalleled golf at Superior National at Lutsen. It’s on Minnesota’s North Shore of Lake Superior, famous for its rocky shores, rugged wilderness, and outdoor recreation.
There are debates about the best golf course in the Twin Cities, and debates about the best golf course in every corner of the state… except one. There is no debate as to the best golf course in southwest Minnesota. The winner is Dacotah Ridge.
Fans of the board game TriBond might imagine a card in the box that reads: Troy Burne, Somerby and GreyStone. Minnesota golf lovers would be jumping at that answer, throwing out words like “bucket list” and “excellence” and “Golf Digest Best Places to Play.”
We have ski runs scattered here and there throughout the state, a few of them “mountains” by name, and they’re great but… Giants Ridge… that’s the best of the best. It’s the upper class of Minnesota’s mountains and, incidentally (according to the publications of note), the upper echelon of Minnesota’s golf courses.
Resorts like Breezy Point don’t mind the winters as much as others do, considering they stay open and active year round, but when you spend a weekend, week or any extended period of time at Breezy Point Resort during June, July or August… yeah, you know the place was Built. For. Summer.
When Mark Michalski started on the grounds crew at his local course in Silver Bay, Minnesota at the age of 16, he never dreamed that he would be where he is today.
A recent interview with Chris Weinhold proved to be very informative - not only do we learn about Chris, but also the TPC, the company where he has worked his entire career.