Fairways and Greens Minnesota
Fairways and Greens – Minnesota contains a large collection of articles where you can read about a variety of wonderful golf experiences in and around the Minnesota golf courses. Enjoy reading our articles on your favorite subjects!
What would you say if I told you that The Best Conditioned Public Course in the Twin Cities Metro might be in Buffalo – a lake-locked paradise just 30 minutes northwest of Maple Grove?
For those about to golf…Timber Creek salutes you! You might recognize that blatant rip-off of the classic AC/DC lyric but it seemed like an appropriate introduction to an energizing round of golf played on one of Minnesota’s most fun courses.
It’s right there in the name… ‘Links’. Windblown fescue, wide serpentine fairways, hidden fairway bunkers, large undulating greens all playing out under the prevailing breeze.
This buzzing cornerstone in the northwest suburbs is so much more than 45 holes of championship golf – it’s a smorgasbord of entertainment including everything from a round of golf with a classic pub-styled meal at the Oaks Bar and Grill, to a date-night out at the award-winning The Seasons Dinner Theater.
Opening for play in 1997, the par-71 golf course at Heritage Links is over 6,600 yards from the back tees providing plenty of length for the big hitters and lots of tight spots for the shot makers.
Crystal Lake Golf Club is set-up to deliver on so many fronts. Starting with the golf course itself which is maintained to country club standards but offered to the public with green fee pricing at a value level.
The history that abounds in St. Paul’s golfing storybook is probably on par (no pun intended) with any of the great cities on the east coast.
This corner of the Twin Cities is blessed… blessed with golf. In the upper reaches of this southwestern suburb sits a classic, elite level course that provides impeccable playing conditions coupled with a fun Tom Weiskopf consulted design.
Kent Blaschko, the Director of Golf at The Royal Club, couldn’t help but smile while looking out at the Royal’s packed patio for lunch, bustling practice green, and a foursome heading out on the first tee box.
There are so many things to like about Deer Run Golf Club that it’s hard to single out any one highlight. The entire golfer experience at this Victoria, Minnesota course is carefully thought out and designed to exceed the highest player expectations.
I’m not sure why, but the short 30-minute drive into Western Wisconsin always feels like a step-off the busy hamster-wheel into a quiet sanctuary. Hitting the links at New Richmond Golf Course is no different.
Back in 1969, there weren’t many birdies or eagles on the property that is now Dahlgreen Golf Club in Chaska, MN.
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.
If you go read the reviews of Timber Creek you’ll find very few critiques, especially the past couple years since Brooks took over. In fact, you’ll note something unique on visitor posts.
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.
Anyone who has ever told you that the game of golf is dead has never been to Majestic Oaks Golf Club on a Friday afternoon.