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!
Incidentally, I was introduced to Heritage Links in Lakeville for the first time this past winter, when THEY introduced their brand new HD Golf Simulators.
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.
Located a mere five miles west of Chaska, Dahlgreen Golf Club exudes that comfortable clubhouse feel that allows you to let your hair down and have some fun.
Things are rocking at Crystal Lake Golf Club. Thankfully the pandemic is mostly in the rear-view mirror.
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.
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.
Tom Weiskopf has designed golf courses all around the world including 18-hole tracks in Scotland, China, South Africa, and the Caribbean. So how does The Wilds in Prior Lake fit in amongst Weiskopf’s Who’s Who of golf destinations?
Is there a finer feeling than checking into the pro shop on a sunny day, low winds, low stress, pay the greens fees and step out into four hours of unbridled golf bliss? That feeling is exactly what hits you when you walk out the back of The Royal Club
With our COVID enhanced sense of enjoying the great outdoors, more and more golfers are making the drive to Timber Creek Golf Course in Watertown, MN. Just 20 minutes west of Minnetonka, Timber Creek is an 18-hole haven for golfers looking to get away from it all on just a quarter tank of gas.
Sitting just a hop, skip and jump south of the Twin Cities is another of those Joel Goldstrand designs that seem to surprise and challenge at every bend in the fairway.
Chaska has a center of gravity when it comes to golf. Without naming names, we all know the big hitter, deep pocket tracks that populate this corner of the Twin Cities. Thankfully there is also a family orientated, value-priced option for those of us that seek out some of that ‘old school, at home feeling’ when we pull the clubs out of the trunk. Dahlgreen Golf Club has cultivated that vibe for years… 51 to be exact.
Knowing (now) that we can bet on golf to get us through some of these tough days, we can double down on those bets by taking our game to Dacotah Ridge where we can easily place other successful bets at Jackpot Junction Casino.
At 99.4 miles from the epicenter, Wedgewood Cove Golf Club in Albert Lea is the southernmost green pin on my map. (Green = Course Worth Playing) That’s right, Wedgewood Cove is the furthest I will drive within my 100-mile circle to play golf.
The more of the trip you can stick to interstates and major highways the better, of course, and if you head northwest out of the Twin Cities 100 miles (on I94) you’ll hit Sauk Centre. If you’re in, or anywhere near, Sauk Centre there’s one course that had better be on your map – GreyStone Golf Club.
Up. Everything is up. Everything is looking up, too. “This has been a crazy, unpredictable year,” General Manager, Eric Ritter, says. I nod. He doesn’t really need to elaborate. We all can relate.
How do you win in golf? The short answer is: “Play at Victory Links.” By virtue of the name, every visitor is a winner there.