Fairways and Greens Minnesota
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Perhaps it’s a bit odd to introduce one golf course by introducing three (all under the same ownership). If you live in the Twin Cities and haven’t heard of the River Valley Golf Trail, you should look it up. Right now.
There is no golf course on the Minnesota side of the Mississippi River with the vista’s and panoramic views quite like Mount Frontenac. It’s their calling card so to speak.
Sitting within those bluffs, just south of Red Wing, is 36 holes of elevated tees, serpentine fairways and rolling greens with plenty of character. Take a right a few miles south of town into the Hiawatha Valley and enter the world of Mississippi National Golf Links.
The regal drive up to the clubhouse should be a dead giveaway that you are about to embark on a special round of golf. With those enticing fairways on both sides of you framed by the mature maple trees lining the drive, you will find yourself in a picture perfect, dare I say Irish countryside setting, be assured Kilkarney Hills will deliver on your anticipation.
Similarly, you can’t call Gopher Hills Golf Course “unheralded.” Check out the feedback they get on GolfAdvisor.com. We have Top 10 ranked courses in Minnesota that don’t get the amount of love Gopher Hills gets.
There is always a palatable energy at Clifton Highlands. Whether you are out on the course taking on those undulating greens, or sitting around the horseshoe bar with friends enjoying a refreshment, things are always buzzing.
Over the past 25 years Bristol Ridge Golf Course has been dazzling players with its combination of natural setting, challenging layout and quality playing conditions. So as the 2019 season kicks-off, they want to throw a party and celebrate their own anniversary.
There’s nothing higher than the summit of something. That is the definition of the word. The summit of Cannon Falls, Minnesota incidentally is a golf course. I’m not saying there’s a mountain in Cannon Falls.
I received emails a couple years ago from golfers who loved my nickname for this course—“Subtle Hills.” “You nailed the place,” one of them said. “Calling it a course you love that you could play every day…nailed it.”
It hits me as I’m unloading my clubs in the -15 degree wind-chill that in 10 minutes I’ll be teeing off at Pebble Beach. How’s that for a mood swing? For the next hour or two there will be many catch-yourself moments like that as X-Golf immerses you in a virtual reality, state-of-the-art golf experience.
I’m a little late to the party here – the party at The Wilds Golf Club, that is. Took me three full years to realize they had the incredible golf experience they do.
A major interior remodel that included the addition of a new HD GOLF photorealistic simulator and upgrades to the existing FullSwing units has made the Life Time Golf Club – located inside the Life Time Athletic club in St. Louis Park – the new go to indoor golf simulator location around the Twin Cities.
If you look closely, indoor golf is booming here in the Twin Cities. Golfers are realizing that with the new technology, golf simulators are a great option when they can’t get outside to tee it up.
Golf is a blast in Burnsville. “Blast” as in super fun. “Blast” as in the setting for this simulator studio – inside the vibrant Soccer Blast facility. “I had no idea there was indoor golf there,” a guy said to me at last year’s golf show.
Fifty years ago, the old Tessman Farm sat on the edge of the small community of Chaska. With a vision in mind to transform the farm, Bill Tessman, along with his brother-in-law Paul Stans, decided to build a golf course.
Tee Times caught up with two Fridley golfers on Willingers scenic 12th tee box and inquired about their motivation for traveling 50 miles south to play golf. Seconds after the question was asked, two stately Sandhill Cranes strolled from the woods to within 20 feet of the golfers.