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Best Places to Play Golf While Enjoying Minnesota Fall Colors


If you are on a golf course during the fall in Minnesota, chances are pretty good that (if you look up) you will see some nice autumn colors as you stripe your drive down the still green fairways.sunset at the golf course 2 Golf in Minnesota is perfect for such glorious displays, and if your quest in the fall is for the peak color experience, there are plenty of golf courses where you can find blazing reds, warming oranges and brilliant yellows framing your next shot. So, we’ve put together this list of the best places to play golf while enjoying the Minnesota fall colors.

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Fall Golf in Minnesota is Hard to Beat

Fall is the Perfect Time for Minnesota Golf

Minnesotans are wild about golf. The state is typically at or near the top in the country for percentage of golfers in the state. But in the fall of the year, when temperatures cool a bit from the hot summer, many Minnesota golfers start doing other activities—leaving the courses more accessible. That’s just one of the reasons why fall golf in Minnesota is so great.Golf Green and Flagstick with Colorful Fall Leaves

In the fall, Minnesotans start preparing for hunting season, younger golfers are heading back to school and on most Sunday afternoons many would-be golfers are ensconced in front of their wide-screen televisions taking in the Vikings game, so that is perfect time to get out.

But accessibility is just the beginning. Cooler temperatures in the mid-seventies (after a blistering hot and muggy summer) is perfect golfing weather. These are indeed the ideal days to hit the links in Minnesota.

And there are plenty of great golf courses to play: from historic muni’s (such as Keller Golf Club) to award-winning high-end Twin Cities (e.g. The Wilds and The Legends) and resort courses up north (such as Giants Ridge and Wilderness at Fortune Bay). Plenty of Minnesota courses show up on the national “Best of” lists and a decent percentage of the top golf courses in the Minnesota are public access.

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Labor Day Weekend Play and Stay Specials

Have you made your plans for Labor Day Weekend yet?

Labor Day Weekend is just around the corner, but summer is still here and so are the nice temperatures. Take advantage of the dog days of summer by basking in Minnesota’s piece of northern paradise. Whether you’re a family of golfers or just looking for a getaway, Minnesota’s golf resorts have just what you’re looking for before the kids head back to school. Check out these Labor Day Weekend play and stay specials.

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