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Why Public Golf Courses are Better Than Private Clubs

Long live public golf courses

As the golf industry works diligently to regain solid footing both private and public golf clubs are adjusting to the new normal. golf buggy and golf bagWill the industry boom again like it did before 9/11? Perhaps, but over time. Meanwhile, golfers have plenty of choices when deciding how to spend their golf dollars. Private golf clubs have stepped up with incentives and either reducing or eliminating initiation fees. Daily fee courses have added to their offerings, honed in on lessons and the customer experience and in the end, the golfer is the big winner! If you have the means and you’re considering a private golf membership versus playing daily fee courses, here are a few good reasons why public golf courses are the better than private clubs.

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Minnesota Golf: Giants Ridge

The Quarry and The Legend at Giants Ridge Among Best in U.S.

In Biwabik, Minnesota you’ll find two world class golf courses. One is called The Quarry, the other is called The Legend and they’re both part of Giants Ridge Golf and Ski Resort. They also happen to be two of the best golf courses in the Midwest with The Quarry ranked by Golf Digest as the 20th best public golf course in the United States. We recently caught up with Danae Beaudette, Marketing Director at Giants Ridge and got her opinion on a few aspects of their facility.close up of golf ball on red tee in grass

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Greater Minnesota Golf Trips

Get Away for a Week

It seems that everyone from the Twin Cities always means to get up north to play some of the resort courses. Rather than wait until the summer is nearly gone, get your Greater Minnesota golf trip on the calendar now! Some of the best golf courses in the country can be found right here in Minnesota where you can get some rest, relaxation, and golf in this summer!

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