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Why Par 3 Golf Courses ROCK!

Par 3 golf courses offer advantages

Before you “poo-poo” and discount the Par 3 golf course as the second fiddle to the big course, we offer some defense for the little fellas of the world. After all, as any diminutive person will tell you, size is NOT everything and that certainly applies to golf courses. In 2012, Rush Creek Golf Club in Maple Grove, MN opened its par 3 course and in its first year, had over 1,500 rounds played. Guess what? While a majority of the rounds at Rush Creek are juniors, thanks to a robust junior program, the adults are in on the action as well. There are plenty of good reasons to play the short course, in the spirit of the post, here are 3 good reasons why Par 3 Golf Courses ROCK!

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What to Wear for Spring Golf in Minnesota

Dress Right for Spring Golf

The sun is shining, the snow is melting, and we’re getting ready to play some golf! If you’re headed out to the course this weekend, or anytime soon, you may be looking for some wardrobe advice. Although we all check the forecast for days before we’re headed out to the course, we can’t always trust 75 and sunny to really be 75 and sunny. If there’s anything predictable about spring in Minnesota, it’s the unpredictability of the weather. To secure the completion of your round, one of the most important details is to dress weather-appropriately. Here are a few tips for what to wear for Spring golf in Minnesota.short sleeves polo shirt on display stand

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Early Spring Golf Tips


If you plan to golf this spring, you should anticipate a number of variables. From sore muscles to snow, any number of things can surprise you during an April round of golf. Here are some early spring golf tips to help you address common course conditions, so that you can be as prepared as possible!

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Get Back Into Golf Shape

Spring is here. At least, that’s what the calendar says. As the season-opening round of golf approaches, we Minnesotans are starting to feel rather cooped up! The enjoyment we once found in sledding, skating, and adventuring in the woods has…

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Get Your Clubs Ready!

We’re all guilty of the laziest club cleaning of all time: standing on the tee box of a par three waiting for the green to clear, you absentmindedly run your tee through the grooves of your 6-iron, only to remove…

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