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Our Pros Make Their 2016 Masters Predictions

It’s “a tradition unlike any other.” It’s Amen Corner. And the Green Jacket. It’s The Masters, the unofficial start of the golf season, no what kind of weather we’re experiencing here in Minnesota, more than 1,200 miles north of Augusta National.

But after a mild winter here in the Land of 10,000 Lakes, Minnesota golfers have some extra […]

By |March 30th, 2016|Golf Tips, Member Spotlight, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Our Pros Make Their 2016 Masters Predictions

Toughest Greens in Minnesota

These Minnesota Greens Offer a Challenge
While few course in the world can match the difficulty of the greens at Augusta National during the week of the Masters, Minnesota certainly has some greens that can give a golfer fits. Hazeltine National GC, when set up for major-tournament speed, comes to mind, and even Northland CC on […]

By |September 15th, 2014|Golf in the Twin Cities, Member Spotlight|Comments Off on Toughest Greens in Minnesota

Minnesota Golf Finds—Geneva Golf Club, Territory Golf Club and The Jewel

The Hidden Gems of Minnesota Golf
There are a number of golf courses that grab attention when you mention Minnesota golf courses. Tracks such as the resort courses in Brainerd, the Minnesota Trilogy up north and all the historic courses in the Twin Cities where big-time national tournaments have been played are well known. But Minnesota is home to many great courses, so take a look past the notables and you will come across several Minnesota golf finds that are well worth your attention.

Three great courses located just outside the Twin Cities are Geneva Golf Club in Alexandria, The Territory in St. Cloud and The Jewel Golf Club in Lake City. They are not too far from the big city amenities, but far enough away to find golf in a quiet, rural setting, where you can easily focus on the game. […]

By |September 8th, 2014|Golf in the Twin Cities, Member Spotlight, Twin Cities Golf|Comments Off on Minnesota Golf Finds—Geneva Golf Club, Territory Golf Club and The Jewel

Rush Creek Golf Tip: Fairway Bunker Shot

Improve Your Game With a Tip From Rush Creek’s Golf Pro
Even the best golfers need to brush up on their skills and improve their game. In this video, Rush Creek Golf Club PGA Professional Aaron Jacobson teaches us how to hit a fairway bunker shot.

Bunker shots can be challenging to make but these tips will make them easier […]

By |August 29th, 2014|Golf in the Twin Cities, Golf Instruction, Member Spotlight, Twin Cities Golf|Comments Off on Rush Creek Golf Tip: Fairway Bunker Shot

The Wilds Golf Club: One of the top golf courses in Minnesota

Since the doors opened in 1995, The Wilds has been the benchmark of a quality golf experience in the Twin Cities. Located about 30-minutes southwest of Minneapolis and less than 30-minutes from the MSP International Airport, it’s simple to get to The Wilds. Hole after hole, your game will be challenged all the while soaking up a natural Minnesota setting. We recently caught up with The Wilds General Manager, Shad Gordon, and asked him to share his thoughts on one of the top golf courses in Minnesota. […]

By |June 28th, 2013|Golf in the Twin Cities, Member Spotlight, Twin Cities Golf|Comments Off on The Wilds Golf Club: One of the top golf courses in Minnesota

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.

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By |June 4th, 2013|Golf in Northeast Minnesota, homepage, Member Spotlight|Comments Off on Minnesota Golf: Giants Ridge

Minnesota Golf: Madden’s on Gull Lake

Madden’s World Class Service and Amenities
When it comes to family-owned resorts with world class amenities and service, Madden’s on Gull Lake comes to mind. It’s earned national recognition for its leadership in the industry and with roots that date back to 1909, if you’re a Minnesotan, you know about Madden’s. Even if you’re not from Minnesota, there’s a good chance you’re aware of it’s championship golf and wonderful family setting on Gull Lake. We recently connected with Glenn Hagberg, Head Golf Professional at Madden’s, and asked him a few questions about this historic resort.

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By |May 28th, 2013|Brainerd Lakes Golf, Member Spotlight|0 Comments