Destination weddings are all the rage. Young couples race all over the world to find the perfect setting in which to take their vows for a lifetime. But all the globe trekking for the perfect locale may not be necessary. You can find a great place for your big day right here in Minnesota — at a Minnesota golf course wedding venue.
Many of the golf courses of the EMGA host weddings. The brilliant greens of the fairways appointed by beautiful trees and shimmering waters provide a great wedding setting even before the decorations are set up. And since the courses are right here in Minnesota, more of your intended guests can make the drive to attend.
All over the state of Minnesota, the golf courses are in bloom and awaiting your wedding day. Just pick a region and you can find a great spot. Here are some great golf course wedding venues in different regions of the state, so you can start preparing for the celebration of your life.
Twin Cities Metro Wedding Venues
The Twin Cities is one of the most beautiful metros areas in the country, and at StoneRidge Golf Club in Stillwater, they have the amenities and experience to make your wedding an event to remember. StoneRidge director of sales and hospitality Nick Truskolaski has a long history of creating beautiful weddings. His willingness to go the extra mile in the planning process, together with world-class cuisine and impeccable service will make your dream wedding a reality.
Southern Metro Wedding Venues
The southern metro region of Minnesota offers another piece of Minnesota beauty, and The Wilds Golf Course in Prior Lake is the wedding venue you’ve been seeking. Nestled in the breathtaking setting of Ponderosa pines and wildlife habitats, The Wilds offers a backdrop of natural beauty or a spectacular view of the Minneapolis skyline from the stylish clubhouse that is a Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired design.
Western Minnesota Wedding Venues
Take the trail west in Minnesota, where lakes, woods, and beautiful resorts will be the dream setting for your wedding. At Thumper Pond Resort in Ottertail, your guests will be surrounded by the tranquil beauty of the area. Indoors or outside, Thumper Pond offers a setting where your wedding photos will shine and create a timeless keepsake of your gorgeous destination wedding.
Northern Minnesota Wedding Venues
- Black Bear Golf Course
- Breezy Point Resort
- Cragun’s Resort
- Giants Ridge Golf & Ski Resort
- Grand View Lodge
- Madden’s On Gull Lake
The quiet beauty of northern Minnesota is the perfect spot for a destination wedding, and the central lakes region is home to several great spots on Gull Lake (Grand View Lodge, Madden’s, and Cragun’s). Up north even further, past beautiful Breezy Point, you will find Black Bear near Duluth or Giants Ridge in Biwabik. At Giants Ridge’s The Legend course, the gorgeous 17th hole on shimmering Lake Sabin has framed many an engagement or wedding photo.
Explore Minnesota Golf Alliance is a non-profit membership organization whose mission is to raise awareness of Minnesota golf courses and resorts as international travel destinations. Our member facilities feature award-winning, championship golf courses and are geographically disbursed across the great state of Minnesota. The combination of exceptional quality and outstanding value make Minnesota one of the best golf destinations in the United States.