Golfers' Choice 2020: Best of Minnesota golf courses

The best public courses from the Twin Cities to Iron Range based on your reviews.
The Quarry golf course at Giants Ridge opens with a par 4 that features a well guarded, elevated green.

Editor's Note: To view the latest Minnesota Golfers' Choice lists for 2021, click here.

The annual Golf Advisor state Golfers' Choice lists are compiled by analyzing the ratings and reviews submitted by members of our review community throughout the year. We use our Golf Advisor Index logic that weights newer reviews and combine it with a course's weighted subcategory averages.

Reviews from trusted and active reviewers are weighted heavier than inactive members. Courses must offer public access and have received at least one review in 2019 to be eligible for this year's list.

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Minnesota golf courses reviewed in 2019: 146
Reviews of Minnesota golf courses in 2019: 821

  1. Jewel Golf Club
    Lake City, Minnesota
    Semi-Private
    4.5062294118
    99

  2. The Wilderness at Fortune Bay
    Tower, Minnesota
    Resort
    4.4117647059
    17

  3. Stoneridge Golf Club
    Stillwater, Minnesota
    Semi-Private
    4.3897058824
    19

  4. Red Wing Golf Club
    Red Wing, Minnesota
    Semi-Private
    4.5757352941
    93

  5. Forest Hills RV & Golf Resort
    Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
    Resort
    4.6522857143
    33

  6. Tipsinah Mounds Golf Course
    Elbow Lake, Minnesota
    Semi-Private
    4.72
    25

  7. Breezy Point Resort - Deacon's Lodge
    Breezy Point, Minnesota
    Resort
    4.3039117647
    20

  8. The Classic at Madden's on Gull Lake
    Brainerd, Minnesota
    Resort
    4.6429
    14
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  9. Forest Hills Golf Club
    Forest Lake, Minnesota
    Private
    4.5612285714
    35

  10. Quarry Course at Giants Ridge Golf & Ski Resort
    Biwabik, Minnesota
    Resort
    4.9529411765
    8

  11. The Meadows at Mystic Lake
    Prior Lake, Minnesota
    Public
    4.576
    66

  12. Eagle Valley Golf Course
    Woodbury, Minnesota
    Public
    4.5229764706
    163

  13. Albion Ridges Golf Course
    Annandale, Minnesota
    Public
    4.6785235294
    227

  14. Headwaters Golf Club
    Park Rapids, Minnesota
    Semi-Private
    4.8125235294
    106

  15. Tianna Country Club
    Walker, Minnesota
    Semi-Private
    4.5629941176
    57

  16. Wedgewood Cove Golf Club
    Albert Lea, Minnesota
    Public
    4.0882352941
    20

  17. Kimball Golf Club
    Kimball, Minnesota
    Semi-Private
    4.7237823529
    112

  18. Hidden Haven Country Club
    Cedar, Minnesota
    Semi-Private
    4.6667
    12

  19. Golf at the Legacy
    Faribault, Minnesota
    Public
    4.3085823529
    123

  20. Cannon Golf Club
    Cannon Falls, Minnesota
    Semi-Private
    4.5215117647
    210

  21. Greystone Golf Club
    Sauk Centre, Minnesota
    Public
    4.5630294118
    47

  22. Emerald Greens Golf Club - Silver Course
    Hastings, Minnesota
    Public
    4.1162352941
    85

  23. Bulrush Golf Club
    Rush City, Minnesota
    Public
    4.6772470588
    112

  24. The Refuge Golf Club
    Oak Grove, Minnesota
    Public
    4.4336235294
    231

  25. Wild Marsh Golf Club
    Buffalo, Minnesota
    Public
    4.3579823529
    100

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