View from the 7th white tee at The Refuge Golf Club
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4.3
213 Reviews (213)
5 Stars
107
4 Stars
79
3 Stars
18
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.3
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
3.3
Amenities
4.1
93.2%
Recommend this course
197 out of 213 reviews
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4.5
19 Reviews (19)
5 Stars
11
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.4
Layout
4.7
Pace
3.4
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.4
94.7%
Recommend this course
18 out of 19 reviews
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4.3
27 Reviews (27)
5 Stars
14
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.2
Layout
4.6
Pace
3.2
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.3
92.6%
Recommend this course
25 out of 27 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6534 yards
Slope 143
Rating 72.3
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Course Details

Year Built 2001
Fairways Blue Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season March - October
Architect Kevin Norby (2001) Don Herfort (2001)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $18
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes
Practice Hole Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Visa, Mastercard, American Express
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code A collared shirt and golf pants/shorts are preferred, but not required.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Minnesota (2019 #24)

Reviews

4.3
213 Reviews (213)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 18
Patio Dining 12
Dinner 6
Course Challenges Include:
Forced Carries 33
Bunkers 28
Water Hazards 25
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 22
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 22
Locals 15
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 27
In the 'Burbs 19

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Reviews 3
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Used cart

Refuge Golf

The Refuge is a great course. Quite and rustic. Nature abounds you. Watch for ducklings, fawns roaming and of course flying golf balls.

I’m not sure what a “CONNIVENCE FEE” is (????) attached to our reservation or why is it necessary but we do enjoy the course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 07/26/2021

Your feedback is important to us, Julie7190744. Thank you for sharing your 5-star experience. We look forward to seeing you again at the course soon! Thanks for choosing The Refuge Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/16/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, mpiersak! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing The Refuge Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Refuge FUN!

Very enjoyable. We had a momma Doe and her two fawns make an appearance on several holes. Trumpeter Swans had their ducklings ner the pond.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 07/13/2021

We're glad you enjoyed your 5-star experience with us, Julie7190744. Please comment or reach out to our team in the golf shop to let us know more about your round at The Refuge Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Love this course every time I come to visit. I was paired up with a couple of members who play the course often and they were great. It was raining when we started and the course was really wet but I had a great time. Course was in really good shape, some of the par 3 greens had taken a beating but the course overall is really fun. Every time I play here I have a great time. Cart girl visited often and the bar at the turn was quick.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 06/28/2021

Thank you for your review, jKleinjan. We will pass along your positive experience to our team at The Refuge Golf Club. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/26/2021

We're glad you enjoyed your 5-star experience with us, rnfrtn. Please comment or reach out to our team in the golf shop to let us know more about your round at The Refuge Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 06/24/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, uYCPZ9381YC! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing The Refuge Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 06/22/2021

Hi, u314161722202. We would love to hear more about your positive experience on our course. Please contact us to share with us your favorite part of your experience. Thanks for golfing at The Refuge Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 79
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
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Commented on 06/02/2021

We love hearing about our golfers' experiences, MikeSzurek. Please tell us more about what you enjoyed during your round. Thanks for choosing The Refuge Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Commented on 06/02/2021

We love hearing about our golfers' experiences, u8200792. Please tell us more about what you enjoyed during your round. Thanks for choosing The Refuge Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 06/02/2021

Hi, JakeBuswell. We would love to hear more about your 4-star experience on our course. Please tell us what we can do to earn that last star, and thanks for golfing at The Refuge Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 05/20/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, jcmc! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing The Refuge Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 05/18/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, u000007823519! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing The Refuge Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 79
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
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Commented on 05/01/2021

Hello, MikeSzurek. We appreciate the review. You rated us 3-stars which means there is room to improve on your recent experience at The Refuge Golf Club. Let us know, in the comments, how and where you would like to see changes from the course. Thanks for the feedback!

Played On
Reviews 79
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
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Commented on 04/21/2021

Hello, MikeSzurek. Thanks so much for your review. We're so glad you enjoyed your round at The Refuge Golf Club. That's what we like to hear! We hope to see you again soon!

Played On
Reviews 79
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
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Commented on 03/29/2021

We love hearing about our golfers' experiences, MikeSzurek. Please tell us more about what you enjoyed during your round. Thanks for choosing The Refuge Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 03/29/2021

pZWOVf0KKAdtMttZN9Vv, thanks for the amazing review and for choosing The Refuge Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon!

Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/26/2021

We're glad you enjoyed your 5-star experience with us, rnfrtn. Please comment or reach out to our team in the golf shop to let us know more about your round at The Refuge Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 06/28/2021

Hi, uYCPZ9381YC. We would love to hear more about your positive experience on our course. Please contact us to share with us your favorite part of your experience. Thanks for golfing at The Refuge Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 05/12/2021

Hi, ccondon16. We would love to hear more about your 4-star experience on our course. Please tell us what we can do to earn that last star, and thanks for golfing at The Refuge Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 10/20/2020

Hello, Grant1818688. We appreciate the review. You rated us 3-stars which means there is room to improve on your recent experience at The Refuge Golf Club. Let us know, in the comments, how and where you would like to see changes from the course. Thanks for the feedback!

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