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4.4
62 Reviews (62)
5 Stars
38
4 Stars
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2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.0
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.6
90.3%
Recommend this course
55 out of 62 reviews
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4.5
17 Reviews (17)
5 Stars
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Conditions
4.4
Value
4.0
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.7
StaffFriendliness
4.4
94.1%
Recommend this course
16 out of 17 reviews
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4.4
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Conditions
4.3
Value
4.0
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.6
StaffFriendliness
4.5
95.0%
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19 out of 20 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6901 yards
Slope 129
Rating 73.5
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The Royal Club
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Course Details

Year Built 2017
Fairways Bent Grass
Architect Arnold Palmer (2017) Annika Sörenstam (2017) Thad Layton

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $10 - $20
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Reviews

4.4
62 Reviews (62)
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Reviews 136
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 100 Contributor
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

lots of blind shots

very tuff course. If you don't have a GPS you'll be lost. Greens were plugged sometime in the last few weeks. Somewhat bumpy . Still had a good time.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once 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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Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Solid golf course

This is my 3rd time at Royal Club, and I enjoyed the course yet again. The pace of play left a lot to be desired as the group in front of us was 2 holes behind, thus a 5 hr round. Didn't expect to get around too quickly with a 3:30pm tee time on a sunny Friday afternoon, however any presence of a course marshal could have helped them speed up a bit. Waiting 5-10 minutes on practically every shot isn't ideal to say the least. Course was in solid condition, with exception of some very bumpy greens due to folks not fixing ball marks and someone dragging their feet all over. Will certainly go back again, and despite my negativity it is still one of the best public courses and values in the Twin Cities.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 42
Handicap 15-19
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
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Way too slow play

Have the golfers over here heard of four hour rounds? Hire a ranger to keep pace of play!

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Played On
Reviews 42
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Maple Seed Farm

Bumper crop of maple seeds. Made several greens impossible to putt. That combined with slow, furry, bumpy greens made for a challenge. Was only in one bunker and sand was firm but consistent. Several of the greens will be an adventure for putting. Overall the course layout is OK. Doubt I will be back for what the green fees are. Definitely would help to have played the course prior as there are a few tee shots that are blind to the landing areas.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Beautiful and challenging course!

I’m no professional by any means but this course was extremely challenging and it forced me to step my game up while still having a blast! Very well maintained course from all aspects and I will 100% be back soon!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

This course needs better maintenance.

Solid track designed by Annika and Arnold . Nice greens and fairways and great slopes, but nobody repairs their divots or pitch marks.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 37
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Meh

The course has potential, but it may not mature, within my lifetime. Terrific staff. I cannot speak to the quality of the restaurant (did not eat there). Overall,
I would say that it's a good place to try.
I prefer Edinburgh for the price/golfing experience, however.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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