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4.6
87 Reviews (87)
5 Stars
55
4 Stars
25
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.8
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.9
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.4
96.9%
Recommend this course
83 out of 87 reviews
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4.4
18 Reviews (18)
5 Stars
12
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.7
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.8
94.4%
Recommend this course
17 out of 18 reviews
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4.5
19 Reviews (19)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.7
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.8
94.7%
Recommend this course
18 out of 19 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 71
Length 6190 yards
Slope 133
Rating 70.7
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Course Details

Year Built 1915
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 11/01

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $20
Clubs No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Friendliest Courses in the U.S. (2020 #5)
  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Value Courses in the U.S. (2020 #5)
  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Course Conditions in the U.S. (2020 #16)
  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Minnesota (2020 #3) (2019 #4) (2018 #6) (2017 #11)

Reviews

4.6
87 Reviews (87)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 8
This course/club is great for:
Locals 7
Advanced Golfers 6
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 9

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Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

thing to add

Beautiful first 9, second much rougher. Need more ball washers with towels, come on. Put out a few garbage
cans please.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Ok course in decent shape.

Course was ok......some quirky holes. Very slow......took almost 4:45 to play. No marshall on course. Go play Mississippi National Highlands course which is only ten minutes away before this course. Layout is way better and is in better shape.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Played On
Reviews 42
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Fun Course

This was a fun course. I play on a flat links course at home. This place is lined with trees and very hilly. A nice change. The fairways were generous and in great condition. the greens were perfect and very fast. Staff was friendly. No crowds during the week. A great experience.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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 Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
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 8
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
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

We will be back for sure!!!

Overall excellent if we could leave 100⭐ review we would. The staff was excellent exceptionally friendly and helpful and very generous with hospitality. Very well maintained. I would personally live on this course if I could. I can not wait to come back!

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

I drove 5 hours to play here

I drove from Wisconsin to play here off of the golf digest recommendation and I was over joyed when I arrived. They are More than friendly. Helped out with tips before I hit the course. And the drinks and almost nothing. Will be making the trip again soon. You guys rock.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Scenic course

We arrived well ahead of our tee time because we were not sure how long it would take to get there from the Twin Cities.

We were greeted by a friendly staff who allowed us to tee off early.

The course has a lot of holes with major elevation changes, and amazing views.

Wouldn’t walk it, but it was a fun change of pace.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Lives up to its reputation

A real treat to finally play this historical old course. Excellent condition, really nice greens that play faster than the greens I'm used to in the South Metro public courses. Mature hardwood trees define most of the fairways and can make you pay with a punch out to get back into play, but on most of those holes you feel like you had a fair chance of hitting the fairway and the miss was on you.

First timers: if you aren't experienced in adjusting club selections for elevation changes, you might want to go in with a mindset of just enjoying the experience and tearing up the scorecard. There are many holes where you're hitting up or down significantly to the green. To compound that on the uphill shots, you sometimes may not be quite sure about the shape and size of the green or where a good miss would be. Good fun, bad scores :)

Another thing that might get first timers is how to play some of the less-than-driver tee shots on dogleg Holes #8 and #14 especially, and possibly #16 and #17 for bigger hitters. I think course experience would help immensely on those. The tee shot on #8 is one of the more intimidating shots you'll come across. You're coming out of chute in the woods that feels about twenty yards wide to a landing area that looks from the tee to be about the size of a green. Dense woods the whole way left, right, and long, and you need about 200 yards to get to the right angle dogleg and have a clear second shot.

My group of first-timers loved the front 9 layout (except for #8) and weren't quite as favorable to the back 9 because of the layout of the holes mentioned above. But it won't keep us from coming back.

One more thing - hats off to you if you walk 18 on this course. You must be in terrific shape!

This course is a gem. I look forward to playing again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 8
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
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 7
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played

Bad timing...

Left after 3 holes, was going on 1hr and 15mins and the 4th tee box didnt even tee off yet, and the group ahead of them just got on the green. What i did play the course seemed good shape, greens were in great shape. Just angry i drove an hour to play just to pack up and leave. Another downfall is they have no driving range or a place to warm up besides putting.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

One of the best in Minnesota

Challenging layout but still approachable. Affordable and well maintained

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Challenging layout

The greens were quick and fairways had most of the leaves cleared, so very playable. The staff was very cordial and accommodating.. Enjoyed our round, thanks!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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