August 18, 2015

The Best Golf Courses in Minnesota

We rank the top venues in Minnesota (2015-2016)
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  1. (1) Interlachen C.C., Edina †
  2. (2) Spring Hill G.C., Wayzata
  3. (3) Hazeltine National G.C. (above), Chaska †
  4. (4) The Quarry at Giants Ridge, Biwabik √ ★
  5. (5) White Bear Yacht Club, White Bear Lake
  6. (6) Windsong Farm G.C., Independence
  7. (7) Northland C.C., Duluth
  8. (9) The Wilderness at Fortune Bay, Tower √ ★
  9. (11) Minikahda Club, Minneapolis
  10. (10) The Classic at Madden's Resort, Brainerd √ ★
  11. (12) Somerset C.C., Mendota Heights
  12. (8) Somerby G.C., Byron
  13. (13) Minneapolis G.C., St. Louis Park
  14. (18) Golden Valley G. & C.C., Golden Valley
  15. (16) Dacotah Ridge G.C., Morton ★
  16. (15) Rochester G. & C.C., Rochester
  17. (14) The Legend at Giants Ridge, Biwabik ★
  18. (-) Oak Ridge C.C., Hopkins
  19. (19) Woodhill C.C., Wayzata
  20. (-) TPC Twin Cities, Blaine

KEY TO SYMBOLS

† 100 Greatest Golf Course

Δ Second 100 Greatest

√ 100 Greatest Public

★ Open to the public

(Rank in 2013-14 in parentheses)

America's 100 Greatest & America's Second 100 Greatest requires a minimum of 45 evaluations accumulated within 8 years, 100 Greatest Public 25 evaluations and Best in State 10 ballots. While a few highly ranked state courses do have a higher score than 100 Greatest, Second 100 Greatest or 100 Greatest Public courses within that state, and are listed above them, they will not appear on a national ranking until achieving the qualifying ballots.