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Experience the Best Golf Courses in Minnesota

Date: April 19, 2023
Category: Blog

Giants Ridge is a hub of outdoor adventures nestled in the Minnesota Northlands. National golf publications have consistently ranked our golf courses among the best in Minnesota and the world. Few resorts in the United States offer two golf courses on the Golf Digest Top 100 list. Take a virtual tour, and you’ll quickly understand the hype. We also welcome you to keep reading to learn a little more about our two northern MN golf courses.

The Two Best Golf Courses in Minnesota

The Legend Golf Course 

The Legend is one of the best golf courses in northern Minnesota. When it first opened in Minnesota in 1997, Golf Digest named it to their list of the 10 Best New Upscale Public Courses in the Nation. It features stunning views of the Minnesota Northlands in an elegant atmosphere. This high-end experience comes at an affordable price. 

The Quarry Golf Course

According to Golf Digest, this is the #1 public golf course in Minnesota! It is consistently ranked among the top 20 public golf courses in Minnesota and the United States every year. This golf course was built on an old sand/gravel and iron ore mining operation. Because of this, it features a unique atmosphere from traditional golf courses. 

Sign Up for Some Private Golf Lessons

Giants Ridge offers private lessons and golf clinics at the best golf courses in Minnesota. To learn more about the golf lessons, you can call 218-865-8030. There are women’s golf clinics Wednesdays at 5 p.m. There are men’s golf clinics on Thursdays at 5 p.m. The junior golf clinics are $125, and you can call 218-865-8030 to register. 

Tips for Enjoying Our Northern MN Golf Courses

  • One of the incredible things about golf is that it is accessible to people of various ages and fitness levels. However, exercises that increase flexibility, mobility, and strength can help you improve your game while you’re playing at the best golf courses in Minnesota. Some great golf exercises include stretches, med-ball throws, deadlifts, and more. 
  • A common mistake of golf beginners is putting too much power into their swing. Swinging too hard isn’t effective and can even lead to injury. Focus on a smooth and controlled swing. You can also read this article on other common golf swing mistakes
  • The final tip is to take one of the fantastic lessons at Giants Ridge. The complex art and sport of golfing are hard to master without one-on-one instruction. You can also level up your skills while you’re at some of the best golf courses in Minnesota. 

Head to Giants Ridge for the outdoor adventure of a lifetime in the Minnesota Northlands!