Three Stunning Minnesota Golf Courses Named ‘Greatest In Country’
Golf season is in full swing throughout the Sioux Empire. Especially since the Midwest only has about four months to get on a golf course before Jack Frost rolls into town.
There are beautiful golf courses across South Dakota, Iowa, and Minnesota. But Minnesota courses stand out from the rest. In fact, three Minnesota golf course was named one of the best golf courses in the country.
A new article from Golf Digest just released the 2023 list of "America's 100 Greatest Public Courses." According to the writers of the ranking, "America's 100 Greatest Public Courses" from Golf Digest is "meant to be both a marker of exemplary golf design and a guide to where you might want to play, either soon or on a special occasion trip." Some of the public golf courses listed can be pricy. However, there are public courses that are budget-friendly and great for any level of golfer.
Some of the top golf courses on "America's 100 Greatest Public Courses" from Golf Digest include:
- Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach, California
- Pacific Dunes in Bandon, Oregon
- Pinehurst No. 2 in Pinehurst, North Carolina
- Erin Hills Golf Course in Hartford, Wisconsin
So where is the best public golf course in Minnesota? Three Minnesota public golf courses were the best of the best.
The Quarry at Giants Ridge in Biwabik
This course was voted the #1 best public course in Minnesota.
The Wilderness At Fortune Bay in Tower
You can find this golf course right along Lake Vermillion.
The Classic at Madden's Resort in Brainerd is the last Minnesota course that made the list.
This course has received many awards in the past. It's even been part of the "America's 100 Greatest Public Courses" rankings from Golf Digest more than once.
For the full list of "America's 100 Greatest Public Courses," click here.