From smaller community courses to Hazeltine, the host of this year's Ryder Cup, the Twin Cities metro area is home to a wide range of courses suitable for novices to scratch-players alike.

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We have some pretty amazing golfing spots here in the Twin Cities. If you need proof, let us take a moment to brag about hosting the Ryder Cup in 2016. The biennial competition brings some of the best golfers from the United States and Europe. This year, Chaska’s own Hazeltine National Golf Club will host the legendary event. If you need more reason to grab your clubs and golf in the Twin Cities, read on to find out about our pristine courses and clubs.


Braemar Golf Course

A picturesque course that caters to golfers of all skill levels.

Can Can Wonderland Mini Golf Preview

Putt 18 artist-designed holes in a former canning factory in St. Paul. Preview the wacky mini golf course and retro decor in this video.

Chaska Town Course

A sprawling public course with all the amenities of pro-level golf.

Play a Round of FootGolf this Summer in the Twin Cities

Try putting a hole-in-one with the new game that's sweeping the nation. FootGolf is a golf-soccer hybrid that is the perfect game for the summer.

Getting to the Green

Whether you want to ride with other golf enthusiasts or relax in the privacy of a taxi, transportation troubles won’t stop you from getting to the Ryder Cup.

Hazeltine National Golf Club

The Chaska course has entered the big leagues, frequently hosting premier golf championships.

Legends Golf Club

In addition to its giant course, this award-winning club plays host to weddings and other special events.

Prestwick Golf Club

The incorporation of natural lands gives this pristine course a distinct personality.

Rush Creek Golf Club

With a reputation as a public course with a private feel, Rush Creek Golf Club has a 72-par course designed by Bob Cupp and John Fought that showcases a variety of terrain to keep you on your toes for each hole.

Ryder Cup 2016

This year, Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minn., plays host to the tournament Sept. 27 to Oct. 2, catapulting the course into top-tier golf fame.

The Area's Best Public Golf Courses

Watching the pros play isn’t always enough—sometimes you have to get out on the links yourself.

The Refuge Golf Club

A relatively short course that manages to feel expansive.

Top 4 Mini Golf Courses in the Twin Cities

Take a swing at these four unique mini golf courses in the Twin Cities area.


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