Courses (MN) Archives

  1. Golden Eagle Golf Club (Brainerd, MN)

    Golden Eagle Golf Club

    (view from the cart path above the 2nd hole) Golden Eagle is a little further north past Deacon’s Lodge. The course was cut beautifully through the trees and valleys, with several holes requiring forced carries over native areas. The tee boxes, fairways, sand traps and greens were all in great shape and the greens were…

  2. The Classic at Madden’s (Brainerd, MN)

    The Classic at Madden's - 17th Green

    I had a absolutely great experience at The Classic at Madden’s today. Google Maps sent me to the wrong place so I was a little later than I’d planned getting to the course. They had a little room so juggled my tee time back so I had a chance to warm up. I took the…

  3. Deacon’s Lodge (Brainerd, MN)

    Deacon't Lodge

    This may be my favorite course in Minnesota. It’s been in immaculate condition both times I’ve played it, the greens are fast and true, and it combines beautiful looking holes with a good deal of trouble – especially for poor tee shots. If you keep the ball in play, there are some good scoring opportunities.…

  4. Whitebirch Golf Course (Brainerd, MN)

    Whitebirch Golf Course is a short course with a few narrow fairways and undulating greens. A few holes also have raised tee boxes and greens (hit down to the fairway, back up to the green) and are framed by trees and forest. There is some water, etc. but it doesn’t come into play on most…