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Golf Courses Around The Metro Close As Participation Declines

The Theodore Wirth Golf Course in Minneapolis opened in 1916. It’s one of the oldest golf courses west of the Mississippi River.Keller Golf Course in Maplewood, Minn. was a regular stop on the PGA Tour from the 1930s through the ’60s and hosted two PGA Championships. “That’s one of the things that make this place so special, is all the history,” Paul Diegnau, Keller’s superintendent, said.

06/30/2014

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Flooding Closes 2 Mpls. Golf Courses

Minnesota continues to wrestle with the damage being caused by flood waters. And that includes some popular Minneapolis Park Board golf courses.

06/26/2014

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Cold Weather Dampens Spring Fun At Golf Courses

For Minnesota’s struggling golf industry, spring can’t come soon enough. In a post-Tiger Woods world, with the U.S. losing an estimated 1 million golfers a year, course owners find themselves struggling to compete.

04/15/2014

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St. Paul Considers Privatizing 2 Of Its Golf Courses

If you play golf, you know it can be expensive. Even St. Paul is worried about its cost and is considering using private vendors to run two of its four golf courses because they’re losing too much money.

10/17/2013

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Best Golf Courses in Orlando

Golf fans know that Florida has more golf courses than any other state in the nation and Orlando is one of the world’s top destinations for a dream golf vacation.

08/27/2013

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Tee Times Already Filling Up At Golf Courses

The wait is almost over for golfers. Some courses around the metro area will be open for business this weekend.

04/05/2013

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Rainy, Cold Spring Slices Profits At Area Golf Courses

It’s been a dismal spring for golf courses around the Twin Cities because of the cold and rain.

05/25/2011

StoneRidge Golf Club boasts a unique setting of rolling bentgrass fairways surrounded by native fescue grass. (Credit: stoneridge.com)

Best Golf Courses In The Twin Cities

Golf season may not be year-round in Minnesota but when it’s on it’s good. What’s even better than the lush courses and tree-lined fairways is the surprise golfers feel when they realize most Twin Cities golf courses have a secluded, rural feeling. Here are some of the best golf courses in the area and you don’t have to drive very far.

CBS Minnesota–11/06/2010