Summer is coming to an end, and so are the WCCO summer road trips to the lakes! Our final stop on our tour across Minnesota is in Perham, a three-hour drive northwest of the cities. Liz Collin and Mike Binkley went to the Perham Lakeside Golf Club Friday. It is a beautiful facility with 27 holes to play. They have had great weather all summer, and Friday is no exception.
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Minnesota golfers are taking a swing at new type of golf game. Three courses around the state now offer FlingGolf. It can be played alongside the traditional game, but there are some big differences.
Three local entrepreneurs hope to convince golfers to trade in the traditional golf shoe for a more laid-back option. The University of Minnesota grads started “Swannies.” Their main product is a soft spike golf sandal they call comfortable, casual and practical.
The family of a 12-year-old boy struck by lightning say strangers helped save his life.
The Twin Cities is known as one of the most bike-friendly areas in the country. Cycling enthusiasts now have one more spot where they have the chance to ride around on two wheels — a golf course.
The WCCO Weather Watcher is shimmering gold Friday for a beautiful, spring Top 10 Weather Day!
Golfers like Roosevelt Elliott are returning to tee it up on Hiawatha Golf Course in Minneapolis. “Really, really excited,” Elliot said. “I couldn’t wait to get out here because I wanted to get some exercise. I’ve been chipping and putting, you know, for the past month or so.”
Just because school is out, doesn’t mean students have to stop learning. A first-of-its-kind camp wrapped up in North Minneapolis this week. The “Built By Best Camp” took middle school students out of the class room to see how math and science are everyday skills.
What a great time in the Brainerd Lakes area!
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.
Several golf courses in the metro area opened for the first time this season. are opening for the first time this season on Saturday. The Columbia Driving Range in Minneapolis was one of those to open and was a popular place for some folks to enjoy the weather.
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.
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.
From the people who brought you Batman, Avatar, and the Lord of the Rings comes the performance golf lab at Rush Creek in Maple Grove, one of only a handful across the country – and the first in Minnesota. It’s the exact same technology used to make heroes come to life on the big screen.
It’s almost too good to be true for golfers. No rain-outs, no extreme heat, and even a chance to swing your clubs when there’s snow on the ground. At the golf simulator at the St. Louis Park Life Time, there’s even a chance to travel to Pebble Beach.
Warm weather and sunshine converts into more time on the golf course. Check out these five affordable courses around Minnesota.
Minnesota is a state known for golf, with championship-caliber courses everywhere from the Twin Cities to the Iron Range. So picking the single best golf hole to play was a tall order.
April snow is pushing the start of the golf season back and with The Masters going on in Augusta, Ga., many Minnesotans are itching to play.
A 44-year-old St. Paul man allegedly stole over $1,300 in golf balls from a West St. Paul retail store – concealing them in items he purchased from the store, according to charges filed by Dakota County.
Golfing great Tiger Woods is talking about the decision to go public with his relationship with Minnesota-native Lindsey Vonn.
An infestation of Emerald Ash Borer looks to dramatically alter the look of Fort Snelling Golf Club. Crews with the city’s Park and Recreations Board were scheduled to begin removing about 200 ash trees from the golf course on Monday.
A lot of Minnesota golfers get through the winter by circling April on the calendar. This season, however, they got a pleasant surprise.
Molly Erickson’s the reigning MIAC MVP, and seeing the St. Olaf women’s golfer took second at the Division III National Championships last year, she could be wearing a crown at the end of this season.
Why not take a chance this year and get dad something as unique and memorable as he is for Father’s Day? Check out our suggestions to get you started.