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Top 10 courses: Southwest and West-central Minnesota

  • December 26, 2013 - 6:32 AM

The top 10 public 18-hole golf courses in southwest and west central Minnesota, as rated by Hacker's Guide:

1. (tie) Eagle’s Landing Golf Club (Fort Ripley, 893 points) 

1. (tie) Little Crow Country Club (Spicer, 893)

3. Greystone Golf Club (Sauk Centre, 889)

4. Eagle Creek Golf Club (Willmar, 879)

5. Blackberry Ridge Golf Club (Sartell, 878)

6. Wapicada Golf Club (Sauk Rapids, 857)

7. Territory Golf Club (St. Cloud, 856)

8. Rose Lake Golf Club (Fairmont, 847)

9. Koronis Hills Golf Course (Paynesville, 842)

10. Rich Spring Golf Club (Cold Spring, 841)

The scores for each course are courtesy of Hacker’s Guide. The Hacker’s Guide Rating System evaluates the hospitality, playability, conditions, facility and value of each course. Those scores are then weighted in accordance with their significance to determine a final rating of up to 1000 points. Click here to read the full methodology.

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