MN Golf Destination: Brainerd Lakes Area Golf Courses
With more than 450 holes of golf set in dozens of distinctive Brainerd golf courses, the Lakes Area is renown for its concentration of top-rated golf courses within close proximity. Robert Trent Jones Jr., Arnold Palmer, Joel Goldstrand and Dye Designs are among the famous names who have had a hand in designing these outstanding courses. Several area courses have been nationally recognized by Golf Digest, Golfweek and Golf.
For the location of our Brainerd, Nisswa and Breezy Point golf courses, check out our Brainerd MN Golf Courses Map.
Brainerd Golf Courses:
The Pines at Grand View Lodge is open May through October. Special rates in spring and fall. Discounted twilight rates at The Pines and The Preserve after 4:00 p.m. Pro shop with PGA professional on site. Golf lessons. Rentals.
The Classic at Madden's on Gull Lake is open mid-April to late October. The Classic is rated #3 Best New Upscale Public Course in North America. Pro Shop. PGA Professional. Golf lessons. Club rental.
Named by Arnold Palmer in honor of his father “Deek” this Arnold Palmer signature course combines the incomparable beauty of surrounding lakes, woods and wetlands with a nationally acclaimed layout meticulously built to exceed your expectations. This par 72 championship course features 18 holes and impeccably maintained Bentgrass greens, tees and fairways that smoothly flow across 500 acres of gorgeous forest, wetlands and lakes. Deacon’s attributes are so impressive it was included in Golf Digest’s “America’s 100 Greatest Public Courses”. The course on everyone’s must-play list, Deacon’s Lodge will challenge the best while remaining enjoyable to the rest.
Pine Beach East at Madden's on Gull Lake is open mid-April to late October. Pro Shop. PGA Professional. Golf lessons. Club rental.
Pine Beach West at Madden's on Gull Lake is open mid-April to late October. Pro Shop. PGA Professional. Golf lessons. Club rental.
The Preserve at Grand VIew Lodge is open May through October. Special rates in spring and fall. Discounted twilight rates at The Pines and The Preserve after 4:00 p.m. Pro shop with PGA professional on site. Golf lessons. Rentals.
Social 9 at Madden's on Gull Lake - Open mid-April to late October. Pro Shop. PGA Professional. Golf lessons. Club rental.
Patti Berg, Les Bolstad & Walter Hagen are a few of the famous names in golf that have strolled the fairways at Breezy Point’s Traditional Golf Course opened in the 1930’s. The Traditional is a favorite Brainerd, Minnesota golf course. This is a “shot maker’s” course that rewards accuracy over power and is enjoyed by golfers of all abilities. Not to be forgotten is the Traditional Golf Course pro shop, also open daily. This charming shop and clubhouse meet all of your golfing needs and more.
Whitebirch, a beautiful Minnesota golf course, was the first championship golf course layout in the Brainerd Lakes Area. It features over 6700 yards of lush fairways and huge undulating greens with multiple tee boxes. Add to that trees, sand and water and you have what many consider the best championship golf value in the Brainerd Lakes Area. You’ll enjoy golf at the Whitebirch course combined with dining at Antlers Restaurant. The sophisticated Whitebirch pro shop offers the latest trends in men and women’s golf apparel, accessories and golf items.
Tucked away in the tall pines and majestic oaks of the Brainerd Lakes Area is a classic-style golf course that simply must be at the top of your playing list. The Whitefish Golf Club offers outstanding scenery and a challenging, yet forgiving, golf experience. All with the honor of being awarded 4 ½ stars by Golf Digest for being one of Minnesota’s Best Golfing Values. Driving Range, Full Bar & Grill, Memberships, Golf specials Sunday - Thursday after 1:00 pm (call for details).