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Address: Nisswa, MN
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Recognized by "Golf Digest" as the best golf course in Minnesota.

Recognized by "Golf Digest" as the best golf course in Minnesota.

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Golfing doesn't get any better than this!

The course is in impeccable condition this Spring/Summer, one of my top 2 favorite courses. The golf staff are awesome as well, very accommodating. GPS on all the carts, they do... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 June 2016
Carrie S
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Owatonna, Minnesota
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Owatonna, Minnesota
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232 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

The course is in impeccable condition this Spring/Summer, one of my top 2 favorite courses. The golf staff are awesome as well, very accommodating. GPS on all the carts, they do golf right!

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Thank Carrie S
St.Paul, Minnesota
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944 reviews
329 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 402 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

3 separate "nine's all featuring woods, marsh and lakes. Some spectacular holes. Sometimes you may have company - families of geese. This is NOT a course for beginners. Really appreciated the willingness of the ranger to refer me to a less busy "nine." Played 18 holes in just under 3 hours, starting at 7 AM. This place is SO much... More 

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Thank Seniordad
Plymouth, Minnesota
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15 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

Very pretty tight course, makes you actually slow down swing and get it right? Very well kept up. Little pricey.

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Thank Jeffkthorson
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32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

The Pines is a beautiful 27 hole course ....Lakes, Woods & Marsh. The pro shop and staff are top notch. Grandview Lodge did it right!

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Thank Cynthia C
Long Beach, California
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410 reviews
92 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2014

tough and challenging but worth the play, the trees were all starting to turn color and it was lovely

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Thank lanzie99
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60 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2014 via mobile

My wife and I golfed here together and found the course to be in excellent shape. The greens rolled true, and the course was very challenging, but not punishing. Highly recommend to anyone. The staff (especially our starter Charlie) was extremely friendly!

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Thank Colin S
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2013

Great course, in perfect shape. the Pines, and Deacon's Lodge are the best of the best. Though The Classic and The Preserve are right up there too. When at The Pines, ask for a lesson with Ben. He has such great interpersonal skills that someone really ought to snatch him up and hire him as a manager, or director of... More 

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minnesota
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2013

Well kept course - scenic - challenging as well. Nicely run and friendly staff. Kind of pricey and because it's part of a resort, it's just always so busy! We hate slow play, and with the amount of people on there, it can get borderline frustrating sometimes.

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Thank K1ay
Poulsbo, Washington
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2013

This course was in great shape and is one of my favorites. Our group has golfed here for the last 14 years.

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Thank Wayne S
St. Petersburg FL
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55 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2013

A few holes have been tweaked recently and I enjoyed the subtle changes. Course is always in great shape but this August seemed particularly well maintained. Great clubhouse and attentive service throughout the facility. 3 tracks of 9-holes means you can play multiple times without it feeling old.

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