Are you an avid golfer? Looking for a vacation with plenty of opportunities to hit the green? Alexandria, Minn. in the heart of lakes country hosts eight different golf courses for golfers of all skill levels. Here is a brief run-down of what Alexandria’s many courses offer. You won’t be disappointed.
Alexandria Golf Club
The Alexandria Golf Club is an 18-hole course located on Lake Darling and Lake L’Homme Dieu. The Par 72 course is 6,544 yards. The course has been open and operating for over 90 years. It is apparent through the years of success that this golf course is worth checking out.
Geneva Golf Club
Geneva golf club is a 27-hole championship golf course created by Joel Goldstrand. The course hosts three nines – the Island, Ponds, and Marsh which all start and end at the clubhouse. The Ponds is a Par 35 and is 3,325 yards. The Marsh is a Par 37 and 3605 yards, and the Island is a Par 36 and 3,592 yards. The course layouts are a challenge and are fun for golfers of all playing levels.
Lake Miltona Golf Club
Lake Miltona Golf Club is a Par 72, 18-hole golf course located between Miltona and Carlos about ten miles north of Alexandria. The course also has a driving range and large putting green.
Minnewaska Golf Club
This course, located just minutes south of Alexandria was also created by Joel Goldstrand. The 18-hole course is a Par 72 at 6,522 yards. The course’s varied terrain makes every hole interesting.
Nordic Trails Golf
Nordic Trails Golf is a 32 par course at just 2,054 yards, but don’t let its size fool you. The challenging course is short enough to walk, and it is great for golfers of all levels. There is a large putting green and a chipping green for warm-ups.
Pezhekee National Golf Course
This 18-hole course is a Par 72 at 7,263 yards. The course features fairways through trees, bridges, wildflowers and other varied terrain. While golfing, enjoy the beautiful views of Lake Minnewaska.
Pine Ridge Golf Course
Pine Ridge Golf Course is located in Evansville, MN which is a short 25 minute drive from Alexandria. The 9-hole course is 2,992 yards. It was designed by James Wagner and opened in 1996. Stop by this course for gorgeous open fairways, but watch out for the water hazards.
Red Rock Golf Course
Red Rock Golf Course is a 9-hole course with great scenery and encourages a relaxed style of play. The challenging 3,109 yard course is a Par 35. The course is located 17 miles west of Alexandria, but the charming rustic feel is worth the drive.
As you can see, Alexandria is a golfer’s paradise. The variety, number, and quality of courses are something you definitely don’t want to miss.