Once Played, Easily Remembered
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Just the facts

Location:

15 minutes south of Burnsville, MN. Follow Hwy 35 south to exit 69. Go west on Hwy 19 – 1 mile to Canby Trail. North on Canby Trail to Willingers.

Acreage:
Total Site – 277 acres Golf Course – 217 acres

Architect:
Gill Miller Architects, Inc. Builder: Enebak Construction

Par:
72 Yardage: 6809 yds. (Tournament tees)

Rating:
74.4 (Tournament) Slope: 150 (Tournament tees)

Key Design Features:

  • No residential exposure
  • Dynamic enhancement of natural surroundings with abundant wildlife.
  • Front nine has traditional core golf course characteristics with good utilization of natural open water and marshlands.
  • Back nine has significant topography and is in a 40-acre forest.
  • Substantial water features – 60 acres of natural open water and marshlands.
  • Special strategic emphasis by architect on par 3’s

Practice Facility:

  • 10,000 sq. ft. practice putting green
  • Separate chipping green w/practice bunker
  • 50,000 sq. ft. practice tee
  • Full length depth for use of all clubs.

Grasses:

  • Greens – Penncross Bentgrass
  • Fairways & Tees – Arcadia and Touchdown Bluegrass
  • Rough – bluegrass/fescue……Multiple varieties
  • Out of Play areas – indigenous native grasses
  • Native aquatic vegetation

Bunkers:

  • 55 bunkers strategically placed to enhance the holes requiring a high degree of course management from the player.
  • All bunkers have been renovated including all new bunker sand.
  • All new bunker sand – Plaisted Companies, Inc.

Cart Paths:

    • 6’ wide continuous asphalt cart path.

Special Features:

      • 72 tee boxes – 4 per hole. Teeing areas averages 10,250 square feet.
      • Greens average 7,750 sq. ft. – mature and quick
      • Fairways account for 28 acres – Pristine landing areas, exacting approach shots.
      • “Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary” certification – in process.
      • Hosted many MGA and USGA events
      • Top 10 of Golf Digest’s “Best Public Golf Courses” -2011.
      • Rated “4 ½ Stars” by Golf Digest’s “Places to Play” – 16 consecutive years

Top 20 Golf Digest’s “Best In State” – 2011 – #1 Public Course in the Twin Cities!