Nestled all around the Brainerd Lakes Area are beautiful, challenging and breathtaking golf courses. More than 30 courses of all skill levels call Brainerd home, making it a world-class golf destination. Are you planning a golf trip to the Brainerd area? We have gathered a list of the area’s golf courses and their open status.

Golf Courses

Breezy Point Resort 

Breezy Point Resort offers three 18-hole golf courses that challenge players of every ability. Each golf course is unique to its own location, surrounded by bent grass greens, gorgeous forest, wetlands, and lakes.  

  • Deacon’s Lodge : Opened April 26, 2024
  • Whitebirch Course : Opened April 17, 2024
  • Traditional Course : Opened April 26
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Crosswoods Golf Course in Crosslake 

Twenty-seven beautiful greens and lush rolling fairways carve through native woods in a secluded natural setting at Crosswoods Golf Course. The Crosswoods also offers a dining experience at the Grill and an outside scenic deck overlooking the golf course and waterfall garden. Experience GPS equipped electric carts, paved cart paths, large inventory of clubs and clothing and constant improvements to the course. 

  • Crosswoods Golf Course : Now open 10am daily (weather permitting)
  • Whistling Wolf & Dark Moon Mini Golf: Open weekends in May, open daily after Memorial Day weekend

Cuyuna Rolling Hills Golf Course 

Located only 15 miles from Brainerd, Cuyuna Rolling Hills offers golf without the resort prices. Nestles upon rolling hills you won’t want to miss an opportunity to golf this course. 

  • Cuyuna Rolling Hills : Opened April 11th, 2024

Eagle’s Landing : South Brainerd on Highway 371 

Eagle’s Landing Golf Club fits the needs of every player, from beginner to expert. Experience four tee options, giving the golfer the opportunity to play the course from 5147 yards all the way back to 6871 yards. You’ll enjoy the combination of the links type mounding with the beautiful oaks and pines.  

  • Eagle’s Landing Course : Opened April 17, 2024

Emily Greens Golf Course

Emily Greens is a fun and affordable 18-hole golf course carved through the Northwoods in the Brainerd Lakes Area of Minnesota. A unique feature of Emily Greens is the 17th hole features Minnesota’s largest green! 

  • Emily Greens Golf Course : Now accepting tee times

Golden Eagle in Fifty Lakes 

This 18-hole Championship golf course at Golden Eagle is situated on 210 acres of former private preserve. Surrounded by majestic north woods, forests, wetlands and dramatic elevation changes, Golden Eagle offers spectacular views from its many elevated tees. 

  • Golden Eagle Golf Course : Opened April 25, 2024

Grand View Lodge

Golf Courses

Experience golf and nature in harmony as you play Grand View’s courses. The Preserve is known for its scenic elevated tees and its tour speed greens. The Pine’s is a true “player’s course”, providing a variety of challenging holes. The recently renovated clubhouse features Freddy’s Sports Grill overlooking the gold course and an award-winning pro shop. 

  • The Pines : Opened April 19, 2024
  • The Preserve : Opened April 26, 2024

Gravel Pit Golf Experience 

The Gravel Pit is the newest golf experience in Brainerd, MN. This golf course features 13 classically designed holes, blanketed fescue with a feel of traditional links golf. With picturesque water features and stunning views, as you meander through the green hills and valleys. 

  • Golf course and Clubhouse : Now open

Legacy Courses at Cragun’s 

Cragun’s Legacy Courses is excited to partner with the Lehman Design Group for renovations and expansions that started in April of 2021 and will continue through the spring of 2023. The new “Dutch 27” will feature three renovated nines, offering players the variety of three different 18-hole combinations. Expect newly paved car paths and white sand throughout. When the project is complete, the Legacy will be a true golfer’s paradise offering 54 holes of golf!  

  • The Lehman 18 Course : Opened April 19, 2024
  • The Dutch 18 Course : Opened April 12, 2024
  • The Driving Range & Par 3: Opened April 12, 2024

Madden’s on Gull Lake Golf Courses

Madden’s on Gull Lake is recognized among the top golf destinations in the United States. With four outstanding layouts including their championship courses, The Classic, the historic Pine Beach East, Scenic Pine Beach West, and the Social 9. Madden’s courses present opportunity for golfers of all levels to enjoy a relaxing round or take on a challenging course.  

  • The Classic : Opens May 3, 2024
  • Pine Beach East : Opened April 26, 2024
  • Pine Beach West : Opened April 12, 2024
  • The Social 9 : Opened April 26, 2024
  • Driving Range : Opened April 26, 2024

*Opening Weather Permitting

Ruttger’s Bay Lake Resort

Golf Courses

Ruttger’s Bay Lake Resort offers two scenic, northern Minnesota golf courses that wind through forests of Maple, Oak, Birch, Aspen and the majestic Norway Pines. Jack’s 18, a par 72 course rolls gently alongside the placid waters of natural lakes Goose and Bass. Alec’s 9, that will be reopening in 2023, offers one of the area’s only par 33 9-hole course.  

  • Jack’s 18: Opened April 19, 2024
  • Alec’s 9: Opens May 13

Whitefish Golf Club 

Whitefish Golf Club gives golfers an authentic Minnesota “Up North” experience that immerses them in natures and tests skills at the same time. You will rarely see another group of golfers on this course as the course is cut out of thick, northern Minnesota forest. 

  • Whitefish Golf Club : Opened April 19, 2024

Wildwedge Golf Park in Pequot Lakes 

Wildwedge Golf course is one of Minnesota’s best short game courses, with enough distance, sand and water to challenge even the more experienced golfer, yet not intimidating to the beginner. Play 9 holes of very scenic golf, winding through the great Northwoods. Holes range from 75 to 170 yards allowing you to practice with a variety of clubs. 

  • Wildwedge Par 3 & Mini Golf: Opened April 13, 2024

The courses are calling! Happy Golfing!