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10 Unique Golf Holes in Minnesota

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Sink your putt at one of Minnesota's many incredible public golf courses / Jeremy Jordan
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10 Unique Golf Holes in Minnesota

Minnesota has hundreds of golf courses, and probably at least that many unique golf holes. Here are 10 of the most unique at various courses around the state.

  1. Alexandria Golf Club
    Alexandria Golf Club

    Alexandria Golf Club has three greens in the shape of states: Minnesota #7, Oklahoma #8 and Texas #17.

  2. Warroad Estates
    Warroad Estates

    Warroad Estates, a course that routes along Lake of the Woods, has a Minnesota-shaped green on its #9 hole.

  3. Baker National Golf Course
    The "barn hole" at Baker National Golf Course

    The "barn hole" at Baker National Golf Course in Medina / Jeremy Jordan

    Baker National Golf Course

    Baker National in Medina, one of the Three Rivers Park District's courses, has a lovely red barn that is in play on the first hole.

  4. StoneRidge Golf Club
    StoneRidge Golf Club

    StoneRidge Golf Club in Stillwater is another golf course with a "barn hole." It's on the 11th hole and players have the option of hitting over, around or through it!

  5. Highland National Golf Course
    Highland National Golf Course

    Highland National in St. Paul sports a Snoopy bunker on #15, a testimonial to St. Paul native Charles M. Schulz, creator of the beloved comic strip.

  6. The Legend at Giants Ridge
    The "giant's footprint" fairway at Giants Ridge

    The "giant's footprint" fairway on hole #3 at The Legend at Giants Ridge / Brian Oar

    The Legend at Giants Ridge

    The Legend at Giants Ridge, Biwabik, has a "giant's footprint" on its third fairway.

  7. Black Bear Golf Course
    Black Bear Golf Course

    Black Bear Golf Course, Carlton, has a "bear paw footprint" on its par 5 signature hole #7.

  8. Stonebrooke Golf Club
    Stonebrooke Golf Club

    At Stonebrooke Golf Club's 8th hole in Shakopee, players get a ferry ride from the tee box across the lake to the landing area.

  9. Pine Beach East at Madden's
    Pine Beach East golf course

    Play the only par 6 in Minnesota at Pine Beach East at Madden's Resort / Peter Wong

    Pine Beach East at Madden's

    Pine Beach East at Madden's Resort on Gull Lake in Brainerd has the only par 6 in Minnesota.

  10. Emily Greens Golf Course
    Emily Greens Golf Course

    Emily Greens Golf Course has the largest green in Minnesota, with the possibility of a 140-foot putt!