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Superior National Golf Course

5731 West Highway 61, Lutsen, MN 55612
+1 218-663-7195
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A wet day

While on the north shore for our honeymoon we wanted to play this course. Between the puddles on... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
Upnorttraveler
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Bemidji, Minnesota
Great golf course

We were some of the original members of the club, and were members 22 years before we left. They... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
Qcdriver1
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Burnsville, Minnesota
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Championship course offers 27 holes carved from 400 acres of the Superior National Forest, winding through the Poplar River Valley with breathtaking views of nearby Lake Superior.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“the river” (18 reviews)
“tee box” (2 reviews)
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5731 West Highway 61, Lutsen, MN 55612
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+1 218-663-7195
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

While on the north shore for our honeymoon we wanted to play this course. Between the puddles on the course and the fog it was a challenge. The folks at the club house were great, had a wonderful lunch and warm up. Thoroughly enjoyed the...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We were some of the original members of the club, and were members 22 years before we left. They have three courses and they have redone 2 of them in last few years, making them fun and challenging, with breathtaking views and awesome golf. They...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Played the Mountain course Labor Day 9/4/17 with wife and for $28 each twilight I thought was fair considering a few cow pasture Canadian tracks we passed on that are way over priced ($35-40 for 9)and charge extra for cart. Just about everyone uses a...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Not much give if you miss a shot, beautiful views as you golfed. Greens nicely kept and soft, fairways not level.

1  Thank Amy P
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SuperiorN, Manager at Superior National Golf Course, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Hi Amy, Hope you enjoyed your day of golf. Looking forward to you getting the chance to play golf with us again at Superior National.

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Reviewed 16 June 2017

This was the second time we have golfed at Superior National and it is one of our favorite courses. While we like the Mountain Course, our favorite is the River with the amazing views of the Lake and the beautiful river running through. The Canyon...More

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SuperiorN, Manager at Superior National Golf Course, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Thank You Kristine. Glad you enjoyed your day of golf! Heath Ekstrom, PGA Head Golf Professional

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Reviewed 11 June 2017

I played here 20 years ago and the group's reviews were not favorable back then. But a trip to the north shore and reading about renovations I thought it was time for another try. It's still not ready for serious play. Don't get me wrong,...More

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SuperiorN, Manager at Superior National Golf Course, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Thank you dm4golf, I appreciate you response and comments. I'm glad you had the chance to play golf with us. It is true that they're are spots on the Mountain course that the ground has heaved over the years and needs some areas of repair....More

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Reviewed 27 April 2017

My wife and I decided to open the Golf season at SNGC and had a great time. We got in on their third day open and before a week of sleet and snow. The course was very wet so winter rules with a few extra...More

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SuperiorN, Manager at Superior National Golf Course, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Thanks Jim B, Hope you can come back this summer. Temps are now above the probable 40 degrees you played in May, it was a COLD May. Yikes! It will be pleasurable to play here in July or August when the Twin Cities are 90+...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Bad news first. The mountain 9 is in such bad shape that when you use a cart you will need a chiropractic adjustment when done. It is the last of the three 9s to be remodeled. The new river 9 is gorgeous with views that...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2016

With the amazing combination of spectacular views, attentive staff and a challenging course design this is an experience not to be missed. They offer 3 different golfing experiences combining the unique aspects of this amazing course; mountains, River and the best views of Lake Superior...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2016

I can't think of anyplace I have been that I like more than the North Shore of Lake Superior. While there I always make a point to try and get out for at least one round of golf at SNGC. I love the course, and...More

Thank Jim B
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