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Address: 330 Golf Club Dr, Fairbanks, AK 99708
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This is the world's northernmost USGA regulation golf course, which offers...

This is the world's northernmost USGA regulation golf course, which offers a links-style layout with open fairways.

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This is not your normal round of golf. We had lots of fun, but the course was very wet because of Permafrost and heavy rains over the summer. If you want to play a serious round... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 September 2016
Karla T
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Pine Island, Minnesota, United States
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Pine Island, Minnesota, United States
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

This is not your normal round of golf. We had lots of fun, but the course was very wet because of Permafrost and heavy rains over the summer. If you want to play a serious round of golf this might not be the place to do it. We had to take relief from wet lies on many shots. On a... More 

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Freeland, MI
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

We decided to do the visitor special because we wanted to be golfing at midnight. Unfortunately, the course is not open that late, but we did play almost until 11:00pm, which would be unheard of back home. The course is certainly unique. As other reviewers have said, the fairways were anything but flat. Due to the rain, it was somewhat... More 

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Kokomo, Indiana
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31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

The course was built in the 1990's in a cleared out forest area with much area being built on the permafrost which causes man undulations and sunken spots on the course surfaces. Greens were kind of rough, but that made the experience more challenging. Received a certificate, cap and golf ball with the visitors package. A neat experience for any... More 

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Oak Creek, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Don't expect to play at your best but expect to have fun! An Alaskan tundra green is definitely a challenge! You will probably need to allow more time to finish playing.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Really pretty. Difficult cuz I'm not good at golf. The grass is crazy. Went after a rain, the whole course was a water hazard. Still fun, I'll be going again in the sun though

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

This is NOT a country club, so do not expect manicured fairways but the course will challenge your game the way few other courses can. Permafrost damage from brutal winters creates an uneven course with difficult greens. There are a few bare patches where the turf has not survived the winter but these are usually repaired within a few weeks... More 

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North Pole, Alaska
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91 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

This course has a lot of permafrost damage. They had a skids get working the fairways while we were there. Not to mention its full of mosquitoes Might be better off playing the 9 hole Fairbanks course or Wainwright

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Montgomery, New York
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106 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2014

The staff was friendly and they have a nice tourist package that includes a hat, ball with logo, certificate stating you've played there, etc. Course was in DECENT shape considering the amount of rain. Be prepared for plenty of mosquitos. Recommend playing with brightly colored balls since the fairways are littered with white mushrooms. I lost about 8 balls in... More 

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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101 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2014

I've played this course a few times while on vacation and love it! It is more like the rough courses you would find in Scotland, not the manicured, country club style found in the lower 48. Permafrost makes for some interesting plays. Staff was friendly and helpful. Tee times can usually be made for the same day IF it is... More 

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Woodbine, Georgia, United States
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2014

Wanted to play at the northern most course in the USA, check... Wouldn't go back. Lost balls in the fairway, greens looked and putted like 70's shag carpet. The only positive, it was very scenic.

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