Best Golf Courses Near Hastings, MN
Hastings, Minnesota, a historic river town located by the Wisconsin border some 30 miles southeast of the Twin Cities, is well positioned for golfers looking for a variety of courses and tee time discounts. Topping the list are the 1947-vintage Hastings Golf Club, a course known for its frequent elevation changes and careful grooming; Emerald Greens, which features the easier and flatter Gold Course and the long, hilly Silver Course that has an island green par 3; and Clifton Highlands Golf Club, a scenic facility overlooking the St. Croix River Valley with a regulation 18 and a 9-hole short par-3 layout located in nearby Prescott, Wisconsin. Each of these clubs boasts a top-25-in-state course. Also notable in Hastings are Hidden Greens Golf Course and Bellwood Oaks. Both play in a housing-free State Game Refuge. When you’re not playing golf, save some time to stroll around historic Downtown Hastings or to commune with nature on the Mississippi, St. Croix or Vermillion rivers or at a local park. Vermillion Falls is the top local natural attraction. Hastings is only 30 miles from the Twin Cities and the picturesque town of Red Wing to the south along the Mississippi River.