Golf, Brews & Dad: Celebrate Father’s Day Minneapolis Style

by Maggie Kirkwood

Fore! Father’s Day is just a few weeks away, and to help you celebrate with your Twin Cities Dad, we’ve pulled together a list of the best golf courses around. From driving ranges and challenging fairways to lush greens and vivid landscapes, you’re sure to find a greenway for every golf enthusiast.

And what better way to wrap up tee time than with a pint! We’ve included our hand-picked selection of nearby places to kick back and grab a post-game brewski with Dad. Cheers!

First Tee: Colombia Golf Club

Par 71 // 3300 Central Ave. NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418

Just minutes from Downtown Minneapolis, Colombia Golf Club is a premier greenery with a little something for every golfer. Go all out by hitting a few hole-in-ones amid gentle rolling hills and tree-lined fairways. Or practice your short game at the state-of-the-art Golf Learning Center and Driving Range. Book your tee time here »

Your Nearby Brewery Lineup:

Fair State Brewing Cooperative //2506A Central Avenue NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418

Featured Seasonal Beer: Hefeweizen, a traditional Bavarian-style wheat beer

Indeed Brewing // 711 15th Avenue NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413

Featured Seasonal Beer: Shenanigans Summer Ale, an American pale wheat ale

612 Brew // 945 Broadway St NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413

Featured Seasonal Beer: Mary Ann, a light, easy drinking lager

Second Tee: Theodore Wirth Golf Course

Par 72 // 1301 Theodore Wirth Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55422

One of the oldest (and prettiest) public golf courses in the Twin Cities, Wirth Golf Course is perfect for putting your golfing skills to the test. Set around the beautiful Basset Creek, golfers can experience a range of fun challenges, from front nine lagoons to the rolling hills and mature trees of the back nine. Book your tee time here »

Your Nearby Brewery Lineup:

Boom Island Brewing Company // 2014 Washington Ave. N, Minneapolis, MN 55411

Featured Seasonal Beer: Saison, a Belgian-style farmhouse ale

Fulton // 414 6th Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55401

Featured Seasonal Beer: Randonneur, a summery saison brewed with German malt

Third Tee: Highland National

Par 72 // 1403 Montreal Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55116

An upscale municipal greenway, Highland National Golf Course is sure to challenge golfers of all levels. It offers a good variety of modern hole layouts framed by mature trees, while maintaining its feel for a more traditional City course. Plus, you can catch a glimpse of the “Snoopy” bunker at the course’s signature hole, the 15th. Book your tee time here »

Your Nearby Brewery Lineup:

Summit Brewing Co. // 910 Montreal Circle, St. Paul, MN 55102

Featured Seasonal Beer: Summit Summer Ale, a crisp, clean and highly drinkable session beer

Tin Whiskers Brewing Co. // 125 E 9th St, Unit 127, Saint Paul, MN 55101

Featured Seasonal Beer: Short Circuit, a full-bodied and roasty stout with a sweet lingering aftertaste

Now It’s Your Turn

Which Minneapolis area golf course will you be teeing up at this month? Tell us about your favorite fairway right here in the comments!

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