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Interlachen Country Club6200 Interlachen Blvd
Edina, MN 55436
Phone: (612)924-7424Fax: (612)929-7559
This prestigious course is exclusively private. The layout is a traditional design featuring the famous Donald Ross style. Ross redesigned the course in 1919. The terrain is rolling, and lakes come into play on six holes. The fairways are wide, and the small greens are fast. There are numerous old trees on the course that can affect your game if you hit errant shots. The front nine's several short par 4's require accurate shots if you hope to make a birdie or par. The back nine has several holes featuring dogleg fairways. This course and club is famous for being the site of the 1930 U.S. Open. This was the last major tournament during the year Bobby Jones won the "Grand Slam." The signature hole is #9, a 520-yard, par 5, featuring a dogleg right fairway and a lake on the inside curve near the green. During the 1930 U.S. Open, Bobby Jones skipped his ball over the lake and made the famous birdie that would assure his "Grand Slam" victory. "Golf Digest" rated this 54th out of "America's 100 Greatest Courses" for 1995-96, and 46th for 1997-98. It was also rated as the "Best in State" course for 1995-96, and the 2nd best for 1997-989. In addition, "GOLF Magazine" ranked it 57th among the "Top 100 Courses in the U.S." for 1996, 56th in 1997 and 63rd in 1999. "GOLFWEEK" chose it 43rd among "America's 100 Best Classical Courses" for 1997, and 35th for 1998 and 1999. Caddies are mandatory if you wish to walk the course between Memorial Day and Labor Day.
|Holes: 18||Greens: Bent Grass||Fairways: Bent Grass|
|Greens Fees:||$125 +|
|Dress Code:||No denim, collared shirt required|
|Season:||Apr 1 to Nov 1 (closed on Mondays)|
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