Braemar Golf Course

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Braemar Golf Course
Club information
Coordinates 44°52′N 93°23′W / 44.867°N 93.383°W / 44.867; -93.383Coordinates: 44°52′N 93°23′W / 44.867°N 93.383°W / 44.867; -93.383
Location Edina, Minnesota,
United States
Established 1964
Type Public
Owned by City of Edina
Total holes 27 regulation, 9 executive
Website Braemar Golf Course
Designed by Donald G. Brauer
Par 71
Length 6697
Course rating 71.9
Par 72
Length 6660
Par 71
Length 6330

Since 1964, Braemar Golf Course has been one of the most popular public golf courses in the United States. It has been ranked as the #1 Public Golf Course in Minnesota by Golf Digest[1] and among the top 75 in the nation in the same category. Golf for Women Magazine named Braemar one of its top "100 Women Friendly Courses".[2]

The course is owned by the City of Edina, Minnesota a first-ring suburban community of Minneapolis.

Sister Kenny Golf Program[edit]

Braemar has been a partner with the Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute since the 1980s. With the help of many of its teaching professionals, the course has helped develop a golf program that is nationally recognized for meeting the needs of people with disabilities.[3] Sister Kenny golfers have had spinal cord injuries, amputations, strokes, polio, arthritis and other physical disabilities.

Throughout the summer, the league meets for weekly play on Braemar's nine hole executive course. Free lessons from a course pro accompany the membership. At the end of the year, members participate in a nine or eighteen hole tournament.


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