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Just The Facts

Location

  • 20 miles south of Minneapolis/St. Paul.
  • 2 miles west of Highway 35 (exit 84) Prior Lake, MN

Acerage

  • Total Site – 360 acres
  • Golf Course – 230 acres

Architect

  • Gill Miller, Inc. Builder: Enebak Construction
  • Management: Tradition Golf

Specifications

  • Par: 72
  • Yardage: 7063 yds. (from back)
  • Rating: 74.4 (from back)
  • Slope: 143 (from back)

Key Design Features

  • Good mixture of open space and tree-lined areas.
  • Substantial water features – 21 bodies of water equaling 50 acres of lakes, ponds and creeks. Largest lake is 30 acres. Water on 13 holes.
  • 20 acres of natural wetlands. Credit River Creek runs through course.
  • 300 additional mature (20’-30’) trees planted at strategic course locations
  • Over million cubic yards of earth material moved.
  • “Stadium”designed into most holes. Excellent visual hole separation!
  • Front nine has “traditional/core” flavor while back nine is more “links”. Both nines have significant (and dramatic!) topography.
  • Special strategic emphasis by architect on the par-3’s. ..Water, wetlands, forced carry etc. Maybe the best collection of par-3’s anywhere!
  • Minimal residential exposure. Only 35 home sites. Home values at $1 million+

Practice Facility

  • 380 yards long X 175 yards wide… double-ended, with 8,000 sq.ft. practice putting greens. (one of two). Chipping area, practice sand etc. Includes target bent grass greens and target sand bunkers plus substantial peripheral burming.
  • Possibly the best in the Upper Midwest!

Grasses

  • Tees, Fairways, Greens – Providence bentgrass and ½” elite bluegrass
  • Greens average a massive 6,500 square feet!
  • Rough – bluegrass/fescues …. Multiple varieties.
  • Out-of-Play – indigenous native grasses and wildflowers.
  • Native aquatic vegetation.

Sand

  • Bunker – “Ohio Pro-Angle” white sand…barged from Ohio Valley.
  • 52 bunkers representing 6 acres of white sand.

Cart Paths

  • 6.85 miles continuous, 7’ wide concrete. But no “cart path only” rule.

Special Features

  • 94 tee boxes – 5 per hole. Teeing area per hole averages 7,500 sq. ft.
  • Greens average 6,500 square feet.
  • Fairways account for 30-acres…. Generous landing areas-exacting approach shots.
  • UpLink GPS-equipped power electric carts.
  • “Signature Look” of massive limestone boulder retaining walls emerging from fronting lakes creating elevated greens at strategic holes.
  • Lengthy (up to 380’) wooden bridges (6) spanning water features.
  • 900 head TORO LTV irrigation system at 1350 gallons/minute.
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