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Giants Ridge Offers Value-Packed Stay-and-Play Offer


Giants Ridge Offers Value-Packed Stay-and-Play Offer

By Brian Weis

Giants Ridge - Minnesota's leading golf resort set in the rugged beauty of the Mesabi Iron Range - is celebrating the arrival of golf season with a stay-and-play offer ideal for golf getaways.

Available from approximately mid-April (subject to the courses opening) through May 24, it includes one round of golf with cart on either of Giants Ridge's two championship courses, range balls and accommodations at The Lodge at Giants Ridge. Weeknight rates begin at $99 (double occupancy) and $139 (single).

Weekend rates start at $139 (double occupancy) and $179 (single). Package rates are per person, per night. For reservations or to check on the opening date for the courses, call 877.442.6877. As a bonus, each golfer receives one $10 food and beverage voucher per night redeemable at Sleeping Giant Restaurant and Bar.

Located just over three hours from the Minneapolis - St. Paul metro area, Giants Ridge boasts two of the highest ranked layouts in state, The Quarry and The Legend. The Quarry is rated the "Best Course You Can Play" in Minnesota by Golfweek and GOLF Magazine. Now a "must-play" course, it was once home to a sand quarry and iron ore mine. Dramatically raised tees and hazards forged from reclaimed and repurposed mine land create unique challenges.

As its name implies, The Legend offers flat-out legendary golf. The original Giants Ridge course, designed by Jeffrey Brauer, The Legend is a true "northwoods" course featuring towering pines, giant fairways and majestic views of Wynne and Sabin Lakes. Its smooth edges and traditional design elements offer a stunning contrast to the starkly modern sibling, Quarry.

"Giants Ridge is home to two of the top-ranked layouts in the North Star State," says John Kendall, Director of Golf. "Impeccable course conditions and a variety of lodging options to suit any budget and group size make Giants Ridge an excellent venue for a fun and memorable golf getaway."

Offering unbeatable value and 36 thrilling holes, Giants Ridge has long been considered one of Minnesota's best golf destinations. In addition to receiving a Golf Digest Editor's Choice Award for "Best Golf Resorts in the Midwest," Giants Ridge and its courses have received accolades from Golfweek, Golf Magazine, My Golf Spy, and Golf Advisor.

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About: Brian Weis

Brian Weis Brian Weis is the Publisher of, a network of golf travel and directory sites including,,,, etc. Professionally, Brian is a member of the Golf Writers Association of America (GWAA), International Network of Golf (ING), Golf Travel Writers of America (GTWA), International Golf Travel Writers Association (IGTWA) and The Society of Hickory Golfers (SoHG). In 2016, Brian won The Shaheen Cup, an award given to a golf travel writer by his peers.

All of his life, Brian has been around the game of golf. As a youngster, Brian competed at all levels in junior and high school golf. Brian had a zero chance for a college golf scholarship, so he worked on the grounds crew at West Bend Country Club to pay for his University of Wisconsin education. In his adult years, his passion for the game collided with his entrepreneurial spirit and in 2004 launched In 2007, the idea for a network of local golf directory sites formed and was born. Today, the network consists of a site in all 50 states supported by national sites like, and It is an understatement to say, Brian is passionate about promoting golf and golf travel on a local, regional, national and international level.

On the golf course, Brian is known as a fierce weekend warrior that fluctuates between a 5-9 handicap. With a soft fade, known as "The Weis Slice", and booming 300+ drives, he can blast it out of bounds with the best of them.

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