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Braemar Golf Course
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12th hole, Braemar Golf Course in Edina, Minnesota.
Club information
Coordinates 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 18 regulation (under renovation), 9 executive
Website Braemar Golf Course
Castle/Hays
Designed by Donald G. Brauer
Par 71
Length 6697
Course rating 71.9
Clunie/Castle
Par 72
Length 6660
Hays/Clunie
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 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".

Braemar Golf Course is an 18-hole (under renovation) championship length public golf course. It also has a newly renovated driving range with more than 60 separate hitting stalls, making it one of the largest in the Twin Cities area.

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

Sister Kenny Golf Program

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. 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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