For several decades, Jeffrey D. Brauer has been making a name for himself as one of the top golf architects in America. In this time, he has been working on golf course renovations and new golf courses that have been recognized throughout the golfing community for their exceptional designs and efficient playability. This article will explore some of the highlights of golf course design by Jeffrey D. Brauer. Listed below are the courses that have been recognized as standing out for excellence:
The Wilderness at Fortune Bay in Tower, Minnesota
When you are looking for the true Minnesota golfing experience, look no farther than The Wilderness at Fortune Bay in Tower, Minnesota. The course is located on Lake Vermilion, bringing a certain level of ambience that just cannot be recreated. This course is consistently ranked as one of the top courses in the state of Minnesota, and in the country by leaders in the world of golf. Among several other awards, The Wilderness was rated the #2 public golf course in Minnesota for both 2017 and 2018. Make sure you add this destination to your list when looking for top lakeside golf courses in America.
The Quarry at Giants Ridge in Biwabik, Minnesota
While in Minnesota, you will not want to miss out on your chance to experience The Quarry at Giants Ridge in Biwabik, Minnesota. This golf course has an established reputation as one of the best resort golf vacation destinations in America. Consistently, golf publications have recognized The Quarry for its excellence. This course has been ranked at the top of the best golf courses in the world. Just this year, Giants Ridge was spotlighted by Golf Digest as an “Editors Choice” as one of “The Best Golf Resorts in the Midwest.” Also notable, the Quarry has been voted the #1 public course in Minnesota by Golf Digest.
Superior National in Cook County, Minnesota
Located in Cook County, Minnesota, Superior National is a great example of how renovating a course can go a long way to creating a fresh and exciting new experience, with improved functionality. Golf Architect, Jeffrey D. Brauer, took on the task of refining both the River 9 and Canyon 9, bringing 18-holes of unforgettable golfing! Each course posed its own set of unique challenges. River 9 was updated to include five new tees, playable roughs and wider fairways. The outdated irrigation and drainage systems have been transitioned into an environmentally friendly solution, that helps to maintain the immaculate, larger greens.
Tempest Golf Club in Gladewater, Texas
One of Jeffrey D. Brauer’s most recent successes is the transformation of Tempest Golf Club in Gladewater, Texas. This golf course and clubhouse are the absolute best in East Texas. This was a three-year-long project, transforming an already breathtaking piece of land into an outstanding course, that stands out for its excellence. If you are looking to see the best golfing Texas has to offer, do not miss your chance to experience this incredible course now!
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