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Golfing in the Ely Area

The Ely area is home to some of the most beautiful and challenging golf courses in Minnesota. 

Ely golf course in the sunlight.

The Ely Golf Course

  • A 9 hole course, considered one of the most beautiful and challenging golf courses in northern Minnesota. 

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The quarry golf course with beautiful shadows on the grass.

The Legend and the Quarry at Giant's Ridge

Once home to a sand quarry and iron ore mine, the topography at Giants Ridge set these courses apart from any other public courses in the Midwest. Dramatically raised tees, hazards forged from reclaimed and repurposed mine land routinely challenge golfers to dig deeper, seek farther, and risk more. 

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Fortune bay golf course grass and pond.

The Wilderness at Fortune Bay

The Wilderness at Fortune Bay is Minnesota's premier resort golf destination located on beautiful Lake Vermilion. The Wilderness is consistently ranked one of the best golf courses in Minnesota and the country by national golf publications. 

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Green grass on a golf course.

Babbit Golf Course

This nine (9) hole public golf course is situated on 71+ acres of City-owned land.  Tee times do not have to be reserved.  The course fairways are outlined with various species of pine trees and situated on a level terrain suitable and enjoyable for walkers.

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