Braemar Golf Course

2017 GRAA Top 50 Golf Range / Public Facilities

Braemar Golf Course

Joe Abood, General Manager

6364 John Harris drive

Edina, Minnesota 55439

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Facility Amenities:

  • Bays with Mats (68)
  • Grass Tees (68)
  • Accurate Yardage Measurements on Tees to Targets
  • Short Game Practice Area
  • Grass Putting Green

Additional Amenities:

  • Golf Shop (4,500 sq. ft.)
  • Food & Beverage

Type of Range Targets: 

  • Built-up Greens
  • Flags
  • Bunkers
  • Fairway Cuts
  • Six realistic target greens with bunkers and approaches at varied yardages

Instruction provided.

Number of PGA Professionals: 6

Number of LPGA Professionals: 1

Clubfitting services provided.

Number of range balls dispensed on range per year: 3,000,000

Number of range balls in inventory: 100,000

New balls are acquired: Twice per year 

Best range promotion: Transitioned from over the counter practice ball sales to practice ball dispensing machines. This allowed us to sell pre-paid keys. Over 650 pre-paid keys were sold for over $65,000 in revenue.

Special programs: 

  • Home to the Larry Nelson Adaptive Golf Program for Juniors with physical and mental disabilities
  • Home to the Sister Kenny Adaptive Golf Program for golfers with physical disabilities
  • Home to the Minnesota Section PGA/Minneapolis VA Hospital Adaptive Golf Program
  • Home to the Special Olympics practice center
  • Home to the University of Minnesota Men’s & Women’s winter practice
  • Home to thirteen High School Golf Programs
  • Home to the Edina High School Physical Education Classes