Deacon’s Lodge


Construction began in September 1997 with first round of play in September 1998. Patterned after Pine Valley Golf Club in New Jersey, this Deacon’s Lodge is nestled between three wilderness lakes, deep wetlands, and the pristine forest of Minnesota’s Brainerd Lakes country. The most notable features of the 7,014 yard, par 72 course, are large, natural waste bunkers and towering Norway Pines.

Course Includes:

  • 134,000 square feet of finished putting green surface
  • 289,000 square feet of finished tee area
  • 45 acres or bentgrass fairway
  • 30 acres of fescue rough
  • 12 acres of waste bunker
  • 60 to 100 yard width per fairway
  • 18 acre driving range with
  • 350 lineal yards of tee are

Construction Involved

  • 125 acres of clearing
  • 110,000 cubic yards of earthwork
  • 35,000 lineal feet of asphalt path
  • 960 head Rain Bird automatic irrigation system
  • 1500 gallon per minute P&H pump station
  • 3 field constructed timber bridges