Hit the Links in Inver Grove Heights

Inver Wood Golf Course
By Stacy Brooks

Hit the links in Inver Grove Heights!  Inver Grove Heights is a great golf destination for golfers of all types and abilities: you can play 9 or 18 holes at beautiful local courses, go disc golfing, or try out foot golf.  Afterwards, celebrate your victory (or console yourself after a defeat) with a delicious meal at one of Inver Grove Heights’ dozens of local restaurants.

Disc Golf, North Valley Park
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Disc Golf at North Valley Park

With scenic views and four different skill level-based routes, the Disc Golf Course at North Valley Park is fun for beginning and experienced disc golfers alike.  The 18-hole course includes wooded areas and a pond.  

A pass is required to use the course from May through September and can be purchased online.  Daily passes are $5 and season passes are $30 for residents, $40 for non-residents.

After you finish your disc golf game, sample international cuisine at one of Inver Grove Heights’ local restaurants.  iPho2 serves Vietnamese specialties including pho, banh mi, noodle salads, and bubble tea.  Taqueria El Girasol is great for Mexican food like birria tacos, burritos, and enchiladas.  At LW’s Bierstube, feast on German fare such as bratwurst and weiner schnitzel, plus American pub favorites.

Inver Wood Golf Course
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Golf and Foot Golf at Inver Wood Golf Course

Inver Wood Golf Course’s 27 holes are spread across a scenic setting, with rolling, wooded terrain.  The practice center has a unique design, with two fairways, greens, and bunkers to provide an “on course” feel to the driving range concept.  Tee times can be reserved online.

Foot Golf at Inver Wood Golf Course
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Inver Wood also offers foot golf, a soccer/golf hybrid that’s a fun outdoor activity for golfers and non-golfers alike.  The game is played on the golf course, and players kick a soccer ball from the starting tee to the hole.  You can opt to play an 18-hole or 9-hole round.

Inver Wood is conveniently located to Iwa Sushi, which is a local favorite for top-notch sushi and hibachi meals.  If you’re looking for a quick bite, Oyevida Lifestyle Cafe offers healthful sandwiches, salads, and flatbread pizzas.

Arbor Pointe Golf Club
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Executive Golf Course at Arbor Pointe Golf Club 

One of the top short courses in Minnesota, the 9-hole course at Arbor Pointe Golf Club is a convenient way to play a challenging round of golf in a beautiful natural setting (maybe even spot some wildlife!)  The par 31 course features water on seven holes and extensive bunkering.   Tee times can be reserved online. 

Enjoy a post-game round of drinks at Inver Grove Brewing.  In addition to local craft beer, there’s a full bar and a food menu with elevated pub fare including brick oven Neapolitan-style pizzas, burgers, pasta, and more.

This golf season, plan a getaway to Inver Grove Heights!  Inver Grove Heights hotels offer excellent value and are conveniently located to downtown St. Paul, the Mall of America, Minneapolis, and the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.  Enjoy amenities including complimentary breakfast, free parking, indoor pools, and more.  Book your stay at these Inver Grove Heights hotels today!