Braemar Golf Course

Adaptive Golf League Makes the Sport Accessible

If you head over to Braemar Golf Course on a Friday in May or June, you will find an inspiring group of 60 golfers and volunteers—all thanks to an Edina golf instructor, the late Larry Nelson. Nelson had two passions, junior golf and adaptive golf, and he started an adaptive golf program in Richfield in 1990. “He started the program because he wanted to give back to golf and try something different,” says Mike Grube, a Braemar PGA professional and adaptive golf program volunteer.

Practice Your Swing at Braemar Golf Dome

The days are getting longer and warmer, but it’s not summer quite yet. Head over to the newly renovated Braemar Golf Dome to squeeze in some pre-season practice on one of the 46 tee areas before the Dome closes mid-April. Practice on your own or sign up for lessons with one of the five PGA professionals on staff. If you’re a history buff, pick up a copy of Braemar: Celebrating a 40-year History of Braemar Golf Course by local author Roger Harrold.

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