Not long after I began this ongoing folly of researching and writing about Minnesota’s lost golf courses in 2012, I published a map of the state’s lost courses on Google. It was on the rudimentary side, sort of the Google Maps version of chiseling onto the wall of the cave with a sharpened stone.
I recently finished Version 2 of the map, and it is, I think and hope, much better. There are more courses on it, as I have since uncovered a handful that I missed in my book and have listed
41 42 43 44 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 courses (updated as of July 2017) that have closed up shop since the year 2000. I have color-coded the locators into eras in which the courses were abandoned (before 1950, 1950-99 and 2000-present) and added more information on many of the courses.
Without further adieu (as in adieu to the
128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 and counting courses currently included), the map can be found here: Minnesota’s lost golf courses: The map
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