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Giants Ridge announces inspiring promotions and clinics for 2021 golf season

Father’s Day, Nine & Dine specials, adult golf clinics help support growing the game for all

(BIWABIK, Minn.)Giants Ridge — Minnesota’s premier golf destination set in the rugged beauty of the Mesabi Iron Range – unveils programs for the 2021 golf season designed to promote family values and help grow the game.

On June 20 (Father’s Day), dads play free with a paid regular-priced green fee for their son or daughter. The Father’s Day golf special is valid after 10 a.m.

Also available on Sundays through Sept. 26, the Nine & Dine Special includes nine holes of golf for two on The Legend or The Quarry after 2 p.m., and dinner for two at the Burnt Onion Kitchen & Brews or Wacootah Grille for $84. The price does not include tax, and dinners include select menu items.

In an effort to continue to build the sport within the region, Giants Ridge offers men’s and women’s golf clinics that include one hour of instruction and nine holes of golf for $40 per person / per session. The women’s clinics will occur Wednesdays at 5 p.m. throughout the golf season, while the men’s clinics will take place on Thursdays at the same time.

To schedule tee times for the Father’s Day or Nine & Dine specials, or to take part in the golf clinics, call 218.865.8030. For more information on these events, visit the resort’s offers and packages page.

“Getting everyone in the family involved with golf is paramount to the growth and sustainability of the game,” says John Kendall, Director of Golf. “We hope these promotions and clinics provide lifelong experiences and memories, while also promoting the sport.”

The golf season at Giants Ridge got off to a resounding start in 2021, as its courses finished in the top-10 of Golfweek’s annual “Best: State-By-State Courses You Can Play” rankings, with The Quarry notching the top spot as the best public course in Minnesota for the seventh consecutive year. An easy drive from the Twin Cities, Giants Ridge was the only resort in Minnesota to boast multiple courses in these rankings.

GOLF Magazine also ranked The Quarry 68th in its Top 100 Courses You Can Play rankings, and Golf Digest bestowed its highly coveted “Editor’s Choice Award” in the Best Golf Resorts in the Midwest Category to Giants Ridge. Celebrating the “best of the best” golf destinations, Giants Ridge was one of only eight resorts listed in the Midwest and the only destination in Minnesota.

For more information:, 218.865.8030

About Giants Ridge
Set amongst the beauty of Minnesota’s northwoods, Giants Ridge, located in Biwabik, Minn., is a four-season, family-oriented resort. Giants Ridge has grown from a local ski hill (long ago) attracting local, day visitors, to a four-season recreation destination attracting thousands of guests each year from Minnesota, the United States and Canada.

Giants Ridge features two nationally recognized 18-hole championship-caliber golf courses and a ski resort ranked among the very best in Minnesota. The Legend at Giants Ridge and The Quarry at Giants Ridge are ranked among Minnesota's best golf courses. For skiers, Giants Ridge boasts 35 downhill runs, more than 60 km of world-class cross-country ski trails (which once served as Olympic training grounds) and one of Minnesota’s hottest terrain parks as well as a snow tubing park. The resort also offers miles of year-round recreation trails, including an expanding mountain bike trail system (which will be among the top destinations in the mountain biking world), water recreation, unbeatable lodging accommodations, dining, shopping and much more. It is an easy one-hour drive from Duluth and three hours from the Twin Cities.

Robert Rodriguez (210.441.0952)