Golf Course Overview
Located at Treasure Island Resort and Casino, Mount Frontenac Golf Course has earned a reputation for being one of Minnesota's best-kept secrets. The 18-hole course sits atop the Mississippi River Bluffs and offers guests spectacular views of Lake Pepin and the Hiawatha Valley. Featuring a cheerful, professional staff and given a four-star review by Golf Digest, Mount Frontenac Golf Course is one of the most enjoyable courses you will ever play.
Built in 1985 as a nine-hole course, then upgraded to an 18-hole course in 1990, Mount Frontenac was designed by Dr. Gordy Emerson. Suited to players of all abilities for both tournament and individual play, the holes at Mount Frontenac vary in length and difficulty. The longest hole is 530-yards and a par 5 while the shortest hole is 173 yards and a par 3. Frontenac's signature hole is number 5 because of its breathtaking views and challenging fairway. This hole is 212 yards and a par 3.
The course measures 6,160 yards from the back tees, has a USGA slope of 114 and a USGA rating of 68.8. Four sets of tees are available for all levels of play, with the front tees measuring 4,882 yards, carrying a slope of 107 and a rating of 67.5. The course is surrounded by beautiful pine, spruce, and oak trees, featuring a rolling terrain and breathtaking scenery.
A $600,000 clubhouse was opened in 2001 and offers stunning views of the course. More than three times as large as its predecessor, the clubhouse offers a full menu, including sandwiches and salads, a fully stocked bar, satellite television and seating for more than 150 people. An on-course beverage and snack service is also available for guests' convenience. A new pro shop recently opened at the clubhouse offering many forms of private instruction.