Golf Course Information
Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge is Minnesota's original golf resort and one of the most scenic golf course resorts in the Brainerd Lakes area. Home to Jack's 18, a beautiful 18-hole championship course, and the Alec's 9, the area's only 9-hole course, Ruttger's is quite simply a must-golf Northern Minnesota destination.
- Pro shop with clothing, golf equipment and more
- Clubhouse features Zig's Restaurant
- Golf & Stay and other resort packages available
Golf Course Info
- Course: 27 Holes
- Course Type: Resort
- Architect: James Dalgleish
- Opened: 1920
- Season: April - October
- Head Pro: Dave Sadlowsky
Golf Course Stats
- Back Tees: 6822 Yards
- Back Par: 72
- Back Slope: 135
Ruttger's is located near Deerwood, Minnesota on the quiet side of the Brainerd Lakes Areas just two hours from Minneapolis/St. Paul. Located on Hwy. 6 between Brainerd and Garrison (Lake Mille Lacs).
Green Fees and RatesCall 218-678-2885 for rates and tee times.
Tee Times & Reservations
Call for tee times at 218-678-4646 one week in advance, preferred.
Become a Golf Member at Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge, Minnesota's Original Golf Resort! All Ruttger's Couple and Single Golf Memberships include the following:
* 20% discount on all non-sale items of clothing and an extra 5% off clothing already discounted (up to a maximum of 50% off) in Ruttger's Golf Shop
* 10% off merchandise and "hard goods" in the Golf Shop
* Special order items: If we don't have your size or color of an in-stock clothing/shoe item, we are happy to special order at your request-you still get member pricing & FREE shipping!
* 10% discount off food and non-alcoholic beverages at Zig's restaurant
(not to be used with specials, coupons or other discount offers)
* Reciprocal tee times and discounted rates at Cuyuna Rolling Hills and MN National
* Complimentary 30-minute lesson for each member
Golf Course Amenities
Pro On Site:
Homes On Course:
No Yardage Markers
Contact Ruttger's Bay Lake Resort at 218-678-2885 for more information and details on holding a golf outing at the course.
Contact the golf course for upcoming events.
Ruttger's is the best choice for an up-north Minnesota resort wedding, offering the beautiful and unforgettable venue for the most important day of your lives - your wedding day! The beautiful location on Bay Lake in Deerwood, Minnesota, has many "tucked away" areas for an outdoor ceremony, and the gorgeous dining room and ballrooms are perfect for an indoor event. Our wedding planners will work with you on the selection of the site for your ceremony, guest accommodations, food and your reception planning. Our 3000 square foot Island Ballroom will accommodate up to 300 for your dinner reception. Less expansive rooms are also available, depending on your guest needs. Ruttger's professional chef and staff will prepare and serve a wonderful meal for your reception, and the renowned pastry chef will be happy to bake and construct the wedding cake of your choice. We can also assist you in finding local vendors such as photographers, musicians, florists, and DJs.
We can handle your golf group with several lodging options including villas, cabins and condos.TripAdvisor.com Quote
Restaurant and Dining Options:
Zig's Bar and Restaurant is located in the clubhouse
Ruby's Dining Room is a restaurant located at the resort. 218-678-4644
Bear Pine Bar & Grill is a restaurant and bar located at the resort. 218-678-2467
Auntie M's is a coffee and ice cream shop located at the resort.218-678-4670
Onsite Spa Services
Ruttger's Fine Line Spa is located on the resort and offers full spa services, included massages, haircuts, manicures and pedicures.
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