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Mahtowa course beckons golfers

 

August 16, 2019

Steve Korby

29 Pines Golf Course is located just off old Highway 61 in Mahtowa about 20 minutes south of Cloquet. It first opened in 1976 after Fred and Dorthy Branham converted the family farm into a nine-hole, par 34, golf course. This is the eighth hole.

"It's the finest little

nine-hole course in

Minnesota."

That's what one of the ladies in the clubhouse bar told me as I completed my interview at 29 Pines Golf Course in Mahtowa. I had to try the famous homemade chicken Alfredo pizza and a North Shore microbrewery beer to make my visit complete and perfect. After a few bites and sips, it made me wonder if I shouldn't be chasing down Carlton County's tastiest pizza but I continued in my assignment of reviewing Carlton County's golf courses.

29 Pines Golf Course is located just off old Highway 61 in Mahtowa about 20 minutes south of Cloqu...



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