(763) 754-0820


Joel A. Burger, PGA

Executive Director

Jeffrey Hintz


Coon Rapids, Minnesota


1924 (former member of Northwestern Section, 1916-23)

Geographic Region

The entire states of Minnesota and North Dakota; South Dakota (less areas surrounding cities of Rapid City, Vermillion, and Yankton); and a portion of Western Wisconsin that includes St.Croix County and Superior, Wisconsin.

Signature outreach programs

Minnesota Section Junior Golf Programs
Section YMCA Golf Program
PGA HOPE Minneapolis VA Program,
George Waters Grant Program
Special Olympics Minnesota
Dakota Junior Golf Association
Fairway Foundation
The First Tee Programs of Minnesota and South Dakota

Championship Host

5 PGA Championships Keller Golf Club 1932, ’54
Minneapolis Golf Club 1959
Hazeltine National Golf Club 2002, ‘09
2016 Ryder Cup – Hazeltine National Golf Club

Renowned Section Members

Jim Manthis
Les Bolstad
William Kidd
Willie Kidd
Tom Lehman
Wally Mund
Jock Olson
Richard Tollette
Mike Schultz

Prized Program

Section Junior Golf Program with over 1700 juniors and 170 events conducted in seven week window (June 15 – August 7). PGA HOPE Minneapolis VA program – eight week program conducted June 15 – August 15