Golf

In 1893, the first round of golf ever played in Minnesota was here at Town & Country Club.

For over 110 years, golfers have been challenged by our tight, rolling fairways and demanding greens, classifying us as a true “shot-makers” golf course. Town & Country provides our membership with many opportunities to enjoy golf from the Spring Classic to Fall Festival, there are events and leagues to suit all players and ability levels. The Junior Golf Program at Town & Country has grown into one of the best in the Twin Cities, offering a variety of clinics and leagues in both competitive and noncompetitive formats. The Golf Operation is under the direction of PGA Golf Professional, Tom Skoglund. He and his staff strive to deliver a first-class golfing experience to every member and guest. His team offers individual and group instructional programs, oversees T&C’s caddie program, and manages one of the top Golf Shops in Minnesota.


MEET THE PROS


Tom Skoglund
Tom Skoglund is entering his fifth year at T&C as the Director of Golf. He has been in the Golf Business for over 30 years and a PGA Member since 1995. He most recently was the Director of Golf for the past 14 seasons at White Bear Yacht Club. He also was the Head Golf Professional at Doral Golf Resort & Spa in Miami, as well as the Director of Golf at Grand Traverse Resort & Spa in Traverse City, Michigan.Tom Graduated from the College of St. Thomas in 1987. He and his wife, Melanie will be celebrating their 26th wedding anniversary this year and have 2 children. Matt attends The University of St. Thomas and Rachel attends Gustavus Adolphus.


Brady Engen
Brady Engen is entering his sixth year as Assistant Golf Professional at Town & Country Club. Brady returned to us after previously serving in our Outside Operations in 2010. In 2011, Brady went on to take an Assistant opportunity at Olympic Hills Golf Club for two years, and most recently came from Wayzata Country Club.Brady graduated from The Golf Academy of America in December 2009 with a degree in Golf Complex Operations and Business Management. Brady became a Class “A” PGA Member at the end of 2014 and is looking to grow his knowledge of the golf business and work towards his Certified Professional Certification in the upcoming years.


Sara Evens
Sara Evens has worked at Town & Country Club for sixteen years and is currently the Head Teaching Professional and Director of Women's Leagues and Youth Programs. In both the spring and fall, Sara is the Head Women’s Golf Coach at the University of St. Thomas, where she has taken her team to compete in six National Championships, earned MIAC Coach of the Year in 2006 and 2014 and Midwest Regional Coach of the Year in 2006 and 2007.Sara started her golf career at the University of Minnesota where she earned a full scholarship, was named Big Ten Freshman of the Year, and earned All-Big Ten honors all four years. Sara’s efforts on the Gophers golf team won her four individual titles and was named MVP three out of four years.After graduation, she competed on the Futures Tour (professional mini-tour) for four years. With that experience, she was hired at T&C, and has earned her PGA membership. Sara currently resides in Ramsey with her family and continues to give back to the game that she starting playing at the age of 10.


  • Junior Program
    • The programs will promote player development, knowledge of the game, the rules of golf and proper golf course etiquette in an atmosphere that will make them want to come back time and time again. Junior members will be taught to appreciate both the social and competitive facets of golf. These experiences foster appreciation of values such as honor, respect and sportsmanship that they will carry with them throughout their lives.

      Head Golf Professional, Tom Skoglund, and his staff have a great knowledge in junior instruction, while still being kids at heart themselves. The skills-based programs are designed to be fun and informative. However, strong student desire to participate and improve is necessary for the enjoyment of all.

      Summer is a busy time for all families. Our junior program is designed to accommodate any schedule. T&C offers four sessions of Junior Golf Clinics, On-Course League, Small Group Lessons, a Season Long 9-Hole League, a Junior Club Championship and a PGA Jr. League. In addition, our professional staff is available for individual or group lessons.

      Other Junior Services

      Practice Facility 
      The practice facility is available to juniors at all times on a space-available basis. Please call the Pro Shop for details.

      Private Instruction
      Private 30 minute lessons are available through the Town & Country Club Professional Staff. These lessons are custom tailored to the junior and scheduled at your convenience.

      Please call the Pro Shop at (651) 659 - 2549 for more information or to schedule lessons.

  • Caddie Program
    • At Town & Country Club, we have a long-standing tradition of respecting and supporting our caddies, even if you choose not to use them. We are firm supporters of the Evans College Scholarship program, which can provide a four-year “full ride” to deserving young men and women. Many former Town & Country Club caddies have been educated through this program and are very grateful for the fabulous support provided by the membership.

      For those who have never used a caddie, they can help make an enjoyable round of golf even better. When hosting guests, caddies help make the Town & Country experience truly memorable, one that your guests will always cherish. Town & Country Club is committed to a strong caddie program, and in order to keep this program strong, member support is critical.

      If you have any questions about the caddie program at Town & Country Club, or would like to apply for the 2016 season, please contact the Pro Shop after March 25th, 2016.

      Pro Shop - proshop@tcc-club.com

Town & Country Club

300 North Mississippi River Boulevard, Saint Paul, MN 55104-4927
651.646.7121

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