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American Resort Management, LLC, Selected to Manage
Mille Lacs Golf Resort and Marina, Lake Mille Lacs,
Garrison, MN (March. 01, 2007) – Christenson Development, Inc and American Resort Management, LLC, a premier Hotel, Resort and Indoor Water Park Management Company, today announced completion of a multi-year management agreement.  The Mille Lacs Golf Resort & Marina is owned by Christenson Development, Inc.  ( and will be professionally managed by American Resort Management, LLC   “The Mille Lacs Golf Resort & Marina will bring much needed modern accommodations, championship golf course, Lake frontage on Mille Lacs Lake, private harbor, along with many other amenities coming soon such as the increasingly popular Indoor Water Park. Combined, all of these components will make The Mille Lacs Golf Resort & Marina the perfect home base to stay and play at when visiting the Lake Mille Lacs, MN region.” Said Todd Christenson, CEO, Christenson Development Group, Inc. & Richard Coleman, CHA Executive VP Development, American Resort Management, LLC in a joint statement.

The Resort is located just 90 miles north of the twin cities. Situated on 180 scenic acres on the western shore of the beautiful Lake Mille Lacs and just three minutes north of the Grand Casino at Mille Lacs, guests can take advantage of the surrounding outdoors activities such as hiking, boating, golfing fishing and hundreds of miles of snowmobile and ATV trail riding located outside of the door of luxurious rental homes.  Mille Lacs Golf Resort & Marina resort is the perfect resort destination.  Amenities abound at the resort and the new 12,000 square foot clubhouse will feature an expanded restaurant, lounge, pro-shop and game room.  Whether golfing, fishing or just taking in the endless natural scenery and attractions, Mille Lacs Golf Resort & Marina is the perfect vacation destination.  The resort features luxury cabins and town homes that are available to rent by the night or week. The Mille Lacs Golf Resort and Marina is Minnesota’s most affordable and enjoyable resort that is perfect for the family and groups alike. 

Many new amenities for 2007 include; numerous new beautiful log cabins/homes, a 30 slip marina, boat launch, and a deluxe club house including a restaurant, bar, banquet space, and new Pro Shop all adjacent to the existing scenic golf course. The resort has already pre-sold and opened over 70 log homes and fairway villas featuring studio, 2 or 3 bedroom suites which are available for nightly rentals and are scenically situated within the resort’s property.  Many units feature breathtaking views of the challenging 18 hole golf course carved through a hardwood forest of Minnesota’s lake country with mature fairways and pristine greens.  Ground breaking is set to take place on new club house, marina and an additional 45 lake front condo/town homes scheduled to open in June of this year.  “Anyone who has seen this resort and experienced the four season location immediately falls in love with it,” said Todd Christenson, CEO of Christenson Development, Inc. “ Sales on our deluxe log cabins and lake front units have increased in intensity and there are only a limited number of units left.”

2008 will see continued development with additional deluxe suites, villas and cabins along with a conference center and a 40,000 square foot indoor water park. Christenson Development Group, Inc., the resort’s owners, will invest over $40 million in constructing the new amenities and additional Condo/Hotel units in the coming years. 


Mille Lacs Golf Resort & Marina
18517 Captive Lake Road, Garrison, Minnesota 56450
Tel. 800-435-8720

Richard Coleman, CHA
Executive VP of Development
American Resort Management, LLC
3618 W 12th St
Erie, PA 16505


Also See: Hotel Waterpark Resort Industry Report 2006; 33 New Hotel Waterparks Open, 70 Under Construction / Jeff Coy and Bill Haralson / October 2006


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