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Ryder Cup Fans: Fun Facts about the Greater MSP Region

Posted by GREATER MSP on Friday, September 30, 2016


Golf fans from all over the world are discovering the Greater MSP region during the 2016 Ryder Cup. 


The state has been #1 for golfers per capita in the country.


There's a lot more to know about our region's strong story.


Other facts:


Highest concentration of Fortune 500 headquarters at 16


Home of Cargill, the largest private company in the US


Minnesota Named Fastest Growing Tech Community in US by Forbes, 2015


The state is home to the Mayo Clinic


90,000 miles of shoreline in the state—more than California, Florida and Hawaii combined


More theater seats sold per capita than anywhere except NYC


Minneapolis is the hometown of Prince and First Avenue, the club he made famous


Minneapolis: Healthiest City in America (Livability, 2015)


Most Bikeable City in America (Walk Score, 2015)