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4.9
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4.3
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3.6
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Par 71
Length 6342 yards
Slope 129
Rating 70.4

In the opinion of the Utah Golf Authority, Mount Ogden is the epitome of a Wasatch Mountain golf course: heavely tree-lined fairways, major elevation changes, waste areas, beautiful views, wildlife, dog legs that can be cut and cold mountian streams.

It is a demanding but fun course. Accuracy is a must and local knowledge is a big benefit. The first time you play you probably won't choose the right tee shot on every hole. Once you learn them you can start being brave and cutting corners.

Fairways and greens are cut out of the trees and buck brush on the side of the mountains. Bring lots of balls if you're not a straight shooter. Your group will feel alone on each hole. Most holes offer a great view of the city and valley below.

There are several tees that are elevated what seems like hundreds of feet from the fairway below. This is the only course that I have never walked because of the elevation changes and the distance between greens and tees.

When putting always remember that the greens break hard away from the mountain.

The course has a reputation among the locals as a ball eater - some have even gone as far as to call the course unfair (mostly 5 handicappers who can only break 90 on an easy course with liberal numbers of mulligans). For this reason you can almost always get a tee time for any weekend.

Don't expect to score well your first time playing - come for the beauty and the challenge.

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Mt. Ogden Golf Course
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 71 6342 yards 70.4 129
White 71 5559 yards 67.5 123
Yellow 71 5505 yards 64.0 118
Red 71 5082 yards 65.4 112
Scorecard for Mt. Ogden
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Blue M: 69.3/127 291 328 359 527 178 491 471 188 362 3195 445 342 112 382 180 323 394 461 492 3131 6326
White M: 66.8/119 W: 70.5/122 272 312 330 470 160 471 454 163 345 2977 428 320 104 351 161 256 375 443 471 2909 5886
Red W: 65.2/111 246 274 267 422 102 432 432 132 332 2639 360 264 74 306 113 235 295 348 432 2427 5066
Handicap 13 11 5 3 17 7 1 15 9 6 12 18 4 16 14 8 2 10
Par 4 4 4 5 3 5 4 3 4 36 4 4 3 4 3 4 4 4 5 35 71

Course Details

Year Built 1984
Greens Blue Grass
Golf Season Open: 3/01 Closed: 11/01

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fee
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted None
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

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4.5
15 Reviews (15)
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Previously Played

Very hilly

My husband is recovering from an ankle replacement, so hills were tough on him. However, using handicap flag helped a lot.

Conditions Good
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Conditions Excellent
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4.0
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First Time Playing

Beautiful course

Everything was great, but we were unable to take the cart to our car to load the clubs. No one was available to unload clubs, either. (It matters because lifting heavy things is hard because of recent surgeries). Also, brakes on cart were questionable and are needed because of the steep slopes in cart paths.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Beautiful mountain course. Greens very hard to read. A lot of blind shots off the tee that can put you in difficult approach shots.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Don’t be fooled by the yardage...

Great old school golf course architecture, total yardage is deceptive, challenging targets, blind tee shots, elevated greens with tricky reads. We’ll maintained, one of my favorite golf courses in the area!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing

Mixed review

Visiting Utah for the first time. This course is near my son's house so I reserved a time through GN. When I got to the course the attendant did not know how to process my GN payment. He called the manager over and I was told that the green fee posted on GN was incorrect and did not reflect the increased Holiday rate! The manager was not friendly at all acted like I was an inconvenience. I paid the additional fee, got my cart and went to the putting green. There was no starter anywhere. The attendant walked by and I asked him If I could tee off. He seemed a little confused but he let me follow a twosome. Once on the course, everything changed. The course was in perfect condition, the surroundings were BEAUTIFUL. It was the prettiest and TOUGHEST course I have played. Elevation changes and awesome views on almost every hole. After a rough start, I had a wonderful round. Would highly recommend. If the staff would have had their act together, I would have given 5 stars.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful

Such a beautiful challenging course. The back and front 9 are so different from each other so in a way you get to enjoy two courses.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Beautiful

Had a great time...weather perfect...staff excellent...narrow fairways. A little tip...reach for your irons....looks long plays short. Thanks

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Beautiful View and Great Value!

My wife, son & I played Mt Ogden on our visit to see our son & his wife. I read reviews and my son thought this would be a brutal test as his wife would not play it. My wife was scared after talking to his wife.....upon our arrival Todd B., the PGA Professional welcomed us and we had a nice chat about this mountainous track.... Not long with back tees at about 6,400 yards....but demanding..... I played the tips and throughly enjoyed the varied elevations, the complexity of reading the greens where you always need to know where Mt Ogden is located in relation to the cup. The greens were in excellent shape, cart paths in great condition, the GPS on the carts were spot on with fairway yardage markers. Then there is the challenge necessary to find the fairway which were narrow on some holes and as wide as an airport runway on a few others. There were 5-6 holes with sharp doglegs so irons were necessary off of the tee. I played a few more drivers off of those tees than I should have but got away with them. In tournament play I probably would have played irons off of the tee as on those specific holes were not very long. Now most players over-estimate their ability and hit clubs that should stay in the bag yet they blame the course. Be smart-know your limits and I hope you enjoy it as my wife and I did today! She was glad she played! I wish we had time to play it again!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Challenging, fun course

The course was in great shape, except for a few greeens with bad spots. No issues with water despite the recent rain. Overall the course is fun, kind of short unless you play the blues, but challenges your shot making abilities.

One negative, some of the course maintenance people were rude and wouldn't allow us to play through.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Atlanta Advisor
Top 25 Contributor
First Time Playing

Pretty good muni.....

Lots of elevation changes make this course memorable. Its not a CC course, and doesn't pretend to be.
In great shape

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful and challenging

This is a very friendly low key golf course with lots of blind fairways and tees. We got lost around the sixth hole and finished at the thirteenth green. A course layout on the score card would have been really handy! The pace of play was speedy. We will definitely return to this fun and difficult golf course.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Mt Ogden is a fun and challenging course

First things first, bring extra golf balls. Poor shots are punished accordingly here. It is a mountain course with many challenging holes that demand accuracy off the tee. If you can throttle back off the driver on many of the tee boxes, you will be rewarded with birdie opportunities. That said, the greens are in generally good condition and roll very quickly. It is a muni so there are some who choose not to pull their divots, so I make a habit of pulling a few other than mine. I try and get out to this course at least a few times a year to humble myself and realize I'm not as good as I think I am. I'm happy when I shoot in the 70's because it can be a feat to do so.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

This course is a lot of fun.

If you're a beginner I wouldn't recommend this course, but it is a lot of fun with some of the best views you'll find in Utah. The course is in great condition and the greens are rolling fast.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

GREAT STAFF

great course must try this course makes you hit all types of shots!!!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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