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About

Holes 9
Type Public/Municipal
Style Parkland
Par 34
Length 2895 yards
Slope 120
Rating 33.6

Nibley Park Golf Course, which opened in May 1922, is the oldest public golf course in Utah. Its central location has made it a popular destination for city dwellers and tourists, offering breathtaking views of the Wasatch Mountains to the East and the Oquirrh Mountains to the West.

Although a nine-hole layout, Nibley Park has been called Winged Foot West in reference to its variety of holes and tabletop greens. Fairways and greens are well guarded by trees, many of which were planted before the early pioneers arrived in Salt Lake City. A large stream, several small brooks and a large lake on the ninth hole make the golf course unusually challenging and enjoyable.

Nibley Park, designed by Harold Lamb, is one of the few courses in the United States that concludes with consecutive par 3s. The 167-yard ninth is a gem, requiring an accurate tee shot over a large lake to a well-bunkered, undulating green. Golfers can expect to see ducks, Canadian geese, and a variety of birds on the lake fronting the ninth green.

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 34 2895 yards 33.6 120
White (W) 36 2682 yards 33.9 110
White 34 2682 yards 32.0 112
Gold (W) 36 2341 yards 32.3 109
Scorecard for Nibley Park Golf Course
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out Total
Blue M: 33.7/117 374 361 214 310 453 421 393 202 167 2895 2895
White M: 32.6/108 346 339 175 298 439 411 371 171 132 2682 2682
Gold W: 34.1/110 284 315 105 275 403 359 364 146 90 2341 2341
Handicap 7 6 1 9 4 2 5 3 8
Par 4 4 3 4 5 4 4 3 3 34 34
Handicap (W) 6 1 3 8 2 4 5 7 9

Course Details

Year Built 1922
Golf Season Open: 3/01 Closed: 11/01
Architect Harold B. Lamb

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

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3.0
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Great for beginners

This course is really short and really easy. Layout is nice and very playable. If you are looking for a quick round or you are new to golf then this is the course. Only 9 holes and really close to the city. If you are visiting Salt Lake and looking for plush, nice, scenic courses, this ISN'T it!!

Conditions Fair
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Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
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Great Little Course in the Middle of SLC!

Of all the Muni courses in SLC, this is our go-to course. The pros are friendly and we can often show up and get right on the course. Pace of play is much better than other courses in the area (ie Forest Dale).

Big trees line the course so that's pretty nice to have in case of errant shots. This course mostly consists of par 4's so you can bring out the driver and let it rip.

The rain this season has really helped out the conditions and the greens were pretty nice. A lot of beginners like to come here and play for fun so leave your etiquette at home and don't expect much.

The 9th hole is a par 3 that you have to hit over the pond - always fun! It's a great little ending to a satisfying round of golf.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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$279 Starting price
Valid dates: Apr 18, 2019 - Sep 30, 2019
Come experience why Golf Digest awarded our course with Four Stars and recognized us on their Top 50 Great Service Facilities List.
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