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About

Holes 9
Type Public
Style Links
Par 36
Length 3374 yards
Slope 128
Rating 36.7

Course Details

Year Built 2002
Golf Season Year round
Architect Mark Kerr (2002)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities

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Handicap 20-24
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4.0
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First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Reminiscent of Chambers Bay

Ridge Stone Golf Club in Sheffield, Iowa is quite the course. When I decided to play this course I wasn’t sure what to expect, but heard it’s one of best nine hole courses in the state. I think I would have to agree.

Ridge Stone Golf Club is open to the public with approximately 300 members. It’s a link style course with a fun layout, allowing you to hit every club in the bag. It offers four sets of tee boxes catering to all abilities and plays between 2,437 and 3,374 yards and par is 36.

The course was extremely well maintained with full course irrigation, properly cut fairways, and true rolling greens with a good amount of undulation. Most holes were quite scenic, especially signature hole 7 with Bailey’s Creek on one side and a small pond on the other. I especially enjoyed hole 4 as it was reminiscent of Chambers Bay with stone structures that come in to play, alongside a set of railroad tracks. According to Ridge Stone’s website, “Hole 4 pays homage to the Smith Brick & Tile plant, which was once a landmark of the Sheffield community. Golfers will find themselves playing through the remains of the brick plant as they approach the green.”

Ridge Stone has an excellent club house with a full bar and menu on most days. Outside sitting makes it a great place to take in the views and enjoy a post round drink.

I highly recommend Ridge Stone Golf Club and look forward to playing it again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate

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