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4.4
637 Reviews (637)
5 Stars
280
4 Stars
281
3 Stars
48
2 Stars
14
1 Stars
14
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.6
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.1
96.1%
Recommend this course
598 out of 637 reviews
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4.3
17 Reviews (17)
5 Stars
7
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.6
Layout
4.5
Pace
3.6
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.5
94.1%
Recommend this course
16 out of 17 reviews
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4.4
61 Reviews (61)
5 Stars
30
4 Stars
26
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.6
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.6
96.7%
Recommend this course
59 out of 61 reviews
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Holes 18
Type Public
Par 70
Length 5764 yards
Slope 133
Rating 69.0
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Mt. Woodson Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1991
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Lee E. Schmidt (1991) Brian Curley (1991)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Country Club attire. Collared Shirt required. Shorts are acceptable. Denim not preferred.

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.4
637 Reviews (637)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Patio Dining 14
Drinks 13
19th Hole Scenic Views 9
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 86
Narrow Fairways 63
Bunkers 59
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 71
Advanced Golfers 58
Locals 44
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 82
In the 'Burbs 19
Convenient to the City 7

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Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Hidden Gem.

Best course in S.D. for the price. Greens were super fast.
Beautiful designed course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 73
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

good course but dangerous

Great, short course that is difficult due to elevation changes, wind and tricky, fast greens. Most players move to the back tees due to the posted yardage. That seems like a mistake for many. Really a fun layout. The only complaint I've ever had and still due at Woodson is that numbers 15 and 17 are short, downhill, drivable par 4s. Almost every time we play there, some idiot goes for it and nearly hits someone on the green. It is difficult to even putt because you know the drive might be heading right for you. How they have gotten away with no warning system (like a red, green light system) is beyond me. I don't know if anyone has gotten seriously injured there, but that needs to be addressed.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 40
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

we had a blast

course is in great shape. Its always a challenge playing this course. The fairways are challenging and greeens are fast. The pace of play was perfect.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 92
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
First Time Playing

Good Challenge

Never a dull moment on these links, always up a the challenge with all the elevation changes that this golf course offers. Greens are hard and fast, bring your "A" game for putting.
You will not find a cart girl here and I don't blame management for not having one, with quite of distance between holes. The views and beauty of this back country golf course will take your breath away. Did I mention the friendly and professional staff.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Mt. Woodson Golf

The views were spectacular. The course very challenging. The staff was very friendly and helpfull

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 92
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Dried up Fairways

Greens are in excellent condition, most fairways are dried up or dormant due to frost, is what I was told anyway. Look for gaining distance on your drives due to smooth and dormant fairways. As always, never a dull moment when playing this golf course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

nice tract

There course is filled with plenty of hazards that make up for it's relatively short layout.
The vistas are spectacular and these greens are slick.
The play is slow, but that's to be expected given the wonderful day in February.
I'll be back.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Wonderful views

Every hole is different designed, challenges including, fast and tricky greens.
We played it for the first time and tomorrow again!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Layout but fairways were very dry

This a very interesting golf course in terms of layout. There a lots of dramatic elevation changes and beautiful scenery. The greens were terrific but the fairways were very dry. On the plus side, it was still decent to hit the ball off the dry fairways. The pace of play was very slow on this particular day and there were no marshals out to keep things moving. Overall it was still an enjoyable experience.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Flubber?!

Course layout is interesting.....and some scenic views....yet I can't say it's a course I would play again. Fairways have way too much bounce.....almost like hitting off mats.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice course

Nice course with an interesting/fun layout. You can get around this course without your driver on a lot of holes. Some blind tee shots and narrow fairways make it challenging. Definitely a course you need to play a couple times to know where to hit your tee shots. We had a great time.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Interesting course

This is a quaint community type course with an interesting enough layout. Lots of different holes. Some narrow. Some with carries. Some blind shots. Really like the Woodson Bridge. The price is good and services are basic. Needs more maintenance but a good course if not expecting resort class course.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Fast greens

Awesome course to challenge your ability to manage ball placement on the fairways and the greens. Very easy to three putt. Easy GIRs but difficult to earn birdies and even pars. Keep ball below the flag and you should do well.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Played On
Reviews 21
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Challanging

Loved every minutes i spend on this course.very challenging beautiful surroundings and an unforgetable wooden bridge!!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Slow play

The course was in excellent condition, The staff friendly and accommodating. The only negative part was the slow play. We got tired of waiting at every hole, so skipped 14. The rest of round was at a good pace. Why do they let groups of 5 tee off together?

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Rude & Disrespectful

We used a Golf Now tee time; when we arrived we were treated like second-class citizens. We were told we could not go out a minute early, and that they were “putting people with us“. The guy at the counter even complained that they make no money off those teetimes; never been treated that poorly at a golf course before and won’t be back there....

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