Colbert Hills

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4.1
6
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.5
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.1
70.6%
Recommend this course
5 out of 6 reviews
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4.5
2
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1
3 Stars
0
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Conditions
3.5
Value
4.5
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.5
100.0%
Recommend this course
2 out of 2 reviews
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Average Rating
4.7
3
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2
4 Stars
1
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0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.7
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.3
100.0%
Recommend this course
3 out of 3 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Par 72
Length 7525
Slope 152
Rating 77.5
Type Public
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
black & blue 72 7525 yards 77.5 152
silver 72 7022 yards 74.8 150
purple 72 6483 yards 72.9 132
white 72 6022 yards 70.5 131
other 72 4947 yards 65.1 119
Scorecard for Championship Course
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Black/Blue M: 77.6/143 590 412 416 494 213 428 600 210 462 3825 614 230 434 357 487 375 513 237 453 3700 7525
Silver M: 75.5/139 578 374 370 478 177 403 559 185 424 3548 600 201 407 344 452 365 495 214 423 3501 7049
Silver/Purple M: 74.4/136 530 374 370 426 177 383 540 185 389 3374 600 145 390 344 432 365 495 160 423 3354 6728
Purple M: 73.3/131 W: 79.6/148 530 353 354 426 150 383 540 159 389 3284 543 145 390 316 432 338 430 160 394 3148 6432
Purple/White M: 71.7/130 W: 77.6/143 507 353 354 400 139 366 540 138 389 3186 500 145 390 316 350 310 430 160 365 2966 6152
White M: 70.3/127 W: 76.5/141 507 329 275 400 139 366 511 138 361 3026 500 135 369 290 350 310 410 128 365 2857 5883
Gold M: 64.9/112 W: 70.3/119 444 298 247 368 122 236 403 109 308 2535 462 104 285 261 257 278 364 103 333 2447 4982
Handicap 7 11 3 5 17 13 15 9 1 6 10 8 16 2 14 18 12 4
Par 5 4 4 4 3 4 5 3 4 36 5 3 4 4 4 4 5 3 4 36 72

Course Details

Year Built 2000
Fairways Zoysia grass
Greens Zoysia grass
Golf Season March - December

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
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 Amex MasterCard Visa Discover card(s) Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Single Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

4.1
6

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Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather

Phenomenal Routing with Hit or Miss Conditions

The routing of this course is phenomenal and the stretch of holes 4-7 is one of the top 5 best stretches I have played all year. The architectural team did wonders on this property but the conditioning was somewhat subpar. Numerous bunkers were completely unplayable with giant holes in them and ledges of where I presume water had washed them out. There didn't appear to be any effort whatsoever to address this.

The elevation changes off the tee box onto some of these fairways made this course a real treat. Because of steep drops you've got to adjust your carry distance with the driver and lines you don't think are possible can be pulled off. Conversely, hazards and/or native area that looks to be way out of reach can be flown with the right wind and the right elevation drop-off from tee box to fairway. It's a good course and if I am in the area then I'd certainly come back. Is it #2 in Kansas? Maybe. I haven't seen many of the courses here. That said, this isn't even a top 50 in state course anywhere on the West Coast, Southeast, Northeast, Atlantic or midwest. However, it's relatively affordable and what appeared to be the best option within a 100-mile radius.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Lived up to the ranking

Played here because Golf Digest had it ranked as the #2 public course in the state, and I thought it was a fun track. The fairway grass is a little different (zoysia, I think), so it's maybe not as green as other courses but I thought it played just fine as I didn't have any bad lies. I especially enjoyed the holes that didn't have any homes built on them, although I'm guessing they will all soon be overrun by homes. Overall, conditions were good, and worth the #2 ranking.

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

Still hands down One of the BEST Golf Coursrs in America

I am not sure what the "3 star" gentlemen was talking about. I was living in Manhattan attending KSU when the course opened. I love it as much now as I did then. The course wss in prestine condition. The fairways wete well kept and manicured. The greens roll true and were as quick as those at Augusta National. The nee Golf Carts are ultra comfortable. The GPS sytem is second to none. I absolutely love the drome flyover and Pro Tip options on the screen at evey hole. I now live in the DC Metro amd have been blessed enough to play the PGA coursrs in the area and abroad.. Colbert Hills is easily on par with them. I bring my friends to Kansas to play it and they cannot wait to return each time!!!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played

Disappointied

Disappointed with the declining course conditions. This golf course is an awesome tract and enjoyable to play but some type of chunky spreading grass is taking away from what used to be my favorite course. The Fint Hills scenery is still around but is being replaced by houses and condos with construction continuing. Not being busy lunch at the turn was mediocre taking 49 minutes. Golf cart condition was poor continuing to pull left with poor jumpy acceleration and braking. Such a nice place in a decline is sad to see. Our group will be in no hurry to return.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

bring extra golf balls!

Very fun course. It is very long. I normally play from the purple tees. Challenges even the most competitive golfers.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

great for short game play

They don't take as good of care as they do on their big course but it is great to take the kids out to to work on short game and teach them the game we love!

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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