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3.5
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Conditions
4.0
Value
3.8
Layout
3.8
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
3.1
Amenities
2.7
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4.0
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4.5
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Layout
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Pace
3.5
Amenities
3.0
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4.5
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Links
Par 72
Length 7206 yards
Slope 130
Rating 74.8

Course Details

Year Built 2001
Fairways Zoysia Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Architect Gary Kern (2001)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

3.5
65 Reviews (65)
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Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Wide open but watch out for shots from other holes

The course was in excellent shape. The fairways were good and especially the greens were rolling true. The greens were quite soft, probably due to water being poured on them, and one of my playing partners hit a really high pitching wedge that plugged all the way below the putting surface. A lot of marks that were not completely fixed but balls still putted great.

The fairways are wide and there are not a lot of trees, so you can hit one way left or right onto an adjoining fairway and still play your next shot. However, the downside to this is that a lot of balls can bounce to where you are playing. During our round, we had FIVE shots from other groups ahead/behind us bounce pretty close to us.

The green on the fourth hole has about three different tiers. Make sure you hit it the right distance on your approach or you will have a crazy uphill or downhill putt. The first par-5 is No. 6 and is a slightly odd hole. Unless you can hit a high draw, the fairway is pretty narrow and a good chance you will hit it into the far rough. Holes No. 9 and No. 18 are on opposite sides of a lake that can provide some big challenges if you cannot hit it to a pretty specific spot on the fairway.

A great place to play but a little expensive on Saturdays. Try and book earlier to save some bucks.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Favorable Conditions - Yardage Markers On Par 3's Now

Overall, the conditioning of the course is good. Greens are a little wet, soft and slower. Many ball marks on the greens, especially the par 3"s. The fairways and grass around the greens were very good. Only fairway (#9) had some crabgrass growing. For some reason the tee boxes were dry and you had a hard time putting a tee in the ground.

Finally, the course has put yardage markers on all par 3's. Yeah! They have also painted lines on the cart paths too (yellow, blue, white and red).

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather

Still No Yardage Markers on Par 3's

I wrote a review last year, not understanding why they do not have yardage markers on the par 3's. Nothing has changed. This helps speed up play. Pace of play was not good.

Course conditions were fine. Struggling with some of the fringes.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice Course But Lacks Yardage Markers

This a fun, playable golf course that we enjoy playing several times a year. It is a flat, links style course with two difficult holes to finish each nine. You can have a great score but you have to get through these two holes. From the white tees, if you hit a good drive, you can reach all the par 5's, which makes it fun. The course was in great shape too. The pace of play was a little slow, a foursome had to wait on a threesome all day. They have a small clubhouse with a fine selection of beers on tap and in the cooler.

Here is my biggest problem with this course. They have no yardage markers on any of the par 3's. I can't understand this! You can speed up the pace of play just by doing this. It can get a little confusing in the fairways too. They use green as their 200 yard color (most courses use blue). They also have black markers too, which I think are 175 or 125. Nothing is mentioned on the scorecard about this.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Love this course!

The course is great shape, well maintained and the staff is very friendly. I am surprised that the course is in a great a shape as it is because of two floods in the last 18 months. I love playing here.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Fair weather
Walked

Great links course

I love this place. Unlike the overpriced Landings, Aberdeen is a true links course in every way. It is all out there in front of you - no blind shots or trickery. If the wind is down, you can score very well here. But just like a true Scottish links, when the wind blows, Aberdeen becomes a beast. But it is one of the fairest layouts in the area - you're rewarded for great shots, and penalized for poor ones.

The greens are smooth and reasonably fast, and in the 5 times I've played here, it was in good condition every time. The US Kids Golf tour held an event out here and my son loved it. Everyone was friendly and the course was perfect for kids -- it can play as short as under 5000, or over 7200 - a true test for all skills levels.

I prefer walking, and while they obviously offer carts, this is simply a great track to walk. No severe elevation changes, and most green-to-tee walks are less than 30 seconds.

My only criticism of the place is their Pro Shop and food/amenities is severely lacking. It has a construction trailer feel to it. But the staff is friendly, and it's one of my favorite places to play. Prices are better than most courses of equal stature.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Everyone but me should hate this course

Terrible, Terrible golf course. Please do not play it.
If you do, it will be harder for me to get on and I love the course.

As advertised, a Scottish Links experience. Always windy as there are few trees to break the wind coming off the nearby river valley, gorse type rough, lots of sand traps, and a fun, fun layout that is always nicely maintained. Additionally, dependent upon how the seriously evil management sets it up with pin placements, it can be incredibly challenging once you reach the green.....if you ever do.
Really not worth your time. If, however, you need to round out a foursome there, please contact me. I love this golf course

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Definitely worth playing

I had not played this course in the past but always like to try those billed as "links" style. Wind was blowing hard when we played and that added to the challenge. Course was in nice condition. Fairways are zoysia and in very good shape. Greens were mostly fast and in good condition although there were a decent number of unrepaired ball marks or poorly repaired ball marks. You need to play this course a couple of times to get a good feel. Will definitely be back. Gender is male.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

good fairways average greens

course is in good condition for this time of year. a little pricey

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun course, great condition

I have not played this course in about 8 years. I am sorry I did not return sooner. Pace of play was excellent! Greens and fairways were in perfect condition. I also forgot how fun this links course is to play. A+

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

I like the link style course

Enjoyable layout if you like the link style course this is a good one! We'll maintained and fall is a pretty time to view the hills surrounding the course

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Red flag special a great value

Course was in good condition overall - tee boxes had just been aerated. Very hot day and a few of the water jugs on the course were empty.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

beautiful day

Absolutely beautiful weather and a great way to spend the day. Course was in good condition and the greens were cut and rolled, so they had a little speed to them. My first time playing the course, so it helped that we were partnered up with a couple of people familiar with the course. Tee times were a little behind because of the morning dew. Will certainly go back and try again.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Top notch condition

Good: Course condition is excellent. The staff are aces
Bad: none at all

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

The only true links course in St Louis

This place is great. the clubhouse staff is on top of things. the course is perfect. Spectacular views of the valley. Way to go guys.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

LOOOOONNNNGGGG Waits

Course was in decent condition after heavy rain a couple days before. Staff was nice and it was a nice Saturday afternoon so we expected it to be busy....but this was ridiculous. ONE group was holding up the ENTIRE course leading to 5.5 or 6 hour rounds and there was NO marshal to be found. The group was totally oblivious and the staff evidently did not care. Surprising for such a good course normally.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Aberdeen is a gem

This course is my favorite in STL. It is always in great shape and is one of the better values. Matt/Greg and staff do a great job.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course for the money

Bunker placement was top notch ensuring accurate drives or carry to avoid. Fairways were in great shape and lies tight around the greens. Greens were challenging with subtle breaks requiring commitment to the putt or a line to drop in the hole.
I only rate below a 5 due to fall aeration in progress on the tee boxes and dirt turds remained. Tee locations were not specific as the markers had not been replaced.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate

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