<img src="http://b.scorecardresearch.com/p?c1=2&amp;c2=6035083&amp;c3=&amp;c4=https://www.golfadvisor.com/courses/24897-aberdeen-golf-club&amp;c5=&amp;c6=&amp;c15=&amp;cv=2.0&amp;cj=1">
Golf Advisor Icon
Rating Index Rating
Tooltip Information Icon
3.1
63 Reviews (63)
5 Stars
27
4 Stars
32
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.2
Layout
3.8
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
2.6
Amenities
2.4
99.0%
Recommend this course
58 out of 63 reviews
Read Reviews
Average Rating
Avg Rating
0
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
0
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
0
Value
0
Layout
0
Friendliness
0
Pace
0
Amenities
0
0%
Recommend this course
Read Reviews
Average Rating
Avg Rating
2.0
1 Reviews (1)
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
0
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.0
Value
4.0
Layout
3.0
Pace
2.0
Amenities
2.0
StaffFriendliness
4.0
100.0%
Recommend this course
1 out of 1 reviews
Read Reviews

About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Links
Par 72
Length 7206 yards
Slope 130
Rating 74.8
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Gold 72 7206 yards 74.8 130
Black 72 6665 yards 72.0 124
Blue 72 6291 yards 70.3 120
Blue (W) 72 6291 yards 75.9 127
White (W) 72 5919 yards 73.6 119
White 72 5919 yards 68.6 118
Green 72 5620 yards 68.7 115
Green (W) 72 5620 yards 72.2 118
Silver 72 5127 yards 64.6 108
Silver (W) 72 5127 yards 69.3 112
Scorecard for Aberdeen Golf Club
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Gold M: 74.5/127 425 356 190 441 147 551 576 409 453 3548 382 188 448 485 503 454 218 526 458 3662 7210
Black M: 71.9/124 404 335 183 413 127 515 500 382 411 3270 331 170 426 427 486 436 178 510 431 3395 6665
Blue M: 70.2/119 385 319 156 394 116 492 479 367 390 3098 310 154 410 396 470 411 137 498 407 3193 6291
White M: 68.7/118 353 319 156 345 116 466 433 367 390 2945 310 154 371 349 415 376 137 455 407 2974 5919
Green M: 66.9/115 W: 71.4/114 353 276 124 345 96 466 433 318 358 2769 278 131 371 349 415 376 120 455 356 2851 5620
Silver W: 64.6/112 320 261 104 308 89 446 405 289 340 2562 254 95 351 327 375 345 105 425 318 2595 5157
Handicap 8 16 12 2 18 6 10 14 4 15 17 7 5 11 3 13 9 1
Par 4 4 3 4 3 5 5 4 4 36 4 3 4 4 5 4 3 5 4 36 72

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

3.1
63 Reviews (63)
Advanced Filters
Overall Rating
Recommended
Handicap
Age
Type of Golfer
Gender
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
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
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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
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
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
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

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Interesting course to play with a good layout.

We played the Aberdeen Links course in full sun on a 97 degree day, and sort of missed the possibility of seeking shade. Kudos to the staff, for the water coolers were plentiful and full of ice water. It is a challenging and interesting layout. Zoysia fairways were consistently good. Bunkers were well filled with quality playable sand. The Greens, however, were inconsistent. If all were as good as #9 I would have rated the course much higher.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Quality Course

This is a fun course to play. In good condition although the greens were a little beat up from people not fixing marks, but better than most. Fairway bunkers are in tougher spots along with high native grasses making tee shots a little more important here. Can be tough from the black/gold tees. Had a lot of fun and will play again.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Nearby Courses

Stay & Play Offers

$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.
Course Layout
Now Reading
New Cookie Policy
WE AND OUR PARTNERS USE COOKIES ON THIS SITE TO IMPROVE OUR SERVICE, PERFORM ANALYTICS, PERSONALIZE ADVERTISING, MEASURE ADVERTISING PERFORMANCE, AND REMEMBER WEBSITE PREFERENCES. BY USING THE SITE, YOU CONSENT TO THESE COOKIES. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON COOKIES INCLUDING HOW TO MANAGE YOUR CONSENT VISIT OUR COOKIE POLICY.
CONTINUE