Bent Tree Golf Club

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4.8
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.7
Value
4.9
Layout
5.0
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.8
Amenities
3.9
95.8%
Recommend this course
4 out of 5 reviews
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5.0
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Conditions
5.0
Value
5.0
Layout
5.0
Pace
5.0
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
5.0
100.0%
Recommend this course
1 out of 1 reviews
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5.0
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1
4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
5.0
Value
5.0
Layout
5.0
Pace
5.0
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
5.0
100.0%
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1 out of 1 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Par 72
Length 7022
Slope 130
Rating 74.4
Type Public
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 7022 yards 74.4 130
Gold 72 6646 yards 72.3 129
Blue 72 6304 yards 70.9 124
Blue (W) 72 6304 yards 77.1 136
White 72 5861 yards 68.6 118
White (W) 72 5861 yards 74.5 134
Green 72 5152 yards 65.5 105
Green (W) 72 5152 yards 70.2 126
Scorecard for Bent Tree
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Black M: 74.4/130 390 375 426 524 180 433 463 224 542 3557 400 453 558 167 440 542 340 380 185 3465 7022
Gold M: 72.3/129 373 348 403 500 155 418 435 205 522 3359 387 425 540 160 426 528 318 355 148 3287 6646
Blue M: 70.9/124 W: 77.1/136 353 325 380 482 150 400 395 171 500 3156 373 400 524 142 420 515 302 347 125 3148 6304
White M: 68.6/118 W: 74.5/134 300 311 363 447 143 358 376 150 483 2931 305 383 517 137 400 468 280 327 113 2930 5861
Green M: 65.5/105 W: 70.2/126 255 283 330 412 135 318 328 124 427 2612 271 307 499 115 340 413 225 270 100 2540 5152
Handicap 9 3 13 1 15 5 11 17 7 8 12 2 16 6 4 14 10 18
Par 4 4 4 5 3 4 4 3 5 36 4 4 5 3 4 5 4 4 3 36 72

Course Details

Year Built 2000
Greens Bent Grass
Architect Jeff Brauer (2000)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fee
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Reviews

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Great Course! Short drive from Omaha

What a fun day, course was challenging due to the winds...greens and fairways are in tremendous shape. Looks like a few bunker upgrades going on that will be a big plus. GREAT golf for the money, would definitely recommend.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Nebraska Advisor
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Good weather

A GREAT COURSE

Played here several times this year. I have to admit the start of the year was not promising the greens were not up to standards. However, as the year progressed the course really improved. The greens though not super fast are decent.

The course has new owners and they seem to really be proud of the place. I seen him out mowing the other day.

I would love to play it every day. It is probably the nicest course in WESTERN IOWA HANDS DOWN.

GREAT DESIGN. WORTH THE DRIVE.

If it were in the Sandhills we would be paying $200 to play it and talking about how great it is.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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trashman367
Commented On 04/09/2017

played here again yesterday and every time I go here i really have a great time.

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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Noticeable improvements due to new ownership

I can't disagree with the other reviews pre-2015. However the new owner doesn't appear to have any qualms about returning Bent Tree to the top tier of Omaha/CB area public courses. The carts are new with GPS, the clubhouse interior redone but most importantly course maintenance has vastly improved, most noticeably the sandtraps. The sand has been replaced in nearly every bunker and I'm sure by next year it will be all bunkers. The fairways are perfect, especially for November (it was 80 degrees Nov 2 2015!). The greens however are still a work in progress, which is why I didn't give it five stars. I am quite optimistic that they will be much improved by next year. The staff is more professional. I never had any issue with them in the past but it is obvious there is a sense of course pride that wasn't there before. The only change I don't like is not leaving some carts in the parking lot. There is no bag drop and it's a decent uphill walk carrying a cart bag. Seniors over 55 pay $25 M-F which in my mind makes it a no brainer. Even at full price it's a good value. Bent Tree is seldom as crowded as other Omaha area courses. That may change in the future.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played

Decent Layout and Challenging

Course conditions are less than adequate. Sand traps have not been maintained for quite some time, basically mud and our group treated like a lateral hazard (with a free drop). Staff is less than enthusiastic. Course layout is challenging and the course is fun to play with some good views. Like most of the courses in the Omaha area, if the decision of the course superintendent’s is to save money and not maintain the sand bunkers, they should strongly consider removing them completely and mow the area or keep as a grass bunker. Very discouraging in this area when you pay $50+ for 18 holes and you can't hit out of bunkers when you make a mistake of hitting into one.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Extremely open course

Used to be far and away the nicest course in Council Bluffs, IA, but in recent years it has seemed to go downhill. Wide open course with hardly any trees. Fun course to really break out the driver.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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