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4.0
Value
4.2
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
3.5
Amenities
4.0
93.0%
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4.2
18 Reviews (18)
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Layout
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Pace
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Amenities
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StaffFriendliness
4.3
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4.2
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Layout
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Holes 9
Type Public
Par 35
Length 3047 yards
Slope 0
Rating 0.0
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Forest Park Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1912
Fairways Zoysia Grass
Greens L-93 Bentgrass
Architect Hale Irwin (2003) Robert Foulis Stan Gentry (2003)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Best of Lists

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Missouri (2016 #11)

Reviews

4.2
151 Reviews (151)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 15
Patio Dining 12
Brunch 7
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 19
Elevation Changes 15
Water Hazards 14
This course/club is great for:
9-Hole Rounds 24
Locals 22
Walkers 16
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 34
Near Local Attractions 22

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5.0
First Time Playing

Great course with great views of the city

I was in town for the weekend and got to play this course. Even though they had a tournament starting around noon, the staff was very accommodating. Everyone was very nice. Everything from fairways to greens and everything in between are in great condition. Greens rolled great.
If you’re in the area this course is a must!! Thank you guys at Forest Park!! Will be back

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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

Good Shape

I play in a tournament at Forest Park every September. Considering it is a pubic muni and the amount of play this course gets, it is always in surprising good shape.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Pace of play

3 hours for 9 holes, and we had to skip one because a foursome was giving lessons to each other in the course? Come on. There needs to be a Marshall tracking play and preventing this stuff from happening.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Week Day Evening

Always fun to play here. Decent public course. Greens could use a bit of work. I think they are pretty soft, which is leave crater divots. Playing after work on a week day is nice, they had the tee times stacked, but rate of play was actually pretty good. All in all, pretty happy.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun 9, pretty easy course

The course is in good shape, we had fun and it’s wide open. I’d recommend to anyone looking to get a low score

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Unique Golfing Experience

It’s been several years since played Forest Park.....what a unique experience playing on a golf course in the middle of a metropolitan city. The course meanders thru St Louis’s most beautiful Park surrounded by historic Worlds Fair structures, Art Museum and walking/jogging trails populated with Washington University students. The course was in very good condition and very enjoyable to play.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great location.

The course is in a really great location. Got a lot of people walking and running around the park. Lots to look at in the park. You can see some of the museums as you play. Course is pretty standard but hilly on dogwood and redbud. Greens were pretty bad but it’s still the beginning of the season.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Burning Tree

Nice course, waaaay too crowded for a Wednesday. Only able to get 9 holes in, after having to skip two holes due to a tree on fire! There was a log jam on number 4 of Dogwood of about a dozen people. At least we got a rain check for 9 holes.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Good Shape

Course was in good shape, Greens are a little rough with Ball Mark's .... Overall very pleased and will play plenty more times

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

Great time

For the amount of play this course gets It’s in great shape. Hats off to the grounds crew. So fun to play golf in an urban park and watch all the other things going on while waiting to shoot. Will definitely come back

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Previously Played

Slow play

The slow play and lack of monitoring by staff makes this course unplayable on a weekend. Regardless of what openings are shown on this app the course is always jam packed. Clubhouse sends out groups and does not monitor when they tee off, what the group looks like 1,24,5 whateversome, and no checking to see if people are keeping up. 3 hours in and quit on 10th hole. It is disappointing because I like the course in beautiful forest park. My suggestion is to wait until your next tournament out there and avoid it for normal play.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Rained the night before, so cart path only. Even so, the tee boxes are all in good condition, good layout and no issues with pace of play. Good value overall.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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