Wild Marsh Golf Club

4.0396833333 4.0 stars from 5 (27)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 71
  • Length: 6505 yards
  • Slope: 139
  • Rating: 72.0
  • Layout

Rentals/Services

Carts: Yes
GPS: No

Practice/Instruction

Driving range: No

Policies

Walking allowed: Yes
Metal spikes allowed: No

Tees | Layout | Full Scorecard

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 71 6505 yards 72.0 139
Blue 71 6032 yards 69.8 134
Blue (W) 70 6032 yards 75.5 135
White 71 5559 yards 67.7 130
White (W) 70 5559 yards 72.8 130
Red (W) 70 4551 yards 67.5 119

Rating Snapshot

GA Rating Index 4.0 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 4.3 stars from 5
Value: 4.1 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 3.6 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 4.6 stars from 5
Course Layout: 4.4 stars from 5
Course Conditions: 4.4 stars from 5
Rating Breakdown 27 Reviews
5 stars:
10
4 stars:
13
3 stars:
3
2 stars:
1
1 stars:
0

recommend this course

25 out of 27 reviews


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u889910879's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/16/2018
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Allows 5-somes-very slow play"


codybuster's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/13/2018
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

This is a nice course that ordinarily charges $50 plus to play. It is a significant drive from suburban Minneapolis. My criticism is that on our front 9 there were 3 5-somes ahead of us. At one point the Marshall said he took one of the 5-somes off because they were so slow but that the other 2 were groups of very good golfers and played fast. Not true. We followed a 4-some who followed the 2 groups of 5. The 4 some had to wait on every shot for 18 holes. Sometimes the waits were really long. Our round was 4 hours and 50 minutes. I will not play courses that routinely allow groups of 5 which this course apparently does. This was a weekday.


Pace of Play: Poor

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I don't recommend this course


Response from Wild Marsh Golf Club on 06/18/2018:

Hello Cody, thank you for taking the time out of your busy day to review your experience with us, we truly appreciate your feedback and will certainly pass it along to our team. We hope to have another opportunity to welcome you back to the 5-star experience that you deserve.

"AWESOME course."


u140821983's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/10/2018
First time playing Used cart Windy weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Decided to play this course for the first time, and was not let down at all. Great price, great people, and VERY well taken care of. I am someone who has played over 30 different courses in the greater Twin Cities area, and this is definitely in the top 3. Beautiful scenery, and the lovely town of Buffalo is a stones-throw away. Very much recommend it. Overall great experience.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"A nice little track"


Rtenberge's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/27/2018
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

This is not a long course, but you must really think your way around the holes. Course conditions were very good overall. Greens putted nice and true.

I did not care for the design of two holes (11-12). Long carries for the drive and narrow landing areas. Rest of course was very playable and scenic. Friendly staff and good value. I’ll definitely be back.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Overpriced"


u000001507728's avatar
Age:  65+
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

2 2.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/12/2018
Previously played

Reviewed on

The staff was friendly, the course was decent but was very overpriced.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Poor

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I don't recommend this course


"Great Course!"



5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/05/2018
First time playing Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

For an early season round llike this you would expect issues with greens or fairways, but here at wild marsh, it was perfect!


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Getting better every year."


Tc9999's avatar
Age:  35-44
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  5-9

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/22/2015
Previously played Walked Played 18 holes Good weather

Reviewed on

I've lived in this area for most of my adult life and play most of the courses within a half hour of me. And I must say this one is becoming the standout winner.

They hired a new superintendent a few years ago and he has transformed this course. And over the last 2 years they've done some major work on the course. You HAVE to check out the new tees on 7!! What a golf hole now!

Rest of the course is great. Good variety of holes. From flip wedge par 3's to 600 yard par 5's. The only drawback is no driving range (no room). And it's a fairly difficult course to walk as it gets a bit hilly.

Staff is good and the pace of play is never really an issue.

Am going to continue playing this course multiple times per year.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Choose your Tee Marker Color Wisely"


breckhockey18's avatar
Age:  65+
Gender:  Male
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/22/2015
First time playing Played with a group Used cart Played 18 holes Excellent weather

Reviewed on

The course has 5 or 6 holes with substantial carry off the tee over marsh land. The starter gave us a good tip to choose the white tees if it was our first time on the course to see if we could consistently make it over the marsh land to the fairways. We were stressed after the first couple holes as we fell 5-10 yards short of the fairway and into the marsh. The greens had been aerated 8 days before we played, so the greens were still bumpy and it was difficult to make 3-4 footers. Pace of play was great and the layout was good.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Extremely Challenging


I recommend this course


"really a gorgeous track"


dschroer5's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/7/2013
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

if you have never played this course it is worth checking out.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Unique"


u000001231189's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 9/20/2013
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Uniquely carved in a marsh and around a development overseeing Buffalo Lake. Really a beautiful setting and well worth the experience. Lots of elevation changes and as a first timer made it tough on club choice not knowing the landing area. overall a real enjoyable experience.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Beautiful scenery and excellent condition"


jcpearson50's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 8/18/2013
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Course is a must to play if you haven't. The fairways and greens are absolutely perfect and true. The nature and scenery is almost surreal and makes the golf outing a wonderful time...


Pace of Play: Fair

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Great course for lefties."


Adam5587005's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 8/6/2013
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Several left hand dog-leg holes make this a perfect course for a lefty with a fade. Nicely laid out and well maintained. We will be back.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Challenging layout from the back tees."


bigkc350's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 8/4/2013
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

The golf course required excellent accuracy from a number of tees with forced carries over marshland. Greens rolled well and offered challenging contours. Would like to play again.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Extremely Challenging


I recommend this course


"Excellent Public Venue"


Steffeni's avatar
Top 100 Contributor
Age:  65+
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  5-9

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 7/24/2013
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Course conditions were excellent and the pace of play quick with no delays. The course is an excellent public course with many features found on private courses. Well-maintained with many interesting holes in the seventh hole being the signature hole.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Gem"


Eric5939019's avatar
Age:  45-54
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 7/19/2013
Previously played

Reviewed on

I would be a member and play this course exclusively if I lived closer. Every hole provides a unique challenge. This course allow you to use every club in your bag. The greens are receptive, true and challenging. I especially enjoy the cow lurking in the woods, watching each putt on the 4th green. I wonder if she gets a kick out of those who misread their putts. One of these days I'm going to at least par hole #7; it challenges me every time. Finally, great staff!


Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Extremely Challenging


I recommend this course


"Nice variety of hole configurations."


JoeSilbert's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 7/9/2013
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

I've been playing Wild Marsh for a number of years and have always had an enjoyable time. The pro shop staff is friendly, the course is in good shape and sets up very nicely to the eye. To be honest, I always book through an on-line, discount service because, in my view, the full-price, regular rates are a bit high...not the best value. I have no problem paying $25-30 and then contributing to the cause at the 19th hole.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Nice scenic layout, very nice staff"


u000007444250's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 7/5/2013
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

I live about 40 miles from this course and it was easily worth the drive. Me and my buddy were paired with two other gentlemen, a father/son group, and all 4 of us had a great time. The pace of play was very good and the course layout/conditions were excellent. Plenty of scoring opportunities with a few challenging holes mixed in. The staff was very friendly from the guy at the pro shop counter (gave us some free tee's) to the cart girl selling drinks. If you live in or around the area I would definitely suggest checking out wild marsh


Pace of Play: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Was very difficult from the white tees but I like that."


jcfrie's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 7/4/2013
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

The course was in great shape. Many courses this year are struggling to keep up with the wet weather and storm damage. The staff in the pro shop and lounge and beverage cart were very friendly. Just didn't see the beverage cart much. Didn't find the rest rooms or water on the course but were told there was some. I am looking forward to another round at Wild Marsh.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Extremely Challenging


I recommend this course


"Well maintained"


finkeb's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/27/2013
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Good course for the money. Good condition.<br/> Staff was helpful.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Great layout!"


uUTJH7909UT's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  5-9

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 6/15/2013
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Beautiful golf course with lots of mature trees. It has quite a few holes with carry over swampland and has great views of the lake. The layout is terrific! Dog legs, uphill shots, downhill shots, great bunkers, you can play pretty much every imaginable shot possible on this course. It also has a great clubhouse and bar with excellent food. Challenging but very appealing to the eye. Love it!


Pace of Play: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Extremely Challenging


I recommend this course



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