Tatanka Golf Club

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4.8
16
5 Stars
12
4 Stars
3
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.7
Value
4.7
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.2
95.8%
Recommend this course
15 out of 16 reviews
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5.0
2
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
0
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
5.0
Value
5.0
Layout
5.0
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
5.0
100.0%
Recommend this course
2 out of 2 reviews
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5.0
2
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
0
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
5.0
Value
5.0
Layout
5.0
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
5.0
100.0%
Recommend this course
2 out of 2 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Par 72
Length 7501
Slope 134
Rating 75.7
Type Resort
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Tatanka Golf Club at Featherhill
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 7501 yards 75.7 134
Blue 72 7087 yards 73.8 130
White 72 6736 yards 72.3 126
Gold 72 6010 yards 68.8 114
Red (W) 72 5024 yards 68.4 124
Scorecard for Tatanka
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: 75.7/134 471 556 470 392 229 363 464 243 570 3758 436 411 213 630 481 359 443 214 556 3743 7501
Blue M: 73.8/130 436 542 440 381 189 347 426 224 530 3515 410 390 204 590 465 345 425 196 545 3570 7085
White M: 72.3/126 389 528 413 358 176 336 418 210 480 3308 392 370 197 549 450 339 413 176 534 3420 6728
Green M: 70.2/115 373 515 402 332 166 329 381 196 475 3169 355 340 188 507 426 318 405 161 524 3224 6393
Yellow M: 68.8/114 331 502 372 317 150 321 371 187 420 2971 338 311 181 465 394 299 392 146 513 3039 6010
Red W: 68.4/111 246 387 319 295 135 280 284 166 402 2514 271 279 122 423 374 276 273 136 380 2534 5048
Handicap 12 4 10 6 18 14 8 16 2 11 7 15 3 1 13 9 17 5
Par 4 5 4 4 3 4 4 3 5 36 4 4 3 5 4 4 4 3 5 36 72

Course Details

Year Built 2015
Architect Paul Albanese (2015)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Golf Simulator Yes
Indoor Practice Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No

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4.8
16

What Golfers Are Saying

This course/club is great for:
A Weekend Splurge 6
Advanced Golfers 6

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Amazing course tucked into the northeast corner of Nebraska

Our friends told us about this course over in Niobrara, NE, so we decided to check it out. Wow! What a nice surprise! Beautiful vistas, rolling hills, lush fairways, carpet greens - we loved it! We also took two traveling golf pros with us who were in town for a pro-am tournament and they loved it too. They both said it made their all Top 10 list of best golf courses they’ve ever played - and they’ve played ALOT of different courses! Even though the rate is a bit high, it is well worth it! You’d pay over $100/round for a course like this in a Texas or California. Give it a try - you’ll love it!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Tatanka - dont waste your money

They were punching the greens while we played. About half the greens were closed. No discount. Pro shop person was defensive. Hotel bar closed on Monday night. Food was poor at best. Service was very slow. No hotel food for breakfast.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Beautiful course, in great condition. Will definitely play again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Tough but fair.

Great course. We played 6700 tees. It's all you want but fair. The par 3's were the hardest holes. You better have a 215yd club or your not getting there. Greens were not in good condition. Grass was growing inside the holes edges. They were bumpy and slow. Very sandy. Fairways were nice. Tip, pay attention to the direction of the wind. It blows up there. Play was a little slow on Saturday, didn't see a soul on Sunday. What I liked was that every hole different yet had 3 things in common. Big fairways, tough bunkers, and ball-eating long grass . Had a great time with some friends and walking off the last hole on Sunday, I said to them,Now that is a golf experience.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Unique golf round in so many ways

Grateful to have played this course for just the 1st time. Planning on playing it again and again for many years. Unique views, challenging holes, and if the wind is blowing like it was, will test your ability to using the correct golf club. The food was fabulous. The staff inside the pro shop were 1st rate as well as the food and beverage staff. A must play, chose your tee boxes wisely for a very rewarding experience.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a year
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Nebraska Advisor
Top 250 Contributor
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

BEST IN NEBRASKA ......PERHAPS...

Saw this course on the cover of Golf Week in the Winter and knew I had to go. The only thing that makes me mad is that I waited this long. It is awesome...

You must check it out this place is top shelf. In the absolute middle of no where. I would recommend stay the night it has a hotel and casino connected.

NO matter what you do if your an AVID player this is a Must play in Nebraska.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

A must play course

W O W what a golf course. Wide fairways, huge greens, tee boxes for every player. Fantastic views from every hill and valley. We will play this course again and again. Resort walking distance from course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful course

Beautiful, but very challenging course. Look for the buffalo grazing on the side hills! Lots of prairie grass roughshod. Bring a lot of golf balls unless you are really good at hitting your target.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Tough but fun!

A course made of nice fairways, ball stealing fescue (or prairie grasses), and true greens. The course has nice views of the surrounding land. The course puts you in some unique situations.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

First time

A fantastic layout on a beautiful piece of land. This course is over the top for this location. I can't believe it will get the play it needs to survive, so far from populations centers. Although it is referred to as a resort course, I don't see this as a resort, or the style of the course to appeal to resort travelers. The course is long and somewhat difficult. I am a 5 hcp and had to play from the third tee up at 6700 yards. All the par 3s were long and two of them required a 3 wood. The layout is imaginiative and unique to the land. Every hole has a different look and a challenge. This course is for serious golfers and should host some state tournaments.

Things I liked:

Scenic and the contrasting prairie grass and elevation changes added a dramatic affect.

Greens in great shape and not too crazy with undulation.

Great condition for a first year course.

Every hole had a unique and challenging look

We enjoyed being one of only a few groups on the course.

price vs value is good

Areas of improvement:

No sprinkler head yardage markers and the course was not on my garmin. Was guessing on yardage.

Course was long and the difference in the green tees at 6100 yards and white tees at 6700 is too big of a gap.

No GPS on carts

The casino hotel is almost a detriment. Until they build cabins and nicer on site lodging, I don't think this will be a destination golf resort. Hotel is decent, but you have to walk through a smoky casino to get to your room.

Overall I would suggest serious golfers from Sioux City and Omaha put this on their list to play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

great destination

Fun course and great location. Staff, rooms, restaurant and all were over the top. Serious golfers need to put this on their list. The clubhouse, ambience and service is great.

Both courses offer unique challenges and are well maintained. Only issues I had were pace of play. There was no starter and no marshalls. Some rounds can take well over 4.5 hours. We missed our replay time because of slow play and could not get back out for an hour.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Nice but TOUGH

Beautiful course with great views. Relatively cheap green fees especially after 2:00. Course was in good condition. Work still needs to be done (especially to cart paths). Lack of back fill around new concrete paths lead to 6" drop offs and a rough ride on the cart. Course is pretty long and demands balls to stay on the fairway. Tall grass surrounds the fairways and bunkers which makes errant shot retrieval nearly impossible. The first night we played the wind was around 30 mph. Rory or Phil would have had a hard time playing par golf. The next day was calm and sunny making the course more playable but still difficult. Only complaint was the casino. No table games, only slots (which I hate). Food wasn't very good there either. Even with that, I shall return to lose more balls ;-)

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