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4.3
194 Reviews (194)
5 Stars
91
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
3
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.5
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
3.6
Amenities
4.2
94.6%
Recommend this course
182 out of 194 reviews
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4.2
13 Reviews (13)
5 Stars
5
4 Stars
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0
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Conditions
4.2
Value
4.3
Layout
4.6
Pace
3.7
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.3
100.0%
Recommend this course
13 out of 13 reviews
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4.3
35 Reviews (35)
5 Stars
16
4 Stars
15
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.5
Layout
4.6
Pace
3.7
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.5
94.3%
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33 out of 35 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6941 yards
Slope 135
Rating 73.5
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Spencer T. Olin Community Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1989
Fairways Zoysia Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 10/01
Architect Arnold Palmer (1989) Ed Seay (1989)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Reviews

4.3
194 Reviews (194)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 19
Watching the Game 9
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 35
Bunkers 33
Forced Carries 25
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 31
Locals 21
Seniors 16
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 34
Convenient to the City 16

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

needed to get outside!

I had not played this course in a long time just because there are courses closer to home but was so happy to have played there the weather was getting worst by the minute but considering the time of the year all of the fairways are dormant but at least you have something under your ball all of the bunkers were raked and ready to go not full of water like some other courses so if you just need to get out during these winter months and the weather cooperates this is the course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Good course.

Best course in the winter. They seem to keep it in good shape despite the weather.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course but......

First off this was the first time I've played Spencer T and I loved the course. The only real issue I had was not being able to get ahold of anyone in the pro shop or the restaurant for over an hour when our cart died. So my playing partner had to walk back to the clubhouse to find another cart. I understand we are in winter but someone needs to be monitoring the phones for emergencies and problems when they are open.

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

Spencer T Olin

Beautiful course and layout.
I wasn’t ready for the speed and slope of greens, but I look forward to the change again.
A must play if in the area

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course, except.....

Great course. Greens are nice and the fairways are well manicured. The only down side was the pace of play. Had a group of 4 not including the child, taking 15-20 minutes per swing. We decided to play through (hole 11) and things got intense. Oh, might I add, this is America... land of the free... As we’re on the next hole in front of this group, the alpha male of the group decides to approach us as I was about to destroy this ball. The man proceeds to confront us and then knocks our balls off our tees and tells us we cannot play through. Now keep this is mind... we’re 26 years old (fit) and he’s roughly, 50? (Unfit) Not today pal. Since this man clearly owns this course, we’re not having it. We continue playing, wishing this old man would come back, but does not. End of story.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Par

Nice course. Well kept. Bar staff needs help. Pro shop is solid and fairly priced. Overall B+
Seeing Arnies name always cool.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course

Course was in great shape, one of my favorites to play.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

ALWAYS A FUN LAYOUT

They were running 15 minutes behind due to a corporate outing so the clubhouse guy flipped me a couple tokens for range balls. Teed off at 4:30 and never saw any other golfers except for 2 longhitters on the 2nd hole that we let play thru. The number of people that don't fix their ball marks on greens has gotten ridiculous. Not just at public courses, freaking annoying.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Missouri Advisor
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Conditions - Super Fast Greens

Spencer T. Olin has the best and fastest greens in the area.
Overall, the conditioning of the course was superb. Only issue I saw was where some standing water had been in the fairway, you will see some brown spots and weeds. For the price of under $40 (seniors) on the weekend, no one beats this value with the layout and conditioning of this course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played

Beat up greens, but great course layout!

Coming from a st louisan driving 45 minutes to get to the course...

Pros: The course layout is one of the best around, which is why I’m willing to make the haul.

Cons: Im an early morning player and the greens were littered with unrepaired divots and debris. Despite the commute, if I’m paying north of $50 anywhere, I certainly do not expect greens to be littered with unrepaired divots and debris.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Played On
Handicap 15-19
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 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun course to play

Pace of play was great! Course is in great shape.

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

Great value

Normally worth the drive.
Today was just an off day due to something happening early in the day.
Hot Friday July 5th with a stacked tee sheet = 5:05 hour round.
I will give them a mulligan.
Pace of play is usually very good.
Course is in great shape.
People need to be reminded to repair their ball marks and be more respectful of the course.
Good customer service

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
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
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Enjoyable course

The course was in great shape considering all the bad weather we have had...

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

GREAT COURSE

HAD TO TAKE A COUPLE YEARS OFF DUE TO INJURIES AND FORGOT HOW FLAWLESS SPENCER T IS. FROM TEE BOX TO GREEN THE COURSE WAS IN GREAT SHAPE. I EVEN SHOT AN 82 WHICH FOR ME IS A GREAT ROUND. PACE OF PLAY WAS GOOD AND OVERALL IT WAS A GREAT EXPERIENCE. I WILL DEFINATELY BE GOING BACK.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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