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4.5
198 Reviews (198)
5 Stars
90
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
3
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.7
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.1
94.4%
Recommend this course
191 out of 198 reviews
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4.3
7 Reviews (7)
5 Stars
5
4 Stars
1
3 Stars
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0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.4
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.9
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.4
85.7%
Recommend this course
6 out of 7 reviews
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4.5
33 Reviews (33)
5 Stars
23
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.7
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.5
93.9%
Recommend this course
31 out of 33 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Traditional/Links
Par 72
Length 6701 yards
Slope 125
Rating 72.3
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Acorns Golf Links
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Course Details

Year Built 1997
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect William Ebeler (1997)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper attire, shirts must be worn at all times, no tank tops.

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Illinois (2015 #19)

Reviews

4.5
198 Reviews (198)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
19th Hole Scenic Views 8
Drinks 8
Patio Dining 7
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 18
Forced Carries 14
Bunkers 12
This course/club is great for:
Locals 12
Advanced Golfers 9
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 8
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 13
In the 'Burbs 9
Convenient to the City 6

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Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played

Purple?

fairways are purple.. bunkers are dirt and rough is 6 inches. Use to love this course but wow. I understand you haven't been able to have people play because of covoid so you might of neglected it a little bit but then only positive I have is the greens

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 05/25/2020

Seen a dude playing bare foot out there too... wild

Played On
Reviews 24
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

worth the short drive from st.louis

The best overall value and close to south st.louis co.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Excellent Condition

This course has always been a go-to course for me, and with the Illinois lockdown recently, they have been able to let the greens regrow and they were fantastic for a public course. Fairways were great for the most part. Some tee boxes are still a little rough, but you are teeing it up anyway so it doesn't really matter. I will be back soon.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 34
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

Best Buy

Acorns continues to be one of the best deals for golf around St. Louis. Course is in nice shape for February with condition as expected. Only issue was the green on number 6 has some issues. They're remodeling the restaurant and will be ready in March I believe, so if you're going soon pack some snacks in your bag.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Love this Course!

We really like this course. Not only is it fun to play here but it is also in a beautiful setting. It is easy & challenging. I would definitely recommend this course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great shape.

Great course if you’ve never tried it. Conditions were excellent for this time of year. November 19. Had the course to myself. and the weather was fantastic. I will be back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

condition

for this time of year the course was ok. the greens were a little bumpy but that's to be expected for this time of year.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice course - try it !!

Very nice course in great condition. Inside staff was very friendly. Greens and fairways were in great condition. Nice layout - not too easy and not too hard. It was about a 40 minute drive from my location in St. Louis County but worth the drive. Played on Monday afternoon and had the course to ourselves. Loved it !!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Beautiful Course!!

The fairways are in excellent condition. The greens are in great shape. Love this course. It is easy & challenging. It is also beautiful here. I definitely recommend playing this course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Love this place.

Great course and layout. The back more flat and open while the front 9 is more elevated and challenging. BRING BUG SPRAY! The mosquitoes are horrible.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Not very Long from the white tees, but it is a fun course to play

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 68
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
Reviews 68
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
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Top five in the Metro East for sure

Love the course! Fun and challenging! It’s in excellent shape. Very friendly staff. Can’t recommend it enough!!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 29
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Always great!

Such a hidden gem! Love playing here, course is in great shape, well maintained. Keep up the great work!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played

Not worth the trip

This place has great potential but ownership in my opinion let's it go. Greens were terrible and very slow. Hard time finding holes because they are so poorly marked. Guy at front desk was rude and arrogant. Place is very antiquated. Not worth the time traveling from St Louis.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Beautiful Course!!

This course is absolutely beautiful! That is one reason I love playing here. There are some easy greens & some challenging ones. If you have never played here you should definitely try it. It is my favorite golf course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
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

course if just overall fun and great value

My golf buddy and I really like playing this course . It's an hour drive for us, but the lay out is interesting with bluffs and water layout is perfect and not hidden. Bunkers but not everywhere you look. the club house is great as the patio looks out on the 18th hole coming in with a lake the players circle around to make the final shot to the green just below the patio. Great selection of beers and cocktails and very reasonable on drinks and food. perfect place for a cigar after a fun round.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Always Great

This course is always in great condition. So unlike many courses in the area. Always fairway grass to hit off of. Greens are immaculate. For whatever reason, for those who search hot deals, seems like you can regularly get a deal. Great course for the money.

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