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4.5
210 Reviews (210)
5 Stars
99
4 Stars
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3 Stars
8
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.7
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.1
94.9%
Recommend this course
203 out of 210 reviews
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4.5
17 Reviews (17)
5 Stars
12
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
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0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.6
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.5
94.1%
Recommend this course
16 out of 17 reviews
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4.6
38 Reviews (38)
5 Stars
28
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.7
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.6
94.7%
Recommend this course
36 out of 38 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.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Accolades

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

Reviews

4.5
210 Reviews (210)

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 3
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
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Beautiful Course

The layout was simple but challenging when played from the blue or black tees. Tee boxes, fairways and greens were in great shape.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun and challenging

Acorns has an interesting layout. Short par fours can deceive if you are not cautious. We are seniors in our low sixties. From the white tees we had a good test of our game. The greens were in great shape, running medium fast. Number 18 hole is a challenge with water In front of the tee and then all down the right side. The hole plays as a dogleg right, so the approach to the green is then over the same lake. I always enjoy playing Acorns.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 71
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 Moderate
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once 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 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 26
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 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Beautiful! Will go back and play.

The course was in good condition and was beautiful to play. Greens were in good condition and staff was really nice and gave me some tips on some of the holes.
The only negative thing i had with the experience was the group of 4 ahead of us playing loud music and you could tell were hammered. I was picking up the beer cans they were throwing out.. so you can guess the pace wasn’t the best and blocked up a few groups. I hadn’t teed off yet by the time another group was watching for their turn.
Over all great course. I throw the weekends maybe have a guys drive around to keep people on pace.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 35
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Love the place

Love this place, but like most Metro Least courses, sloooow play dominates with foursomes of bumpkins lollygagging, hitting multiple balls despite groups behind waiting, playing out of bunkers when we aren’t supposed to, playing loud music, and generally being loudmouths, keep that garbage across the river in the dump that is The STL! Great course tho, keep up the great work Acorns!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great Value

This course is in great shape and they are working on it all the time. Spongy Zoyzia fairways All greens and tee boxes in good condition. . It give Annbriar some big competition.

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 13
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
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