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4.2
94 Reviews (94)
5 Stars
39
4 Stars
36
3 Stars
10
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
5
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.5
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.3
92.8%
Recommend this course
84 out of 94 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.7
9 Reviews (9)
5 Stars
6
4 Stars
3
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.6
Layout
4.9
Pace
3.8
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.9
100.0%
Recommend this course
9 out of 9 reviews
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4.6
18 Reviews (18)
5 Stars
11
4 Stars
6
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.7
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.8
100.0%
Recommend this course
18 out of 18 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 6338 yards
Slope 123
Rating 70.7
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Copper Creek Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1997
Golf Season Open: 3/01 Closed: 10/31
Architect Gordon Cunningham

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

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, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Food & Beverage

Food & Beverage

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Meeting Facilities

Reviews

4.2
94 Reviews (94)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Narrow Fairways 7
Undulating Greens 6
This course/club is great for:
Locals 7
Seniors 6

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Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

one of best courses in DSM area

This is probably my favorite course in the Des Moines area. It is challenging and greens are fast and tricky breaks. Saw a deal one morning, decided to take 1/2 day off and jumped on it.
I feel the pace of play was a little slow, it was just me and my 10 yr old son(3rd time golfing) and we were waiting on several holes. If it was a normal bogey golfer and myself, we would have been waiting on every hole. The group in front of me was waiting as well.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 9
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good course for average and above

I have played this course multiple times. It has a good layout with a good variety. Fairways are in good shape and greens are in good shape but a little hard and fast.
GPS in carts is very helpful

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course

Always a great time here at my favorite golf course. Everything was great. As usual!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Hot Deal!!

Course in awesome shape! It’s in the best shape I’ve seen in a while. Staff doing a good job with COVID precautions. My only complaint was the pace of play. If you can’t hit a straight tee shot you have no business playing from the tips. Also, let singles play through. Long gone are the days of etiquette.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Excellent value for the money.

Very nice course, and excellent value for the money. The course was in pretty good shape, but could use some work. Almost 5 stars, though.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

IT'S MARCH IN IOWA SO TYPICAL EARLY SPRING CONDITIONS . FAST AND DRY, BUT IT IS GOLF IN MARCH IN IOWA

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course

The course was in excellent condition. The carts with gps is great as well. The hills and trees make the course very challenging.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course and Carts

The new golf carts were amazing the golf course could definitely be in better shape.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Play the back 9

If your drive is over 200 yards, the front 9 is manageable.
I tend to average between 150 to 175 off the tee, so I enjoy the back 9 where the par 4s are obtainable.

The par 3s are a challenge.

Par 5s are pretty easy.

Usually very busy.

Worth the money.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Two Extremes

The course was really nice. It is kind of spread out so you see a lot of area. There are a few areas of repair going on, but I see that as a positive since they are improving the course. Some of the fairways are small and demand a confident driver or a confident chicken with a medium iron. :-). So, the one extreme was a really nice course whereas the other extreme was the terrible excuse for golf that I was playing. First time out and I didn’t handle the demands of the course. Really fun to play and Golf Now’s Hot Deal made it a really great day. I wonder if 4 hours of painting a 16ft high ceiling before golfing affected anything?

Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Copper Creek is working hard for the DSM golfers. They have new golf carts, and most of the cement paths had been redone. The staff is excellent. I found all of the employees helpful, professional and fast to react.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Wow

Great updates at this course. Newer carts! No need for a speaker or I phone anymore. Carts have new seating, speakers, and GOS. Staff at the bunker were great and friendly. Definitely play here or you’re not getting the full experience. Course was a bit wet but n muddy but we had rain in the AM. Greens were in fantastic shape! Well done!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent

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