Sugar Creek Golf Course

2.3727352941 2.4 stars from 5 (165)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 70
  • Length: 6097 yards
  • Slope: 126
  • Rating: 70.1
  • Layout

Rentals/Services

Carts: Yes - included in green fees
Clubs: Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving range: Yes
Pitching/chipping area: Yes
Putting green: Yes
Practice bunker: Yes
Indoor practice facilities: Yes
Simulator: Yes

Policies

Metal spikes allowed: No
Credit cards accepted: VISA, MasterCard Welcomed

Tees | Layout | Full Scorecard

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 70 6097 yards 70.1 126
White 70 5376 yards 68.3 117
Red (W) 70 4606 yards 66.5 107

Sugar Creek Golf Course offers some of the best scenery of any course in the St. Louis area. Golfers can enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding countryside from the course's elevated tees. The course opened in 1990 with several improvements made in the following years. The layout is a manageable length at just under 6,100 yards. It is player-friendly enough for beginners to approach with confidence but there are also challenges in store for more advanced players. Water only comes into play on one hole but there are stands of trees lining the narrow fairways. The golf course will generously reward accuracy and good strategy though it is not overly punishing if you are slightly errant. In addition to the course, Sugar Creek G.C. also boasts an expansive practice range with 35 hitting stations.

Rating Snapshot

GA Rating Index 2.4 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 3.1 stars from 5
Value: 3.2 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 4.0 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 4.4 stars from 5
Course Layout: 3.6 stars from 5
Course Conditions: 1.9 stars from 5
Rating Breakdown 165 Reviews
5 stars:
7
4 stars:
38
3 stars:
40
2 stars:
29
1 stars:
51

recommend this course

84 out of 165 reviews


What Golfers Are Saying

Challenges include elevation changes narrow fairways  

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"Nice"



4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/15/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Great course, a little aged but nic & well maintained. Lots of challenge.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course


"Great bang for your buck"


Jsn1210's avatar
Age:  Under 25
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/14/2018
Previously played

Reviewed on

You can’t beat $15 for 18 holes with a cart not going to find a better deal


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Improving"


u203162432's avatar
Skill:  Beginner
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  25+

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/12/2018
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Course is getting better. Greens are getting better. Saw a lot of work going on.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Good Value"


svdavidson's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/09/2018
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Some of the holes are a little quirky but never boring. Course is in good shape and it is a great value for the cost. It wasn't crowded and we enjoyed the round.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course




1 1.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/09/2018
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Poor

Course Layout: Fair

Course Conditions: Poor

Staff Friendliness: Poor

Value for the Money: Poor

Off-Course Amenities: Poor


I don't recommend this course


"Good Course"


u041065399's avatar
Age:  65+
Skill:  Beginner
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/05/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Very reasonable, challenging to me but I am a new Golfer


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"All good"


u041065399's avatar
Age:  65+
Skill:  Beginner
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/05/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Love this course. Very scenic. Challenging. Great bang for the buck.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Making improvements"


Lack019's avatar
Age:  35-44
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/28/2018
First time playing Used cart Hot weather

Reviewed on

Course was in fair condition. Greens 6 and 18 were under repair, but that was made aware to us at the clubhouse so no biggie. Fairways could have used a mow, but not horrible. Greens too were a little long and patchy in spots, but again not horrible for the price paid. They seem to be working on the greens so that's good. Neat course with some pretty cool holes. Will play again for sure.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Fair

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Great Value and Experience"


u000007429615's avatar
Age:  25-34
Gender:  Female
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once every three months
Handicap:  Don't know

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/26/2018
First time playing Used cart Perfect weather

Reviewed on

This was our first time playing Sugar Creek and we will go back. Everyone at the clubhouse and on the course was friendly and professional. We talked with several people on the course and they mentioned significant improvements have been made to the condition of the course in the last year. They are still working on two of the greens, but that was a minor impact to the overall round.

My wife and I play for fun, maybe 3-4 rounds per year. It may not be the longest or most difficult course, but there is variety across the holes and they even have a concessions cart out on the course. To play 18 holes with a cart for $20.00 on a course that is in much better condition than some that we have paid $30+ to play, this is a great value and an enjoyable round of golf.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Terrible course conditions"


dillon6025038's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

1 1.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/26/2018
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Idk where to start. Yes it’s only 20$ but I would rather go to the range an spend 20$ on buckets then golf here again. There is no difference between the rough an the “fairways”. Multiple greens are not even half way decent surfaces to put on. An I mean bad. There was 2 holes that were under maintence which the flags were in the middle of the fairways with spray paint outlined as the Green. Which I get needed maintnce but the whole course needs it. There was a fairway with dirt an rocks in the middle of the fairway!! I mean comon you guys have a golf course an can’t even maintain it enough to have dirt patches in the fairways!! And rocks!! I didn’t even finish my round I payed 20$ for 9 holes which had some under maintenance. The staff was friendly I will give them that. An at the end of the round said that they were tryin to make it better. But I feel like they should get the golf course right an in shape atleast good enough to make playable before they even let anyone golf there an take their 20$ I will never be back an will never reffer anyone there. Was amazed with how bad it was


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Poor

Course Conditions: Poor

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Poor

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I don't recommend this course



eddielee678's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/19/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Staff goes out of their way to be friendly and helpful.


Pace of Play: Fair

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Worth $20"


Golfer12q's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/19/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

$20 for 18. Excellent value. Course in better condition than I played last year. Greens coming around. Still need TLC. Cart path in need of repair in many places.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Fair

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course



u203162432's avatar
Skill:  Beginner
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  25+

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/13/2018
Previously played Used cart Hot weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"All good"


u041065399's avatar
Age:  65+
Skill:  Beginner
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/05/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

This is a challenging course. Quite a few hazards.

Go Big or Go Home!


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Making Some Good Improvements"


jamstl's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/05/2018
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

This golf course has been in pretty bad shape for the past few years, and still has some problems, but they seem to be making good improvements that make the course much more playable than in years past. My friends and I had actually stopped playing at Sugar Creek for the most part 2 years ago because the greens were unputtable, and the course was in very bad shape overall, but this season they seemd to have made a turnaround and are heading in the right direction. There were only a few greens with problems, (only 1 green was unputtable - #5 I believe) and a couple greens that look like they had just been repaired. They had 2 makeshift greens setup in the fairways ajacent to the newly-repaired greens on #6 and #18, but the repaired greens look like they will be nice one they are opened back up. Fairways were not perfect (what course's fairways are perfect?) but they had plenty of grass and are greening up nicely. One improvement that needs to be addressed at some point are the cartpaths, but this did not affect my game, so I don't hold it against them too much. The staff was friendly and the pace of play was normal to above average for such a perfect day. I had a good time playing this pretty challenging golf course. They definitely do need to keep working on the course to get it back to where it was a few years ago, but I'm happy to see that they have made a turnaround, and my friends and I will be playing here more often this season as long as the course condition continues to improve.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Greening up"


u203162432's avatar
Skill:  Beginner
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  25+

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/29/2018
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Good deal for your money. For $14.00 don't expect Pebble Beach and you won't be disappointed.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"A place to play."


u203162432's avatar
Skill:  Beginner
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  25+

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/15/2018
Previously played Used cart Wet weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

If you have to play and you don't want to pay much, this is the place to go. The greens are aerated but they need a lot more than that.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Moo"


K3910052's avatar
Age:  45-54
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

1 1.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/12/2018
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Not sure where to begin...upon arrival the clubhouse was locked at 8:45a, that sent an immediate red flag. Check in was quick and efficient, course lacks the knowledge of a bonafide groundskeeper, there is obviously a funding issue based on the conditions. Both fairways & greens need quite a bit of professional help. Course layout was great, challenging but not overwhelming.

Course has Great potential overall but tons of $ needed to get things back to acceptable standards, very scenic area was a plus if any...For the price i guess i did ok $15-18holes/cart


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Poor

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Fair


I don't recommend this course


"Great course to hone your accuracy"


u2557520's avatar
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/25/2018
Previously played Used cart Wet weather

Reviewed on

People seem to dislike this course, but they're overlooking its inherent value. It's not an easy course for an inexperienced golfer. You have to stay continually aware of elevation differences, and think about how they affect your club choice. This is a really fun course. We played on a cold Sunday in March after some heavy rains. Considering every course in Fenton floods, this one was impeccable. The differing elevations must provide great drainage because the greens were solid and the fairways weren't waterlogged. This is the perfect course to hone your accuracy on, because there are usually woods or houses on both sides. It really tests your shot shaping abilities too. The cart paths are a little rough, but besides that, I would recommend this course to golfers trying to improve their game. Don't pass on this course just because of bad reviews, you'll really miss out on a great day of golf!


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Sugar Creek"


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Top 500 Contributor
Age:  65+
Gender:  Female
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/02/2018
Previously played Used cart Windy weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

The course has a great layout; however, there are several temporary greens and several were in very bad shape. Once they get filled in the course will be outstanding. There is much work being done to clean up the course to allow easier play. I really enjoyed the round and would play again.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Fair

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course



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