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4.1
71 Reviews (71)
5 Stars
20
4 Stars
38
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.2
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.8
89.4%
Recommend this course
62 out of 71 reviews
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4.3
3 Reviews (3)
5 Stars
1
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Conditions
4.3
Value
5.0
Layout
5.0
Pace
3.3
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.7
100.0%
Recommend this course
3 out of 3 reviews
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4.1
16 Reviews (16)
5 Stars
6
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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1
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1
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.4
Layout
4.5
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.1
87.5%
Recommend this course
14 out of 16 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Par 72
Length 6879 yards
Slope 131
Rating 73.2
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Fred Arbanas Golf Course
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 72 6879 yards 73.2 131
White 72 6299 yards 70.7 126
Gold 72 5822 yards 68.5 121
Red (W) 72 5505 yards 72.1 125
Scorecard for Championship
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Blue M: 72.9/128 387 376 518 222 511 399 182 388 369 3352 548 230 403 457 519 400 174 401 422 3554 6906
Blue/White M: 71.7/125 387 376 518 156 511 363 182 388 369 3250 548 185 383 419 519 400 174 371 397 3396 6646
White M: 70.1/124 W: 76.2/132 360 341 486 156 490 363 159 367 341 3063 524 185 383 419 480 380 152 371 397 3291 6354
White/Gold M: 69.2/120 W: 74.9/130 360 341 486 156 418 330 159 367 341 2958 524 165 360 385 480 380 152 345 366 3157 6115
Gold M: 68.2/117 W: 73.3/129 332 316 424 125 418 330 135 348 319 2747 503 165 360 385 445 356 150 345 366 3075 5822
Red W: 71.3/124 321 307 393 105 409 316 123 339 308 2621 475 143 336 356 435 332 129 323 355 2884 5505
Handicap 9 11 7 17 1 3 13 15 5 12 16 4 10 8 2 18 14 6
Par 4 4 5 3 5 4 3 4 4 36 5 3 4 4 5 4 3 4 4 36 72

Course Details

Year Built 1986
Fairways Zoysia Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts 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 Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

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Reviews

4.1
71 Reviews (71)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 6
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 12
Thick Rough 10
Undulating Greens 10
This course/club is great for:
Walkers 13
Advanced Golfers 12
Locals 12
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 14
In the 'Burbs 8
Worth the Drive 7

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4.0
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Conditions Good
Value Excellent
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4.0
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Love Fred

Always a good time, sometimes the course is really slow but not today. Able to play 18 in 4 hrs. Greens in great shape for late March.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Tricked up pins

Great layout. Great contoured greens. Fairways perfect. Only the pin placements were disappointing. Most on mounds, or six feet from the fringe. Impossible to get close or putt on some holes.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Enjoyable round of golf

Well maintained fairways and greens. Nice variation between holes to keep it interesting. The staff is one of the friendliest in KC area.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Poor experience

Unfriendly, unhelpful staff. Didn’t even say
hello, didn’t tell us about the carts or anything about the golf course like where to go. No marshals on course. Waited a minimum of 5-10 minutes on every swing. Over crowded golf course. The cart didn’t have a scorecard & had trash in it before the round.. Just played 9 holes because it was that bad of an expirence. Only positive was the course was in good shape.

Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
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Previously Played

Abuse of authority

4 course Marshals we’re playing a round and decided to add a 5th at the turn. They backed up the play time so bad that 3 groups were waiting at the tee boxes. At hole 16 (par 3) they were just standing around laughing and joking so my group decided to skip the hole. We waived, they waived back, and setup to tee off on 17. After we shot, one of the marshals came over screaming “what are we doing”, “that we had no etiquette” and he could have us thrown off. Then they decided to shoot into our group. No one has answered any phone calls to address the issue. Absolutely awful.

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

Great track

Challenging layout. Fairways and geeens in great shape. Greens are difficult. Lots of false fronts. You can tell they roll he greens pretty often. Fun but very challenging for a hack like me. But I’ll be back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Value for the money

The green fees were reasonable. The course was in very good shape. The greens were a little slow, but I think they had not mowed and were putting water on the greens during our play. This is a link style course and is forgiving . Some holes have a very nice view of Longview Lake.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fantastic

Great shape and tough greens but so much fun, will be back

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

Great Course Layout in really nice condition

Loved playing the links looking course, complete with the tall wispy rough.
Course was in excellent shape and the staff was very friendly
I will play again this year...several times and I highly recommend it!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Who took Jack's pants?

Played the tips as the white tees are just a bit short, so that added to the challenge, as there is a good bit of difference between the back two tees. But course was in very good shape, save for some burnt up spots running up to some greens, which adds difficulty to touch wedge shots, but the greens were tremendous and great to putt on. Do understand them letting the 2-3 foot high weeds grow, as without that, there is not really that much protecting the course for the most part-difficulty-wise, at least. Definitely wish more KC area courses were in this shape for early summer, but glad we went & played & look forward to returning!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Great condition and good staff

It was a hot one and the course was in good if not great condition. The staff was friendly though not overly available. Kind of like a country club, if you know what you're doing, help yourself.
Greens were in the best and fastest condition I have played them. Rolled true and the short grass helped with putting pace. It was nice that the practice green was representative of the speed of the actual greens.
The rest of the course was in fine shape too.
We tee'd at the just after Noon spot which can create pace of play problems, but none for us. As a twosome we zipped around the course in 3.30 and never had a wait. Could have played faster if my driver was not so erratic that day. It was hot so possibly traffic was down.
Layout is a fun track that definitely plays tougher from the blues for a long hitter. From the whites most trouble is carried & doesn't come into play. I used all my clubs, not just driver, short wedge over and over. Value is outstanding when using a discounted round. Average at regular prices.
Amenities were nice. Water cooler on almost every hole. Never found and empty one and have I mentioned it was hot. Nice clubhouse & 19th hole with good selection of beers. Many are tall boys and at reasonable prices. Cart girl must have found us 4-5 times, so never had an issue there.
Lousy round at a very good course in great condition. I had a good time.

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

Dependable Value

This popular links course in suburban Kansas City near Lee's Summit is a very fair track with generally wide fairways and consistent greens. It's walkable and the surrounding Longview Lake provides nice vistas from several holes. Check weekly specials for military and seniors and Golf Now for Hot Deals.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Good public course

Course was in good condition given the early spring weather. The Zoysia fairways had not greened up and the greens had just been aerated and sand dressed as usual for this time of year. Still, a fun afternoon on a course our gang really enjoys.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course was fine for March

Course was still in winter mode and did not look to be greening up anytime soon. There were a lot of swampy places given how little rain we have had this spring. The price seemed a little expensive for March. It will be better come May and June.

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

The course was in very good shape for early March. the staff was excellent; the Starter has an excellent handle on managing and staggering the groups. The course was in excellent shape coupled with the sensational views of the lake. The course range was in full use and caters to all of the needs of golfers.

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

Great course

Fun layout & in great condition for the time of year. Really awesome course & practice Faciltiy. It is a must play if someone is in the area.

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