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Value
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Layout
3.6
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Pace
4.5
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Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 5774 yards
Slope 116
Rating 68.9
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Afton Alps Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1989
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 11/01

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

3.5
76 Reviews (76)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
19th Hole Scenic Views 6
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 13
Narrow Fairways 11
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 16
Locals 8
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 6

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Played On
Reviews 35
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 30
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Where is the next tee box ?

Easy to get lost between tee boxes if its your first time there. But the fairways and greens was good

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Course

Somehow I booked a 5:01 AM tee time through this website instead of a 1:01 PM tee time. The employees were super friendly and were still able to get us on. We saw lots of wildlife including deer. The cart paths are a little wonky and the course is naturally hill. I would still recommend this course and will be returning this summer.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

First 9 good, back 9 not so much

The front nine holes of Afton is a nice run. Not very memorable, but in good shape and well maintained. I know many locals will only play the front and replay it if they want to get in 18. The back nine is not particularly well designed. You get the impression that they needed another nine holes, had this ski hill and made the best layout they could given the terrain. Still, I felt it was a real bargain, and worth the money. The staff is very friendly there, pace was excellent, and the course is usually not crowded on weekdays. I should note that this course was not affected as much by “winter kill” as many of the other area courses.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 35
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Excellent outdoor adventure

The front nine plays like a normal course and is a good challenge.
The back nine is in the ski bluffs facing the St. Croix River.
It is beautiful. Yes, there is ski lift infrastructure on the back nine which can get get in the way of making a good shot. But it is still a challenge and fun to play!
Just think of the back nine as target practice and play up golf.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 35
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Overall Good Course

The front nine is super easy, which is a nice warm up.

The back nine is a bit more challenging and scenic.

Overall, pretty goo value and definitely a change of atmosphere from a normal course.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 33
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Close and fun

I have played Afton a few times now and I keep coming back for the challenge and the friendly staff. It has lots of blind shots and elevation changes which make it a challenge for any one. The course was in good shape and there is lots of scenic views.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 35
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great front nine and funky back

Please with the first nine. Great condition on fairway and greens. Back nine is average condition.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful Fall Colors and Course

We enjoyed playing the open front 9 and the picturesque back nine - like two different experiences but both great!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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 Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course for the money

I'm a newer golfer and have a very busy life. this course is quiet to relax and gives you a good challenge of needing to have control of your shot and picking the right club especially on the back 9 where the greens can be surrounded by drop offs that if your off by a little your needing to take a drop. I'd recommend for anyone who's looking for a good course at an affordable price.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 35
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Soccer or golf course

This course has forgotten about the golfer. We were five holes in to the round when we were asked to hurry up. Keep in mind we were ahead of pace. A few holes later we had to wait for a group of soccer golfers playing thru our fairway. This course is so poorly set out you have to carry a zerrox copy of notes they hand out to have any idea where to go. Very disappointed in this course. Will not play there again.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good Variety

The front nine is a lot of back-and-forth golf. Not much trouble and not much to think about - just hit your drives far and have a wedge in on your approach.

A lot of people complain about the back nine, but if you consider it a short course back 9, it's a lot of fun. Lots of tricky shots and great rolling hills.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Long Course, Nice Views, Not your Average Snooty Golf Club

This course is managed by Vail Resort's who own Afton Alps Ski Hill and Training Center in Afton as well as many other much larger Skiing Resorts on Mountains in various states. Keep that in mind when you go to play a course at their ski hill. Its a nice course in my opinion. The Staff is all very friendly and down to earth, prices weren't bad for a round with a cart. The drink wagon made multiple rounds to make sure we were taken care of. The course isn't a super high tier course but it allows for a more laid back game of golf, one that you would bring your friends out to just simply have a good time and not be hassled by the more serious golfers who get angered at the inconvenience of having to wait for people. I like this course because the back 9 are along the tops of the ski-hills that I used to ski on back in the day and the views are magnificent! I will definitely be back for more.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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