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3.4
131 Reviews (131)
5 Stars
15
4 Stars
62
3 Stars
24
2 Stars
15
1 Stars
15
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.7
Layout
3.7
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.3
72.1%
Recommend this course
95 out of 131 reviews
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4.0
7 Reviews (7)
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
3
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.4
Layout
3.9
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
4.3
85.7%
Recommend this course
6 out of 7 reviews
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3.8
13 Reviews (13)
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.9
Layout
3.8
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
4.2
84.6%
Recommend this course
11 out of 13 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 70
Length 6388 yards
Slope 116
Rating 70.6

Originally named Stayton Meadows

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Royal Meadows Golf Club
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 70 6388 yards 70.6 116
White 70 5958 yards 68.1 114
Gold 70 5448 yards 65.6 110
Red (W) 70 4886 yards 68.4 108
Scorecard for Royal
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: 70.1/113 354 414 172 510 147 462 123 542 340 3064 314 422 221 407 419 168 381 407 573 3312 6376
White M: 67.9/110 W: 74.6/130 312 376 154 495 140 436 111 530 317 2871 291 406 203 380 388 147 363 374 535 3087 5958
Grey M: 65.5/108 W: 71.6/123 274 368 129 436 123 401 104 501 289 2625 263 376 185 334 361 115 338 344 507 2823 5448
Red M: 63.5/103 W: 68.2/112 246 346 110 365 96 356 92 469 259 2339 226 343 164 295 320 90 313 323 473 2547 4886
Handicap 11 7 13 5 17 1 15 3 9 18 12 4 10 6 8 16 14 2
Par 4 4 3 5 3 4 3 5 4 35 4 4 3 4 4 3 4 4 5 35 70

Course Details

Year Built 2003
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Zoysia Grass
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

3.4
131 Reviews (131)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 10
Water Hazards 8
Elevation Changes 7
This course/club is great for:
Locals 10
Seniors 7
Beginners 6
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 12

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Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Shot building course

Great course for working on your game. Two of my 3 lowest rounds were recorded here. Greens always in good shape, medium speed. Fairways good except in really
hot weather.

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

Went out on Cool Windy Friday morning . Mid Morning Tee Time . Very busy but played quicker than expected . Fairways were in decent shape overall , Greens were very good . Overall this course has greatly improved over the yrs .

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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

Decent course

The course is filled with a variety of holes--short and long par 3's, with par 4's and 5's that may test longer hitters even. Decent shape for so early in the year. Basically, it will be a good course for most of us sometime hackers out there, and it offers good play for the $$ spent.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Love GLKC

I love what GreatLife is doing for golf! This course is improving rapidly and will continue to do so.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

WHAT NO GRASS MAKES ME FEEL LIKE I STEPPED IN SOMETHING BAD

USE TO BE A GREAT FUN SHORT LITTLE COURSE AND WHAT A SHAME GL BOUGHT IT!!! JUST SAYIN!!!

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

Love This Course Except for the Fairways

Most of the fairways are strips.
Other than that, the greens were in great shape and it's a fun course.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Nice course for price paid

Course is in much better shape than the last time I played it a year ago. Fairways are really coming together nicely. You can still obviously tell that the fairways were re-sodded, as the lines down the middle are quite obvious. There are still some spots where the grass has not grown in yet. Greens were in decent shape, although someone mowing the greens leaked oil on about 5 holes. There are noticeable oil streaks running across the greens, which is a shame. The marshall was friendly and apologetic for the slow play. There were multiple foursomes in front of us, and pace of play was rather slow, but could not be avoided. I really appreciated that the marshall informed us of what was going on ahead, and he apologized for the slow play. Most marshalls at other courses just wave and keep going, without letting you know what's going on. Overall, this is a great course and a good value for the money paid.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Church Pew's of KC

This course currently is in the top 3 worst in the Kansas City area. This course has it's own version of the Church Pew's at Oakmont, only it's the fairways. A lot of fairways have alternating stripes of dead/alive grass down them. There was no advance warning. A little signage before the first tee would make me feel like they care about the customer. Some greens are good. Some are very weedy and bouncy. In all honesty, they should just take the Royal out of the name, and bring the sheep and cattle back and just go back to being a meadow. Go to Swope Memorial.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Value!

Went out golfing with my uncle visiting from California. Great course, greens were a little weedy but maintained. The fairways seemed under construction, but overall we had a great time and enjoyed playing this course. We would go back for another round!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather

Coming right along

Thank goodness GreatLife is here to improve this wonderful golf course. Fairways are coming along nicely!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Disappointed

Royal Meadows needs some grooming. Goat ranch comes to mind. Tee boxes are bare. Greens still have bumps from aeration and fairways are stripped for I guess trying to fill in bent grass. Water the course!

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good Course

Decent old style course. Has a few long holes, but most are fairly short and reachable. A good, old-style course, lots of rolling hills. Sand is in good condition and so were the greens. Tee boxes were in bad shape - mostly dirt and fairways were striped with grass and dirt - so not in great shape. A good value for the money.

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

This course needs a lot of work.

Would not recommend this course. Poorly maintained. Majority of course hasn’t seen a mower for weeks, including tee boxes, fairways, and rough. Bunkers haven’t seen a rake in years. Played this course once last year and it was in bad shape then. Gave it another shot this year and it has not improved. Won’t go back.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fairways are being redone with zoysia so they are in terrible condition. Rough is rye grass and at least four inches high, could not see Ball a lot of times unless u walked or rode over it. Some greens were fine others were bumpy and slow.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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