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4.2
157 Reviews (157)
5 Stars
39
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
7
1 Stars
4
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.1
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
3.3
Amenities
4.0
93.6%
Recommend this course
141 out of 157 reviews
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5.0
2 Reviews (2)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
0
3 Stars
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2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.0
Value
5.0
Layout
5.0
Pace
5.0
Amenities
5.0
StaffFriendliness
5.0
100.0%
Recommend this course
2 out of 2 reviews
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4.3
23 Reviews (23)
5 Stars
9
4 Stars
11
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.2
Layout
4.3
Pace
3.2
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.4
91.3%
Recommend this course
21 out of 23 reviews
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Holes 9
Type Public
Par 35
Length 3140 yards
Slope 0
Rating 0.0
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Forest Park Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1913
Fairways Zoysia Grass
Greens L-93 Bentgrass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Robert Foulis Hale Irwin (2003) Stan Gentry (2003)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Missouri (2016 #11)

Reviews

4.2
157 Reviews (157)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 15
Patio Dining 12
Brunch 7
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 19
Elevation Changes 15
Water Hazards 14
This course/club is great for:
9-Hole Rounds 24
Locals 22
Walkers 16
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 34
Near Local Attractions 22

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5.0
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Forest Park

Excellent views and scenery. Very fun strategic course setup.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Forest Park Redbud & Dogwood

Great day and perfect weather. Redwood 9 was a bit more challenging than the Dogwood 9. More hills and undulation. Greens were aerated, so it made putting a bit bumpy. A ton of leaves on the course due to the time of year, so that was kind of expected. All-in-all we had a wonderful day and a lot of fun. My only complaint is there were several twosomes which slowed pace of play up by about a half hour or more. A starter would be good for this course as it is always busy. Great course.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Fun layout

Surprisingly fun layout with great greens and scenic views all around—played the back tees and was forced to hit some solid shots into well-bunkered greens—par 3’a were particularly strong

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great course with great views of the city

I was in town for the weekend and got to play this course. Even though they had a tournament starting around noon, the staff was very accommodating. Everyone was very nice. Everything from fairways to greens and everything in between are in great condition. Greens rolled great.
If you’re in the area this course is a must!! Thank you guys at Forest Park!! Will be back

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 63
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Missouri Advisor
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good Shape

I play in a tournament at Forest Park every September. Considering it is a pubic muni and the amount of play this course gets, it is always in surprising good shape.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Reviews 2
3.0
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Pace of play

3 hours for 9 holes, and we had to skip one because a foursome was giving lessons to each other in the course? Come on. There needs to be a Marshall tracking play and preventing this stuff from happening.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
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 17
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Week Day Evening

Always fun to play here. Decent public course. Greens could use a bit of work. I think they are pretty soft, which is leave crater divots. Playing after work on a week day is nice, they had the tee times stacked, but rate of play was actually pretty good. All in all, pretty happy.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun 9, pretty easy course

The course is in good shape, we had fun and it’s wide open. I’d recommend to anyone looking to get a low score

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Unique Golfing Experience

It’s been several years since played Forest Park.....what a unique experience playing on a golf course in the middle of a metropolitan city. The course meanders thru St Louis’s most beautiful Park surrounded by historic Worlds Fair structures, Art Museum and walking/jogging trails populated with Washington University students. The course was in very good condition and very enjoyable to play.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great location.

The course is in a really great location. Got a lot of people walking and running around the park. Lots to look at in the park. You can see some of the museums as you play. Course is pretty standard but hilly on dogwood and redbud. Greens were pretty bad but it’s still the beginning of the season.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 29
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great Course but slooow!

As always at Forest Park, course in great shape, but super slow play because everyone flocks there when it’s 60 degrees in November in the STL! And of course, like every course in this area, no one knows how to use a divot tool to fix a ballmark.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Played On
Reviews 29
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Burning Tree

Nice course, waaaay too crowded for a Wednesday. Only able to get 9 holes in, after having to skip two holes due to a tree on fire! There was a log jam on number 4 of Dogwood of about a dozen people. At least we got a rain check for 9 holes.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Good Shape

Course was in good shape, Greens are a little rough with Ball Mark's .... Overall very pleased and will play plenty more times

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