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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.0
Value
4.2
Layout
3.9
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.7
90.1%
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Layout
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Pace
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Amenities
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Par 70
Length 6042 yards
Slope 117
Rating 70.1

Course Details

Year Built 1933
Fairways Rye Grass
Greens Rye Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Stephen Halsey (1933)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $25 - $34
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code No Cutoffs or Tanktops

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

3.9
460 Reviews (460)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 26
Brunch 10
Watching the Game 10
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 25
Bunkers 21
Forced Carries 7
This course/club is great for:
Walkers 43
Locals 37
Beginners 25
This Course's Location is:
Near the Airport 42
Convenient to the City 39
Near Local Attractions 6

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Played On
Reviews 10
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Walked
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 57
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Warm day brings good scores

The most challenging putting greens in the area. Cut to precision for weeks. So bring your putting game. The carry is respectable. Lots of great risk reward holes on the front nine....

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 10
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 10
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Nice course - extremely walkable

This is a good course to walk and play. While it is generally flat with fairly straightforward fairways, they are often tree-lined and challenging. Often, there is a cross wind that can make play even more challenging, and there are a few water hazards along the way.
The pace of play is very good.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 26
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Walked

One of the best kept Munis around

The people at Poplar keep the course in great conditions. It's not Harding or Pasatiempo "great" but its not $200-300 either - it's $39 at weekday primetime to walk. Greens are consistent and smooth. Fairways are clean and maintained. Easy, open layout but that wind makes it tougher in the afternoons. Holes 2, 18, 16, 13, 3 and 11 are no slouches. And everyone at the course and the restaurant is fantastically accommodating. Go out and have a great time on and off the course at Poplar Creek without blowing through your entire quarter's golf budget in one go.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Geese Poop Problems

Too much Geese Poop, and I don’t think the GC management is doing anything to improve it.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

GOOD OLE Poplar!

Poplar creek is a great course if you haven't played in a while or what ever skill level your playing. Good condition fairways and greens, friendly staff. Not too long great for walking! APastor

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 23
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Walked

Good condition and putting green are great

it's a typical flat fairways type municipal GC, nice maintained fairways and not too crowded on weekdays.
overall good course to play and convenient location

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Twice a year
2.0

Wife's first time golfing ruined by teaching pro

Decided to take my wife here for her first time ever golfing. We were both so excited to introduce her to the game. Long story short, the teaching pro here ruined our experience and the only reason for the extra star was that the rest of the staff were very understanding and apologized on behalf of this person.

On to what happened...

10 minutes into what started off as a great day on the range, the golf pro drives right up to us (with his mask only half on by the way) and tells us that I'm not allowed to give her tips... Instead that I should go to the next stall and just hit balls. He even had the gall to say that I was "disrespecting golf teaching professionals" referring to himself.

It didn't help that (1) we saw other groups doing the SAME thing down on the other side of the range during our time there and (2) this was said to a person of color. Not saying this is a racial incident, but it's certainly not a good look when you're talking to the only people of color on the range and holding what seems like a double standard.

When we do end up getting her lessons, it will absolutely not be here with this golf pro.

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