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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Par 72
Length 6502 yards
Slope 125
Rating 71.4

Course Details

Year Built 1919
Golf Season Open: 3/01 Closed: 11/01
Architect William Langford (1919) Bob Lohmann Tom Bendelow (1920)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range 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
Walking Allowed Yes

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Getting Better

I have a love/hate relationship with Ellis Park. I've played it 50+ times, and actually won a tournament at Ellis in the mid 2000s. The big reason for my love/hate relationship has been that I never felt the course was maintained the way it needed to be.

I decided to try Ellis again after watching my friend win the Sr. City Am there. I have to say I was really surprised by the improved course condition. The fairways were in great shape and the greens were thicker and quicker than I remembered.

I still have one big problem with Ellis. The design of the greens is awful. The 18th green is especially offensive. It is like they buried and elephant in the middle of the green.

Ellis Park is priced very fairly, and with improved condition, is worth playing. Just come prepared for silly greens.

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