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4.0
164 Reviews (164)
5 Stars
55
4 Stars
69
3 Stars
28
2 Stars
8
1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.5
Value
4.3
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.1
78.5%
Recommend this course
139 out of 164 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.6
34 Reviews (34)
5 Stars
11
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
2
Conditions
2.9
Value
4.0
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.5
67.6%
Recommend this course
23 out of 34 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.9
40 Reviews (40)
5 Stars
17
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.1
Value
4.2
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.5
72.5%
Recommend this course
29 out of 40 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6355 yards
Slope 124
Rating 71.4

Also known as "Gopher Hills Golf Course - Heath/Glen Course".

Formerly known as The Tiger at Elmdale Hills Golf Course.

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Course Details

Year Built 1995
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 11/01
Architect Gordon Emerson (1995) Garrett Gill (1999)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "Gopher Hills Golf Academy"
Golf Simulator Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.0
164 Reviews (164)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 8
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 12
Thick Rough 8
This course/club is great for:
Locals 10
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 6
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 6

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Reviews 1
3.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
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Previously Played

Greens

Greens were so long it was like an elites course fairways. Unable to figure speed of chips and putts. Mowers need to get out there.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

could have been better

Had not played the course in a couple years so we decided to play 18 there. We paid for the round on-line so check-in was easy. It was August and you never know what a course will be like in mid-summer. In this case it was in ok shape. Most of the fairways were still green and not baked hard. There were many areas off the fairways that were brown and hard, but that was to be expected. Some of the non-fairway areas around the greens had grass long enough to hide balls which can create delay sand really slow down the round. The green speed varied from hole to hole, and some were a bit shaggy and bumpy. Several of the greens had roped off areas where they had reseeded bare spots. I would have expected the greens to be in better shape at this time of the season. Bunker were not well maintained. They They had been wet, and the sand was packed down. Overall I would play the course again, as long as they keep the senior rate in effect.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Rough green no food except for hot dogs

Nice course but some greens are unplayable and after golfing the restaurant didn’t serve any food except for old hot dogs

Conditions Poor
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 19
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 17
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good Value

Worth the drive for the pace of play and value. However the greens on the back nine are not in good shape and need serious repair.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Dead greens on back 9.

Unfortunately the greens on the back 9have large areas of dead grass.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Back nine green n all dead

Sorry to say but back 9 green r all dead. Need major green work. Front nine r good. Hilly. Need cart for sure. Some blind shots.

Conditions Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Poor Greens

Many of the greens had huge brown spots. Our putts were bouncing every time we hit.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 17
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Value and Pace of Play

No waiting great pace of play. Good value for the money.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played

The greens are carpet

Greens are in horrible condition. Pace of play is average to poor. Will not be going back.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course value

Booked my birthday round of golf at Gopher Hills @ Cannon Falls - using the Golf Now App. 18 holes, WITH CART for under 25 bucks, was great! Greens were a little on the dry side, but over-all the course is getting better the closer we get to summer.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 17
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Course for the Value

Pace of play was with the drive. Nice new banquet room was nice to see.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Course was in good shape but had standing water from overnight rain which made for muddy balls at time.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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