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4.4
148 Reviews (148)
5 Stars
63
4 Stars
64
3 Stars
9
2 Stars
9
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.4
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.0
90.7%
Recommend this course
131 out of 148 reviews
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4.3
18 Reviews (18)
5 Stars
7
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.3
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.6
88.9%
Recommend this course
16 out of 18 reviews
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4.4
30 Reviews (30)
5 Stars
15
4 Stars
13
3 Stars
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2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.3
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.6
90.0%
Recommend this course
27 out of 30 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Par 72
Length 6879 yards
Slope 131
Rating 73.2
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Fred Arbanas Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1986
Fairways Zoysia Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker 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
Fivesomes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Missouri (2020 #24)
  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Most Improved U.S. Golf Courses (2016 #12)

Reviews

4.4
148 Reviews (148)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 6
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 12
Thick Rough 10
Undulating Greens 10
This course/club is great for:
Walkers 13
Advanced Golfers 12
Locals 12
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 14
In the 'Burbs 8
Worth the Drive 7

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Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

A Good Old Kansas City Course

Fred Arbanas (we used to call it "Longview") has always been one of my favorite KC courses. IT's got plenty of challenges, but it is fair. The greens are always in good shape, especially since they re-did them a few years ago. It's as long as you want it to be from the blues, and from the whites it's plenty challenging as well. Lots of elevation changes and rolling fairways, but not a pure "links" course by any means. Every hole has it's own flavor and character.
And one of the best things is that it's one of the few good courses in town that you can easily walk if you want. I really like this course.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 40
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Reviews 20
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
4.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Great course

I love the layout and elevation changes throughout. I hadn’t played here in several years but they’ve taken great care of the course. My only complaint was that the greens were very slow. If some effort to roll the greens were made it would be 5 out 5 stars for me. All in all very much worth the green fee.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Girl at check in not very friendly. Starter very nice. We enjoyed our day. Glad to see course open again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Had a blast

Have planned to play this course for years...finally did and really enjoyed the round.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Greens getting re done

The greens are in really poor shape but they are going to be re sodding every green starting April 5th so should be really nice in a couple of months.

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

Disappointed

I have played Longview many times usually love it. Course is in horrible shape. They aerated the greens it was like putting on sand. Lots of dead sections on the greens, just not worth putting on. Course is closing next week for green renovation. Should already be closed. Waste of a green fee.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Track

I’ve played at Fred Arbanas around 10 times over the last year or so and it really is a wonderful place. Great views of the always majestic Longview lake and some of the friendliest folks in town. Everyone I bring out here for the first time is always impressed and always comes back. I would say the only draw back is the drainage, if it’s rained in the last 36 hours or so it’s almost always muddier then you’d expect it to be. This is golf though perfect conditions never made a great player. Tee then high and let them fly.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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