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3.7
287 Reviews (287)
5 Stars
54
4 Stars
137
3 Stars
56
2 Stars
24
1 Stars
16
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.7
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
3.8
Amenities
4.0
81.2%
Recommend this course
242 out of 287 reviews
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4.1
26 Reviews (26)
5 Stars
10
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
8
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.8
Value
3.9
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.9
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.6
88.5%
Recommend this course
23 out of 26 reviews
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3.7
54 Reviews (54)
5 Stars
16
4 Stars
16
3 Stars
14
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.6
Layout
3.9
Pace
3.8
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.2
75.9%
Recommend this course
41 out of 54 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private/Resort
Par 71
Length 6453 yards
Slope 132
Rating 71.6

Formerly known as Union Hills Golf Course

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Course Details

Year Built 1960
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Gary Kern Homer Herpel (1960)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

3.7
287 Reviews (287)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 6
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 16
Bunkers 13
Undulating Greens 10
This course/club is great for:
Locals 9
Seniors 8
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 8
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 16
Convenient to the City 7

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Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Course needs attention

Played the course for the first time and found the lay-out good, the staff friendly, but the course itself needs work. Teeboxes have overgrown grass, almost like teeing up in the light rough, Lots of bare patches of dirt versus grass in the fairway. Greens are in good shape considering its fall, but are playing quite slow with bumps that make reading a putt difficult. Would play again in the spring.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 10/28/2021

Hello! Thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback. We value our customer experience, so your review is important to us. We will make note and we hope to see you back at Oak Valley Golf Course & Resort!

Played On
Reviews 47
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Missouri Advisor
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Solid and fun course

Made the trip down south of the city to play Oak Valley. It was a fun course to play that, given the fall time of the year, was in solid but not great shape. Was told it was bought out a few years ago by new ownership that is slowly putting in improvements.

The tee boxes were good while the fairways (and rough) were solid but patchy in some places. There were areas of bare dirt and mud in others. The greens were strong but a little fuzzy, slow and had a lot of unrepaired ball marks. The cart path was good in some places but pretty uneven in other places.

When we were teeing off on No. 5, we almost got hit by two approach shots on No. 2 that flared wide right! So pay attention when you are on that tee box. After the ninth hole, you have to travel a pretty good distance to get to the back nine. The last couple of holes overlook the river and is a nice little setting coming home.

If I could, I’d probably rate this course 3-1/2 stars but it is an enjoyable track so I bumped it up to four stars.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 10/01/2021

Thank you for reviewing us. We see you rated the course 3-stars and are interested in learning what we can do to improve before your next round. Feel free to comment on this review or reach out to the team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing Oak Valley Golf Course & Resort, and we hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Don't use Golfnow to book tee times.

Trying to get a raincheck from this place is a joke. I have called Golfnow and was told to create account. Called back and was told there would be a credit on my account. Still no credit and need to call again. Very difficult to understand what the guy on the phone was saying also. The 6 holes I got to play seemed awesome, so I will try to get my credit and play again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 29
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course Maintenance

Course needed mowed and greens were in horrible shape. Showed up for my tee time only to find out they had booked another double for the same time.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 08/16/2021

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the team. Thanks for visiting Oak Valley Golf Course & Resort, and we hope to see you again in the future.

Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

We enjoyed the course

Course was in pretty good condition overall. Hoosiers need to fix their ball marks on the greens, other than this course was in great shape.

I enjoy the course layout a lot. You get to pull driver out a good amount. A lot of uneven lies makes for challenging approach shots.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Mudd

Pace of play was ridiculous. Had to ask the Marshall to rattle some cages. Once the Marshall got involved, it improved dramatically but tgere were 5 holes that were simply torture.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
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Commented on 07/27/2021

Hello, thank you for reviewing the course. We apologize for the delay of play during your round. This is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. With that in mind, we are working to best control pace and allow everyone to finish in a reasonable amount of time. We will continue to look for ways to improve. Thank you for playing and we hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 82
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Course is very challenging

Course is in great condition and was a joy to play!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice course

The Fairways and Greens are in good condition. Cart path was a little rough between holes. New Proshop looked nice! I had played this course in the past when it had different owners, new owners have made some good improvements!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Oak Valley 18 Holes

Extremely hot day and no beverage cart running the course. I asked why not and they told me there was not enough golfers to do it. Our 10:50 a.m. tee time saw foursomes start ahead of us as well as many behind us. The heat wave that was hitting should have warranted a beverage cart regardless of the number of golfers on the course. There is no where else on the course to buy more. It would have shown an appreciation for the golfers being out there on such a hot day and they would have made a little more money. When we did make the turn to replenish drinks there was a great selection of beers, but not much in the line of water and sports drinks. Food/snacks were nonexistent unless you wanted a bag of chips. Went to the bar to find out how long it took to cook a burger and was greeted by a bartender that asked me to "talk to him like a man". Needless to say we passed on the burger. Overall, course had some issues with erosion, some maintenance neglect and rough sand traps, but tee boxes and greens were in pretty good shape for the heat that has been around. Customer service would have made the difference that day and really is not that hard if you put a little effort into it.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 06/29/2021

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are sorry to hear your customer service experience was not up to par. Please reach out to our management team and thanks for visiting Oak Valley Golf Course & Resort. We hope you'll give us another try in the future.

Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice Course

The Course was in good shape. They have done a lot of improvements since the last time I played.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
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Commented on 06/18/2021

Thank you for reviewing us. We see you rated the course 3-stars and are interested in learning what we can do to improve before your next round. Feel free to comment on this review or reach out to the team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing Oak Valley Golf Course & Resort, and we hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Great Course

Was skeptical about playing after reading some reviews. As of 6/12 I thought the tee box’s were in fine shape, fairways weren’t immaculate but still very playable, and greens were awesome. There is still some ground under repair but it is minimal. I will say I think $48 is steep for what you get. I’d say it’s a $28-30 course but that being said I would definitely return and play this course again.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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