Norwood Hills
Country Club - East

Norwood Hills Country Club - East

Location: St. Louis

Address: 1 Norwood Hills Country Club Dr, St. Louis, MO 63121

Phone: (314) 521-0682

Type: Private

Holes: 18

Par: 69

Quality/Cost Ratio (1 -10): n/a

Course Condition: 9.0

Difficulty: 8.5

Fairway Grass: Zoysia and Bermuda

Green Type: Bent and others

Rough: Medium, but reasonable . . . usually.

Stimpmeter: 11

Club House: Beautiful old club house. Very nice facilities and locker room.

Walkability: 8

Slope: 101 to 130

Yardage: 4,715 to 6,019

Overall Rating: tbd

Overall Rating:

Comments: This is a very old club in St. Louis with a rich history. The east course is challenging but fair. I have shot as low as an 80 but as high as a 96. The east course plays a bit shorter and, the gross overall scores are therefore, a little lower - so you will feel better about your game. I think the east course has a couple of the hardest holes on the course. In particular, I am not fond of the 2 par 3's on the back. I think they (the greens) are ridiculously hard. I can't tell you how often I have been on the green and 4 putted. And, on 17, it is next to impossible to reach the green in regulation (for someone who drives 210 yards). I would surround the green with sand traps and make it a par 5. After playing many public course recently, I have found that Norwood's roughs add 5 to 7 strokes per round to my game. I would prefer that they were a little shorter and less thick.

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