Bill & Payne Stewart
Golf Course

Bill & Payne Stewart Golf Course

Location: Springfield

Address: 1825 E Norton Rd, Springfield, Missouri 65803

Phone: (417) 833-9962

Type: Public

Holes: 18

Par: 70

Quality/Cost Ratio (1 - 10): 8

Course Condition: 7.5

Difficulty: 7.5

Fairway Grass: Bermuda

Green Type: Bent

Rough: Fesue

Stimpmeter: 9

Club House: Food and a lot of golf equipment

Walkability: 8

Slope: 113

Yardage: 5,875 to 6,162

Overall Rating: tbd

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Comments: Bill and Payne Stewart Golf Course is a municipal course designed by famed designer Perry Maxwell in 1946. It has a newer vibe because the course lost over 200 large trees in the ice storm of 2007. The course doesn't have a lot of flash but it is a good solid muni course and it is well maintained. There are not a lot of hazzards, natural or otherwise, but it still provides many challenges, including its length. For example, the second hole is a 579 yard par 5. It took me 3 really good (for me)wood shots and a nine iron to get on the dance floor. The greens are one of the nicest aspects and are very diverse with a mix of large, small, undulating and flat. They are also a bit faster than most muni courses' greens. If you are in Springfield and have a couple of days to play a few course, you should definitely play the Stewart course. For more pictures of the course go to: www.facebook.com/mogolftour


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