Best golf courses: Des Moines

Des Moines: the table below provides brief details about the top golf courses in and around this city. Each golf club has been visited and/or researched by Where2Golf. Click on the course name below to discover more. The course ratings below range from 5 highest, to 2 lowest. They attempt to provide an indication of the golfing experience you might expect at the course (based on its design, condition and surroundings). Hover your cursor above the Rating Key below for the rating definitions.
Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
Des Moines
Dye, Pete

Visitors?

Private club

Nearest city

Des Moines

Designer

Original 36-holes at this location laid out in 1958 by Bill Byers (Des Moines G&CC's course superintendent). Pete Dye designed the current North Course (1968) and South Course (1969). Pete Dye and his associate Tim Liddy renovated all 36-holes (2013-16).
Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
Des Moines
Fazio, Tom

Visitors?

Private club

Nearest city

Des Moines

Designer

Tom Fazio
5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
Visitors welcome
Des Moines
Foster, Keith

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Des Moines

Designer

Keith R. Foster
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Des Moines
Norby, Kevin

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Des Moines

Designer

Kevin Norby of Herfort Norby & Assocs.
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Des Moines
Palmer, Arnold

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Des Moines

Designer

An Arnold Palmer Signature Course.

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