St Louis Country Club

400 Barnes Rd,

St Louis, Missouri 63124

  • Office

    +1 (314) 994 0011
  • Pro shop

    +1 (314) 994 0011

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes.

  • Designer:

    Original layout at this location Charles Blair Macdonald, with construction overseen by Seth Raynor (1914); modifications by Brian Silva (2004).
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6498
6119
5824
Par
71
71
72
SSS or slope
71.9
70.0
73.3

Location

Latitude:

38.650656

Longitude:

-90.379058

How to get there:

in Ladue / 11 mi W of downtown St Louis.

St Louis Country Club

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.

Est. 1892

St Louis Country Club: the father of American golf course architecture, Charles Blair Macdonald, had a relatively tight piece of ground to work with when he designed this layout in 1914. That didn't stop the great man from incorporating many of his favourite hole designs into the layout.

Back-to-back par-3s come at the 2nd and 3rd holes; there's a "Redan" par-3 at 16, and a closing par-4 that requires a blind approach to the final green ... an interpretation of the 17th (Alps) at Prestwick in Scotland. St Louis CC is a private club, exclusively for the use of members and their invited guests.
List of courses: USA - Midwest (Lower)

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Private club - guests may only play if hosted by a member.

Green fees

Outside visitor fee not applicable; course exclusively for members and their guests.

Did you know?

St Louis Country Club has staged many top level events over the years. It was here that Deane Beman, long-time commissioner of the PGA Tour, won the first of his two US Amateur Championship titles. Other notable events held here include the US Open (1947), US Amateur (1921), US Women's Amateur (1925 and 1972), and the Curtis Cup (2014) (see our Tournaments section >by Venue >St Louis CC).

Published ranking

2019/20 Golf Digest rating: 157th best course in the USA and 2nd best in Missouri.

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