Get into the Swing of Things at These 5 Des Moines Golf Courses

June 01, 16

Golf-Courses-in-DM.jpgDes Moines may not be known around the world as a golf hot spot, but those who call the area home know that there are plenty of local courses for avid golfers, beginners and mini golf lovers alike.

Whether you’re a true golf addict or just want to play some mini putt with the kids, you'll want to take a look at these five courses near Springs at Jordan Creek and Springs at Waukee.

1. Glowgolf
6924 Mills Civic Pkwy, #120
West Des Moines
1.9 miles from Springs at Jordan Creek

Located in “The Village” next to Buffalo Wild Wings, Glowgolf gives you the chance to play miniature golf in an indoor, glow-in-the-dark setting. This uniquely challenging golf experience is perfect for Des Moines, because it can be enjoyed year-round. The course is open every day of the week with individual tickets ranging from $4 to $9.

2. West Grand Golf
6450 Raccoon River Dr
West Des Moines
4.5 miles from Springs at Jordan Creek

West Grand Golf has been voted the Best Miniature Golf Course of 2016 by Des Moines Cityview. In addition to the miniature golf, the facility has a driving range and offers LPGA golf lessons. Whether you invest in golf lessons, wish to hit a bucket of balls or take family or friends to play miniature golf, you’re sure to have an memorable experience.

3. Des Moines Golf and Country Club
1600 Jordan Creek Pkwy
West Des Moines
3.7 miles from Springs at Jordan Creek

Des Moines Golf Country Club provides the full country club experience. At the heart of it all is a full 18-hole golf course designed by the famous Pete Dye. This 471-acre golf course has 120 bunkers and is lined by thousands of trees to create a beautiful setting. While country club members have privileges at the course, it's open to the public at select times of the year or for additional fees.

4. Sugar Creek Golf Course
1505 6th St
3 miles from Springs at Waukee

This par-34, nine-hole public golf course is open from spring until fall. Ideal for beginners, the course also offers unique challenges for the more experienced golfers. Also, Sugar Creek recently added a practice facility that features a putting green, driving range and a chipping facility.

5. Urbandale Golf and Country Club
4000 86th St

This premier 9-hole golf course offers exceptional play to country club members and their guests at a reasonable cost. It also offers a driving range, golf lessons, and a full-service pro shop.

Did we miss any of your favorite courses? Let us know in the comments below!

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