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Veenker Memorial Golf Course

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A beautifully maintained course with a challenging layout.

A tough course with lots of contour, trees, and water hazards. Excellent maintenance, not overly... read more

Reviewed April 11, 2016
Alan R
Great day with friends

The course is always well manicured and is challenging for all golfers. The clubhouse doesn't have... read more

Reviewed December 10, 2015
Ames, Iowa
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  • Excellent21%
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  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Apr 11, 2016
“A beautifully maintained course with a challenging layout.”
Dec 10, 2015
“Great day with friends”
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Reviewed April 11, 2016

A tough course with lots of contour, trees, and water hazards. Excellent maintenance, not overly crowded, and reasonably priced. It's a course where you can walk and not feel pushed by herds of cart drivers nipping at your heels. Some years ago they had a...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Alan R
Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

The course is always well manicured and is challenging for all golfers. The clubhouse doesn't have much for food and golf ammenities are limited.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Blitzn2
Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

Number one, I am probably most upset about all of the balls I lost. Yes, some well-deserved losses and some due to unfamiliarity with the course and the surprises along the way. Due to many previous players that didn't bother to repair ball marks on...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank 2015CJ
Reviewed January 10, 2015

You will hit every club in your bag on this course... Driver and a wedge course this is not! There are a few spots that are quirky and require a fair amount of local knowledge in order to score well, but it is fun to...More

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank HawkeyeAlum
Reviewed December 15, 2014

I just started golfing again after a nearly ten year hiatus. This was not the best course to reacquaint myself to the game due to the degree of difficulty [in a good way] this course presents. Very scenic and well-run by the University, I highly...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank hawkeyeui93
Reviewed January 5, 2014

Sorry for this posting, but this will be helpful for travelers. This is an excellent place for sledging during the winter, and that's what we did there last December. Kids simply refuse leaving the place... Happy Holiday folks...

Date of experience: December 2013
1  Thank Agampodi
Reviewed December 27, 2013

I took Golf during Summer at Iowa State. I was so confused with the location of each field, especially when you want to play according to the field number.

Date of experience: January 2013
Thank iamsyamim
Reviewed December 11, 2013

Veenker is a wonderful 18 hole course in Ames, IA. The manager of the course is knowledgeable and helpful. Her dog, Rocky is a large and friendly mascot who, if you are a dog person, you will love. There is a large driving range and...More

Date of experience: September 2013
Thank Molly-Mayrose
Reviewed September 5, 2013

I have played Veenker roughly 20 times and it is one of my favorite golf courses around. Every hole is unique and makes the round more enjoyable even if you aren't playing well. The course is a pretty fair one and makes you hit a...More

Date of experience: June 2013
Thank ISU02
Reviewed July 14, 2013

When I asked to play nine hole, the staff said its closed. Actually, staff invited their friends to play golf.

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank Chris P P
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