We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Share
Review Highlights
Nothing in life is perfect, but it still was enjoyable

My wife and two friends went to do 9 holes here on Saturday and we had a great time. Here are the... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2016
bglick21
,
Des Moines, Iowa
Played 9 holes.

On a long weekend vacation in Des Moines. It rained in the morning. Forecast was for rain... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2016
kharlem2015
,
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
Read all 6 reviews
Enhance this page - Upload photos! Add a photo
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent0%
  • Very good16%
  • Average51%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible33%
Aug 22, 2016
“Nothing in life is perfect, but it still was enjoyable”
Jul 4, 2016
“Played 9 holes.”
About
An excellent three-course facility that offers 36-holes of golf featuring broad fairways and medium-sized, undulating greens.
Contact
140 SE Army Post Rd, West Des Moines, IA 50265-8404
Website
+1 515-285-4558
Call
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed July 23, 2013

The course was a little dry due to the mini drought we are having right now, but it was a good play. Seems like every hole was a dog leg, even the par 3's ;-) Seriously, I will return and play it again. It is...More

2  Thank TrippingAmerican
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed May 10, 2013

This is no Augusta, but come on, it's affordably priced and enjoyable enough for most golfers who don't take themselves too seriously. No complaints here.

3  Thank Kyle N
Reviews (6)
Filter reviews
6 results
Traveler rating
0
1
3
0
2
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
0
1
3
0
2
See what travelers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed August 22, 2016

My wife and two friends went to do 9 holes here on Saturday and we had a great time. Here are the goods and the bads: Goods first: A. Service was absolutely fantastic, they were completely on the ball and very hospitable. B. Groupons were...More

Thank bglick21
Reviewed July 4, 2016

On a long weekend vacation in Des Moines. It rained in the morning. Forecast was for rain throughout the day. By 3:30 it was sunny and warm. Willow Creek was the nearest course located with available tee times. Fairways were in fair to good shape...More

Thank kharlem2015
Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

Not sure when this place was ever "elite" as I have played here sporadically over the past 25 years and in fact I can remember when it had no irrigation. That said this is one of the most poorly kept courses in the area in...More

3  Thank MNMAVS
Reviewed July 23, 2013

The course was a little dry due to the mini drought we are having right now, but it was a good play. Seems like every hole was a dog leg, even the par 3's ;-) Seriously, I will return and play it again. It is...More

2  Thank TrippingAmerican
Reviewed May 10, 2013

This is no Augusta, but come on, it's affordably priced and enjoyable enough for most golfers who don't take themselves too seriously. No complaints here.

3  Thank Kyle N
Reviewed December 10, 2012

an elite course. In the past five years, it's gone straight downhill, with no preventative maintenance at all. The greens are so bad, even Tiger would have trouble!

2  Thank gramofone
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 23 nearby hotels
Baymont by Wyndham des Moines Airport
1,039 reviews
.31 miles away
DoubleTree by Hilton Des Moines Airport
667 reviews
3.08 miles away
Fairfield Inn & Suites Des Moines Airport
186 reviews
3.10 miles away
Homewood Suites by Hilton Des Moines Airport
11 reviews
3.12 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 288 nearby restaurants
Johnny's Italian Steakhouse
497 reviews
3.10 miles away
G. Migs 5th Street Pub
47 reviews
3.20 miles away
The Hall
13 reviews
3.14 miles away
Tavern
55 reviews
3.25 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 39 nearby attractions
Valley Junction
180 reviews
3.28 miles away
Iowa Distilling Company
5 reviews
4.08 miles away
Cumming Tap
5 reviews
4.09 miles away
Jordan House
20 reviews
2.86 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Willow Creek Golf Course staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines