I've had the pleasure of playing the North and South courses within the past month and I can honestly say that both courses are great! The greens are really nice as well as the fairways, although I wouldn't know because I played most of both rounds from the right rough ;-)... Either way, both courses offer a challenge for players of all skill levels. One reviewer's comment about the pace of play was correct though. It will take you a while to get around this course if you tee off after 0800. There are multiple foursomes and sometimes even fivesomes at what seems like every single green! Oh and if there was a heavy downpour the night before, you may want to think twice about wearing white shoes as the course tends to get a little sloshy on the fairways where there is standing water. Here's to hitting them straight ;-)
Yep, reviews are accurate - nice courses and good food in the grill! My only problem is the courses are so darn busy it takes a while to play a round - but off times are good and the little 3 hole par 3 is a great deal for $5!
Courses are great. South is a pleasure vet challenge, north can be a burden if water gets to you. Price comparable to some of the "nicer" munnies in Edmond & Moore.
Grill is fantastic. Eggs Benedict are some of the best in town; make sure you order your muffins extra toasted though.
Great place to play with friends and families. Great for the beginner to the scratch golfer. All in all, one of the better values in the city for great golf.
Two courses, North and South, are both along the south side of Lake Hefner and are great courses. I just got into golf recently and this place is really nice. The grass is in good shape and I like the layout.
Price is a little expensive for a municipal course but I guess you get what you pay for. I'll definitely be back.
Jack Nicklaus, the greatest golfer of all-time, once said that Lake Hefner South is one of his favorite courses...........ok, I made that up, but that doesn't change the fact that Hefner South is an enjoyable course to play. My most recent dalliance with the south course was played in 25 to 35 mph winds (with gusts up to 45). Needless to say, a good time was had by all.
The most prominent feature of the course are it's undulating greens. Keeping the ball below the hole will make your day more pleasurable (and your score lower). My favorite hole is the par-four tenth. After a nice drive, you'll need a mid-iron into a green protected by a lake (take one extra club in case you get it chunky).
As the great Sam Snead once said, "After Augusta National and Pebble Beach, Hefner South is the best course in America." Actually, I made that up, too.........