From Our Editors
The 18 holes of Bos Landen Golf Club coil within a 190-acre expanse of dense forest—fitting for a course with a name that means "Land of the Woods" in Dutch. Golf Digest ranked the course as Iowa’s #1 Public Golf Course from 1997 to 2001 and also named it one of the Top-75 Most Affordable Golf Courses in the United States. In 2007, Golf Digest awarded Bos Landen with its “Four Star Place to Play" award. Each hole features five sets of tees for players of all skill levels, ranging from 5,100 to 7,000 yards in length. Architect Dick Phelps envisioned the course design to reward those who exhibited skillful control and sound decision making in equal measure.
Course at a Glance:
- 18-hole, par-72 course
- Total length of 6,937 yards from the back tees
- Course rating of 74.7 from the back tees
- Course slope of 136 from the back tees
- Five sets of tees per hole