A Guide to the Golf Courses in Aberdeen, SD

Aberdeen, South Dakota is located only 125 miles northeast of Pierre. Tourists flock to this city for its grand views, especially of the James River Valley located nearby. It's also home to numerous golf courses that provide different levels of challenges for players. If you're visiting Aberdeen anytime soon, make these spectacular golf courses part of your itinerary.

Lee Park Golf Course
516 8th Ave NW
Aberdeen, SD  57401
(605) 626-7092

The Lee Park Golf Course, which offers 18 holes, 6,581 yards at par of 72, has a rating of 69.6 and slope rating of 128. It opened in 1933 and has never failed to give golfers different kinds of challenges that you won't find in other facilities. The place also offers chipping and putting greens, a driving range, leagues (men, women, youth and seniors), pro shop, rental carts, snack bar, tournaments and tee times. For weekend and holiday play, tee times are required. You need to call the pro shop to reserve your time. Memberships and gift certificates meanwhile can be purchased at the Parks and Recreation Office located at 225 3rd Ave SE, at the Aberdeen Recreation and  Cultural Center. Gary Louis Nelson is the general manager of the course.

Rolling Hills Golf Course
546 Palmer Cir
Aberdeen, SD  57401
(605) 226-4487

Another fantastic golf course to visit from your Aberdeen Inn is the Rolling Hills Golf Course, which features 9 holes for a par of 35. The rating is 69.8. This course is much younger than the Lee Park Golf Course, having opened only in 2004. The manager of the course is Paul Vikander, who's also the golf director.

Moccasin Creek Country Club 
39084 130th St
Aberdeen, SD  57401
(605) 226-0989

You'll find it hard to stay put inside your Aberdeen Bed and Breakfast when you know that there is a fabulous 18-hole Moccasin Creek course waiting for you. This Aberdeen golf course features 7,125 yards, par 72, 72.5 rating and a 138 slope rating on blue grass. It was designed by William Maddox and managed by Julie Lambert. The course first opened in 1971, and since then has attracted golfers from different parts of the country.

Aberdeen Links Golf Course 
NW 8th Ave
Aberdeen, SD 57401
(605) 225-8135

This is the oldest golf course in Aberdeen, as it was built in 1926. It features fairways and greens lined with trees. Water hazards are all around, so golfers need shot accuracy here. The greens are bent grass while the fairways are blue grass. Training facilities include a putting green, teaching pro, chipping area, rental carts, rental clubs and so on.

Golf courses abound in Aberdeen. But even if you're not a golf enthusiast, this place has much to offer and is worthwhile to visit.