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.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: 1400 N Belt Hwy, Saint Joseph, MO
Phone Number: +1 816-232-2663

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 56 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 22
    Excellent
  • 4
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 21
    Terrible
Tailed by an employee the entire time, not much fun

Since the change in ownership, this place has really changed. What once was a fun, family-friendly atmosphere feels a lot more strict and less enjoyable. Our group consisted of... read more

2 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 June 2016
wilze2
,
Georgia
Add Photo Write a Review

56 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 56: English reviews
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

They have 3 courses we played 2 and it was fun. It's a cash only place and kids need to be 5 to play. The score card says "after a hole is played do not replay or practice" I heard them say they shut down in the winter but they exactly when. That also have food: hot dogs, nachos ,root... More 

Helpful?
Thank Mike E
Forest City, Iowa
Level Contributor
49 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

I've been coming to Cool Crest since I was a kid, and I don't even live in St. Joseph. My aunt and uncle and cousins do. They took me to Cool Crest 40 years ago when I was growing up, and I go there now with my own kids. They love it!

Helpful?
Thank Becky G
Saint Joseph, Missouri
Level Contributor
60 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

This is a very special place for most older locals & stays very busy daily with families & younger people. The mechanical items you hit a ball through are really top quality & nostalgic. All the courses are in excellent shape. There is a snack area to have root beer or treat. It's a gorgeous place. Our teenagers really enjoyed... More 

Helpful?
Thank lilliejl
Austin, Texas
Level Contributor
9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

I thought taking a six year old boy for his first putt putt experience would be fun? I was wrong!! Once they get your cash, they will follow you around the course and stare at you! The course is very old and dilapidated,our balls kept getting hung up in the pipes on a few holes, and they don't know how... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank Scott B
Georgia
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Since the change in ownership, this place has really changed. What once was a fun, family-friendly atmosphere feels a lot more strict and less enjoyable. Our group consisted of myself, my elderly parents, my fourteen year old daughter, and ten year old son. Obviously, we are not at all a threatening group. We just wanted to have fun as a... More 

Helpful?
4 Thank wilze2
Lincoln, Nebraska
Level Contributor
52 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

My husband and I went to Kansas to celebrate our 25th anniversary. We both grew up in Lincoln and have many memories of playing golf at Cool Crest. When they tore down the course in Lincoln, several of the pieces went to the St Joseph location so it was double the fun!

Helpful?
Thank Denise K
Lincoln, Nebraska
Level Contributor
12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015

I have memories of Cool Crest Garden Golf when there used to be a location in Lincoln , NE. We heard there was a C C G G in St. Joe so my wife and I took a weekend trip to check it out. We played Jan's course because the girl at the counter said there were a few things... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jim K
United States
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

My group of 5 adult players paid around 40.00 to relax and play. Instantly we were instructed firmly to break our group up into three and then two. We actually did this and began playing and enjoying ourselves! The place is a little old as it's been there a long time, but that is part of the charm. We were... More 

Helpful?
4 Thank QuietTaurus
Kansas City, Missouri
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015

Tried to have a family fun night with grandparents and grandkids. We split our family into 3 groups - 5 teenage grandkids, 4 men, 3 women. My sister in law decided not to play and went with the grandkids to take pictures of them, since we haven't been together in years. We were having a great time until a mean-spirited... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank Kathryn H
Clearfield, Iowa
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

I would never recommend spending your time or money here. We were one of only 3 groups at the course today. So 3 or 4 ahead and behind us were not being used. My older son and I were finishing up hole 16 so my younger son was playing back on the last hole. An older man from behind the... More 

Helpful?
5 Thank djlarson76

Travellers who viewed Cool Crest Garden Golf also viewed

Saint Joseph, MO
Saint Joseph, MO
 

Been to Cool Crest Garden Golf? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Cool Crest Garden Golf and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Cool Crest Garden Golf staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?