Westwood Golf Club
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Westwood Golf Club

3387 Hwy F48 W, Newton,Iowa,50208
Type: Public
No. Holes: 18
Detailed description
Westwood Golf Club is a Public , 18 hole golf course located in Newton, Iowa, on the west side of town, out in the country.

Westwood Golf Club first opened for play in 1928 as a nine hole course. The course was designed by Erik T. Larsen. The back 9-holes were added in 1966 and were designed by David Gill. The Front 9 holes underwent a complete renovation and layout change in 1997. The Front 9 are nestled amid rolling hills and challenge the golfer with slopes, doglegs, and the occasional blind approach shot. The Back 9 holes, in contrast to the Front 9, is constructed mainly on flat creekbottom land. Water comes into play on 5 of the 9 holes with heavy sand bunkering throughout. From the Blue Championship tees the slope is 120 with a rating of 70.5. The White tees a slope of 118 and rating of 69.4

Westwood Golf Club is a parkland style course that measures 6,341 yards from the back tees with a par of 71 and a 70.5 course rating with a 120 slope.