Gates Park

18-Hole Public Course

Gates Park (established in 1928) offers wide open spaces interlaced with groves of mature oak and maple trees. Gates Park’s rolling terrain embraces two ponds which are home to numerous species of wildlife.

This course is an exciting 18 hole regulation course that is open to the public. The layout is fun and playable for players of all abilities. The course measures 6,839 from the longest tees and has a par of 72.

Upcoming Course Events

Please check out course calendar for upcoming course tournaments and outings.


820 East Donald Street
Waterloo, IA 50703


(319) 291-4485

PGA Professionals

Nate Lubs & Monte Meyer

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Men’s Course Rating

USGA Course Rating

White Tees: 68.0

Yellow Tees: 70.1

Blue Tees: 71.9

USGA Slope Rating:

White Tees: 114

Yellow Tees: 118

Blue Tees: 123

Women’s Course Rating

USGA Course Rating

White Tees: 71.0

Yellow Tees: 74

Blue Tees: 75.8

USGA Slope Rating:

White Tees: 123

Yellow Tees: 126

Blue Tees: 129

Pin Placement

Blue Flag = Back Green

Yellow Flag = Middle Green

Red Flag = Front Green