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4.2
82 Reviews (82)
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Conditions
4.3
Value
4.6
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.3
97.4%
Recommend this course
78 out of 82 reviews
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4.1
10 Reviews (10)
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Conditions
4.2
Value
4.8
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.7
Amenities
3.0
StaffFriendliness
4.3
100.0%
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10 out of 10 reviews
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4.2
13 Reviews (13)
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Conditions
4.2
Value
4.8
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.2
StaffFriendliness
4.4
100.0%
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13 out of 13 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Style Links
Par 71
Length 6493 yards
Slope 125
Rating 70.1

Crystal Springs Golf Club tumbles across the rolling hills of western Muskingum County. The undulating terrain provides gently sloped greens and elevated tees from which there are scenic views of the surrounding countryside. The golf course has a links-style layout that will appeal to a variety of different skill levels. The ample greens vary in shape and the player-friendly fairways have generous landing areas. There are six ponds that come into play on half of the holes as well as nearly 40 strategically placed sand bunkers throughout. The course's signature hole is the par-4 ninth hole. This tricky hole features water along the right side of the fairway and green and out-of-bounds stakes along the left, as well as a large sand bunker lurking treacherously behind the green.

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Course Details

Year Built 1998
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ron Cutlip (1998)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs No
GPS No
Pull-carts No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Caddies No
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

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Reviews

4.2
82 Reviews (82)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 15
Forced Carries 12
Water Hazards 12
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 12
Advanced Golfers 9
Locals 9
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 14

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I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Ray Ganem

This course was great. I was not asked about a course I played 2 weeks ago at the Players Club at Foxfire. This course was in really bad shape for the hot deal price of $30 plus. Greens and fairways were bald and sand traps were crusted and not taken care of. A far cry from the quality of the course in the past. I had not played there in a few years. This course should be taken off of your list until it is fixed up.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course; great round of golf.

I really enjoy playing Crystal Springs. Course layout is very good, conditioning is very good, pace of play is better than most good courses... there’s just not a lot to like!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Course

Love the course. Great views. Good greens and very playable.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good value

Short, fun little course, greens were in good condition. Lot of elevation changes, for the money it was a good course, I would play again

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 08/14/2019

Hello, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you'll give us another try in the near future.

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

"Crystal Springs - 31May19."

Always enjoy playing here. Some interesting holes. Best for first timers to play with someone who has played the course. Multiple par fours where you do not want to hit driver off of the tee.
One negative. We had a tee time of 11:50 because my partner had a window of between 10:30 to 11:30 as to when he would show up do to a previous commitment. He showed up at 10:30, but the course would not allow us to go off until 11:30. We could see the first tee from the practice green, and while we waited for an hour; exactly zero people teed off. So we were teed off before
we teed off.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Crystal Springs.

Always enjoy playing here. hard to play the first time as there are some fair, but quirky holes. You definitely do not want to hit driver on every par four.
One issue, we had an 11:50am tee time; as my partner had an appointment, and did not know when he would ar-
rive for certain. His window was between 10:30 and 11:30.
He arrived at 10:30, but the course would not let us tee off
until 11:30. We could see #1tee from the practice green. From 10:30 to 11:30 exactly no one teed off!!!

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Crystal springs

I’d like to thank the staff at crystal springs. We’ve had a very wet spring and the course was in excellent condition. Greens were wonderful. Fairway and rough were in good shape. Everyone at crystal springs has done a great job. Looking forward to playing again soon.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Golf course

The weather was great and the course was in great shape. We will return.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun course to play!

Crystal Springs is a great course. Greens are medium fast and roll consistent. Fairways are in excellent condition for early April, and the course
has a high number of holes with water for a central Ohio course. Not overly difficult, but always challenging...

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Great condition

We drive an hour 3 or 4 times a year to play here. Great internet deals and immaculate golf course at fair rates.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

New favorite local course

The scenery was breathtaking and the course was exciting and interesting with all the hills and curves. Certainly did not seem like we were in central Ohio.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Rude owner

We arrived approx 30 min early. There is no practice area so went to an empty tee box and hit 3 tee shots and 3 iron shots (about 10 minutes). We picked up our balls and headed back to #1 tee. Owner stopped us and said all you GN people have no respect. You come out here and try to play extra holes for free, said it is a privilege to be able to play this course for $16. Treated us like 2nd class citizens because we used GN. He also told us others have told him he picks on GN people (sounds unhappy people use GN. Don't like GN drop it!). We will not be going back and will tell all my golfing buddies about this experience. Very poor cust relations.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Response from on 09/17/2018:
Hello, thank you for reviewing our course, Crystal Springs Golf Club We strive to provide the best possible customer experience to our golfers, and we apologize if we missed the mark. Your loyalty to our course is valued and we hope you will see improvements the next time you are with us. Thank you for choosing to play our course, in the Muskingum County area, and we hope to earn your business again soon.
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

we were the first two out after and outing. front nine played in 1:45 mins get too the back nine they put player out on back. there was foursomes on 10 tee 11, and 12 that we could see. we played 10 and tee off on 11 and the foursome in front of us was not going to let us though so we just left

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Response from on 08/28/2018:
Hello Robin, thank you for taking the time to review us, Crystal Springs Golf Club, in the Muskingum County area. We're very sorry to hear you may not have had the best recent customer experience with us due to the pace of play. We also appreciate your dedication to playing our course over the years and hope we can continue to provide you with a valuable golf experience. Thank you for golfing with us, and we hope to see you again soon.
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great layout....Great course !!

No two holes are the same. Course in great shape compared to others in this area. Great layout. Love this course !!!!!!!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

We have been there several times before, and enjoyed it, even took our friends a few times. However. If you book on golf now, you are treated differently. Just a heads up.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Response from on 08/08/2018:
Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are happy to see that you recommend the course, but we are concerned about your observation that people that book on GolfNow are treated differently. We always strive to provide an excellent customer experience for all of our golfers, and we apologize if we missed the mark for those who book with us on GolfNow. This feedback will be shared with our staff, and we hope that you will be able to see improvement the next time you are with us.
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Fun

Fabulous course but could be amazing if there was sand bunkers. If you go early and beat the older guys that refuse to let you play through the pace of play is great Or late in the afternoon when there gone.
The course is in great shape and forgiving off the tee on most holes
We play here almost every weekend it’s one of the best in the area.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
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