Burning Tree Golf Course

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3.1
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5 Stars
11
4 Stars
5
3 Stars
22
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
5
Conditions
2.6
Value
3.4
Layout
3.2
Friendliness
3.7
Pace
3.3
Amenities
2.7
52.4%
Recommend this course
34 out of 47 reviews
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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0
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0
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2.8
5
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
0
3 Stars
2
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1
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1
Conditions
2.2
Value
3.0
Layout
3.0
Pace
3.0
Amenities
2.3
StaffFriendliness
3.2
40.0%
Recommend this course
2 out of 5 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 6328 yards
Slope 118
Rating 69.5

Situated midway between Hebron and Newark, Burning Tree Golf Course is an 18-hole layout whose location has unique historical significance. In 1989 while digging a new pond for the course, a crewmember discovered fossils of the extinct American Mastodon. Although the original skeleton resides in Japan, the course is home to a full-sized replica as well as over 150 other replicas of both dinosaurs and Ice Age mammals. The museum-quality replicas make the golf course a fun place for families. In addition to the natural history lesson it offers, the course also provides a relaxing round that players of any skill level will enjoy. The regulation-length course has a classic layout that is both accessible and a fair challenge. The affordable rates make Burning Tree even more appealing.

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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 71 6328 yards 69.5 118
White 71 5804 yards 67.0 114
Gold 72 5383 yards 64.9 109
Red 72 4813 yards 66.3 110
Scorecard for Burning Tree
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Blue M: 69.7/119 300 544 190 407 587 207 364 343 438 3380 216 368 162 405 441 333 353 460 210 2948 6328
White M: 68.2/115 288 531 150 397 513 167 337 318 401 3102 150 352 135 383 420 318 303 451 190 2702 5804
Gold M: 65.1/109 288 511 140 387 493 143 299 308 388 2957 113 315 72 368 400 270 283 420 185 2426 5383
Red W: 66.9/109 240 390 140 297 438 143 274 295 295 2512 113 283 72 318 400 230 280 420 185 2301 4813
Handicap 11 7 13 1 9 15 3 17 5 10 8 18 4 16 14 6 12 2
Par 4 5 3 4 5 3 4 4 4 36 3 4 3 4 5 4 4 5 3 35 71
Handicap (W) 15 7 13 1 5 9 11 17 3 12 18 8 4 16 14 10 6 2

Course Details

Year Built 1970
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season March - Decembre
Architect Larry Packard

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fee
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Golf Simulator Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Discover
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Collared shirt required

Reviews

3.1
47
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Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
First Time Playing

Poor condition

Fairways no better than rough, greens slow and bumpy. Nice layout, but needs some tlc

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Response from Burning Tree Golf Course on 08/21/2018:
Thank you for coming out to Burning Tree and for leaving us a review. We are sorry to hear about your disappointment with the conditions. Our staff will keep working hard to have the course in shape, and we hope that you will be able to see some improvement the next time you visit us.
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Day at Burning Tree

The course is decent for the price. It’s layout is odd but offers some challenging shots.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Response from Burning Tree Golf Course on 07/20/2018:
Thank you for leaving us a review, and thank you for recommending out course. We are welcome to hearing any feedback from your experiences here, and we look forward to having you back soon.
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Rough shape

This course was not in good shape. The fairways were long and patchy and the greens were slow and full of fungus or dead spots. This course needs some attention.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Response from Burning Tree Golf Course on 05/29/2018:
Hello, on behalf of Burning Tree Golf Course staff we appreciate you taking the time to address your concerns as we are always looking to improve. We are disappointed to hear that you were not happy with the conditions of the course but still hope you enjoyed your round. Again, we appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon.
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Last time I will ever play that course again

Course was full of dandelions which shows the maintenance of the course.
No mowing was prevalent on the entire course.
Very disappointing from all of the good reviews written by other people. I would bet it was the employee writing the reviews. The dandelions were so bad I lost balls in the middle of the fairway

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Response from Burning Tree Golf Course on 05/08/2018:
Hello, on behalf of Burning Tree Golf Course staff we appreciate you taking the time to address your concerns as we are always looking to improve. We are disappointed to hear that you were not happy with the conditions of the course but still hope you enjoyed your round. Again, we appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon.
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

as usual, well worth it !

have played here for many years and always come back for more, nice course and the folks are the best! the greens putt well and the back nine is a little tricky. dont spray it around back there!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

this course can throw you a curve

i have played this course hundreds of times and know the owners very well. the course is always well cared for and the owners always make you feel welcome. course is fair but the greens can be sneaky fast.back nine is a couple of strokes easier than the front.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Response from Burning Tree Golf Course on 08/02/2017:
Hi Barry, thank you for taking the time to review our course, Burning Tree Golf Course. We appreciate the 3 star rating and are happy to hear that you enjoyed the pace of play and our staff. We hope to see you again soon in the Columbus area.
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Best staff

Love coming to thIs course, wide open front 9, tight back 9. The staff is always so nice and courteous!!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great beginner's course.

This course allows the golfer to work on the short game, while providing somewhat of a challenge with some blind spots. Overall the course is great for those golfers just starting out. I will play here again sometime.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Response from Burning Tree Golf Course on 07/05/2017:
Hello Ty, thank you for taking the time to review Burning Tree Golf Course in the Columbus area. We are happy to see that you had a great experience at our course and that it was a fair challenge for beginners. Thank you for the 3 star review and we look forward to seeing you again soon.
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Never Again!

Tee boxes needed mowing, need more signs to guide you to the next tee boxes, cart path was a maze. Greens patchy.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Response from Burning Tree Golf Course on 06/05/2017:
Hello pjastal, thank you for taking the time to write a review about our course. We are sorry to hear about your subpar experience at our golf course. We’re normally known for our exceptional attention to detail, and we regret that we missed the mark. We appreciate your feedback and we hope to earn your business again.
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice course for money

Course was in good shape. Greens were fairly well kept, which for the small price paid to golf here was very surprising. Front nine very open, back nine much tighter. Great value for $ spent.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Not worth the drive

It was a hot deal and I wouldn't play more than that for the round. nice newer carts, if you like to play up and back golf and play from other fairways other than your own than this is the place for you. I can stand on 5 fairway and see every hole on the front 9.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Response from Burning Tree Golf Course on 06/02/2017:
Hi Phil, thank you for taking the time to review your experience and rating our course! We regret to hear the course layout was not enjoyable during your round. We aim to provide quality golf to our community and are sorry to hear we missed the mark. At Burning Tree Golf Course, we look to enhance our course everyday in order to satisfy our golfers, and we hope to have you back soon to exceed expectations. Thank you for stopping by and have a great day!
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser

Burning tree just fair

The layout of the course is interesting with some challenges. However the greens are so bad with high grass and a lot of bare spots.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Response from Burning Tree Golf Course on 04/20/2017:
Hello, Mang. Thank you very much for your review. We're sorry to hear that experienced less than ideal course conditions recently with us. We strive to provide consistent and conditions, so we will pass along your feedback to the right departments. We appreciate the 4-star rating of our pace of play, staff, and course layout! Thanks once again, we hope to see you on the course again soon.
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

course is usually better than now.

i have played this course hundreds of times and the owners are friends of mine. however we had a tough summer last year and they lost some greens and they have not recovered yet. i'm sure they will get them fixed this year. the staff is the best and the course is very fun to play.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Great value

When I first played here using a severe discounted price I was prepared for poor conditions. I was very pleasantly surprised, and have since returned for another round.
While the course shows effects of harsh, hot summer, in general it is very playable and challenging. I noticed previous comments about gimmicky or tight holes, difficulty following signage etc. but it only took one round to figure those out.
Interestingly, I found the greens very moist also...allowing shots at the green, where most public courses would be rock hard and bounce off.

All in all I got way more than I paid for...and will be going back again!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Really has changed

I hadn't played here in several years. I always thought of this as a hackers course and was taking a couple of hackers out. This course has really grown in and is not what I remember. Very good value for your $

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

Burning Tree

Good value for the money.. greens wet, but other than that decent course for the money .staff was friendly and got us out early

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

This course was fine.

staff was friendly,course not to busy had a great time.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Beginner
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice decent course

Had a outing had to wait 40 minutes on cart staff was nice about it course was in good condition would go again

Conditions Average
Value Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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