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4.0
96 Reviews (96)
5 Stars
25
4 Stars
45
3 Stars
15
2 Stars
9
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.4
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.3
89.3%
Recommend this course
76 out of 96 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.9
14 Reviews (14)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.3
Layout
4.1
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
4.1
85.7%
Recommend this course
12 out of 14 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.9
15 Reviews (15)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.3
Layout
4.1
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
4.2
86.7%
Recommend this course
13 out of 15 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 70
Length 6016 yards
Slope 123
Rating 69.0

Editor's Note: Course closed for business in 2019.

Course Details

Year Built 1979
Fairways Bluegrass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season March - November
Architect Jack Kidwell

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Caddies Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted None
Metal Spikes Allowed Yes
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Collared shirt required

Reviews

4.0
96 Reviews (96)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 21
Narrow Fairways 8
Bunkers 6
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 15
Locals 12
Advanced Golfers 6
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 10
In the 'Burbs 6

Numbers based on reviews tagged with attribute.

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

One last time

Getting out for one last time before the course closes forever. Beautiful scenery and challenging greens.

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

Precision Shots

This course is a very tricky challenge. No matter the skill level of golf you are, this place will push you to the limits. If you’ve never been I advise you to go. The course will be indefinitely Closed after September.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun course

Played in 3.5 hours. Greens and tees in great shape but fairways a little burnt up, as expected. Friendly staff and great value. Too bad it is closing.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

A lasting impression

This is the last year that Shawneewill be open to play. It was nice to get out there again, the view was beautiful, the course was difficult and the day was great.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Closing

To bad course is closing sept 30th it’s a nice course

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

Gonna miss mountain Golf in Cincy

Sad this beauty is going by the wayside. Its mountain golf in Cincinnati and shot placement at its finest.

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

Hills

Sadly, this place is shutting down. It was my first time playing it and it was a fun challenge with all of the hills and blind shots.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

To bad

To bad course is closing September not enough play

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

Poor condition

Easy to see why it’s closing couldn’t even find balks I the fairway.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Very Sad End to a Nice Course

The State of Ohio exhumed this course for one more year without actually spending any money. The State should be ashamed of what they have done to a nice course. This is a nice layout right on the Ohio River.
They are mowing the fairways narrower to save mowing dollars.
Bunkers are like rocks
Greens slow.
Fairways poor.
Staff are doing their best in a bad situation.
I want some of my tax dollars to keep this course up to snuff. Come on Ohio. This course is worth keeping the way it should be.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Closing down

To bad this course is closing in September .The reason they tell me was (not enough play ) will play it a few more times before it closes

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Beautiful views

The greens are in excellent shape. Glad I got to play before it closes.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Greens, fairways, t-boxes were in great shape.
Course is short, but slopes of the greens and narrowness of fairways make this challenging.

I really liked this course, except the double dog-leg par 5. Sloping Hills made this a very pretty course

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Challenging but fun

This course will test your place patience but it is very fun. The reward of hitting your irons straight is high. Greens are usually in good condition. It is a great value for your money! I have played here several times and when the course is cut, it really plays well.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

This is a municipal course?!?

This is by far one of the nicest public courses I've ever played, let alone one managed by the city/county. Price was a little above average but being the 4th I wasn't surprised. Pace was slow, very slow at times, but again, for a holiday that's to be somewhat expected. The conditions and layout are superb! The front is tight and challenging, but the back opens up a bit and scoring opportunities are more available. I'm from Georgia and this course rivals many private clubs I've played in the south. The staff were all very knowledgeable and super friendly. The city should be proud.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/05/2018

This review was NOT meant for Shawnee, but for California Golf Course in Cincinnati, OH. I've never pleasured Shawnee.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Hills

Very hilly course hard to get a flat lie even in the middle of fairway. Course was in great condition and the staff was extremely helpful and accommodating. Be prepared for a challenge when you play here.

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