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3.8
142 Reviews (142)
5 Stars
31
4 Stars
70
3 Stars
33
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.3
Value
4.1
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.4
83.4%
Recommend this course
124 out of 142 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.4
18 Reviews (18)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
0
Conditions
2.9
Value
3.6
Layout
4.1
Pace
3.5
Amenities
2.9
StaffFriendliness
4.3
72.2%
Recommend this course
13 out of 18 reviews
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3.5
22 Reviews (22)
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.6
Layout
4.1
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
4.2
72.7%
Recommend this course
16 out of 22 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6809 yards
Slope 125
Rating 72.0

Split Rock Golf Club was carved from the rolling countryside of northern Pickaway County. Its picturesque design is perfectly in sync with the natural surroundings. Designed by the local design team of Michael Hurzdan and Dana Fry, the golf course actually required little manipulation since much of the challenge comes from the natural features of the undulating terrain. The layout has slightly different nines that offer a diversity that appeals to a range of skill levels. The front nine is more open and forgiving while the back nine has tighter fairways that are lined with trees. Water is not a prominent presence at Split Rock Golf Club but it does come into play. In addition to the golf course, golfers are welcome to use the driving range and putting greens before teeing off.

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Course Details

Year Built 1997
Fairways Bluegrass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Seasonal
Architect Dr. Michael Hurdzan (1997) Dana Fry (1997)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Snacks, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities

Reviews

3.8
142 Reviews (142)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 13
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 19
Bunkers 12
Undulating Greens 11
This course/club is great for:
Locals 17
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 12
Seniors 10
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 17
Convenient to the City 7

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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played

Not a good value

As a senior golfer, I was disappointed to find out that I had paid regular rate rather than the Senior rate paid by the rest of my group. To add salt to the wound, the greens were really chewed up. Large patches of bare spots and nobody was fixing their ball marks. There are a lot of nicer courses in the Columbus, Ohio area that charge less money and offer a better value. Truly disappointed.

P.S. Make sure you verbally tell them you are a senior.... Being 70 years old isn't obvious to the counter-men....

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/23/2020

Thank you for visiting us at Split Rock Golf Club. We appreciate your 5-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 09/23/2020

Thank you for reviewing us, u314160667231. We see you rated the course 3-stars and are interested in learning what we can do to improve before your next round. Feel free to comment on this review or reach out to the team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you and we hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 09/23/2020

Hi, u788350866. We appreciate you taking the time to leave us a rating. Please let us know how we can earn those last two stars next time. We hope you'll give us another shot soon.

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Windy weather
Used cart

Decent public course

Amenities are only partially the courses fault. With the pandemic you can not enter the club house for safety but what is there fault is that there is only 1 porta-potty to use. On a busy Sunday morning 1 toilet for that many people is not near enough. We got caught behind 2 slow groups and the rangers did nothing to change it. It appeared that the rangers sit on two different holes and pay zero attention to what is going on. The course is in pretty good shape overall, they have a few bad spots on greens but with proper pin placements they can be out of play. Fairways are in pretty good shape but are a mandatory to hit because a lot of the rough is like hitting off concrete. Keep it in the short grass and you will have a pretty good day.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Super solid!

Moved here from Indiana looking for a new course. Found it in split rock. A little in the country but the staff is always super nice and the course lay out is very fun! Some of the course is a little dry and some of the greens a little chewed up but overall a super solid course! This may be my main course of play from now on!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/03/2020

We're glad you found a warm welcome to Ohio at Split Rock Golf Club! We're honored to be your new home golf course! Be sure to follow us on Facebook for updates and course news https://www.facebook.com/Splitrockgolf/

Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 08/03/2020

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! Thank you for playing Split Rock Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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Commented on 07/30/2020

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We see you rated the course 2-stars and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit. We take customer feedback very seriously at our course. Please reach out to our team in the golf shop and tell us what's on your mind.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Pace of play

They had rangers out but they didn’t ever seem to speed up the groups

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 07/28/2020

We apologize for the pace of play issue you experienced. We always try to keep a great pace when having our golfers on the course. Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback as we will use your review to better the experience going forward. We hope you give us another try in the near future!

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 07/10/2020

Hi u314160293923. We appreciate you leaving a review and rating us. We will inform the entire team, so they know their hard work is paying off. We look forward to having you back at Split Rock Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 22
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Water please

High and Dry needs water really bad nice layout mostly dead grass lots of weeds

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 06/22/2020

We appreciate your feedback and we are working to make sure the course looks great. We hope you'll get to see the work we've put in and give us another shot soon.

Played On
Reviews 20
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 07/16/2020

Thank you for visiting us at Split Rock Golf Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Much to be desired

I understand the fact that we played during COVID. We arrived an hour early to find out once there that the driving range was closed. The guys in the pro shop and the starter were very friendly. However they had paired us with another two-some, which we felt was uncool. They were kind enough to allow us to tee of early and play as just a two-some per our request, due to COVID. The turf was sparce, if any at all in places. Reviews online stated that some say they have the best greens around. I feel bad for those people. Ball marks galore covering the greens. Once we finished nine within a decent time and go to turn, there were us and two other groups on 10's tee box. From there the pace of play went way down hill. We waited on every single tee box and most fairway shots. We didn't even play the 18th hole since we were just over it. There were three groups on the box at that time.

This was not my best golfing experience, nor my worst. However there was a lot that could be better about the course.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 06/05/2020

We are sorry to learn you did not enjoy your golfing experience as much as expected this time around. In your review we do see areas we could improve when it comes to the pace of play, and due to COVID-19 we want to make sure groups are spaced enough and some waiting can occur. We hope you'll give us another shot in the future.

Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great day to play

Played with friends several holes where challenging and had to use all the clubs in the bag with smart course management

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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Commented on 04/28/2020

We're glad you were challenged in your last round with us! Take care!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played

Awful greens

The greens were just awful. Dead brown spots everywhere. This used to be one of my favorite courses but now it’s gone to crap. Also the clubhouse was closed so you had to use porta potties and they hadn’t been cleaned out in a long time. Very disappointed.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 08/10/2020

Thanks for playing and letting us know about your experience. It certainly has been a difficult year for our greens. We've been forced to re-seed spots and the crew has spent extra hours hand watering hot spots. Though it does happen from time to time a mower blew a hydraulic line on #16 green making a difficult situation worse. We hope extra care to the greens will help us bounce back in the coming weeks. We certainly appreciate you playing with us while we aren't at our best.
As to the clubhouse, owners and management feel keeping the building closed though not ideal, is the safest practice for golfers and staff at this time. Both of our on course restrooms are cleaned and sanitized weekly by a third party company. We also take it upon ourselves to sanitize them to ensure we are providing a safe solution. As always, thank you for joining us and hopefully we'll see you again at the Rock!

Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

E Howard

We enjoyed our round.as a foursome . We’ll come back as this is one of our favorite golf course

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/21/2020

We're honored you consider Split Rock Golf Club on of your favorite golf courses! We hope to see you back at the Rock again soon.

Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 06/08/2020

Thank you for visiting us at Split Rock Golf Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 05/12/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, shanahan18! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Split Rock Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great elevation changes

I have been playing this course for 10 years. The conditions over the past 3 years have been the best ever. Bunkers are still a work in progress.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

great value

Nice track, with great people. Not a long course but it does present some obstacles that require planning and shot making.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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