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4.4
110 Reviews (110)
5 Stars
49
4 Stars
49
3 Stars
9
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.6
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.8
98.3%
Recommend this course
106 out of 110 reviews
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4.0
2 Reviews (2)
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
2
3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
3.5
Value
5.0
Layout
5.0
Pace
5.0
Amenities
2.5
StaffFriendliness
4.0
100.0%
Recommend this course
2 out of 2 reviews
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4.3
21 Reviews (21)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
12
3 Stars
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2 Stars
0
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.1
Value
4.7
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.6
100.0%
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21 out of 21 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 7044 yards
Slope 130
Rating 73.2

Hueston Woods Golf Course sprawls across over 260 acres of lush, rolling terrain. It plays to a beastly length of just over 7,000 yards from the back tees. Jack Kidwell, a designer who had a hand in many of Ohio's finest courses, created the course. It borders hundreds of acres of beech and maple forests that are accented with colorful wildflowers and provide a home to the area's wildlife. Kidwell utilized this rich and beautiful landscape to mold a scenic and challenging design. The layout features large, wildly undulating greens bordered by over 30 strategically placed bunkers. Four ponds also come into play on several holes and golfers will also have stands of mature trees to contend with. Hueston Woods' signature hole is the par-3 16th. This 175-yard hole requires a demanding carry over water.

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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 7044 yards 73.2 130
Blue 72 6709 yards 71.7 126
White 72 6223 yards 69.3 125
Red (W) 72 5251 yards 69.7 115
Scorecard for Hueston Woods State Park Golf Course
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Black M: 73.2/132 530 386 209 389 427 416 548 186 416 3507 432 579 358 382 567 394 207 413 205 3537 7044
Blue M: 71.6/129 513 368 198 367 406 394 524 165 395 3330 415 562 341 368 540 372 196 394 191 3379 6709
White M: 69.5/125 488 345 180 326 367 373 474 142 374 3069 344 541 331 345 515 347 184 374 183 3164 6233
Gold M: 66.5/114 W: 71.9/123 410 328 125 311 360 290 450 120 350 2744 317 455 267 300 507 338 136 310 180 2810 5554
Red W: 69.8/116 407 320 114 300 332 285 440 100 322 2620 311 450 264 295 420 308 89 300 134 2571 5191
Handicap 8 14 18 10 2 9 7 16 4 1 3 15 11 5 13 12 6 17
Par 5 4 3 4 4 4 5 3 4 36 4 5 4 4 5 4 3 4 3 36 72

Course Details

Year Built 1969
Fairways Bluegrass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jack Kidwell (1969)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

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Reviews

4.4
110 Reviews (110)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 11
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 20
Undulating Greens 17
Bunkers 13
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 20
Locals 19
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 18
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 25
On a College Campus 11

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Very nice course

Greens were recently aerated . There were large hole plugs making putting very tough. Outside of required aeration the course was in great shape. Layout is very good with the overall difficulty challenging.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
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Will certainly look forward to playing here next year.

This was a terrific experience. I love the course layout but the only drawback was that the greens were recently aerated. But you are likely to run into that on any course this time of year.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Conditions Good
Value Excellent
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Amenities Good
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Conditions Good
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4.0
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Previously Played

Followed a 5 some.

Was 3 groups behind a 5 some. Saw a ranger 3 times, which is always a good thing. Except this time they didnt break up the 5 some. I'm a Miami Alumni, so I'll always come back and play, just unfortunate this group wasnt split up.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Skill Beginner
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Hueston Woods on a busy Saturday

This is a great course, with the usual exception that the sand bunkers are cement with obvious problems due to water pooling. Other than that, it's a top notch course from my perspective as a lower middle class golfer. The greens are fast and in good shape. The fairway and rough are tended. Most holes have this nasty overgrown "natural area" (with lots of vicious thorns in many places) which makes sense for a course on a state park.

I got the earliest possible tee time for Saturday, which given that I was checking on Thursday, was 12:48 pm. It was a traffic jam all day. What was really kind of a annoying was this guy and his non-playing female companion who refused to join our pairing and jumped us at the turn. I suppose I should have said something but didn't feel it merited causing a scene about it.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Great pace of play

Course in great shape, staff very friendly, great weather!!

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

Keep it in play.

Always enjoy playing here. Its challenging if you're a wild hitter. Plenty of trees but you're rewarded if you can keep it in play. Course was mostly in great shape and you couldn't beat the price today.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Conditions and a Layout That Makes You Think

Drove an hour to play this course for the first time and was thoroughly impressed. Fairways and greens were both in amazing condition and the greens held well and rolled true. This course is mostly composed of doglegs that make you think about tee shot positioning on most every hole. The par threes are also decently challenging as 3/4 are 180 yards+ from the white tees with two of those going over water. Don't let any of this scare you away though, my round here was one of the more enjoyable ones of the year!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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

Clean Air

Hueston Woods is located within an Ohio State Park.
It is out of the city pollution and surrounded by a huge forest; it is a wonderful getaway from the normal urban area problems.

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

Hueston Woods - always a challage

Course and greens in very good condition ... lots of trees have been cut down in the past 2 years so it looks much different than originally, and plays easier for the same reason. Tee box set up is good for all players.

I would play it more often were it not an hour from me.

Certainly a place to play ....

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

A Favorite Course

Course is in great shape, rough is short, fairways pristine. There is only one hole in which you don’t want to grip it and rip it off the tee. The par 3 16th hole is a beauty and as challenging as they come.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course

Great course that I love getting to play st least once a year. Greens are always fast and challenging. I didn’t give 5 stars because the pace of play the day we played was really slow and I didn’t see anyone on the course trying to speed things up. We there than that you won’t be disappointed with this off the radar course.

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

Clean Air to Breathe

Hueston Woods is a great State of Ohio Park. The golf course is located on the west edge of the park and is an excellent design.This venue is so far out of the Ohio river valley that the air is clean and is a pleasure to breathe. I recommend this experience to all who enjoy a game of golf while experiencing nature at it's best.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good but under some construction

The course lost so many trees because of that Asian bug over 500 trees but the course is still a local fav

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

We have played this course dozens of times thru the years and we all agreed that it is in the best shape ever ! Great course, great conditions, and a great value with GolfNow !

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