Hueston Woods Golf Course
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.
|Red (W)||72||5251 yards||69.7||115|
|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|
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Miami U Course
I’ll always stop back by this course even after graduation. I think the staff has done a good job investing back into the course to improve conditions and make the greens more challenging. For a while there the course was taking a beating but they were able to restore it. Overall, it’s a nice course tucked away in Hueston Woods and i’ll always have good memories of playing there with college buddies. Looking forward to returning in the future and have the first par 5 still tear me up.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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 ....
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.
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.
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.