Cassel Hills Golf Course

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About

Holes 18
Par 71
Length 6354
Slope 0
Rating 0.0
Type Public
Cassel Hills Golf Course is situated just north of Dayton in Vandalia. The layout features two distinct nines with the first being a relatively flat, links-style design, while the back nine is much hillier. With five par 3s and a few different changes in elevation, the course plays longer than the 6,655 yards indicated on the scorecard. The hilliness also guarantees that there will be a few tricky blind shots. Golfers will want to have their short game skills ready when they play this golf course. The massive greens, which average about 6,000 square feet, will make you think carefully about not only the best club to use but also the best strategy for tackling it. Cassel Hills G.C. also boasts some of the best greens in the Miami Valley.
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 71 6354 yards
White 71 5835 yards
Green 71 5119 yards
Red (W) 71 4841 yards
Scorecard for Cassel Hills 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
Tips M: 70.7/123 542 325 442 161 420 555 178 418 160 3201 592 389 358 200 434 370 133 528 450 3454 6655
Blue M: 68.5/119 520 312 425 150 385 540 165 411 155 3063 567 380 355 170 420 328 127 500 420 3267 6330
White M: 65.2/112 460 285 406 129 339 485 120 324 124 2672 531 327 285 155 275 285 125 435 397 2815 5487
Red M: 63.6/109 W: 68.2/110 444 260 365 125 316 466 111 314 115 2516 465 285 275 135 263 275 110 420 352 2580 5096
Handicap 10 12 4 18 6 2 14 8 16 5 7 11 15 1 9 17 13 3
Par 5 4 4 3 4 5 3 4 3 35 5 4 4 3 4 4 3 5 4 36 71
Handicap (W) 3 11 5 17 7 1 13 9 15 6 8 2 10 16 14 18 12 4

Course Details

Year Built 1974
Fairways Bluegrass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 2/01 Closed: 12/15
Architect Scruggs & Hammonds (1974) Craig Schreiner (1995)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $13
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Shirts must have sleeves, shorts must be at least 14 inches in length.

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Scenic and challenging.

The front nine is relatively flat with tree lined fairways. The back nine goes down into a valley surrounded by a nature preserve. I've seen plenty of wild life through the years, red foxes, deer, wild turkeys, hawks etc... I think it's the among the best tracks you will find in the entire Dayton area. The course is challenging and rewarding if your hitting well. The greens are relatively large and receptive and always roll well.

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Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Average weather
Used cart

Nice Track

First time playing, rolling fairways and greens. Course was in good condition. Took the whole front to get used to the course. Well worth it. Shot 42 on the front and 36 on the back. But... got lucky on the back because if I really knew the course I wouldn't have been pulling out Driver. Very tight on the back... worth the views!

I'd say this is very much worth the money and travel time to get there.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Average weather
Used cart

Scenic and Beautiful

The course was in really nice condition. The layout was really different (in a good way) than most of the courses in the area. Tee boxes in good shape and the Greens ran true. I shot a 42 on the front. It took some time to get use to the course. Then I shot a 36 on the back with two birdies on the par 5's. BUT!!! If I new the course I would not have been pulling driver out on the back nine like I did. I got very lucky!!! That back nine is really challenging and eve scary if you know it.

A very scenic and beautiful course.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

No better than this

I've played every golf course within 50 miles of this one including all the country clubs and this by far is the best choice for the money. The 1st nine holes are flat and easily walkable, the last 9 holes are walkable but will give you a workout. I suggest walking the front and riding the back. There are no cookie cutter holes on this course and no two holes look the same. The front 9 allows you to spray the ball a little bit and often get away with it but by the time you get to the back side you better be warmed up and hitting it straight off the tee. Most par 4s and 5s justify hitting a driver off the tee, even for the longest of hitters. I like that because I've played numerous courses where the funnest club to hit (driver) is taken out of my hands because the design of the hole makes it to much of a gamble. Here, a long baller can fly many of the fairway bunkers or knock it over trees to cut a corner. It's a long ballers dream but you better hit it fairly straight! The greens are large and again, you won't see the same green twice. This is the hidden Gem of the Greater Dayton area. I've played courses that cost twice as much money that can't hold a candle to this place!

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

Undulating Fun

Great condition. Very hilly and challenging. Not walkable. One of my favorites.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented On 02/17/2016

The front 9 is very walkable, the back 9 is a challenge.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Average weather
Used cart

Upscale Course MidRange Price

This course is always well maintained. Its difficult, but fun. Some long 5's, one down a huge hill. The back 9 is beautiful. Pace is always of concern to the ranger & will be addressed if a group is slowing things down. One of the best spots in Dayton.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Staff was fantastic

I can't say enough about how well the rangers maintained pace of play. Saw the ranger three times-- once to say hi and make sure we were having a positive experience, second time to let us know of an issue ahead of us with four elderly gentleman really backing things up and the third time to tell us to play as much as we wanted just make sure the cart was in before dark. Course was in pretty good shape, greens were a little rough. Was my first time, won be my last.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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