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4.0
60 Reviews (60)
5 Stars
15
4 Stars
31
3 Stars
10
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.3
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.5
91.3%
Recommend this course
55 out of 60 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.9
28 Reviews (28)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
13
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.0
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.5
82.1%
Recommend this course
23 out of 28 reviews
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Avg Rating
3.9
31 Reviews (31)
5 Stars
9
4 Stars
15
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.1
Layout
4.1
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
4.6
83.9%
Recommend this course
26 out of 31 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Par 71
Length 5079 yards
Slope 113
Rating 64.8
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Ottawa Park Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1899
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Arthur Hills (1977)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Bar, Snacks, Grill

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

4.0
60 Reviews (60)
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Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Ottawa Park Golf Course

The conditions were a little wet buy surprisingly, none of the holes were washed out. I really appreciate the rough being trimmed so I could find my ball if it wasn't in the fairway.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

WAS VERY DRY , FAST TODAY , STEP DOWN A CLUB. OVER DROVE AND BALLS RAN THRU GREENS.

I like big trees for shade on hot days , they got'm!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Overall Great!

The course is in great condition and well taken care of! The staff is nothing short of perfection and do anything and everything to make you happy!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
2.0
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 08/21/2020

Hello and 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. Thank you for playing Ottawa Park Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played

Ultimate City-Ran Public Course

First off, if it is your first time going to the golf course, do not put it in Apple Maps because it will not take you near the course. For students, they have a great deal which is $25 for 8 holes which is all the good there really is to say about the course.

You can tell it is a public course ran by the city because it is poorly maintained. If your drives are off the fairways, good luck getting a good lie. Weeds everywhere and the ground is extremely hard. Same goes for the tee boxes, as you have to put the tee in the ground with great force. Greens are decent speed but are not taken care of. Occasionally, locals will wander the course.

Much better courses in the area for the same price.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 08/21/2020

Hi Kyle. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the teams in charge so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting Ottawa Park Golf Course. We hope to see you again in the future.

Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 07/14/2020

Hi, thank you for reviewing us. 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 for playing Ottawa Park Golf Course, and we hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 07/13/2020

Hello and thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We see that you rated the course 2-stars and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit? Please know that we take customer feedback very seriously at our course. Please feel free to reach out to our team in the golf shop and tell us what's on your mind. Thank you for playing Ottawa Park Golf Course.

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Commented on 07/13/2020

Hello and thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We see that you rated the course 2-stars and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit? Please know that we take customer feedback very seriously at our course. Please feel free to reach out to our team in the golf shop and tell us what's on your mind. Thank you for playing Ottawa Park Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Very much improved!!!

I have played this course my entire life. Been in a league here for the past twenty years. Hands down Ottawa Park Golf Course is in the best shape I have ever seen it!! Hats off to Davey Tree for making the golf course part of Toledo’s “Central Park” a thing of beauty.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Love this course

Since the City of Toledo has taken over management of this course, it just keeps getting better and better. Stephanie is so kind. We really enjoy this course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Great public course

This is a great short little public course. Shortness doesn’t make it easy.
Very well maintained. usually the pace of play is good.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Amazing historic course and in really great shape!!

I play at this course at least a few times a year as it isn’t the longest course in the US but it will keep you honest. Actually it’s history is worth the trip on its own. The course has lots of trees, and tight fairways so you have to play attention to how your playing but the course won’t punish you as the greens roll true and they are big enough for some forgiveness during the day. My confidence really needed Ottawa Park today and I would recommend this course to anyone.

On top of that the team is top notch. For a public course i’m not sure that I’ve ever had a better experience. Thank you for your hospitality!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

First time

If you want a pace of play that is good, might want to consider another course. Lots of hackers out there so it’s a true municipal course. Greens are good but fairways need some help in spots.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
2.0
First Time Playing

League rudeness

Was great until the back 9 and then we ran into the league players all trying to get in their free 9 holes before the league starts. One guy behind us was extremely rude. Walked up to us While we were on the tee box, beer in hand, and asked what are we doing? Said he didn’t know if we were playing 13 or 1. Well bud we can read. He was just completely rude about it and was so concerned about getting his free 9 holes of warm up golf in before the tournament started. And EVERYONE from that league went to the back 9 causing a huge bottleneck for people making the turn. I don’t know why the clubhouse would allow that. Just a bad experience in general. Don’t go on thursdays or you’ll have to deal with the privileged league players.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
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Commented on 06/09/2020

Thank you for visiting Ottawa Park Golf Course. We apologize for any unpleasant interaction you may have had with a golf league we host. At Ottawa Park, we pride ourselves in providing first-class service and treat everybody with pride and respect. We do our best to manage turn times so these instances do not occur by allocating two hours and twenty minutes for every nine-holes played. We will do better in the future to ensure a positive experience to ensure an appropriate pace of play for all who are enjoying a day on the golf course. Note – There are many advantages to hosting your golf league at Ottawa Park. However, unpaid rounds or free holes prior to league play is not one of those advantages. If you would like to learn more about leagues at Ottawa Park Golf Course please visit our website toledocitygolf.com. Thank you!

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

You can feel Toledo history

As a municipal course (priced accordingly) it is well maintained, staff are friendly and helpful,. Obviously during this COVID crisis the amenities are minimal.And my wife and I just love the course. As the original designer said back in 1899, "Nature just meant for there to be a golf course here" with the big elevation changes, the hills and valleys, makes it feel like there are 3 different courses within its 18 holes.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course was clean

course was clean and well kept. Had a good time pace of play was good had a good time there and staff was friendly and understanding with confidence restrictions.

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