Purgatory Golf Club
|Green (W)||72||5683 yards||73.4||126|
|Yellow (W)||72||4562 yards||66.9||115|
|Purgatory M: 78.1/142||373||462||197||473||551||434||231||487||579||3787||473||406||235||741||469||453||474||173||543||3967||7754|
|Black M: 76.1/137||361||442||173||445||533||417||212||481||561||3625||449||390||202||590||454||434||441||159||524||3643||7268|
|Blue M: 73.8/131||332||409||156||421||508||395||183||455||544||3403||424||356||184||558||436||397||409||145||484||3393||6796|
|White M: 72.0/128||328||394||142||408||489||372||156||423||519||3231||396||328||170||528||430||378||384||120||457||3191||6422|
|Tee Combo I M: 69.5/119 W: 75.6/130||332||338||142||380||454||372||136||338||519||3011||339||328||160||528||387||326||380||145||457||3050||6061|
|Green M: 68.5/121 W: 73.4/126||260||338||109||380||454||313||136||338||450||2778||339||291||160||490||387||326||380||115||417||2905||5683|
|Tee Combo II M: 64.4/107 W: 68.9/117||206||295||91||292||454||241||96||336||450||2461||289||251||89||490||250||298||293||54||417||2431||4892|
|Yellow W: 66.9/115||206||295||91||292||367||241||96||336||372||2296||289||251||89||357||250||298||293||54||385||2266||4562|
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Unusual, challenging layout. Lots of bunkers, water, undulations and berms. Fun course to play.
Stay In the fairway
Course was nice but if you got off the fairway two feet you would lose your ball. Rough was too high and you wasted at least thirty minutes looking for your ball . I found as many as I lost but it was frustrating.
Other than that I enjoyed the round.
Great course. Great shape. Links style. If your in Indy area and you want to play must put on your list.
Thank you for the great review! We are very happy that you enjoyed the course. Please come back and see us again.
Gem. Complete Gem
Purgatory is the place to play! I’ve played here 4 times. Played in the sun, in the rain and in the wind and it has been a blast each time!
Many tee options including the tips called “purgatory” which will challenge the best player.
In my opinion, this course is the premier public course in the Indianapolis area.
Greens run true and QUICK
Manicures bunkers ( a lot of them!!)
Beautiful fescue separating holes
Water in play that just adds to the beauty.
Staff are all great, accommodating clubhouse and great replay options.
Play this course!
Thank you for the 5 star review! We are very happy that you enjoyed the course. Hope to see you soon.
Course has a great layout. Good condition. Multiple tee boxes to be as challenging as you want. I played it at 7300 yards and was a great test!
Happy you enjoyed the golf course. Thank you for the 5 star review
Worth the drive
Layout and design suburb. Club house is amazing and the staff were very helpful to me being that I had traveled a fair distance to visit.
Only down fall was cart paths and lack there of. I can accept the fact they receive have a lot of out of town visitors but the course conditions should be a top priority. It was very rough entering and exiting the fairways.
James, Thank you for the 5 star review we are happy you enjoyed the course. Please come and see us again when you are in town. The maintenance staff is in the process of addressing several problem areas of the cart paths.
Nice track but missing amenities
This is a very nice course that has not maintained the quality I am use to on this course. For such a long course with many blind shots it is sad that the carts do not have GPS or at least the sprinkler heads should have distances. I played this course before when they had both. Unfortunately now nearly every sprinkler head was missing the distance. This is very disconcerting especially on par 3s. This also adds substantially to the speed of play.
Rmaethner, We are sorry that you did not have a 5 star experience. We hope you give us another try in the near future. Purgatory is currently in discussions with a GPS company and if everything goes well we will have GPS units on the carts in the near future. The staff can recommend several free apps that work extremely well at Purgatory.
I’m not sure you looked hard enough? When I played the course 2 days after you, every tee box (par 3s included) had a yardage marker as well as multiple markers in the fairways. You may have to pace your yardage, but that’s acceptable in golf, right?
Where do I start. First bag drop and check in, where I have no idea!!!! Walked all over before I found pro shop. Signs would be nice. Staff friendly no question. However their starter friendly as he was, could not keep his mouth shut at all during our tee off. Never seen anything like this before. Nice guy but honestly I’m not paying to have him ramble on. Having set the tone, thank you Bob, the course is well maintained and very difficult, very very difficult. Oh and thanks Bob for the 6 hole interruption while hitting our second shots. Look I have no problem with pace of play. However when Bob comes to us and explains how he’s handling speed of play with the forward group and then actually slows everything down by his stories, well that’s not helpful when their was no reason to interject himself. Pace was fine.
Look course is way to hard for us mere mortals and the slope ratings are just a tad lowwwww.
Price was fine course was nuts and Bob needs to shut the heck up.
Thank you for the 5 star review. We are very happy you enjoyed the golf course. Hope you get out to play soon.
Fathers Day Weekend
Great course in great condition. Staff was excellent and very helpful. Will definitely play again.
Thank you for the excellent review. We are very happy that you enjoyed the day, hope to see you soon.
Mental preparation is rewarded for each shot, from tee to green. If you don't properly set up your shots you'll get beat up. Pace of play excellent. 18 holes under 4 hours. Tee boxes immaculate. Staff superb. Would recommend bag pick up from car or more convenient bag drop-off,
Thank you for the 5-star review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your round. Sorry, we did not have outside operations personnel available when you played, they may have been performing other duties when you arrived.
Had a hot deal during the week. Pace of play was fast. Staff was good. Course was in good shape. Greens are tough to read. Cool and challenging layout. Only negative was there was no way to know pin location.
Bring your A game
Recommend that you do not play this course for your first round of the year. I will be back to take it on later in the summer.
Love the layout, greens, and challenges it presents. Course offers multiple tees so utilize the one that matches your handicap - indicated on the scorecard.
One drawback is the carts do not have gps so ensure you bring your own.
Thank you for the recommendation. Hope to see you soon,
Great layout and condition. My son and I had lot of fun. Challenging, but open with immaculate and fast greens. We’ll come back for sure.
Thank you for the 5 star review. We are very happy you enjoyed the course and the day, hope to see you soon,
Lightning Greens and Tall Rough
Purgatory is in the best shape I've seen it since moving to the Indy area 3 years ago, with the exception of parts of the 5th and 6th greens which are being patched. But everything else is in great shape.
While it's cliche to say anywhere, especially here, do not spray the ball into the tall stuff. It is extremely thick and tall right now. In some spots you can find your ball in the tall stuff, but in others (such as on 16) kiss it goodbye.
Greens are their usual fast speed, and combine that with the undulation and stay under the hole.
As always it's one of the best plays around, and well worth the cost, especially in its current condition.
DrOldSchool, thank you for the great review. Glad you enjoyed the day, hope to see you soon.