The Golf Depot

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4.0
36
5 Stars
7
4 Stars
18
3 Stars
8
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.0
Layout
3.8
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
5.0
Amenities
4.3
83.7%
Recommend this course
31 out of 36 reviews
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Average Rating
3.7
3
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
0
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.0
Value
3.3
Layout
3.3
Pace
5.0
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.7
66.7%
Recommend this course
2 out of 3 reviews
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Average Rating
3.8
4
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
1
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.0
Value
3.8
Layout
3.5
Pace
5.0
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.5
75.0%
Recommend this course
3 out of 4 reviews
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Holes 9
Par 27
Length 1598
Slope 0
Rating 0.0
Type Public
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Back 27 1598 yards
Middle 27 1410 yards
Front 27 1042 yards
Scorecard for Golf Depot At Central Park
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out Total
Black M: 26.2/95 193 162 205 115 220 170 159 195 179 1598 1598
Blue M: 25.1/92 185 153 193 109 191 100 135 170 174 1410 1410
Red W: 25.9/94 135 117 151 74 140 90 96 92 147 1042 1042
Handicap 6 2 9 4 3 8 1 5 7
Par 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 27 27

Course Details

Year Built 2011
Architect Dr. Michael Hurdzan (2011) Dana Fry (2011)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "Hammond Golf Academy"
Golf Simulator Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes
Practice Hole Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Visa, American Express, Mastercard, Discover
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

4.0
36

What Golfers Are Saying

This course/club is great for:
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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Windy weather

Worst Par 3 course in Central Ohio

I played Golf Depot for the first time today and I can say with certainty that I will never be back. The course has about the worst delusions of grandeur that I have ever seen. Its a par 3 course that thinks its in the running to host a US Open someday. News flash: people don't go to par 3 courses to lose balls in tall grass on over half the holes if they push the ball even slightly wide. They don't go to par 3 courses to play a course with very few flat lies on the greens and large carries over tall grass on multiple occasions.

There are at least a few holes that are far too long for a par 3 course, especially if theres going to be significant trouble if the golfer is even slightly off target (which in most cases is dead ahead). One hole I even hit a shot which should have ended up hole high off the green but because of the dry/dead grass that characterizes much of the non fescue portion of the course it bounced all the way out of bounds where it had no business going on an even slightly well designed/maintained course.

Par 3 courses should be mostly holes that give you a decent chance at par if you can have either a good tee shot or a good second shot. One of the biggest problems with golf depot is that if your first shot is off, you're probably taking a penalty. I hated the course so much that after the round i took the logo ball that i had purchased and deliberately hit it into the woods just off the 9th hole. I will never be back to this poorly designed, arrogant course. Wilson Rd, Hidden Vallen are all far better and more enjoyable 9 holes of golf that dont try to be much more difficult than they have any business being. $15 is a ripoff, small bucket of balls or no. Give me $8-10 at WR or HV any day.

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

Great greens for the wet conditions

Course was very wet from the heavy rain the night before. I was suppose to have a cart for the price but the course did not allow due to the conditions. They offered me a pull cart and I played nine. I was impressed with the condition of the greens they rolled well and were true to the read. I would recommend this course for a junior golfer to practise with the irons. This course is easily walked and I found enjoyable. It was worth the price

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

Par 3

Hey it's a par 3 course it's nice. Driving range is real nice. The food was awesome.

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

Great Course

Great place to take my teenage boys to develop in the game

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Golf Depot

Nice driving range -fun Par 3 course!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Good Time as Usual

I have been here many times. Walk and ride. I bring my 10 years old daughter here all the time. She enjoys the place and I also love to work on my irons. Hard for a first time person to the course to know where they are going. My wife was with us (first time there) and she had no idea which way to go. I believe that having a few more signs even in the winter would help people out. Other then that great time for the cost. Used the last minute golfer app and I paid 8 bucks for 9 holes with a cart...per person. Can not beat that.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Great place to practive

Kevin and the rest of the crew here do a great job of welcoming golfers. This is a great practice facility between the range, putting green, short course and 9 hole course. There are numerous ways to up your game. Everyone is always friendly and the place is large enough to accommodate any number of golfers. Always enjoy coming here to play.Cool view of the city. My only suggestion would be leveling out the back end of the range so I can see where the long ball goes.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Great view great price

Great view of the downtown skyline on 1. Quick play not many people were on the course. Awesome course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent

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