A view of hole #1 at East from Otter Creek Golf Course
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4.3
113 Reviews (113)
5 Stars
76
4 Stars
29
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.0
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.9
82.1%
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109 out of 113 reviews
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5.0
18 Reviews (18)
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18
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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Conditions
4.9
Value
4.9
Layout
5.0
Pace
4.7
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
5.0
100.0%
Recommend this course
18 out of 18 reviews
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4.9
20 Reviews (20)
5 Stars
18
4 Stars
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3 Stars
1
2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.8
Value
4.7
Layout
5.0
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
5.0
95.0%
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19 out of 20 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Traditional
Par 72
Length 7274 yards
Slope 141
Rating 75.2
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Otter Creek Golf Course - Championship Course (North/West)
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Course Details

Year Built 1995
Golf Season Open: 3/01 Closed: 11/01

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Indiana (2015 #5)

Reviews

4.3
113 Reviews (113)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 17
Water Hazards 12
Undulating Greens 10
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 17
A Weekend Splurge 14
Locals 11
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 17

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Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Great course

Great golfing experience All the way around. Course is awesome and well maintained. Will be making the hour trip several times this season. One of my new favorites.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Top tier facility

Head professional Jon Hoover and his staff have done a wonderful job of bringing Otter Creek back to its glory days

Played all 27 holes and was pleased with the conditions and challenges the course presented

Do yourself a favor and visit Otter Creek

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

A wonderful day

My friend and I decided to do the all day rate at Otter Creek and were not disappointed in any capacity. Quite the opposite in fact. During this pandemic, I have been working 6-7 days per week and I needed an escape. Yesterday was just what the doctor ordered.
From the friendly pro shop staff, the immaculate course conditions, challenging layout, and the wonderful food at the grill, a day at Otter Creek was just what the two of us needed. We will definitely make the drive again
to play this wonderful facility. I even took the time to call the Head Pro and tell him to recognize his staff for an outstanding experience.
Thanks to the staff,
Damie and Blake

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course

The weather was beautiful, the course was in great shape. We played behind a threesome with 2 new golfers so it did slow things up for a couple of holes. We did t mind overall since it’s always better than being quarantined inside! Can’t wait to play here again. The course is challenging for any level of player.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

OCGC Is Awesome!

I have been a member at Otter Creek for many years, but the course has NEVER been in as Fabulous of shape as it is right now. In the past few years, the course conditions have been very poor, but the way the course is playing now has made Otter the gem of the mid south in Indiana once more. I've played at most of the premium courses in this state through IGA events, scrambles, and corporate golf outings, but there is NO layout in the state better than Otter, and when the greens are rolling like they are right now... OCGC is Awesome! Kudos to the Superintendent and his Excellent team for having the course in the best shape it's been for a really long time. Please do yourself a favor and book a tee time immediately... you'll be glad you did!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

OCGC Is Awesome!

I have been a member at Otter Creek for many years, but the course has NEVER been in as Fabulous of shape as it is right now. In the past few years, the course conditions have been very poor, but the way the course is playing now has made Otter the gem of the mid south in Indiana once more. I've played at most of the premium courses in this state through IGA events, scrambles, and corporate golf outings, but there is NO layout in the state better than Otter, and when the greens are rolling like they are right now... OCGC is Awesome! Kudos to the Superintendent and his Excellent team for having the course in the best shape it's been for a really long time. Please do yourself a favor and book a tee time immediately... you'll be glad you did!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Otter Creek Golf Course

Otter Creek in Columbus Indiana is a Robert Trent Jones designed course. The course is in the best condition that I have seen in many years. The greens are perfect condition and on the fast side. Tees, traps and fairways are well groomed and in great condition.

The golf staff is very friendly and you food is exceptional for a public golf club.

If you have never played Otter Creek now is the time. You will be glad you made the trip.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Must Play!

Only an hour trip down from Zionsville. Came with 2 groups for 36 holes. Pace of play was great. Greens were smooth and rolled true. Bunkers played like new. Overall, it was in the best condition anyone could want. Make the trip!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great Course

We played 36 holes with two foursomes and played each round under 4 hours. Course is in incredible shape. Bunkers are powdery, fairways are tight, and rough is challenging. Everything you want from a course. Definitely worth the drive from Indy!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Joy as always

I grew up playing otter in the 90s and some tournaments in mid 2010s and the conditions now is in the best shape I’ve seen it in over a decade. Fairways are plush, bunkers have just the right amount of sand and the greens are getting a nice roll out coming into the spring. I’ts a longer drive for me from Westfield (compared to Indy courses) but I happily do it bec the layout never gets old. It’s design is right between modern and traditional and the scenery always puts me in a good mood. It’s great to hear nature and not be surrounded by houses. The entire staff as well as the restaurant (awesome restaurant) are amazing; they are just very friendly and prompt. Thank you Jon and the crew for turning this place back to what it always was in my youth.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Walked

Great shape

I have played several rounds this year at multiple different locations around the state and by far this the best overall conditions I have seen.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great Condition

This course has been well-maintained during the quarantine. Fairways are nice and full. Got both sets up very nicely in the fairway. The rough is maintained to 2”-2/12”. The North and the West are the original 18 and it has all the character the course is known for. Additional tee boxes help you find your comfort zone. Greens are smooth and maintained. Nothing too fast for this time of year but a great test. Electric Carts are available and the snack bar is back open for refreshments.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Course looks great

Course was in the best condition I've seen in years and it's still early in the season. My dad and i walked 18 since they weren't running carts (I believe they are now).

Course had been in bad shape for a couple of years but it looks like the new management has got it back to what Otter Creek is known for.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Awesome course

Beautiful course and for the price it’s crazy!! I have drive a hour and a half twice so far but I will back soon.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Fun place

Played this course in a Golfweek tournament event , just so happened that another was being played right before we started so the course was full ! They had also did airiatiion to the fairways so we had lift clean and place rules . Course overall was good but the greens were a little less than to be desired ! Very bumpy , lots of pitch marks and not many of them were repaired ! They really needed watered cut and rolled a couple times

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Dissappointed

Otter Creek has always been a yearly destination for my group. We were extremely disappointed with the conditions of the course. The lack of detail and grooming was clear to everyone in the group. The fairways were in good condition. The cart paths need a lot of repair. Sorry to see the down turn in the course.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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