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3.9
104 Reviews (104)
5 Stars
24
4 Stars
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3 Stars
16
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
7
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.3
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.7
89.6%
Recommend this course
92 out of 104 reviews
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4.1
16 Reviews (16)
5 Stars
5
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.5
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.4
93.8%
Recommend this course
15 out of 16 reviews
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4.1
16 Reviews (16)
5 Stars
5
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.5
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.4
93.8%
Recommend this course
15 out of 16 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 6672 yards
Slope 124
Rating 71.1
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Winding River Golf Course
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Championship 71 6672 yards 71.1 124
Middle 71 6238 yards 69.3 121
Forward 71 5053 yards 66.4 113
Scorecard for Winding River
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Black M: 71.7/123 346 215 422 388 543 313 430 402 196 3255 521 350 427 192 378 398 452 156 543 3417 6672
White M: 69.6/118 W: 74.8/106 311 200 397 348 517 287 406 383 178 3027 505 327 412 165 354 375 425 126 522 3211 6238
Green M: 64.5/106 270 168 334 239 402 239 318 277 137 2384 288 347 117 292 314 314 74 453 490 2689 5073
Red W: 68.9/114 270 168 334 239 402 239 318 277 137 2384 470 288 347 117 292 314 314 74 453 2669 5053
Handicap 13 15 1 11 3 9 5 7 17 8 14 10 16 12 2 4 18 6
Par 4 3 4 4 5 4 4 4 3 35 5 4 4 3 4 4 4 3 5 36 71

Course Details

Year Built 1963
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

3.9
104 Reviews (104)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 6
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 12
Undulating Greens 10
Bunkers 8
This course/club is great for:
Locals 13
Seniors 10
9-Hole Rounds 9
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 12
Near the Airport 7
Worth the Drive 7

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Worth the $

The course was in good condition specifically the greens. The fairways and parts of the rough could you some water. The staff is friendly and the golf carts are in great condition. The cart paths on the course are in disrepair. I played during a outing and its slow the pace significantly. Definitely worth the money.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Everything was ok not spectacular but better than average greens were quick and holding pace of play was ok

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Pace Good
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Commented On 08/13/2019

We're glad you enjoyed the greens as well as the pace of play. Be sure to book your next round with us very soon!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great change of pace

Loved the rolling hills and elevations of this course. Many of the courses in town are flat and narrow, but this had plenty trees, doglegs, and hidden fairway areas to make it fun. Will definitely play here again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Rate For a Pretty Good Course

Found a real good rate on Golfnow. When we got there we figured the rate was good because we were going out behind the women’s league (sorry girls, no I’ll intent meant). However, the women didn’t slow us up one bit. They stayed up with the group in front of them and we tried to stay with them.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented On 07/23/2019

We're glad you found value in our golf course!

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Will make this my "Home" course!

This course is such a quality course for only $30 for 18 holes w/ a cart. The course is well taken care of, it is always near capacity, yet the pace of play isn't bad. After golfing around other nearby courses, I think I've found my "home" course where I'll golf most of my rounds. Keep it up, Winding River.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented On 07/16/2019

Thank you for the excellent review! We're glad you found value in our golf course. We're also honored to now be your "home course!" We look forward to your next round of golf with us soon.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

Like playing golf At this course

Golf course is a great place to play had a good game also the course is in great shape will be back to play again

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented On 07/17/2019

Thank you for the wonderful review! We're glad you had a great time.

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Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Good Value for your Money

Based on paying $30.00 to ride 18 holes, I would definitely recommend this course. The layout is well-planned with several holes that give you a chance to be aggressive at a risk or lay it up for the one-putt par. Greens were well maintained and relatively challenging, but fair.

Tee boxes could use some work in places, and some of the bunkers could use more and better sand. However, my biggest complaint (and the reason it doesn't get five stars, is the crazy amount of mosquitos on the front side (near the ponds). They really need to treat this water and/or put in some swallow bird houses. There were about four holes that we were literally just going up and hitting our ball quickly because of this.

Otherwise, great course and I would expect to be returning with my buddy again.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented On 07/18/2019

We appreciate the recommendation!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented On 06/18/2019

Hello, David2775239. Thank you for your 5-star rating! Please book another round with us soon.

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Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented On 05/23/2019

Thank you for visiting us at Winding River Golf Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

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Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented On 04/29/2019

Thank you for visiting us at Winding River Golf Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice corse, great value

Well maintained course with very friendly, helpful staff. Greens are challenging!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun play

Course layout is fun. Greens having been recently punched were in fantastic shape. Not a long course but without a flat green to be seen, it is challenging. I would and will play again.

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

First time at Winding River

Can’t think of a single complaint. The greens are in good condition and provide a fun but challenging putting experience. The hilly landscape of the course provides many opportunities for scenic views that we often found ourselves pausing to take in. The pictures on here do not do the course justice in my opinion. I’m on a journey to play all of the courses in Indy, and this course is one I’m looking forward to coming back to.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented On 08/06/2019

Thank you for the 4-star review! We're glad you enjoyed the greens. We hope you'll come back again soon!

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Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Great course for value staff, not so much.

Winding River Golf Course is a great course and lay out, besides a couple of not so great fairways and bunkers the course was in great condition and the greens rolled true. However, as we made the turn And got to the 12th tee we were waiting on the group in front of us when we heard a loud whistle and we didn’t pay any attention to it. Then we heard it again and we turned around and two golfers were finishing up on 11 green and were whistling at us and motioning to speed up play. Well, we couldn’t because the group in front of us and then the two drove up to us and it turned out that both of them worked at the course. All three of us in the group found it very unprofessional that the staff whistled at us. Then he told us there was a “tournament” right behind us and we needed to hurry up, but we were playing pace of play and couldn’t help that the group in front was taking slightly longer than usually to find their balls. That was a lot to type, but we just thought it was very rude to pushed by two staff at the course when they can play any other time I’m sure.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing

6 hour rounds

horrible scheduling. 15 foursomes teeing off between 11am and 12pm. Course looked nice, but wasn’t willing to tee off 45 minutes late and play a 6 hour round...

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
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Commented On 06/18/2019

We are sorry to learn you did not enjoy your experience with us this time around. We hope you'll contact us directly at the pro shop and we'd be happy to discuss this further.

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

First Time Playing

Good layout. Not spectacular. Ground very hard. Needs some maintenance. Greens were OK.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

A nice round as usual at Winding River

We play here once a month or so and was a nice round as expected.
Everything had been mowed and maintained. It was a warm day and dry conditions. For being late spring, the weeds are mostly under control.
Only saw a rough patch or two in a couple fairways. The fairways were not cut super short, but easily differentiated from the rough and good.
Most of the greens are in great shape. Only a couple greens had excessive ball marks, and one or two had some spots that needed love. The grass is seeding, so grain direction was important. Balls rolled pretty quick. Most greens have a pretty good slope to them and break heavy.
Tee boxes were in great shape and maintained, other than broken tees needing picked up and stepping on a few in the ground.
I like playing here. Layout is challenging and the trees can get you if hit into them. We usually go for the Golfnow Hot Deal and the price is right!
Get to see some various wildlife at times as the woods and river sets to the east and south of the entire course. A few scenic and pretty hole layouts.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

Enjoy this course very much

Enjoy this course very muchOther golfers you like to play a nice course the greens are wonderful the fairways are wonderful and the second cat is wonderful enjoy the place I do

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Poor scheduling

Our tee time was set directly behind a shotgun start scramble. I guess they made their money on our hot deal...after 3.5 hour front nine we had to call it.

Could have sent us off the back. Not an option from the guy at the counter who had no time for me. Didn’t even have a cart for us. See my previous review. Why did I go out there again?

It’s just not worth it - terrible customer service.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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