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3.6
111 Reviews (111)
5 Stars
24
4 Stars
58
3 Stars
19
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
8
Conditions
3.6
Value
3.9
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
3.5
Amenities
3.5
74.9%
Recommend this course
94 out of 111 reviews
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3.5
12 Reviews (12)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
5
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.7
Value
3.7
Layout
3.8
Pace
3.3
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.1
58.3%
Recommend this course
7 out of 12 reviews
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3.7
23 Reviews (23)
5 Stars
5
4 Stars
11
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.0
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.2
73.9%
Recommend this course
17 out of 23 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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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

3.6
111 Reviews (111)

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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Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
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First Time Playing

Horrible booking.

I schedule a 8:50am tee time as a single. I get to the course and there is an outing getting ready to start, 17 teams of 4. Now normally when a place books an outing they close it down to the public for a certain amount of time, not these money hungry people. Then to top it off I get forced to join a group of 3 that spoke very little english and we couldn't communicate. It was the worst round of gold I have ever played, almost 3 hours to finish 9 holes. I didnt even bother with the other 9. Would not recommend this course to anyone.

Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

better than working

the course was average in every area...but..it was still fun playing...no serious complaints but not one of the better courses in indy

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

So so

This course definitely has potential, but is in desperate need for some upgrades. Traps are like concrete, and cart paths are almost gravel. Definitely a $25 course.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 09/10/2019

We appreciate you taking the time to give us your feedback. We will look into the concerns you raised and continue to grow. We hope you'll join us again soon.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Not Great but not bad either

First time playing this course, it is a 55 min drive for us. We were not thrilled that we drove so far to play this course.Its a good community course, so if you live in the area will be good to play on a weekday evening or some low key weekend. The course has bunkers but they are mostly not it play or even maintained very well as they probably don't see much action. No water in play either just straight up holes layed next to each other except 1 hole. Greens are well maintained, grass overall is well maintained.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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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
Difficulty Moderate
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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
Difficulty Moderate
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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 A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played

Winding River

Biggest issue I have is with green complexes and tee boxes. First the greens. Most of the greens are built into side of hills that have zero flat spots, keeping the ball below the hole is paramount. If you leave above the hole stopping your putt or chip is practically impossible, hole 2, 9 and 14 are great examples of this. You must know where to miss. Tee boxes, all par 3 tee boxes where indistinguishable from my own lawn which I mow at 3 inches, ok I did exaggerate but hitting flyers was the norm on par 3’s. Fairways where manageable as was the rough. Hope so his helps the next group.

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

Nice to play the course again

The course was in good condition, even after some rain. The pace of play was very slow as there were some groups playing extremely slow. Overall it was a good golf day just slow going

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
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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