Brickyard Crossing

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4.8
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Conditions
4.8
Value
4.0
Layout
4.9
Friendliness
4.0
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.0
98.5%
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15 out of 16 reviews
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5.0
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4.0
Value
4.0
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5.0
Amenities
3.0
StaffFriendliness
3.0
100.0%
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Conditions
4.8
Value
4.0
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.0
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort/Public
Par 72
Length 7180 yards
Slope 149
Rating 75.1
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Gold 72 7180 yards 75.1 149
Blue 72 6621 yards 72.2 142
White 72 6028 yards 69.5 137
Green 72 5590 yards 67.5 132
Red (W) 72 5038 yards 69.7 130
Scorecard for Brickyard Crossing Golf Course
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Gold M: 75.1/149 378 570 369 215 465 542 181 464 383 3567 353 462 581 193 311 551 465 206 491 3613 7180
Blue M: 72.2/142 353 510 342 194 405 518 174 430 371 3297 340 425 520 175 298 531 415 183 437 3324 6621
White M: 69.5/137 W: 75.6/143 333 492 322 165 373 489 155 370 347 3046 308 385 488 158 270 493 345 155 380 2982 6028
Green M: 67.5/132 W: 73.0/136 307 471 291 157 355 437 147 349 339 2853 285 331 440 140 246 443 336 155 361 2737 5590
Red W: 69.7/130 310 407 223 118 320 420 125 298 285 2506 245 310 425 125 220 423 292 143 349 2532 5038
Handicap 17 5 13 9 3 15 7 1 11 16 6 10 14 18 4 8 12 2
Par 4 5 4 3 4 5 3 4 4 36 4 4 5 3 4 5 4 3 4 36 72
Handicap (W) 7 3 13 17 5 1 15 9 11 12 8 4 18 14 2 10 16 6

Course Details

Year Built 1993
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 10/31
Architect Pete Dye (1993) Alice Dye (1993)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

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4.8
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Handicap 10-14
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart

Great Course

This is a great course. It was in good shape and the course it self is a great layout. I don't want to call it a hidden gem because everyone knows about it but it cannot be said enough... it is a must play.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Worth the green fees

Pros:
- beautiful course that's in great condition
- 4 of the holes are in the middle of the Indy Speedway
- fairways and greens were in great shape
- difficult greens with lots of trouble around the greens
- rental clubs were full set of 2018 Taylor Made M4s
- GPS on cards
- Nice driving range
- Friendly staff

Cons:
- somewhat high on the cost side but worth the price
- service at the bar upstairs was a little slow

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

An Adventure Golf Course

I would say the nicest golf course in the area. I would play this golf course again and again. Highly recommended...

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Indiana Advisor
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Great spring conditions

I've ben here 3x now in the last few months, i always look forward to playing here. Got to play an outing today, course was in great shape. I was here in March & the Oct. punch on the greens was still around, but today they were great. We had postcard weather.

We haven't had a lot of rain, so you could tell conditions were a little firmer & fast (which I enjoy). Was surprised by a few employees harping on us for briefly leaving the cart path a few times, as if heading over a very dry hill to drive around people was going to do damage. (A bit much).

Grass is always consistent out here, today no exception. I would put the par 3s here up against any course in the area. I dig the volcano green inside the track and even from white tees, all of them play tough.

Course is doing some renovating, fixing creek area on 15, 17, adding in some stacked sod bunkers (10, 14) which is looking pretty cool. I like how Pete messes with the player off the tee; you'll find out you have room to drive the ball when you get out to fairway.

Very reccomendable facility, one of my favorite in the area.

Conditions Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Indiana Advisor
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great day at the Brickyard (Usually is)

Played Sat morning at 1030a, was just about perfect weather. I usually get our here once a year or so, and this was very much as expected. Course was in great shape (it's fall, so punched greens were in play. Front 9 was punched recently, back 9 was a few weeks ago). Tee boxes, fairways, rough, greens and sand were all top notch. Rough is usually long, so 6in of Bluegrass in some areas made for some punch-out salvages. I hit waaay too many bunkers on the front 9, and can testify they were in pretty good shape. (There were obvious places were golfers hadn't raked. Somewhat surprising at this price point, you'd expect the field to be more aware of etiquette). Pace was just ok - we had groups in front us all day and they played pretty quick. But...

We had two groups behind us that seemed to flex between playing as an 8-some and splitting up. Then they started hitting into our group. As in hitting into fairways we were still playing, then hitting into greens we were walking on (rolled into one our putters). Not only dangerous due to flying golf balls, but getting close to flying punches. We had to call the pro shop and get personnel on site to avoid conflict. We learned this was a "bachelor party" - clearly they were partying already. I've been to bachelor parties, some including golf; never decided to be RichardHeads for no reason to strangers. Un-excusable. Staff held the little boys back a full hole in timeout (I'm sure the rest of field wasn't thrilled) and we finished the course's great last 6 holes in peace.

Great Fall day, they were testing Mazda's on the road track, so we got serenaded by raw engine power for a big part of the day. Pete put some railroad ties on this one, and built some nice elevation changes on a few holes (fond of the fall-off areas on this course). Course has a few strategically placed bunkers and water hazards, requiring you to shape a good shot to get a good look. The home holes played into a 1-2 club wind, so that does make them a little more interesting! (I'm talking about you Hole 17...).

I always enjoy my time at the course, it's one of the state's best. Conditions being so consistent means you know what you're paying for. Too bad about the clowns behind us, but discounting that trash makes for a great time.

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

Cool experience and really solid course

The course on its own is 4 stars, then add the Speedway and that's half a star. Hitting shots with that background is spectacular. One hole even plays up to the back of the bleachers so you could bounce it off the concrete bleachers and stay in the fairway!
Each hole is fun and really solid with subtle turns and elevation. It's a great round of golf, plus several holes in and along the Speedway.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 25 Contributor
Indy Advisor
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Lives Up to Reputation

Was lucky enough to play Brickyard, and am looking forward to returning for another challenge. The course has all the traditional Dye characteristics of undulating greens, paneled sand traps, and deep chipping areas. It is in immaculate shape, and lives up to the reputation its earned as one of the top public courses in the state. The final stretch of holes will test your game after a tough round.

The price is a premium, and you're paying somewhat for the novelty of playing inside the race track. It is pretty cool when you drive under to play the 4 holes within the walls of the speedway. It's unreal how expansive IMS is. The staff was a bit snooty, honestly, and could've used a smile or something to calm down a bit. Otherwise, it's a memorable experience and one you have to try at least once, even at full freight, if you're in the Indy area.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

Great place to play in May

How could you not want to play the Brickyard in May? The cars are out on the track qualifying an your can feel it running through your body getting you revved up. The course conditions are great but it would be nice if they could catch the grass they cut in the rough. Wayyyy too much grass on your spikes you have to clean after each shot. The bunkers are great to hit out of an the fairways; the rough was thick and tough to advance in most spots if you find it. The greens could use a touch more speed as they ran a little slow where speeds weren't an issue. The layout is fantastic and the undulations of the greens and fairways add a nice touch.

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

Great experience

This is a wonderful golf course. The layout is very challenging and beautiful.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Championship Course

I have played courses that hosted PGA events and overseas courses that are annual stops on the European tour and the condition of this course is just as good if not better. Absolutely beautiful, smooth fairways and greens! The course is also pretty challenging with big but difficult greens, strategically placed hills and deep bunkers, drop offs, creeks, and lakes. Some of the holes are reminiscent of other masterpieces of Dye's like hole 11...you'll swear it is the 18th at Sawgrass. Being around and in the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (4 holes are in the infield), made the experience even better. The staff was friendly and the GPS-equipped carts made sure for an accurate, enjoyable day. We did wait a minute or two on the group in front of us each hole, but for a Sunday morning with a full course, the marshall's did a pretty good job making sure things moved along...they even asked if we'd like them to go tell the group in front of us to speed up or to let us play through. All in all, definitely worth the $100/round...I am very glad I got a chance to mark this course off the golf bucket list and would like to play it again

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

DO NOT SPEND THE MONEY!!!!

Brickyard trades on the name. The golfers we encountered along with the staff very rude. Self entitled comes to mind. RUDE. Very very short. Driver wedge all day over 5 hours to play. The starter stacks you up every 5 minutes its a joke. Front 9 is bland. Back is ok, Was in nice condition but its driver wedge all day and a very long day. Play the Fort or Eagle Creek Sycamore is far harder.

Conditions Good
Value Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Terrific

This is a great course. A Pete Dye redo with 4 holes inside the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Generous fairways and big but difficult greens. A good test from all sets of tees. The last 4 holes are very difficult with a creek being a real problem. #15 is as good of a par 5 as you will ever see. Put it on a lake or ocean, and it would be a classic.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Amazing Experience!!!!

Treat yourself to this Gem!!! Pristine conditions, fantastic layout, and the history of the Indy 500 echoing across the fairways! Shoot even par on the four holes inside the track and enjoy a golf experience of a lifetime! Unbelievable that a course of this caliber is smack dab in the middle of city streets!!! A real treat... I'll be back!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

Very fun and challenging course with special feel to it

The course has some holes inside the Indy track. The first is a par 3 that was very challenging, yet fair. The fairways were generous and the greens fast and well maintained. A very good course and well worth the money. The staff was extremely accommodating and friendly.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Indy Favorite

I love this course. Great mix of holes. Great greens that putt true. The three holes inside the track make this course so cool. Great staff that are always helpful.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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