Sugar Ridge Golf Club
One half of Sugar Ridge Golf Club is situated in extreme southwestern Ohio while the other half winds up into the Indiana hills. The border location may be unconventional but the setting provides a dramatic backdrop. The course sprawls across rolling hills that are abundant with wildlife. Wild turkey and deer have been known to roam the golf course. The layout has a few parallel fairways though the trees, and hills give each hole a completely secluded feel. The back nine feels more open than the front, but that may only be because of the ponds and lakes that come into play on many of the holes. Throughout Sugar Ridge Golf Club, golfers will find that the par 3s are fairly straightforward and the par 5s have sloping, uphill fairways that make them feel even longer. There are a few memorable par 4s, notable for both their scenery and level of difficulty.
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THAT close to an ace on #5 Photo submitted by Emisins on 08/08/2016
Hole 18... picture of pin reflection on pond. Photo submitted by James9319667 on 04/08/2016
Carts have (2) usb charging ports Photo submitted by James9319667 on 04/08/2016
The friendly ranger (John) parking on of the new carts Photo submitted by James9319667 on 04/08/2016
Herd of 8 deer by # 14 tee box Photo submitted by James9319667 on 04/08/2016
I really do like this course. I like the layout and the opportunities and challenges that it offers. However, I have played here twice, now. Each time, pace of play was an issue. There is no starter. Therefore, players/groups just tee off one after another, after another...there is no spacing between groups. The other issue is that singles refuse to pair up out there and add to problem. Both times I played I have had to wait up to 15 minutes on tee boxes. (once I was sent out as a single, and most recently I played in a group of 3) At least once in each round I got to a Par 5 tee box and counted out players representing 4 tee times on the hole. That makes play brutal!
PLEASE Get a Starter and a Ranger!
Other than that, I like the course a lot.
Good course with some challenging and beautiful holes. Course was wet due to recent rains. Otherwise it was good.
Friendly, "go to" course
While there are some wide gaps between a few holes, my wife and I love playing here. We play from the front tees (age related), and most of the time reach GIR. They keep the course in good shape and are always making improvements. It's quite hilly and requires using shot strategy.
The course was generally in okay shape. The layout leaves a ton to be desired. There is so much travel between holes it isn’t funny. The travel from 13-14 and 17-18 is an absolute joke. Those are the worst ones but the rest are not much better. I’d consider this a cart only but not because of the hills.
Course was in good shape. Staff worked around a miscue with golf now and an outing. I can't find a way to communicate with golf now on a schedule problem. Sugar Ridge worked us in.
Too early in the season to judge
The good: challenging but fair layout, played round in three hours, beautiful scenery and wildlife (saw several deer and wild turkey). Staff was friendly and let us out early to beat the rain.
The bad: Course conditions were poor and soggy. Greens were shaggy. Can’t hold it against them in early April.
I will definitely be trying them out again once the weather is warmer to see how the course conditions truly are.
Wouldn’t honor golf now price
We booked reservations on Golfnow and drove all the way out there to find out they wouldn’t honor the price we booked it at. It was extremely disappointing and the worker was very rude and not accommodating. We will not be back. .
One hole had a plug hole within 2 feet of the play hole. For the weather I will be back again.
I normally play this course 4 or 5 times a year. Course offers great vistas of the Indiana countryside and wildlife misrepresenting some unique challenges. Course not overwhelming for a high handicapper like myself. In what has been a tough year for local courses due to extreme weather they have managed to stay very playable. Several course improvements in progress on upgrading cart paths. Nearby housing construction leads to a little extra navigation between a few holes. Great rates available thru course site and golf apps.