You’ve never seen golf courses like this. For a sport that revolves around experiencing the great outdoors, golf is even more spectacular when played at a state park. Six of the Great Ohio Lodges offer on-site golf courses, each one with its own unique layout and unmatched beauty. Whether you’ve never played or have been at it for years, you’ll find a course that suits your style at any of these lodges.
This 350-acre course was designed by Jack Kidwell, and has been played by golfers of all skill levels since 1982. With 18 holes and a serene pastoral setting, the Deer Creek Golf Course is a place of true relaxation.
Visit the Deer Creek website or call the pro-shop 740-204-5712
Golf is truly a natural encounter at Hueston Woods. No major roads, high-tension wires, or housing developments: only the natural surroundings of an Ohio state park. This is an 18-hole, par-72 championship golf course.
Visit the Hueston Woods website or call the pro-shop 513-273-7194.
Critically acclaimed and covering 1,850 acres, the Maumee Bay Golf Course takes you along protected wetlands and Ohio’s beautiful north coast. The par-72 course was designed by Arthur Hills and offers 18 holes in a Scottish-links layout.
Visit the Maumee Bay website or call 513-438-8515
Set in Guernsey County’s misty valleys and open meadows, Salt Fork State Park is an experience that golfers of all skill levels can appreciate. You’ll find rolling fairways and expansive greens throughout this par-71, 18-hole championship course.
Visit the Salt Fork website or call 740-206-9216
Get a jump on golf season at Shawnee: it’s one of Ohio’s first locations to “green up” in the spring. Designed by Jack Kidwell and Mike Hurdzan, this 18-hole course is perched on a bluff above the Ohio River and offers scenic, unique challenges.
Visit the Shawnee website or call the pro shop 740-212-1545
Rolling terrain makes for a challenging course that’s worth the effort at Punderson State Park. Stretching over more than 6,800 yards, this Jack Kidwell-designed golf course features 18 holes and a setting in Ohio’s most charming scenery.
Visit the Punderson website or call the pro shop 440-332-7580