Golf enthusiasts may find Columbus, Ohio a great place to visit during holidays or vacations. The hometown of Jack Nicklaus, the legendary architect and golf player, Columbus provides a remarkable golfing experience no matter what skill level is. Columbus is a home to a couple of the most stunningly-designed golf courses in Ohio. And the private golf clubs in the city brag of their disheveled nature of the terrain and tree-lined aisles.
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Below is a list of the four topmost remarkably stunning golf courses in Columbus, Ohio. If you have the chance, make sure to play in any of these golf courses this summer or be an onlooker at the golf course that Jack constructed at the 2014 Golf Memorial Tournament!
1. Wedgewood Golf and Country Club
This golf course covers about 49,500 square feet and provides a remarkable view of the 9th and 18th green. The professionally-operated pro shop caters all the necessities of every golfer. Members can enjoy both informal and formal dining. In addition, this country club is inviting non-members for occasional visits. This Columbus golf course provides a junior golf program that concentrates on rules knowledge, course management, skill development, and proper etiquette.
2. Scioto Reserve Country Club
This country club offers an 18-hole course that wind through the beautiful lakes, rolling meadows and profuse wooded areas. Barry T. Serafin, an eminent golf architect designed its stiff grass fairways, greens and tees. This golf course includes five series of tee boxes and twelve lakes. It has a 133 on Bent grass slope rating.
3. Moundbuilders Country Club
This is one of the most antiquated golf courses in Columbus and it opened since 1910. Tom Bendelow was the one who designed this 18-hole golf course. This private country club was created around the Primitive Native American Earthworks. This golf course is challenging because it has a rating of 71.8 and par of 71. The rating of the slope is 119 on Bent grass.
4. Little Turtle Golf Club
Nestled along the scenic Big Walnut Creek is a pleasant place for the golf aficionados to spend their leisure time. This golf course was designed by Pete Dye and opened in 1971. Little Turtle Golf Club gives private club experience at reasonable rates and has a course rating of 72.1. It has a slope rating of 131 on Bent grass and a par of 72.
This golf club has already hosted a couple of United States Golf Association (USGA) Amateur Qualifying Tournaments such as the USGA Junior Amateur Quality Tournament held last 2008. The clubhouse is famous as the “amusing private club in Columbus, Ohio”. The Grille Room provides remarkable pub style menu and a casual ambiance that is perfect for small social gatherings.