The summer is here in Ohio and golfers have spent the winter hibernating with their 9-irons and dreaming of hitting the links in 2022. 

But have they picked the right golf course? Did they join a club? 

Well, Ohio golfers can breathe easy in case you aren’t a member to a private club and didn’t do the homework on the best public golf courses in the state. Because Golfweek took care of it. 

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Last year, Golfweek listed the best public courses in each state. Here’s a key to understand the rankings: 

Key: (m) modern, built in 1960 or after; (c) classic, built before 1960. (For courses with a number preceding the (m) or (c), that is where the course ranks on Golfweek’s Best lists for top 200 modern and classic courses in the U.S.). * indicates new or returning to the rankings.

The best public golf courses in Ohio

  1. Fowler’s Mill (Lake and River), Chesterland (m)
  2. Manakiki, Willoughby (c)
  3. The Virtues, Nashport (m)
  4. Sleepy Hollow, Brecksville (c)
  5. Boulder Creek, Streetsboro (m)
  6. The Quarry, Canton (m)
  7. Stonelick Hills, Batavia (m)
  8. Pine Hills*, Hinckley (c)
  9. Little Mountain, Painesville (m)
  10. Valley of the Eagles*, Elyria (m)

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The best private golf courses in Ohio

OK, but maybe you did do your homework and did join a club. Well, if you’re wonder if you joined one of the best, here’s GolfWeek’s best Ohio private golf courses: 

  • 1. Muirfield Village, Dublin (No. 12 m)
  • 2. Camargo Club, Indian Hill (T23 c)
  • 3. The Golf Club, New Albany (No. 16 m)
  • 4. Inverness Club, Toledo (T47 c)
  • 5. Scioto, Columbus (No. 52 c)
  • T6. Brookside, Canton (No. 69 c)
  • T6. Double Eagle, Galena (No. 57 m)
  • 8. Canterbury, Beachwood (T72 c)
  • 9. Moraine, Dayton (T74 c)
  • 10. Kirtland, Willoughby (T93 c)
  • 11. NCR CC (South), Kettering (c)
  • T12. The Country Club, Pepper Pike (c)
  • T12. Sand Ridge, Chardon (m)
  • 14. Firestone (South), Akron (c)
  • 15. Pepper Pike Club, Pepper Pike (c)

original article can be found here