Many know Northeast Ohio for its vineyards, wineries, and stunning views of Lake Erie, but golfers know the region for its spectacular public golf courses. Whether you are a seasoned player or a novice, the golf courses in Northeast Ohio have fantastic variety. Read on to discover five great places to enjoy your favorite sport!
Get back into the swing of things with a trip to these terrific Northeast Ohio golf courses. Afterward, take advantage of everything else that Geneva-on-the-Lake offers. Request a free copy of our vacation guide for recommendations on restaurants, spas, and more. Our guide has everything you need for the ultimate golf getaway!
5 Terrific Public Golf Courses in Northeast Ohio
The Geneva-on-the-Lake Golf Course
You’ll find Geneva-on-the-Lake Golf Course near the shores of Lake Erie, surrounded by sculpted wooded landscapes. This course opened its doors in 1927, and although it is the oldest golf course in Geneva-on-the-Lake, it remains one of the greatest! It is an 18-hole course that features 6,569 yards for a par of 72. Rolling hills and lush trees dominate the landscapes here. The slope rating is 118, making it ideal for both beginners who are searching for a challenge and skilled players looking to refine their swing.
Hemlock Springs Golf Club
Hemlock Springs is nestled in the rolling vineyards of Ashtabula County. Historic covered bridges surround this beautiful course, giving it a traditional and relaxing atmosphere. This championship golf course has served the Ashtabula community with exceptional golf for more than 50 years and features 6,812 yards for a par of 72. This course is suitable for all skill levels.
Chapel Hills Golf Course
Chapel Hills Golf Course is another fun golf course in Ashtabula County. The course difficulty is similar to Geneva-on-the-Lake Golf Course, with a slope rating of 119. If playing from the back tees, Chapel Hills spans 6,038 yards. Year after year, players rave about the exceptional greens and course condition. Ashtabula Harbor, a variety of wineries, and the historic covered bridges surround this course, making it ideal for those who are traveling with friends or family who would prefer a different activity.
Erie Shores Golf Course
Erie Shores Golf Course is the perfect place for golfers looking to unplug and reconnect with nature. It is an 18-hole course that provides players seemingly endless tranquility. The National Wildlife Federation has even designated it as a backyard wildlife habitat! Some of the course’s amenities include a clubhouse with a patio and pavilion, a full-service pro shop, PGA professionals on staff for advice and lessons, and even cross-country skiing trails in the winter.
Maple Ridge Golf Course
No list of Northeast Ohio golf courses is complete without Maple Ridge. This 18-hole course is suitable for all levels of players with an average slope rating of 114. Its 6,000-yard layout features both open play and challenging holes with wooden backs, requiring both accuracy and finesse. After an exciting day on the green, remember to stop by the clubhouse for quick eats, like pizza, and cold drinks, like ice tea and local wine.
Plan the Ultimate Golf Getaway at The Lakehouse Inn Resort
The Lakehouse Inn Resort is only minutes away from all of these terrific golf courses! After a day of play, head home to our boutique inn and unwind with a glass of wine on our lakefront patio. To help you find the perfect bottle, we offer wine tasting each day from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. If your muscles are feeling sore the next day, indulge in our luxurious spa services. A deep-tissue or relaxation massage is the perfect complement to any golf getaway.
When you select any of our rooms, like The Beach House, you can always look forward to the best vacation packages, special amenities, and spectacular service. A complimentary, farm-to-table breakfast is always included with your stay. If you are ready to plan your golf getaway, check our availability and book your stay. We can’t wait to host you at The Lakehouse Inn Resort!
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