Gray at Ohio State University Golf Course
The 18-hole Gray course at the Ohio State University Golf Course facility measures 5,985 yards from the longest tees for a par of 70. The course rating is 67.3, and it has a slope rating of 103 on bentgrass.
Designed by Alister MacKenzie, Ohio State's Gray golf course opened in 1940.
|Red (W)||71||5311 yards||69.6||109|
|Gray M: 67.0/111||324||186||300||127||326||387||365||512||400||2927||385||180||460||204||310||500||374||160||300||2873||5800|
|Scarlet M: 64.7/106 W: 70.0/115||301||166||280||100||307||374||298||471||305||2602||362||170||440||180||298||473||359||129||289||2700||5302|
|White M: 61.6/100 W: 65.9/107||240||166||280||100||245||320||180||471||305||2307||300||110||360||150||260||400||280||129||265||2254||4561|
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About as much touch as a bowling alley.
Either they’re having a greens keepers revenge thing or the greens keeper here needs to be fired. Everything is cut down WAY too finely. The fairway is like most greens and the greens are like most parking lots. Even the rough was like most fairways. It’s like the greens keeper was cutting like he was expecting torrential rain for days and not being able to cut for a week or something:
Even if all that happened the course would only then be in normal condition. I can see the Scarlet course being finely shaven on the surfaces that are supposed to be short. It’s supposed to be tough, plus the pros play on it. The gray course is supposed to be the easy one, though from the terrible job they do with the greens it’s hard to tell. Even the chopped up fairways they’re having people tee off from on the par 3s it’s like what’s the point of trying to “save” the regular tee boxes if you’re going to have people hit off that?
Normally I’d recommend to others but not in this way too finely shaven shape. Save your money and go play in a local parking lot.
Always a fun course
The course was in good shape considering the recent rain/melted snow. In peak season it’s a fantastic course that always rewards good play, but in this time of year you don’t get much bounce (as with any course in the area). The only quibble I would have at present is that the past few months they’ve mowed their greens much shorter than necessary, making it so getting touch is putts is next to impossible. Overall a really fun course that I would highly recommend to anyone who has access to it. The $25 offseason rate is great too!