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4.3
322 Reviews (322)
5 Stars
122
4 Stars
157
3 Stars
33
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
5
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.0
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.8
99.4%
Recommend this course
305 out of 322 reviews
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4.3
4 Reviews (4)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
3
3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.3
Value
3.8
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.0
100.0%
Recommend this course
4 out of 4 reviews
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4.3
4 Reviews (4)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.3
Value
3.8
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.0
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4 out of 4 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 7001 yards
Slope 132
Rating 73.6
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Walden Ponds Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1997
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Shirt with collar required or mock, no denim shorts or pants.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.3
322 Reviews (322)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 8
19th Hole Scenic Views 6
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 26
Water Hazards 24
Forced Carries 12
This course/club is great for:
Locals 20
Advanced Golfers 18
Entertaining Clients 15
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 20
In the 'Burbs 17
Convenient to the City 10

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Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 40
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 90
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Top 5 Public in Cincy

This is a fantastic public option in the Cincinnati area and worth your money to book a tee time.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 493
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Michigan Advisor
Top 10 Contributor
First Time Playing

Solid subdivision course

Course is part of a subdivision and has a lot of homes around it - some in close proximity to the golf hole. Course has several standout holes: signature 5th is a beautiful hole, 8th and 9th beautiful and challenging, 10th is good and the quarry hole is unique.

If homes do not bother you, WP is a fun challenging course.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 17
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Fun course in great condition, fast greens are a good test

Second time playing this course. Had a great ime, the course itself was in fantastic condition from tee to green. The foursome in front us was a bit slow but we finished around 4.5 hours so not terrible.

It's a relatively simple layout, wide fairways and generous sized greens. The greens are quicker than most public courses in Cincinnati in my experience, which is where the challenge lies. Good number of bunkers that will keep you honest on approach shots.

The par 5 over the water is interesting (150y cary & then layup short of a creek on 2nd shot), and there's a short par 4 that doglegs a bit. #18 is cool, dogleg right with water down the right. Fun course that's not overly difficult or penal as long as you're not spraying the ball all over the place.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Rudeness

We played 18 holes in four hours, we were told we were slowing people up and ruining their experience, I told the young man that I paid just like everyone else and was not happy about being told to speed up.
The course was not worth the money I paid to play, also one hole was cart path only, I did not see sign, first time playing course, we were told by young man that it was cart path only, we obliged, folks behind us did not follow rules and use cart path only, and did not get confronted by the staff like I did, over all a very unpleasant experience and would not recommend this course to anyone.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

This course is beautiful

My first time playing this course and overall it was great. My only issue and not that it was any fault to the staff, it’s Ohio! The weather is so unpredictable and the greens weren’t in the best shape considering it was 67 degrees, again not the fault of staff. Definitely a must play course with some some long drives and challenging holes.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 23
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Awsome course

Great course! Time of year this course was in great shape, love the layout

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Great Winter Conditions

Walden was in great shape for December. It was still a little wet from the all the rain last week, but that's to be expected this time of year. The greens and fairways were in great shape for the time of year. The rough isn't real long and kinda thin due to cold weather, so really good scoring conditions. Played by myself and made it around in about 2 1/2 hours.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great course

For late Nov the course is in great shape, fast greens and a truly enjoyable experience as always

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 45
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice vourse

Great layout with fast rolling greens. Little cool out so the course was playing much longer than normal. Always enjoy playing and would highly recommend

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 17
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fall golf

Hadn’t played Walden Pond in about 15 yrs and I’m sorry I stayed away so long. For a mid Nov day the course was in great shape. Greens fast and fairways solid. Played in 3 hours 15 mins I will be back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Previously Played

Always fun

Walden is always fun to play. The only problem I ever have is the goose poop all over. Other than that the course is a blast and we'll maintained

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great as always

Course was in great shape! Golf Now was a very good price.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played

Just don’t get it?

I just don’t get what people like about this place. The layout is not great. Most holes are dead straight no doglegs. Only a few distinguishable holes. Just grab the same club for all the par 3’s because they are all the EXACT same distance. And the staff can definitely be more friendly I’ve read that in quite a few reviews. I experienced the same thing I guess. Just for the money they charge theirs other places to play in my opinion

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great layout. Great course.

Course in decent shape considering rain from previous day. Pace of play was terrible. No marshal to allow my twosome to move ahead of a slow playing foursome on front 9. Made turn and another foursome jumped ahead of us who were even slower. Frustrating round because you can’t get into any sort of rhythm as you play. Hit drive then wait with each shot. No Drinking water on course.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
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