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3.9
417 Reviews (417)
5 Stars
104
4 Stars
207
3 Stars
80
2 Stars
15
1 Stars
11
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.5
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.6
84.7%
Recommend this course
368 out of 417 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.8
43 Reviews (43)
5 Stars
9
4 Stars
20
3 Stars
9
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.5
Value
4.4
Layout
3.9
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.6
79.1%
Recommend this course
34 out of 43 reviews
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Avg Rating
3.8
61 Reviews (61)
5 Stars
15
4 Stars
27
3 Stars
12
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.4
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.5
80.3%
Recommend this course
49 out of 61 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 71
Length 6139 yards
Slope 125
Rating 69.0

Willow Run Golf Course was designed by a ubiquitous name in central Ohio, Jack Kidwell. The local designer played a role in creating many of the state's courses but he infused a different character into each. Willow Run has an interesting layout that will test your shot making skills as well as your course management capabilities. The greens are bentgrass and the fairways are accented with Ohio bluegrass. Correct placement off the tees is the key to doing well, especially on the front nine. Plenty of water comes into play throughout the golf course as well as several strategically placed bunkers. Willow Run's back nine boasts one of the most challenging par 4s in Ohio, the 13th. The green on this tricky hole is fronted by a meandering creek.

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Course Details

Year Built 1964
Fairways Bluegrass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jack Kidwell (1964)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Bunker No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Visa, Mastercard, Discover, Amex
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

3.9
417 Reviews (417)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 15
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 23
Bunkers 15
Elevation Changes 14
This course/club is great for:
Locals 20
Seniors 19
Walkers 16
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 21
Convenient to the City 14
In the 'Burbs 7

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Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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First Time Playing

Leaves everywhere

Lost few balls to the leaves. Cart path is horrible,, better off driving in the grass, greens were quick. Might come back in regular season

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 585
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Michigan Advisor
Top 10 Contributor
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
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First Time Playing

Terrible pace

Tried spending the day on the course with my 11-year-old son, but we decided to leave after only three and a half holes. They are adamant about their tee times, but not ensuring pace of play. Plus, having a very rude foursome hitting into us while we're in the fairway waiting for the green to clear isn't conducive to my son learning to enjoy this great game. I know it won't harm them in anyway, but we won't be back.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

A fair course for a fair price !

The staff is very friendly as is the price which keeps us going back. Not a huge fan of the layout so would rate that part of it as average. Conditions were good as was the pace of play. I would recommend!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 49
3.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Willow Run Fun

The golf was pretty good. Greens were a bit rough due to recent aeration. Cart paths need a lot of work.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
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Previously Played

Decent value

Decent value for the price. The cart path is terrible.

Conditions Poor
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 5
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Very Nice Course

Challenging course. Cart path is bumpy but that is my only complaint.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Best course for the price!

I usually play at this course in summer because the course has many trees around which keeps us cool during the hot summer months and it is very affordable. The layout is very nice.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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