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4.2
290 Reviews (290)
5 Stars
108
4 Stars
133
3 Stars
25
2 Stars
9
1 Stars
15
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.3
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.1
91.7%
Recommend this course
257 out of 290 reviews
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4.3
55 Reviews (55)
5 Stars
24
4 Stars
24
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.2
Layout
4.3
Pace
3.8
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.4
92.7%
Recommend this course
51 out of 55 reviews
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4.2
84 Reviews (84)
5 Stars
35
4 Stars
38
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.2
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.3
92.9%
Recommend this course
78 out of 84 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6845 yards
Slope 121
Rating 72.2

Located adjacent to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, Safari Golf Club was carefully carved from mature forests. This tight course is not particularly long, but it has a varied design that appeals to a number of different tastes and skill levels. The layout features tree-lined fairways and water hazards on several holes. There are also strategically placed bunkers lurking treacherously beside the greens. The golf course starts off with a challenging par 4 that features a dramatic drop from the tee to the green. It finishes with two demanding par 4s as well. The 17th and 18th holes both feature a slew of challenges including rolling, tree-lined fairways and tricky stream crossings. Although it presents a formidable test on some holes, Safari Golf Club's hazards are straightforward with no surprises.

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Course Details

Year Built 1967
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Dr. Michael Hurdzan (2012)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

4.2
290 Reviews (290)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 6
Course Challenges Include:
Narrow Fairways 11
Thick Rough 9
Water Hazards 9
This course/club is great for:
Locals 18
Beginners 8
Seniors 8
This Course's Location is:
Near Local Attractions 17
Convenient to the City 14
In the 'Burbs 10

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Plays A few times a week
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4.0
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Previously Played

Great day

Really nice course. Played great. Greens were freshly aerated, which made them a quite slow. Fairways and rough were perfect.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Excellent course

Played the course for the first time today. Excellent layout, fairways, and greens. Definitely will be back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
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I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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Previously Played

Slow

Too crowded. 5 hour round. Many holes have parallel fairways. Other direction players often in your fairway.

Conditions Excellent
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
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Reviews 1
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Plays Once a week
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Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Reviews 1
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4.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Great public course

This is a great little course to get out and work on your game. Not too many hazards and the holes aren't that intimidating if you can hit straight. I was paired up with 2 other guys but we had to follow an extremely slow foursome who didn't know to let faster groups to play through. We wish the ranger would've said something because by hole 15, the group behind us was hanging out with us on the tee box waiting for this group who had NOBODY I front of them. This of course isn't Safari's fault but I wish something was said to them of we were allowed to play through. We ended up finishing at 2:20 with a 9:30am tee time..

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 12
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
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Previously Played

Too slow

Pace of play was turtle slow, 4 some in front of me hit 3 times in less than 100 yds, I had to wait on a 3 some who never showed up, guy at front desk was crabby, had sharia muzzle on so I couldn't understand him either, not going back

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

Course is in great shape!

Solid track …in great condition for the play it gets!!

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

My home course

For the price cannot find better. Pay cheap golf course prices for a well taken care of course. Pace of play is slow on weekends though. The course Marshall doesn't do his job to keep people moving.
Takes about 5 hours to play 18 holes

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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