Mentel Memorial Golf Course in Galloway, Ohio, USA | GolfPass
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Conditions
4.2
Value
3.9
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.6
86.2%
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 7017 yards
Slope 123
Rating 72.5

Mentel Memorial Golf Course is one of seven municipal courses in the Columbus area. It underwent a major renovation in 2001 that gave it a new name, updated layout, and a new clubhouse. Although it is sometimes overshadowed by two of the city's more popular municipal courses, Champions and Raymond Memorial, it stands out for its meticulous maintenance. The fairways are well manicured and the rough is well defined. The gently undulating, easy-to-read greens also putt fast and true. There are three lakes that come into play on six holes and more than 40 strategically placed bunkers. Trees are present throughout the golf course, but they sometimes work in your favor by helping to block the constant winds. The sixth is one of the most notable holes at Mentel Memorial, demanding a lengthy drive over a hill.

Course Details

Year Built 1971
Fairways Bluegrass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jack Kidwell

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fee
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
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Collared shirt required

Food & Beverage

Snacks, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.0
132 Reviews (132)
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Reviews 1
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1.0
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Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

A well designed and maintained public course

Been playing this course for 20+ years but not much in the last 5 years or so. Conditions are very good, greens rolled well and were in great shape. Fairways were very wet and playing cart path only, which is very appreciable, but they were in great shape. Looks like the conditions have greatly improved from last memory of this place. Staff - not overtly friendly like some other Columbus courses, but I don’t play golf for the course staff either. Great shape for a December round of golf in this area, I would highly recommend if you are looking to challenge your game and want to use all of the clubs in your bag. This course plays long regardless of the tees you play and 6600 yards in December is a tall order for this weekend warrior.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Mentel - best city course!! even in the cold!

AWESOME course - but the $36 price for DECEMBER was crazy high for an empty day.

Conditions Excellent
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Rude worker didn't ruin my round

This was my first time playing Mentel and I had a bad feeling after walking in to pay but was pleasantly surprised once I actually got out there. Some Ed Orgeron-looking m-f'er at the front desk was rude as could be. Made it seem like I was interrupting his busy day and gave me static about having my cart returned by 5pm (it was a 9-hole round at 2 pm).

Had no contact with a starter or ranger at any point but course was pretty easy. Playing in early December, you can't expect pristine conditions but there was a plethora of goose poop around the greens and leaves all over everywhere, making ball-hunting pretty tough off the fairway.

Still, I had no issues with pace and had a great time actually playing a quiet round of golf. Other players I came across all seemed nice, which is pretty rare. But unfortunately rude guys at the front desk is pretty common in my experience playing golf. It's a shame because this is a great game.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Horrible and overbooked

I’ve played here twice and both times we left after around 11 holes. The course books a tee time every 2 minutes which makes for a horrible day. 11 holes took us 3 hours. For 2 of us. You will wait 15 minutes on every hole because it is so backed up and overbooked. Horrible experience both times and a waste of money and a 30 min drive.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 27
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Avoid Unless You Want Six Hour Round

Walked off course after first few holes took more than two hours. I’ve never seen a pace of play this slow. Every time we walked up to the next tee - both of the groups in front of us were still waiting to tee off.

Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great shape and friendly staff

Course was in excellent shape, Bunkers all playable and greens near flawless. My online tee time didn’t go through and they were more than accommodating. Pace of play was good for a twosome on a Sunday morning. Have fun and stay out of the trees!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

I like mentel memorial cc!

It was good enough with my friend but rental club was old club like more than 15yr’s old.
I hope to visit mentel memorial again!!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Course

Had never played here before and was pleasantly delighted with everything. Course was in immaculate conditions, staff was very friendly. Highly recommend

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

Never dissatisfied

Been playing here for a long time and has always been in great shape. I would say one of the top municipal courses in this area. Will always come back here

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

Wonderful golf course!

Very good condition!
I was very satisfied this golf course.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

GolfNow discount was NO discount

Booked GolfNow “HotDeal” only to find booking directly would have been cheaper!! Golf Course is Challenging enough for all levels of players. Great Round!!

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
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