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4.3
279 Reviews (279)
5 Stars
136
4 Stars
101
3 Stars
27
2 Stars
10
1 Stars
5
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.3
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.9
89.0%
Recommend this course
253 out of 279 reviews
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4.5
57 Reviews (57)
5 Stars
35
4 Stars
18
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.5
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.7
93.0%
Recommend this course
53 out of 57 reviews
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4.5
63 Reviews (63)
5 Stars
38
4 Stars
21
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.6
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.7
93.7%
Recommend this course
59 out of 63 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Resort
Par 71
Length 6782 yards
Slope 128
Rating 71.9
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Sawmill Creek Resort
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Course Details

Year Built 1974
Fairways Winter Rye
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season April - October
Architect Tom Fazio (1974)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts 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, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Collared Shirt, No Cutoffs, Denim OK

Food & Beverage

Snacks, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Ohio (2016 #6) (2015 #6)
  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Course Conditions in the U.S. (2016 #24)

Reviews

4.3
279 Reviews (279)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Patio Dining 22
Drinks 21
19th Hole Scenic Views 15
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 29
Water Hazards 27
Undulating Greens 25
This course/club is great for:
Locals 24
Advanced Golfers 23
A Weekend Splurge 16
This Course's Location is:
At a Resort 26
Worth the Drive 24
Near Local Attractions 16

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Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Great this year

This year one of the best. We play every year before visiting put in bay. The course was in great shape, pace was good, and the staff as always very friendly.
If it's a rainy day beware cause the course can hold some water but staff work to keep it playable. Just a great experience here.

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
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Awesome course

Great layout great staff, Tom Fazio designed

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Refund or credit

Only got to play front nine was terrible because excessive watering and greens full of sand since back nine was closed had to play front nine again. Please credit my account $20

Conditions Poor
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Reviews 5
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Not Informed

When I got there they did not tell me the front 9 had just been aereated and filled with sand. The Greens were terrible. They also forgot to tell me that the back 9 was closed. I am not happy about this and think you should credit my account!

Conditions Poor
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 09/17/2022

Thank you for reviewing us. We see you rated the course 3-stars and are interested in learning what we can do to improve before your next round. Feel free to comment on this review or reach out to the team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing Sawmill Creek Golf & Racquet Club, and we hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Great shape

Fairways and greens perfect condition on back nine which we played twice since front 9 was being aerating .
Long par 4's were fun.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 10
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 219
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Sawmill in Great Condition

Sawmill has some of the largest greens I have ever played, and this day had some wicked pin-placements. I have to make an excuse for a horrible day of putting, but some holes were cut on hills & slopes of these expansive greens. Greens are fast, but held incoming shots nicely; the fairways are cut nice, but the rough is very penal --thick & long grass (to the point you could lose a ball within a yard off fairway). I think those challenges added to the slow play of groups ahead ........plus there was some cutting as our group made the turn; no starter late in the day, and after a morning Outing. Drainage & sideboards have helped the Hallway Hole #12, which is still a Par6 for us old guys. Thanx to GolfNow for the Hot Deals special pricing, and I shall return, gotta redeem myself after poor putting & scores.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Shape

The course is in the best condition I have seen it in in 20 years

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 55
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
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
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 09/08/2022

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We see you rated the course 1 star and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit. We take single-star feedback very seriously at our course. You are welcome to comment further or reach out to our team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thanks for choosing Sawmill Creek Golf & Racquet Club.

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Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 08/29/2022

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We see you rated the course 2-stars and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit. We take customer feedback very seriously at our course. Please reach out to our team in the golf shop and tell us what's on your mind.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 5
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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