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3.9
276 Reviews (276)
5 Stars
92
4 Stars
111
3 Stars
38
2 Stars
22
1 Stars
13
Conditions
3.8
Value
3.9
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
3.8
Amenities
4.0
79.7%
Recommend this course
222 out of 276 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.7
43 Reviews (43)
5 Stars
11
4 Stars
16
3 Stars
9
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.5
Value
3.7
Layout
4.1
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.5
72.1%
Recommend this course
31 out of 43 reviews
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3.7
52 Reviews (52)
5 Stars
14
4 Stars
21
3 Stars
9
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.6
Value
3.8
Layout
4.1
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.5
76.9%
Recommend this course
40 out of 52 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6642 yards
Slope 126
Rating 71.9

The lush, rolling terrain occupied by Bent Tree Golf Club was sculpted into one of the most popular championship golf courses in central Ohio. Dennis Griffiths, the course's architect, seamlessly blended the design with the natural features of the landscape. The abundant natural water hazards come into play on half the holes and Griffiths strategically incorporated several well placed bunkers. The terrain's gentle undulations provide some interesting slope in the greens that place a priority on accuracy. Bent Tree Golf Club's par-4 eighth hole is especially demanding. It may be short at only 334 yards but it is surrounded by bunkers on all sides. It is followed by another tricky par 4 that requires both distance and accuracy in order to navigate the tree-lined fairway uphill to an undulating green faced with bunkers to the front and back.

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Course Details

Year Built 1989
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Denis Griffiths (1989)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code No tank tops or cutoffs

Food & Beverage

Snacks, Grill

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

3.9
276 Reviews (276)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 16
Patio Dining 15
19th Hole Scenic Views 7
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 28
Water Hazards 24
Forced Carries 14
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 23
Locals 19
Seniors 14
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 22
In the 'Burbs 15
Convenient to the City 13

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First Time Playing

Challenging course

The course is challenging, but makes me want to come back and do better. A TON of bunkers in the fairways and surrounding the greens.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 11/04/2022

Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Bent Tree Golf Club.

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Reviews 24
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Fall Golf at BentTree

All is good at Bent Tree, it was a breezy day, but the course was great, and the course workers were very friendly and helpful.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 11/04/2022

PoppyD, thank you for your kind words! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another 5-star experience. Thanks for choosing Bent Tree Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Awesome course

A very fun course, with a lot of open fairways for decent driver shots. Greens were in fantastic conditions.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 11/04/2022

Wow! We are so happy you enjoyed your round, Jono93driver! We look forward to seeing you again soon at Bent Tree Golf Club.

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Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Haven't played there in 20 years bunkers used to be kept nice of course conditions weren't near as good as they were 20 years ago

Overall fun course friendly staff dreams have been aerated a month ago and we're pretty good considering it was wet and that dewy morning but had fun always enjoyed the course would recommend it to anyone

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 11/04/2022

Hi, u314163192101. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Bent Tree Golf Club.

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Reviews 5
3.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
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Commented on 10/26/2022

Hello. We appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review. We would love to know how we can earn those last two stars next time! Thanks for playing Bent Tree Golf Club.

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Reviews 30
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing

Nice track

Lots of small greens. Nice layout. Front is easier than back. Friendly staff.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
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 6
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 10/10/2022

Hello, mmcnelis. We appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review. We would love to know how we can earn those last two stars next time! Thanks for playing Bent Tree Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 10/04/2022

Hello. We appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review. We would love to know how we can earn those last two stars next time! Thanks for playing Bent Tree Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing

I wouldn’t recommend this place to anyone

First off, my review may be different from other experiences because my tee time was late in the day (6 pm) and I was told there was a tournament that took place before us. However, the divots and overall care for the course was completely disregarded. The tee boxes were absolutely destroyed. Because the driving range is right in the center between the first hole and the 5th hole, there were yellow practice balls EVERYWHERE on the course. The 7th hole was an absolute nightmare due to terrible tee box conditions and overall course conditions. Rough was poorly maintained and the sand traps were in pretty bad shape. The 3rd hole was genuinely fun to play as well the 8th but by the time we got to the 8th, I wasn’t even having fun anymore. I’ll admit I’m not that good at golf but this course was unplayable for me and my partner. I have never walked off during a round of golf until now. Lastly, overbooking. We sat at the 5th tee box with 3 other groups waiting to play the hole for 30 minutes. Don’t book so many tee times on a tournament day. I really wanted to give this course a better review because I’ve heard it used to be a great course, but I can’t. It’s just too poorly cared for.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
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Commented on 08/20/2022

Thank you for taking the time to review and leave feedback on your recent round with us. We would like to apologize for any inconvenience you experienced. Your feedback is extremely important to us. It is always our utmost goal to provide our golfers with a fun and enjoyable time and apologize if we missed the mark. For further resolution in this matter, please feel free to reach out to our staff in the pro shop at (740) 965-5140. We hope to hear from you soon, and thanks for choosing Bent Tree Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
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Commented on 08/08/2022

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
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
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Commented on 07/26/2022

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, u314161820960! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Bent Tree Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/26/2022

Hi, Datdude. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Bent Tree Golf Club.

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Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Losing it?

Played a late afternoon round for $31. Which was ok, but more $$$ than that I would not. It’s been a bit since my last round here. No particular reason just other options. The general course conditions are not what I recall. Tee boxes need moved around more to allow sod to heal. Bunkers seem neglected. Some fairways and greens have weed infiltration. Some greens have badly damaged/loss of turf. Landscaping overrun with weeds. Kinda sad. Not what I recall at all.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
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Commented on 07/26/2022

Hello JBirdie88, thank you for taking the time to review us, and for the 3 stars. We're sorry to hear the course may not have been in the best shape on the day of your round. We appreciate your feedback as we work to make any necessary improvements. Thank you for choosing to golf with us, and we look forward to seeing you again soon at Bent Tree Golf Club.

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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Would not play again!

Tee boxes are in horrible condition, very long grass and dead grass was abundant. Fairways were basically the same as tee boxes. Bunkers had limited if any playable sand and did not appear to have been raked for months.(note this review was a few days after 5-8 inches of rain the week before but no rain the 3 days before i played) Greens are also in bad shape with many large areas on edges of the green where it was merely a pile of sand and you have to remark your ball location to even make a putt. I was absolutely disappointed and cant imagine how this nice layout of a course could get to this point. Something is very wrong with the course management to get to this point. Do not waste your time or money. I would pay $25 and still be disappointed. I paid $49. Wont be back.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Awesome course

This course was great - I had never played it. It’s expensive but definitely one of the nicest I’ve played around Columbus!

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/08/2022

Hello, u881550334. Thank you for visiting us at Bent Tree Golf Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

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