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4.1
203 Reviews (203)
5 Stars
104
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
5
1 Stars
6
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.2
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
3.6
Amenities
4.2
90.4%
Recommend this course
187 out of 203 reviews
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4.0
31 Reviews (31)
5 Stars
12
4 Stars
13
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.0
Layout
4.5
Pace
3.7
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.4
87.1%
Recommend this course
27 out of 31 reviews
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4.1
44 Reviews (44)
5 Stars
17
4 Stars
20
3 Stars
2
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4
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.1
Layout
4.6
Pace
3.7
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.4
88.6%
Recommend this course
39 out of 44 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6920 yards
Slope 129
Rating 73.4

Golf architect Arthur Hills designed the Legendary Run, an affordable facility that offers country club-caliber golf in spic-and-span surroundings and with what management calls "the friendliest service in the world." Scottish links golf courses inspired the front nine of the golf course, which sits on 200 acres of land and features six lakes, and holes are named accordingly: Troon, St. Andrews and Turnberry, for some examples. It's a different story on the back nine, which weaves through woods and was influenced by holes closer to home, such as those found at Augusta, Winged Foot and Shinnecock.

Book two weeks in advance to ensure you get on for a round on the Legendary Run golf course, and leave your metal spikes at home - there's no reason to worry, as, conditions permitting, you can take your golf cart off the path if necessary. A far cry from Cincinnati's recreational golf courses, this one requires a collared shirt (mock, if you must) and non-denim pants (shorts work, too). The pro shop will dress you if need be.

A bonus for eco-thinking golfers: The Legendary Run counts itself among the members of the Audubon Sanctuary Program and enforces respect of the natural habitat.

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Course Details

Year Built 1997
Fairways Bent Gras
Greens Bent Gras
Golf Season Year round
Architect Arthur Hills (1997)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes
Practice Hole Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar, Snacks, Restaurant, Beverage Carts

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Accolades

Reviews

4.1
203 Reviews (203)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 8
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 15
Elevation Changes 13
Undulating Greens 13
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 18
Locals 15
Entertaining Clients 10
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 17
In the 'Burbs 14
Convenient to the City 8

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Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Fun Course!

Course design was a lot of fun. Course was in great condition especially considering the fact it was early January. Fun to play a course with all kinds of elevation and dog legs. Would recommend to anyone!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Worth a google

Played in January but the curse was in decent shape anyway. They are working on the layout. Can’t wait to see it in the spring.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 20-24
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 18
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

"Legendary" Conditions

Course was in great shape. Fairways and greens were in excellent condition and had not yet been subjected to aeration or top-dressing for the end of the season.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Way overpriced

Course layout is great the condition is not worth what they charge you. Just played a six hour round Marshall’s do little to nothing to hurry slow groups and they overbook tee times. The vineyard and elks run nearby much more bang for your buck

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Greens and Grunge

I love Legendary Run and play it frequently every year. They have had some problems with their greens this season - not sure if it's a fungus or what but some were in pretty poor condition. Otherwise well maintained.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Best in the area!

If you are in the Cincinnati are, you need to make it out to this course. Challenging but fair and in excellent condition. #5 is one of the most difficult holes in Cincinnati but still really fun. I highly recommend playing 18 if you can since the two nines are completely different styles. The staff is top notch and the restaurant has some great selections.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good Round

Excellent course conditions. Impecable timing by the starter.

Conditions Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
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Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

High Price-Poor Condition

The greens were in very poor condition. You can see the dried out mower tracks. Several greens has "dead" spots of grass. Almost ALL greens had ball marks not repaired. The rough was extremely high...needed cut. The price of $67.00 is outrageous for the course and its conditions. Had to wait on every hole. The course is in dire need of a course marshal AND intensive green management. Would not recommend playing. there several other course nearby that are in better condition AND better priced!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Need to do something about pace of play

Please please please hire a ranger. Way too nice a course to always be so backed up. I’m laying in my cart as 3 groups are on #4 and the group behind us is also waiting for us.

Unfortunately this isn’t uncommon

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Challenging layout in need of some work

Legendary Run is a great course that presents a very challenging layout. Shot placement is key and the greens are on the smaller size. We noticed quite a bit of wear on the tee's and greens. Obviously the course gets a lot of play, and too many players are not fixing divots or ball marks. Pace of play was good.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Good Experience

Staff was Great, Practice facilities worked, great value for Sunday afternoon round, lunch included, bucket of balls was 5 bucks. Pace of play was SLOW on front 9 but could have just been the group in front, opened on on back 9. Def will go again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart

What a fantastic course in Greater Cincinnati area

The course is one of the fantastic public golf course in Cincinnati area. If you play 18, the course offers free lunch with drink. Green, fairway, and all other facilities have been maintained very well.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 10-14
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 Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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