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4.2
249 Reviews (249)
5 Stars
129
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
8
1 Stars
8
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.1
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
3.5
Amenities
4.2
88.2%
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227 out of 249 reviews
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4.2
41 Reviews (41)
5 Stars
22
4 Stars
11
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.0
Layout
4.5
Pace
3.3
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.4
85.4%
Recommend this course
35 out of 41 reviews
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4.2
52 Reviews (52)
5 Stars
26
4 Stars
16
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.0
Layout
4.5
Pace
3.4
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.4
86.5%
Recommend this course
45 out of 52 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

4.2
249 Reviews (249)

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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Conditions Excellent
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So play

Twice this year I’ve been out there and pace was way to slow

Conditions Good
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Great round

First time at the course. Really had a great time. Played with 2 individuals that play here often so I had some local knowledge which really helped. Front and back nines are completely different which was interesting. The conditions were great. Very fun tract. Will play here again when I'm in town.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
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3.0
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Great layout, great people, but always slow play...

I play here a lot (I live very close by) but I don't think I've ever completed a round in less than 5 hours. It's a great layout, the staff is always super friendly and the food/drinks here are fantastic. Many of the greens are beat up (typical for late summer) but overall the course is in good shape. Just wish they could fix that slow play problem.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
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4.0
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Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
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5.0
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Previously Played

Layout of the course has a variety of challenging holes along with holes that the average golfer can reach in regulation. The greens are fast especially if you are above the hole. Definitely would recommend the course to anyone that is interested in playing it.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
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First Time Playing

Worst golf experience ever

Tee time: 3:00pm. Didn’t start until 3:10.

Front 9: 2 hours 56 minutes
Left after 14 holes: 4 hours 32 minutes

Arrived at the 5th tee 1 hour and 10 minutes into the round. Discovered we were one of 5 groups on waiting near the tee. Proceeded to sit there for 40 minutes before beginning to play the hole.

I’ve never reviewed a course. I’ve never asked for my money back (and didn’t today but should have). But this experience was so bad it deserved to be shared as a warning.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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Reviews 20
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
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
I Recommend This Course
1.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Great course

It was what I was expecting and wanting. I had a late tee time and wanted to zoom around the course. But the pace of play was slow. Several groups with kids but it was nice to see. I also was teamed up with a twosome on date night.

The back 9 was challenging and breathtaking. Wished I wouldn’t have finished in the dark. I will be back.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
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 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 21
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 49
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
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First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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