A view of the 15th fairway at Shale Creek Golf Club
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4.6
326 Reviews (326)
5 Stars
214
4 Stars
84
3 Stars
19
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
4
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.3
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.4
94.1%
Recommend this course
305 out of 326 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.8
17 Reviews (17)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.8
Value
4.6
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.8
94.1%
Recommend this course
16 out of 17 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.7
56 Reviews (56)
5 Stars
41
4 Stars
11
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.4
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.7
96.4%
Recommend this course
54 out of 56 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 7026 yards
Slope 134
Rating 73.5
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Shale Creek Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 2006
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Brian Huntley (2006)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Collared shirt required

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Accolades

Reviews

4.6
326 Reviews (326)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 22
Dinner 12
19th Hole Scenic Views 11
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 38
Water Hazards 38
Undulating Greens 28
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 29
Locals 21
A Weekend Splurge 19
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 35
In the 'Burbs 26
Convenient to the City 10

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Reviews 25
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Great place and value

I would recommend this course to anyone. Great layout

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 06/16/2022

Thank you for your kind review! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another 5-star experience. Thanks for choosing Shale Creek Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great Track

Shale creek is one of my favorite course in NE Ohio. The course is always in great shape and surprisingly the pace of play has been great the last couple times I have had a chance to play it.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 06/16/2022

Wow! We are so happy you enjoyed your round! We look forward to seeing you again soon at Shale Creek Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Definitely a must play

Staff couldn’t of been nicer. From the guy at the pro shop and Ron on the first tee, to the beer cart and staff. Course was very challenging but still had a easy feel to it. Lots of narrow fairways, water and fast greens. Carts have gps and sand on them and the course is spread out so your not really side by side with anyone. Great staff, great pace and even better course

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 06/16/2022

Hello. Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review. We're so glad that you enjoyed your round at Shale Creek Golf Club. Please visit us again soon!

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 06/16/2022

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 reviews like this that provide feedback for improvement. Always feel free to reach out to our team if there is any way we can help. Thank you for playing Shale Creek Golf Club.

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Reviews 2
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 06/16/2022

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

Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Always enjoyable

Booked a tee time online arrived about 40 min early went to the range had time to hit a few shots before going to the putting range to practice .The starter was checking in with me and advising me of my time before the first tee . Waited for the group in front of me to Make it to the green then started my round .Was able to play my round with no delays moved from hole to hole with only a 10 min wait at the turn . They had a cart person working and was available for beverages all day long .Rob the club pro has really done a great job over the years really one of the best places to play for the money

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 06/16/2022

Hello. Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review. We're so glad that you enjoyed your round at Shale Creek Golf Club. Please visit us again soon!

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 05/31/2022

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave a review. We're so glad that you enjoyed your round at Shale Creek Golf Club. Please visit us again soon!

Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Slow pace of play

Really could use a ranger to monitor pace of play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
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Commented on 05/31/2022

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave a review. We're so glad that you enjoyed your round at Shale Creek Golf Club. Please visit us again soon for an improved 5-star experience!

Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Great Course

The course was in excellent shape. I would recommend playing this course if you can.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 05/31/2022

Thank you for your review! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another 5-star experience. Thanks for choosing Shale Creek Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 17
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 05/31/2022

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at Shale Creek Golf Club. We look forward to seeing you on the course soon for another 5-star experience!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 05/31/2022

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 Shale Creek Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 3
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 Fair
Amenities Average
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Commented on 05/31/2022

Hello and thank you for your rating! We're delighted you enjoyed your round and look forward to delivering a 5-star experience next time. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Shale Creek Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 7
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 05/31/2022

Thanks so much for your wonderful review. We are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your time with us. Please visit again soon. Thanks for choosing Shale Creek Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
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Commented on 04/30/2022

Thank you so much for the great 5 star review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Shale Creek Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 05/31/2022

Thanks for the amazing review and for choosing Shale Creek Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon!

Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Course in Great Shape

Totally enjoyed Shale Creek...course was in great condition from tee to green for early spring in Ohio. It drains well. Fairways were pretty firm and greens rolled nice. Although not a pure links style course, many holes have a linksy feel to them. Traps needed some TLC as they had not been raked out yet. Plenty of challenge available with back tees over 7000 yds. A bit pricy unless you can land a GN hot deal, which I did.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
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Commented on 05/31/2022

Thanks so much for your wonderful review. We are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your time with us. Please visit again soon. Thanks for choosing Shale Creek Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 11/18/2021

Thank you for your review! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for a 5-star experience. Thanks for choosing Shale Creek Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 11/02/2021

We're glad you enjoyed your 5-star experience with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon at Shale Creek Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather

2nd time in a month

Great course, played 4 weeks prior. Course was in great shape and the greens were fast considering it was mid October.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 11/02/2021

Thank you for taking the time to review us. Your feedback is valuable, and we look forward to delivering you excellent service again soon. Shale Creek Golf Club thanks you!

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Shale Creek Review

Course was in good shape and the pace of play was acceptable.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 10/18/2021

Thank you for your review! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another 5-star experience. Thanks for choosing Shale Creek Golf Club.

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