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4.6
296 Reviews (296)
5 Stars
169
4 Stars
101
3 Stars
12
2 Stars
9
1 Stars
5
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.7
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.4
96.3%
Recommend this course
278 out of 296 reviews
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4.6
36 Reviews (36)
5 Stars
22
4 Stars
14
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.7
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.7
100.0%
Recommend this course
36 out of 36 reviews
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4.6
72 Reviews (72)
5 Stars
50
4 Stars
20
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.7
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.7
97.2%
Recommend this course
70 out of 72 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Links
Par 71
Length 6834 yards
Slope 135
Rating 73.2

Windy Knoll Golf Club is known among locals as being one of Springfield's best public golf courses. The course was built in 2001, though you would not be able to tell from its traditional links design. It manages to be a classic links golf course while still being a challenge. The site was originally a horse farm and the design incorporates some of the features from the terrain's former use. Water hazards come into play frequently throughout the golf course and there are trees and rough lining the fairways. Golfers will find many risk-reward opportunities on the course, one good example being the par-4 eighth. This hole plays into the prevailing wind and if you miss your drive, you may find yourself in one of the eight bunkers surrounding the undulating green.

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Course Details

Year Built 2001
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Architect Brian Huntley (2001)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "The Down Under Par Golf Academy at Windy Knoll"
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper attire must be worn at all times in The Stables, on the golf course, and on the practice facilities. T-shirts, bathing attire, gym and tennis shorts, cut-offs, short shorts, tank tops, halter tops and other similar dress are not permitted.

Food & Beverage

Snacks, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Accolades

Reviews

4.6
296 Reviews (296)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 11
19th Hole Scenic Views 7
Patio Dining 7
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 21
Bunkers 19
Undulating Greens 17
This course/club is great for:
Locals 14
Advanced Golfers 13
A Weekend Splurge 10
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 19
Convenient to the City 16
Near Local Attractions 6

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Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 32
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Conditions Good
Value Good
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Friendliness Average
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Reviews 44
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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Consistently fun course from 1 to 18

Windy Knoll is a pretty nice course just an easy one hour drive from Columbus and one I’d definitely recommend for anyone in the area, especially if you get a nice hot rate on GolfNow! Bonus points for the par 3 third hole where I scored my first Ace.

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

Worth the drive!

We drove up from Cincinnati to play this course and would do it again. Interesting layout, challenging holes, and the course was in nice shape. Definitely recommend!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

S L O O O O W play !! need a RANGER please

We play this course at least twice a year because it is conveniently located & is a decent distance for us shorter hitting seniors. Would play more often if the pace of play wasn’t soooo slow. We keep coming back hoping not to have the same frustrating experience as last time but haven’t lucked out yet.

Two suggested solutions to slow pace are:
1) Space tee times at least 10 minutes apart so fairways are not
3 groups deep per hole.
2) A RANGER !!!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

great time

The course was in excellent shape. the pace of play was very good.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Fall golf

The course was in great shape considering it was October. You have to hit good shots or the course will make you pay. That's what I like about this course.

One of the best public courses in Central Ohio.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 51
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Weekday Escape

Took a day off from teleworking to get some fresh air and sunshine. The greens and fairways were in great shape. Played 18-holes in just under 3 hours. Highly recommend.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 69
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

Great afternoon at WK

Had a great afternoon with a close friend at WK. used a golfnow promo on top of a great rate. Pace was great especially having another twosome (one walking) inviting us rhru. Course is in great shape including the traps.... they are adhering to Covid 19 protocol and all is good here. It helped having rain earlier which may have scared off others. Love the course. It is about a 50 min drive but worth it...

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 15
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 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great day of golf!

Beautiful course, took many pictures., everything in perfect condition from tee box to greens. Thank you!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good day on a good course

The golf course was in really good condition considering the lack of rain Our area has received. The greens were a little slower but rolled extremely true. There were some burned-out spots in the rough in Fairway here in there. The largest distraction was the pace of play. Our group waited on every shot the entire round. Great course for the value

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 69
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

Warm day at Windy Knoll

Played solo today after getting a great rate along with a promo code on golfnow. The weather was typical August.... Hot, humid, sunny and dry... I laid out my tee boxes for a 5,700 yards between white and gold tees. I wanted an opportunity to score and not always hitting woods as a second shot. My strategic tee box choice worked out well for this 67 year old. It was a true pleasure to play when you could hit iron shots to the green as opposed to woods to the green. There was a foursome on the back nine who were gracious to allow me to play thru. The course was in great shape and traps, while I didn’t have the pleasure of landing in one, looked very playable. They have all the carts set up with a plastic separator so two can easily ride per cart in compliance with Covid 19. Enjoyed the quick play and ability to score on a challenging but playable track I laid out for myself....

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

First timer playing this really beautiful course.

Very nice challenging course with plenty of variety of holes. This course booklets needs to be updated with current water hazards. Staff was super friendly. Easily completed the round in less than four hours.

I made the one hour drive from Columbus and will definitely come back with my buddies.

Enjoy!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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