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3.9
132 Reviews (132)
5 Stars
31
4 Stars
59
3 Stars
25
2 Stars
8
1 Stars
9
Conditions
3.5
Value
4.1
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.0
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.5
82.6%
Recommend this course
111 out of 132 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.7
21 Reviews (21)
5 Stars
6
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.2
Value
4.0
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
4.1
76.2%
Recommend this course
16 out of 21 reviews
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3.8
34 Reviews (34)
5 Stars
12
4 Stars
12
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
5
Conditions
3.3
Value
4.0
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.1
76.5%
Recommend this course
26 out of 34 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 7038 yards
Slope 134
Rating 74.6
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Winding Ridge Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 2000
Fairways Bent
Greens Bent
Architect R. N. Thompson (2000) Art Kaiser (2000)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Reviews

3.9
132 Reviews (132)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 11
Bunkers 7
Forced Carries 7
This course/club is great for:
Locals 9
Advanced Golfers 7
Beginners 6
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 8
In the 'Burbs 7
Worth the Drive 6

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Played On
Reviews 15
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Mounds abound

Really interesting layout. Tons of water, some really tough, long holes. Few trees in play, but those that are make straight shots a premium. Played in mid-Dec., so not expecting pristine greens, but overall course was in good shape. Really fiun terrain, with huge distances in between holes.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Rude staff, terrible condition

Showed up for our tee time and the man at the counter was on the phone. Kept talking while we stood to check-in and wasn’t even talking to a customer by what I heard of the conversation. When he finally got off the phone, he offered no apology. It was amazing how rude he was.

We finally get on the course and it is in appalling condition. Greens that are torn up, fairways that would be rough anywhere else. Tee boxes that are torn to shreds and not even level. All in all it was abysmal.

The only nice thing are the carts, they offered a comfortable tour of this atrocity.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 11/12/2020

Hello, thank you for taking the time to review the course. We would like to first start by apologizing for your experience during your round. Please know that this is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We are going to escalate your feedback to our team so we can make the necessary improvements before your next round and will continue to work towards an excellent experience by using your comment for guidance. Thank you for playing Winding Ridge Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun course

Interesting layout, has some challenges but also rather forgiving if you make a bad shot, greens were soft and fairways were in Very good condition. The majority of the homes had a pretty good distance from greens to the next tee box so walking would take a bit longer, recommend a cart. Would play again!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Can’t Complain

Used the hot deal to play 18 with a cart for $23 at 11:10AM. You really can’t beat that! I usually shoot around a 96. While this course had a handful of short, easy holes, most of them were pretty challenging for someone like me. I really enjoyed it! Sure, there’s some crab grass on the boxes and some dead spots on the green but for the money I paid I’d happily play here again.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Goat Ranch

Quite likely the worst-maintained course in Indianapolis.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 09/15/2020

Hello, Brady. Thanks for the review. We see you rated the course 1 star. We take single star feedback very seriously at our course, and we always appreciate the feedback. Please reach out to our team in the golf shop. Thank you for playing Winding Ridge Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Needs a little work but not surprised

Can’t expect a ton when you pay $28 for 18 with a card on a beautiful Friday afternoon in September. Course is showing a lot of wear after a long summer of play. Greens are completely baked or dead in some areas, tee boxes either looked like the driving range or needed to be mowed badly, and fairways were alright but in some areas it was tough to distinguish between rough and the short stuff. Overall not bad for the price, but not the best round I’ve played in the past few weeks by far.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 09/14/2020

Hi, thank so much you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars. Please be advised that we have projects underway the course conditions. We hope that you'll bear with us through this transition and give us another try in the near future. Thanks for choosing Winding Ridge Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
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Commented on 09/08/2020

Hello and thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you'll give us another try in the near future.

Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

First impression

I can imagine there are many courses that don’t have ranges. For me, that’s a problem. I play better once I have warmed up and synced my tempo for the round. Hitting clubs cold sucks. Or going through three or four holes and swinging the big stick for the very first time. Pace of play was a bit too slow. But that’s just the average golfers normal. Course had some area that were pitiful. But on par with the price I thought which was reasonable. We walked the course and it’s about 7.5 miles from the blue tees depending on your accuracy. But it’s golf. So it was fun to play. Try it

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 09/08/2020

Hello and thank you for reviewing the course. We apologize for the delay of play during your round. This is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. With an uncharacteristically full day, we work hard to accommodate everyone who visits our course and allow our guest the chance to complete their rounds. With that in mind, we are working to best control pace and allow everyone to finish in a reasonable amount of time. We will continue to look for ways to improve. Thank you for playing Winding Ridge Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Had tons of fun - tricky greens

Each hole had its own challenges and I liked the variety. It was a great price for 18 holes and it took us roughly 4 1/2 hours to finish. We're not pro golfers by any stretch so I'm sure a better golfer could finish it much more quickly! I'll definitely go again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Friendly laid back course

Perfect course for beginner golfer or intermediate players. Pace of play is what you’d expect for weekend afternoon golf. An enjoyable day on the links.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good value for casual round of golf.

Staff was friendly and course offers enough challenge for the average golfer.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

Poor Customer Service

Was told that after only playing 6 holes that I couldn't get a rain check. Huh? This is one of them good ol boys network here. Never felt welcoming. Especially since my companion was Caucasian. Never again even if it was free of charge.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 07/21/2020

Hello Naythan, thank you for reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for your experience during your round. Please know that this is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. Be advised, we are going to escalate your feedback to our team so we can make improvements before your next game and will continue to work towards an excellent experience by using your comment for guidance. Thank you for playing Winding Ridge Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Don’t care about COVID.

If you’re a single: they make you ride with someone if they have the same tee time.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 07/20/2020

Hello, thanks for the review. We see you rated the course 1-star. We take single star feedback very seriously at our course. We always appreciate the feedback. Please reach out to our team in the golf shop. Thank you for playing Winding Ridge Golf Club.

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