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3.9
169 Reviews (169)
5 Stars
41
4 Stars
88
3 Stars
25
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
11
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.2
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.8
83.6%
Recommend this course
145 out of 169 reviews
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4.4
8 Reviews (8)
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
5
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.5
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.4
100.0%
Recommend this course
8 out of 8 reviews
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3.9
34 Reviews (34)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
17
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.1
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.3
85.3%
Recommend this course
29 out of 34 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 6672 yards
Slope 119
Rating 71.3
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Winding River Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1963
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ron Kern

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

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

3.9
169 Reviews (169)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 6
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 12
Undulating Greens 10
Bunkers 8
This course/club is great for:
Locals 13
Seniors 10
9-Hole Rounds 9
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 12
Near the Airport 7
Worth the Drive 7

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Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Very Nice!

My summer golf around the US has been a great success thus far. This was the third course so far and I have to say it was pretty good!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Wow the greens

Slanted greens. Almost Augusta like. Very pretty park setting. Hilly as well. I'll play it again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 33
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
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 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
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 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Greens always in great shape

One of the best courses for the $ around. Don’t be above the hole you can forget about it. Good mixture of tough and easier holes. Drivable Number 11 red barn hole is my favorite. Great for all levels. Cart paths suck.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Decided to play here because course was in great condition 2 months ago. Not so great now after lousy weather in Indiana. Tees and fairways need work. Greens had been recently aerated so putts would not roll well at all. Glad I got it with a hot deal!.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 16
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Dry & slow

I've played at Winding River a number of times over the years. This year I've only played there a few times. But this year the course was very dry. Today, the tee boxes were so dry I could hardly get my tee in the ground. The greens were decent, but the fairways were really dry. The pace of play was also very slow today. We had to wait a long time on almost every hole.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Playing this course was good value. It was reasonably priced. But, it felt like a bit of a case of "you get what you pay for" - The course conditions were inconsistent and poor at times. Not watered, some patchy greens, very hard and bouncy fairways and greens.
Enjoy it for the cost, maybe not the conditions.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played

Plan on a 5+ Hour Round at This Course

Tee times are stacked on top of each other and no martial to ensure a decent pace of play. Groups typically don’t know golf etiquette (or they don’t care). The course is in great condition but you may as well book a course where they care more about your overall experience than how many tee times they can book in a hour. That is unless you don’t mind waiting 10 minutes on every tee to hit your ball.

Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
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Commented on 09/23/2020

Thank you for reviewing us, u314160757259. We see you rated the course 3-stars and are interested in learning what we can do to improve before your next round. Feel free to comment on this review or reach out to the team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you and we hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

NO STARTER AMD DOES NOT FOLLOW COVID GUIDELINES

They have signs saying wear a mask but don’t make customers wear them in the clubhouse. I asked them about following the guidelines and they said they did not enforce them, cuz it is merely a recommendation. The course was backed up and no starter helped the pace of play. Clearly they over book in order to get their money.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

30 Minutes Late to Start

I typically golf at Winding River once to twice a year. I typically only golf here when I find a hot deal. Fairways and rough are always in great shape. Greens are always is in “ok” shape. Always liked how they take advantage of the hills that they have on the course to make for blind tee shots. Driving range is always very nice and well kept, clubhouse is nice and large with enough food options for when you are making the turn and the pro shop is always clean and organized with someone waiting to service you. The main complaint I have about this course is always the same. Their is always a large backup off the first tee on the weekends. The hole is a nice starting hole, that is always nice and straight and I understand the errant shots that come from all types of golfers to get going for their round. My issue is not that, my issue is that it’s not managed to get people off when it’s their time to go.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
1.0
Previously Played

They over booked and a family of 3 kids in front of us took forever and hit multiple balls. Course use to be great

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good Challenge

Liked the course. The tree lined fairways will make you pay if you miss the fairways. That is the most challenging part of the course. Keep it in the fairway and you should score well.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 08/06/2020

We're glad you enjoyed playing at Winding River and its challenges! We hope to see you out here again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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Commented on 07/30/2020

Hello, u755227083. 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 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 08/06/2020

Thank you for visiting us at Winding River Golf Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Golf

I love this course. It is challenging. If you are semi serious about your golf game, then you will enjoy this course. Friendly staff. Very good course condition as usual. Yes, there is great demand for this course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/03/2020

We're honored you love playing at Winding River Golf Course! We hope to see you back again soon.

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