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4.8
77 Reviews (77)
5 Stars
64
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.8
Value
4.7
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.7
98.5%
Recommend this course
76 out of 77 reviews
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4.6
28 Reviews (28)
5 Stars
20
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
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1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.7
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.7
StaffFriendliness
4.7
96.4%
Recommend this course
27 out of 28 reviews
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4.7
38 Reviews (38)
5 Stars
30
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
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1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.8
Value
4.7
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.7
StaffFriendliness
4.7
97.4%
Recommend this course
37 out of 38 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6801 yards
Slope 135
Rating 72.2
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Sandy Pines Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1973
Fairways Bent grass
Greens Bent grass
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 11/15
Architect Tim Nugent (2005)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code A shirt with a collar or mock golf shirt is required to play Sandy Pines Golf Club.

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Golfers' Choice (2021 #12)
  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Off-course amenities in the U.S. (2021 #12)
  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Course Conditions in the U.S. (2021 #20)
  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Indiana (2021 #1)

Reviews

4.8
77 Reviews (77)
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Reviews 13
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

An attractive looking course

It's an attractive looking course, still very green in November. The front 9 is superior, with some rolling terrain and holes a bit more interesting. Hole 2 was my favorite. Back 9 is flat, and more cramped with narrow housing boundaries and water hazards. The greens were a good speed, but a bit choppy, perhaps due to aerification a while ago? Pace of play was good, the golf carts are great, and the restaurant is nice. It was a positive experience, and I would go back.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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 7
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 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course was just aerated, so greens were a lil bumpy and sandy, but tis the season. The rest of the course was in good shape. Pace was a lil slow but a former Chicago Bears player, his wife and company were in front of the group ahead of us, so, pretty cool. Over all a good experience and would definitely recommend to anyone

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 95
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
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 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 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fantastic

Course was in great shape and it’s very challenging. The only thing we wish they had was someone serving drinks during the round.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Jose C.

The course is in really good condition and tests all your golf abilities. The pace was a little slow, but the course was packed. Bring extra balls since there are a few holes with tight fairways. The hot deal for $50 is a fair price.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great Course!

This is a great course. I am not a good golfer and it was one of the harder courses I have golfed. The grounds are spectacular, tons of staff working to keep it nice. Refreshment cart came by 5 times on our full round. Luxury quality golf carts.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Amazing experience!

From Texas, I met my cousin from Chicago to play here. Both our first times and we’re already wanting to make this a yearly trip.
The course was stunning. Nicest public course I’ve ever played on, and rivals the private courses I’ve been lucky enough to play. For the price, experience, friendliness of staff, restaurant, cleanliness, you can’t beat it. What a great time! Although it’s not a terribly long course, it has a great layout and you have to play strategically which is great fun.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 60
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 17
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Amazing course

This is an amazing course that is usually very expensive to play I seen that there was a hot deal for the day and decided to make the drive to play and was quite surprised to see how nice this golf course is the greens are alittle fast and take some getting used to but after that nothing but good times and make sure you stop at the restaurant at the turn amazing food overall would recommend this course to anyone 10/10 quality and experience

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 49
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing

Lush, beautiful and appealing

This is a fantastic facility Course is in perfect shape - greens , fairways, tee boxes all great! I don't know how they do it but the rough is also luscious and tough to get out of - in mid July no less! Go play now !

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Sandy Pines

Course was in excellent condition, even though everything around is dry.(bit of a drought) Greens are very receptive and roll true. Always enjoy playing at Sandy Pines.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
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 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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