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3.6
291 Reviews (291)
5 Stars
66
4 Stars
138
3 Stars
44
2 Stars
24
1 Stars
19
Conditions
3.6
Value
3.8
Layout
3.6
Friendliness
4.0
Pace
3.5
Amenities
3.3
76.1%
Recommend this course
240 out of 291 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.3
28 Reviews (28)
5 Stars
5
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
9
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.5
Layout
3.4
Pace
3.1
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
3.9
71.4%
Recommend this course
20 out of 28 reviews
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3.5
54 Reviews (54)
5 Stars
10
4 Stars
22
3 Stars
11
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.8
Layout
3.6
Pace
3.4
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
3.9
74.1%
Recommend this course
40 out of 54 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6106 yards
Slope 123
Rating 68.9

One half of Sugar Ridge Golf Club is situated in extreme southwestern Ohio while the other half winds up into the Indiana hills. The border location may be unconventional but the setting provides a dramatic backdrop. The course sprawls across rolling hills that are abundant with wildlife. Wild turkey and deer have been known to roam the golf course. The layout has a few parallel fairways though the trees, and hills give each hole a completely secluded feel. The back nine feels more open than the front, but that may only be because of the ponds and lakes that come into play on many of the holes. Throughout Sugar Ridge Golf Club, golfers will find that the par 3s are fairly straightforward and the par 5s have sloping, uphill fairways that make them feel even longer. There are a few memorable par 4s, notable for both their scenery and level of difficulty.

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Course Details

Year Built 1995
Fairways Zoysia Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Brian Huntley

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fee
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf Simulator No
Indoor Practice No
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed No
Dress code Collared Shirt Required.

Food & Beverage

Bar

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

3.6
291 Reviews (291)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 21
Patio Dining 10
Watching the Game 9
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 26
Water Hazards 22
Forced Carries 16
This course/club is great for:
Locals 30
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 24
Advanced Golfers 19
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 18
Convenient to the City 15
In the 'Burbs 12

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3.0
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First time

Liked the course, funky layout, but fun. However, the cart path is in terrible shape. Have a chiropractor on speed dial.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
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Conditions Good
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Average with bad course management

The course itself had some drainage issues and a lot of ongoing construction between the holes. They put a 4 and 3 ball out before our two ball and as a result we took 5 1/2 hours to complete a very frustrating round. At one point their was 4 different groups on one hole. A starter on the first hole when it’s this busy would help.

Conditions Average
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Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Conditions Good
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Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
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Amenities Fair
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Sugar Ridge Golf

Course was in very poor condition, you could have a good shot just off the fairways and could not find your ball in the rough. Will not play here again. If the price were less it may be worth it but not when they are charging what a really nice course is charging.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing

Dynamic Layout

Played on a busy Saturday. Pace of play as expected. No hole is the same and kept group intrigued by course. Rough could use some work to eliminate clover, however fairways, collars and greens well kept. Course is fair and if you are staying in play, a good score is awaiting. Would play again gladly.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 12
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
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First Time Playing

Slow Slow Slow

Quit after 5 holes. Two groups waiting on 2 thru 5

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
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 Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Lot up updates

I've been playing Sugar for about 10 years. The course is in the best shape I've ever seen it. They have had a few spot over the years that were in bad shape. They have addressed all of them. The greens are perfect. They are building new homes on the course...they don't interfere with play. They have also put in a lot of new cart path. They raised the greens fees, but at least you can see they are putting money into the course.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Excellent
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice staff but pace of play was too slow

The course was in pretty good early season shape. Greens were nice and rolled true. Fairways were mostly dormant but ok. The big issue was pace of play. 3 hours for the front nine and over 2 1/2 hours for the back nine. Just too long. They need to limit the tee times for the rounds to be enjoyable.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Tee times

Shouldn't allow people to start tee times if you have others who got tee times

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

The tee boxes are not in good condition and every fairway is yellow in color and lifeless, not sure what happened to them but very disappointed. The greens are however in great condition this early in the season and the staff is very friendly.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

When a long delay!

Nice course and friendly staff. But, after having to wait over an to hour past our start time was ridiculous! They were happy to charge full price upfront, but didn’t even have the respect to tell us about the hour plus long delay, until we had already paid. Great management/customer service!!!

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
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