With the winter we've had, I'm sure you are itching to get outside just like me. Won't be long! Here's some inspiration! A few local golf courses to plan on visiting as soon as the weather breaks!

WHERE: 500 Roscommon Dr Springfield OH 45503
Windy Knoll Golf Club, established in 2001, is one of the newest in the Springfield area and an excellent course. The Brian Huntley design has masterfully preserved and integrated many of the characteristics of the original horse farm. You are sure to enjoy the excellent course conditions in addition to the “Risk / Reward” character of many of the holes. These features, along with multiple tees on every hole, make Windy Knoll an enjoyable challenge for players of all skill levels. Check out The Stables for great food too! Here's the menu: http://www.stablesatwindyknoll.com/  I live about 3 minutes from this course and frequent it the most.


WHERE: 5575 N River Rd Springfield OH 45502
Locust Hills Golf Club is a 36-hole public golf course located just outside of Springfield, OH. The two 18-hole courses are named the Maple and Locust Course. Both courses are golfer friendly but can provide a challenge to all skill levels. The course is well manicured and was named the 2007 Ohio Golf Course Owners Association Course of the Year. A fun course that I've played a lot.


WHERE: 1325 S Bird Rd Springfield OH 45505

Offering two unique 18-hole golf courses. Each course is unique in it's design and natural terrain.  The South Course offers a gently rolling terrain that provides an excellent challenge as well as an ideal course to walk.  The North Course has more elevation changes and winds through a more dense forrest.  It is a championship layout that has played host to two NCAA Division III National Championships, several Ohio Opens and USGA qualifiers. Both courses are in excellent condition and boast some of the best greens and playing conditions around.  Both are fun courses to play.


WHERE: 2800 New Germany Trebein Rd, Beavercreek, OH 45431
Beavercreek Golf Club is one of Ohio's premiere public golf facilities and a 4 1/2 star course listed in Golf Digest's "Places to Play." This is a top-tier public course that feels like a private country club. The layout is nestled among woods and meandering streams. The setting is perfect for the challenging, yet relaxing design of this unmatched course. Multiple tee lengths accommodate players of all skill and experience levels. I love this course, but find it to be a bit beyond my skill level, lol.

WHERE: 2469 Dayton-Lakeview Rd New Carlisle OH 45344
Sugar lsle Golf Country is an 18-hole par 72 public facility set upon gently rolling terrain. The course, which plays up to 6,754 yards, features a combination of bent grass tees and greens with bluegrass fairways. Kidwell‘s design brings into play water hazards on more than half of the course’s 18 holes and a total of 20 white sand bunkers. These obstacles along with several fairways lined with mature trees blend with a degree of forgiveness to provide Sugar Isle with a layout that can offer a challenge to accomplished players while still maintaining an accessibility to golfers of all ages. A nice course that is usually pretty peaceful.