Upper Lansdowne GC: #3Upper Lansdowne Golf Course

Upper Lansdowne Golf Course
17565 Winchester Rd
Ashville, Ohio 43103
Pickaway County

Phone(s): (740) 983-2989
Website: www.upperlansdowne.com


Upper Lansdowne Golf Course was designed by Ohio native Jack Kidwell, who contributed many courses to his home state. Originally opened as a nine-hole course in 1961, Kidwell came back in 1995, along with Michael Hurdzan, to design another nine holes. Now at 6,691 yards from the tips, the golf course offers a good amount of length without being overly strenuous. The course begins with a fairly gentle front nine but the terrain gets hillier as you move onto the back. Kidwell incorporated a variety of challenges throughout including strategically placed sand traps and contoured mounding. Water also comes into play on a few holes, most notably on Upper Lansdowne Golf Course' signature, the par-3 15th. This hole plays downhill to a peninsula green. You’ll have to stick it or you’ll likely end up in the water.

Upper Lansdowne Golf Course
3 stars out of 5 (based on 2 reviews)
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A view of the club's signature hole #3 at Upper Lansdowne Golf CourseA view of the 5th green with water in background at Upper Lansdowne Golf CourseA view from the 8th Championship tee at Upper Lansdowne Golf CourseA view of the 4th green at Upper Lansdowne Golf Course

Golf course details

  • Holes: 18
  • Designed by: Dr. Michael Hurdzan, Jack Kidwell, Jack Kidwell
  • Public/Private: Public
  • Year opened: 1961
  • Golf Season: Year round
  • Guest Policy: Open
  • Tee times welcomed: Yes
  • Fairways: Winter Rye
  • Greens: Bent Grass

Facilities

  • Pro in house: Yes
  • Driving range: Yes
  • Rental clubs: Yes
  • Rental carts: Yes

Green fees price ranges

Course policies

  • Metal spikes allowed: No
  • Dress code: Appropriate golf attire. No Tank Tops or Cutoffs.
  • Credit cards accepted: VISA, MasterCard Welcomed

Length, slope and rating for each tee

Tee Par Yardage Slope Rating
Blue 72 6691 114 70.8
Red 73 4979 111 67.3
White 72 6161 109 68.3

Reader Ratings / Reviews

  • Upper Lansdowne Golf Course
    2 stars out of 5
    by Brian Daniels
    on June 01st, 2017 18:13
    I have golfed there off and on for the past 15 years. It's a country course with a really nice layout. It's reasonably price but could use some work here and there but nothing major. This past memorial day I made a 10:15am tee time. When I arrived they had ran out of carts. There was a foursome in front of us waiting as well. I inquired to the associate in the pro shop and she had no response. I'm not the sharpest knife in the drawer but according to my calculations to get a cart at my tee time the first group would have had to tee off at 6am. I waited another 30 min,got my money back, called the course down the road for a tee time and went there instead. I may never go back.
  • Upper Lansdowne Golf Course
    4 stars out of 5
    by MNH
    on July 02nd, 2009 16:18
    This course has come a long way in just a few short years....with all new staff and a new grounds crew, these guys have really turned this place around. I also heard that the Superintendent is doing all this with a staff of 4.....wow! The greens here are like no other I have ever played....and the fairways are in good condition too. It is a must play course if you have never been to this hidden gem.
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