Ohio Feature Stories

Sleepy Hollow Golf Course

Cleveland's sports teams might struggle, but its public golf puts the 'Oh!' in Ohio

Life as a sports fan in northern Ohio has been tough over the years. Cleveland has waited longer than any other city with at least three major sports franchises to win a title. The lone bright spot in the region's sports scene has to be golf. The greater Cleveland area offers some of the state's finest public courses, especially within its value-laden Metropark system.
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Deer Run C.C. golf course - 18th

The Macke family: An important player in Cincinnati's public golf scene

The Macke family is one of the most prominent in Cincinnati's golf scene, and the game runs thick in the family genes. In 1969, Macke's father, Robert, designed Hillview Golf Course in Cleves, a 5,435-yard course still owned and operated by the family business, Macke Golf. All four of Robert Macke's boys -- Drew, Paul, Joe and Mike -- are certified superintendents.
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Aston Oaks Golf Club - hole 8

Cincinnati: A fine golf destination in southwest Ohio

Cincinnati doesn't spend too much time and effort marketing itself as a golf destination, but developers have steadily built one over the past two decades. Mix in some tickets to the Reds in summer or the Bengals in the fall and you've got a great weekend of games -- on and off the course, Jason Scott Deegan writes.
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