The sixth largest city and forth largest metropolitan area of Ohio, Dayton is also famous for its many golf courses and country clubs. And some of these private golf courses have been home to several PGA Championships. One of the notable private golf courses of Dayton includes the Meadowbrook Country Club. This private club was established in 1924. This exclusive, members only club was designed by Alex Nipper Campbell. The tree-lined rolling fairways, well placed bunkers and beautiful greens offer a number of opportunities for competitive sportsmanship.
Dayton golf courses are famous for their unique features and the Meadowbrook is well known for its outstanding par 72, 18-hole course. Players of all skill levels can be equally comfortable at this Dayton golf course thanks to its design. The men's course of this country club has a rating of 70.9 and the slope rating is 131; the ladies course has a rating of 73.3 and a slope of 122. This golf course has four par 5s and four par 3s and on 3 holes water comes into play. The pro shop, full-service locker rooms, and bag storage facilities are designed to cater to the needs of the golfers. Discounted merchandise is available for the club members. Meadowbrook Country Club offers a practice facility that includes driving range and a well-trimmed putting green. Bill Williams, a PGA Head Professional, leads the golf instruction program along with his talented staff.
Meadowbrook Country Club, with its Golf Outing feature can be an ideal destination for corporate functions and social and charity golf outings. One can entertain their colleagues and business clients at this historic and challenging course.
Another Dayton golf course that offers the best golf club value of the area is Greene Country Club. This golf course was the dream of a group of Xenia and Fairborn families and was completed in 1960 covering 165 acres of rolling hills in the eastern Miami Valley. Later in 1993 this private golf course expanded and renovated its clubhouse. Greene Country Club is considered as one of the Dayton golf courses that offer the perfect country getaway. Cities like Dayton and Springfield are only a short drive away and the Wright-Patterson AFB takes only a few minutes to reach by car. In addition, the country club is accessible to other parts of Miami Valley via I-70, S.R. 35 and I-675.
The golf course of Greene Country Club is one of the most challenging and best maintained courses of Miami Valley. The bunkers are strategically placed and the course boasts of its large bent-grass greens and challenging tees. This 18-hole course has three par 5s and three par 3s. In addition, the country club offers both long and short practice ranges, putting green and practice bunker.
Ben Stewart, the golf professional of Greene Country Club provides lessons for the beginner and low-handicapper. The club offers one of the top rated Junior Golf programs of the state. Greene Country Club has hosted many corporate golf outings over the years. In fact it is the combination of an outstanding course, impeccable services and great food that make this private golf club one of the best-in-region.