Best in State
The best golf courses in Ohio
Though Ohio is most recognized in the golf world as Jack Nicklaus’ home state, its many notable parkland courses have it in the running for the best golf state in the Midwest. In fact, Nicklaus took up the game at one The Buckeye State’s best courses, Scioto Country Club, where he was mentored by club pro Jack Grout, who would become his lifelong teacher. In our latest America’s 100 Greatest and Second 100 Greatest Courses ranking, Ohio has eight courses inside the top 200, tied with Illinois for the most of any state in the Midwest.
Below you'll find our 2023-'24 ranking of the Best Golf Courses in Ohio.
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New Albany, OH
Pepper Pike, OH
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