Spring Adventures

Spring Adventures

Early Spring Golfing Opportunities are Abound in Mercer County

February 17, 2022

The spring season is quickly approaching. With the new blooms and sunny weather spring brings, it’s time to start planning your next golf outing!

Mercer County is home to a wide variety of beautiful and challenging golf courses to enjoy this spring and was named America’s Top 10 Golf Destinations by Golf Digest. For beginners and pros alike, Mercer County has the perfect golf course for everyone to enjoy.

Spring Valley Golf & Lodge

Spring Valley Golf & Lodge is an 18-hole public golf course that features stunning tree-lined fairways and spring-fed ponds. Each hole is a new adventure, providing a challenging game for both beginners and experienced golfers. Framed by beautiful farm country, this family-owned golf course features amazing views as well as a 180-foot elevation change to add a challenge to the course that everyone can enjoy.

Spring Valley is known as the only golf course in Mercer County that provides on-site accommodations, offering a customizable Stay & Play Package for groups from 2 to 44. Spring Valley has a lodge that features rooms with two beds, a private bath, air conditioning, and a common room with a TV.

The Spring Valley Clubhouse features homecooked meals, such as their famous chili dogs. You can enjoy your delicious meal on their outdoor decks then unwind around the fire pits, hot tubs, and pool. Spring Valley also offers the Eagles’ Nest in the upper level of the Clubhouse, which can be rented for smaller groups. There is also offer a chipping net and practice greens as well as horseshoes, cornhole, a fishing pond, and paddleboat rentals to add even more fun and adventure to your golf outing!

Spring Valley Golf & Lodge is located at 496 Bestwick Rd., Mercer, PA 16137. 866-507-1406.

Tam O’ Shanter of PA

Tam O’ Shanter, owned by the Kerins family for over 80 years, is a pristine public course located in Hermitage. This course, rated a four-star golf course by Golf Digest, features lush green fairways and pristinely manicured bent grass greens. Golfers of all skill levels can experience an exciting and challenging course as well as the stunning Shenango Valley scenery during their golf game.

With an 18-hole golf course, driving range, and a PGA award-winning pro shop, Tam O’ Shanter has everything a group of golfers needs for an amazing spring getaway. Golfers can take advantage of the Stay and Play packages to make their group outings convenient and memorable.

Tam O’Shanter of PA is located at 2961 S Hermitage Rd. Hermitage PA 16148, 724-981-3552.

Oak Tree Golf Club

The Oak Tree Golf Club was designed around four lakes by famed course architect Ed Ault. This course is a picturesque and challenging 18-hole course for golfers from beginner to expert. This course is known for its stunning landscape, comfortable amenities, and well-maintained and manicured rolling greens.

Oak Tree Golf Club is located at 48 State Line Road, West Middlesex, PA 16159. 724-528-9985.

Avalon at Buhl Park

Avalon at Buhl Park offers a classic country club golfing experience that plays from 5450 yards to 6369 yards. The course provides the fastest and most well-guarded green that golfers, beginners and seasoned players alike, have seen on any course. Their signature hole is number 18, a par 3 that is surrounded by a picturesque water scene, stretching to 220 yards.

With beautifully manicured greens and a breathtaking scenic view at every hole, Avalon at Buhl Park is a stunning and fun course to spend the day on!

Grove City Country Club

The Grove City Country Club, founded in 1917, is ranked as one of the top 20 courses in the area. The Club allows guests to enjoy the stunning private course with their “member for a day” program. This program includes full use of the course and range as well as the Grill Room and pool. Guests are required to purchase a hotel package in order to utilize the Club and its traditional country club services. Grove City County Club is located at 73 Grove City Road, Grove City, PA 16127. 724-748-4912.

Pine Hills Golf Course

Pill Hills Golf Course, built in 1969, was designed by Charles Loreno and is known for its scenic surroundings and reasonable rates. Pine Hills is known as an exciting and challenging course to play by many golfers and features 6,013 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par 72.

Pine Hills Country Club is located at 263 Leech Rd. Greenville, PA 16125, 724-588-8053.

Pine Lakes Golf Club & Resort

Pine Lakes Golf Club & Resort, owned by J.V. Ferrara, was named “Best Places to Play” by Golf Digest Magazine and is an 18-hole public golf course located on 243 acres of contoured championship greens. This 4 ½ star course was established in 1926 and provides golfers of all skill levels with an exciting and challenging experience. Pine Lakes Golf Club also features a PGA-approved practice facility that was developed as a place for comprehensive learning and training where golfers of all skill levels can practice their game.

Stay and Play packages for groups of any size can be booked from Mid-April to Mid-October. Pine Lakes Golf Club will handle the booking process for your golf outing from start to finish.

Pine Lakes Golf Club & Resort is located at 6233 West Liberty St. Hubbard, Ohio 44425, 330-534-9026.

Yankee Run Golf Course

Yankee Run Golf Course is an 87-year old, 150-acre public course featuring beautiful, rolling terrain and a challenging and exciting game for golfers from beginner to pro.

This 18-hole course, since 1931, has offered a family-friendly atmosphere and stunning views of its picturesque tree-lined fairways. Yankee Run was named “Golf Course of the Year” by the Ohio Golf Course Owners Association and “Top 100 Must Play golf courses in Ohio” by Golf Styles Magazine. They also received a 4-1/2 Star Rating by Golf Digest Magazine Places to Play, among several other accolades.

Yankee Run offers a Club Room available for rent and a snack counter with beverages and food such as hamburgers and hot dogs. Yankee Run offers Stay and Play packages for golfers. They work with various local hotels such as the Holiday Inn Express and Suites of West Middlesex, Pa, and the Park Inn Radisson in Sharon, Pa. for accommodations.

Yankee Run Golf Course is located at 7610 Warren Sharon Road Brookfield, Ohio 44403. 330-448-8096.

Willow Hills Golf Center and Buhl Farm Park Golf Course

For those looking for family fun, Willow Hills Golf Center in Grove City features a golf driving range, nine-hole par-3 golf course and more.  Buhl Farm Park is another nine-hole golf course, which features a driving range, two indoor Trackman Golf Simulators, pro-shop and is the only free golf course known in the world.

Willow Hills Golf Center is located at 109 George Jr. Rd. Grove City PA 16127. 724-748-3375.

Buhl Farm Park Golf Course is located 1290 Forker Blvd., Hermitage, PA 16148. 724-308-7883.

Book Your Spring Stay & Play Package today!

With the many award-winning courses to play and quality accommodations available, Mercer County is a great place to plan your spring golf outing! Contact VisitMercerCountyPA.com today to learn more about our spring Stay & Play Golf Packages!

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