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January 12, 2023

Spring is around the corner, and it’s not too early to begin planning your golf getaway to Mercer County. With so many great golf courses and top-quality accommodations, Mercer County is a perfect golfing destination for a getaway with friends, group and family outings, or corporate retreats.

Spring Valley Golf & Lodge

Spring Valley Golf & Lodge is an 18-hole public golf course featuring beautiful tree-lined fairways and spring-fed ponds. Each hole provides a challenging game for both beginners and experienced golfers. This family-owned golf course features stunning views as well as a 180-foot elevation change to add a challenge and adventure to the course.

They offer 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. In 2022, Spring Valley updated their facilities to include a new entertainment zone with a pool table, big screen TV, and an old-fashioned pinball game. This entertainment center is located inside their restored 1860s bar where their clubhouse and grill is also located.

The Spring Valley Clubhouse features home-cooked meals, such as their famous chili dogs, and have been updated to include a larger pro shop as well as extended seating inside their grill area.

Spring Valley also offers the Eagles’ Nest on the upper level of the Clubhouse, which can be rented for smaller groups and has been updated with new furniture. They also offer a chipping net and practice greens, as well as horseshoes, cornhole, and a fishing pond, for plenty of ways to unwind during 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 has been owned by the Kerins family for over 80 years serving as a pristine public course located in Hermitage. Rated a four-star golf course by Golf Digest, this course features lush green fairways and well-manicured bent grass greens. Golfers of all skill levels can experience a challenging adventure on this course while enjoying the stunning Shenango Valley scenery.

Featuring an 18-hole golf course and a PGA award-winning pro shop, Tam O’ Shanter has everything golfers need for an exciting spring or summer getaway.

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

Oak Tree Golf Club

Designed around four lakes by famed course architect Ed Ault, the Oak Tree Golf Club course is a picturesque and challenging 18-hole course, offering challenges and adventure for beginners and seasoned golfers. This course is well-known for its beautiful landscape, great amenities, 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 provides golfers of all skill levels with a classic country club golfing experience that plays from 5450 yards to 6369 yards. The course provides fast, well-guarded green compared with a signature hole, number 18, which is a par 3 surrounded by a picturesque water scene.

With beautiful rolling greens and scenic views at every hole, Avalon at Buhl Park is a great course to spend the day on!

Avalon at Buhl Park is located at 1030 Forker Blvd. Hermitage, PA  16148.  724-704-8806.

Grove City Country Club

Founded in 1917, Grove City Country Club is ranked as one of the top 20 courses in the area. The Club allows guests to enjoy their course with their “member for a day” program. This program includes full use of the course and range as well as the use of the Grill Room and pool. Guests are required to purchase a hotel package to utilize the Club and their 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

Built in 1969, Pill Hills Golf Course was designed by Charles Loreno and is known for its beautiful surroundings and reasonable golf rates. Pine Hills offers an adventurous and challenging course to play for golfers of all skill levels, featuring 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

This is an 18-hole public golf course located on 243 acres of contoured championship greens and was established in 1926 to provide golfers of all skill levels with an exciting and challenging experience. Pine Lakes Golf Club features a PGA-approved practice facility, developed as a place for comprehensive learning and training where golfers of all skill levels can refine their golf 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 offering beautiful, rolling terrain and a challenging game for golfers from beginner to pro.

Since 1931, this 18-hole course has offered a family-friendly atmosphere and stunning views of 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 that demonstrate the quality golf experience they offer.

Yankee Run also offers a Club Room available for rent and a snack counter with beverages and food such as hamburgers and hot dogs to refuel after a golf game. Yankee Run offers Stay and Play packages for golfers and works 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.

Buhl Farm Park Golf Course and Willow Hills Golf Center

Buhl Farm Park is nine-hole golf course, featuring a driving range, two indoor Trackman Golf Simulators, pro-shop and is the only free golf course known in the world for all to enjoy.

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

Willow Hills Golf Center in Grove City features a golf driving range, nine-hole par-3 golf course and more, serving as a perfect place for family fun.

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

Book Your Stay & Play Package today!

With the various award-winning courses to play and comfortable, quality accommodations Mercer County is the perfect place to experience an outstanding golf outing! Contact VisitMercerCountyPA.com today to learn more about their Stay & Play Golf Packages!

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