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As the weather begins to warm up, the golfing season has finally arrived! At VisitMercerCountyPA, we’ve put together a guide to the area’s most prestigious and award-winning golf course to make your golf getaway fun and relaxing.
Mercer County named one of America’s Top 10 Golf Destinations by Golf Digest, is home to world-famous golf courses. Whether you want to bring your coworkers for a corporate retreat or have a fun weekend with friends, Mercer County has the right golf course to meet your needs!
Owned by the Kerins family for over 80 years, Tam O’ Shanter is a public course located in Hermitage. Rated a four-star golf course by Golf Digest, this course features beautiful green fairways and manicured bent grass greens. Golfers of all skill level s can experience a fun and challenging course as well as the stunning Shenango Valley scenery.
With an 18-hole golf course, driving range as well as a PGA award-winning pro shop, Tam O’ Shanter has everything a golfer needs for a great getaway. Golfers can take advantage of convenient Stay and Play packages to make their group outing a success.
Tam O’Shanter of PA is located at 2961 S Hermitage Rd. Hermitage PA 16148, 724-981-3552.
Pine Lakes Golf Club & Resort, named “Best Places to Play” by Golf Digest Magazine, is an18-hole public golf course located on 243 acres of contoured championship greens. Established in 1926, this 4 ½ star course provides golfers of all skill levels with a fun and challenging experience. Pine Lakes Golf Club is owned by J.V. Ferrara and features a PGA approved practice facility developed as a place for comprehensive learning where golfers of all skill levels can practice.
Stay and Play packages for groups of all sizes can be booked from Mid-April to Mid-October. Pine Lakes Golf Club will handle the booking process for you from start to finish.
Pine Lakes Golf Club & Resort is located at 6233 West Liberty St. Hubbard, Ohio 44425, 330-534-9026.
The Spring Valley Golf & Lodge is a family-owned 18-hole public golf course that features beautiful tree-lined fairways and spring-fed ponds. Adventure awaits at each hole and offers a challenging game for both beginners and experienced golfers. Framed by rolling farm country, this course features beautiful views as well as a 180-foot elevation change to add to the challenge and adventure of the course.
Spring Valley is the only golf course in Mercer County with on-site accommodations, offering a customizable Stay & Package for groups from 2 to 44. Spring Valley’s lodge features rooms with two beds, a private bath, and air conditioning, along with a common room with a TV.
Their clubhouse features homecooked meals, like their famous chili dogs as well as outdoor decks, fire pits, hot tubs, and a pool. Spring Valley also features the Eagles’ Nest, in the upper level of the Clubhouse, which can be used for smaller groups. They also offer a chipping net and practice greens as well as horseshoes, cornhole, fishing pond, and paddle boat rentals for when you are taking a break from golfing.
Spring Valley Golf & Lodge is located at 496 Bestwick Rd., Mercer, PA 16137. 866-507-1406.
Yankee Run Golf Course is an 87-year old, 150-acre public course featuring lush, rolling terrain and a challenging game for golfers from novice to expert.
Since 1931, this 18-hole course has offered a family-friendly atmosphere and beautiful views of picturesque tree-lined fairways. Yankee Run has been named “Golf Course of the Year” by the Ohio Golf Course Owners Association, “Top 100 Must Play golf courses in Ohio” by Golf Styles Magazine, and also received 4-1/2 Star Rating by Golf Digest Magazine Places to Play, among other accolades.
They have a Club Room available for rent and a snack counter with beverages and food such as hamburgers, hot dogs, and boneless wings. Yankee Run also offers Stay and Play packages, working with a variety of local hotels such as the Holiday Inn Express and Suites of West Middlesex, Pa and the Park Inn Radisson in Sharon, Pa.
Yankee Run Golf Course is located at 7610 Warren Sharon Road Brookfield, Ohio 44403. 330-448-8096.
Built in 1969, Pill Hills Golf Course, designed by Charles Loreno is known for its scenic, relaxing surroundings and reasonable rates. Pine Hills is known as a fun place to play by many golfers, 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.
The Grove City Country Club is ranked as one of the top 20 courses in the area. The Club was founded in 1917 and allows guests to enjoy this private course with their “member for a day” program, including full use of the course, range, Grill Room, and pool. Guests are required to purchase a hotel package to use the Club and the traditional country club services. Grove City County Club is located at 73 Grove City Road, Grove City, PA 16127. 724-748-4912.
Designed around four lakes by famed course architect Ed Ault, the Oak Tree Golf Clubs is a picturesque and challenging 18-hole course for golfers of all skill levels. This course is known for its beautiful landscape, luxurious amenities, and well-maintained rolling greens. Oak Tree Golf Club is located at 48 State Line Road, West Middlesex, PA 16159. 724-528-9985.
With so many great golf courses and top-quality accommodations available, Mercer County is your perfect golfing destination for corporate retreats, family outing, and getaways with friends. Contact VisitMercerCountyPA today to learn more about our Stay and Play Golf Packages.