Best Golf Courses Near Cleveland Ohio – Top Clubs Northeast OH
People in Cleveland are serious about their golf. On those rare days in January when the weather is uncharacteristically warm, you will see many die-hard golfers out there hitting balls. In offices, call centers, garages, factories, and storefronts throughout town, you will see many practice rugs where players work on the short game. In many places of employment, there are big screens TVs set up where golf enthusiasts work on their drive with video games.
Cleveland has some of the best courses in Ohio. No matter your skill level, there are several area golf courses where you can work on your game, have fun with your friends playing 9 or 18 holes and mulligan your life away. Don’t ask me what’s my handicap is, just know that my game is severely disabled.
Compiling this list of the Best Golf Courses in Cleveland was challenging. I was able to resist the temptation of listing golf courses solely on how generous the bartenders poured shots and how inexpensive their greens fees are…barely. The following courses reflect the best in overall golfing experience, great service and value. No matter what you feel is most important to you as a golfer, The Cleveland Leader is confident that you will agree with our selections. If not, email us and invite us out for a round of golf. We will pay for the cart and 1st sleeve of balls.
Shaker Heights Country Club
One of the elite country clubs in Cleveland, Shaker Heights Country Club has been the leader in the clubhouse when it comes to golf courses for over 100 years. All-time greats such as Fred Couples, Arnold Palmer, and Mark O’Meara have played here. If you have any intentions of acquiring a country club membership in Cleveland, Shaker Heights is the one to join.
3300 Cortland Blvd Shaker Heights, OH 44122
Medina Country Club
Possessing one of the area’s most picturesque courses, Median Country Club has packages and programs that most golfers can take advantage of. Membership has privileges as their programming throughout the year is remarkable. No assessments, food and beverage minimums help sweeten the deal.
5588 Wedgewood Rd Medina, OH
Fowler’s Mill Golf Course
Recently ranked as the Best Public Golf Course in Ohio by Golf Week (2016 and 2017), Fowler’s Mill has been one of the finest courses in the Greater Cleveland Area for many years. Fowler’s Mill hosts many popular tournaments every year and they have membership options for all levels of golfers.
13095 Rockhaven Rd Chesterland, OH 44026
The Country Club
One of the oldest Country Clubs in Cleveland, The Country Club has been a fixture in Pepper Pike since 1889. The U.S. Women’s Amateur was held here and many of the traditions of golf such as attire, and decor are still adhered to at The Country Club.
2825 Lander Rd Cleveland, OH 44124
Stonewater Golf Club
One of the area’s finest golf courses, Stonewater has become a favorite stop for many PGA pros such as Ben Curtis, Justin Leonard, and Bill Haas. Perhaps this is why Golf Digest and many other national publications have rated Stonewater as one of America’s best courses time and again. In addition to championship level golf, the Venue and the Rustic Grill have been local favorites for many moons.
1 Club Drive Highland Heights, OH 44143
Canterbury Golf Club
Canterbury must be considered the class of Cleveland Area golf courses and clubs. Since its inception in 1921, Canterbury has hosted 13 Major Championships, including 1973 PGA Championship won by Jack Nicklaus and more recently the 2009 Senior PGA Championship, won by Michael Allen. Membership to this club puts you in rare air as the amenities are dizzying and you have the privilege of being engulfed by the history and tradition that is Canterbury Golf Club.
22000 South Woodland Rd Beachwood, OH 44122