July 28, 2013

1. Hawthorne Hills, Lima

Location: 1000 Fetter Road, Lima

Phone: 419-221-1891

Hours: Daylight hours daily, weather permitting

Highlights: Looking for a challenge? Hawthorne Hills might be your place to golf. With an 18-hole course offering unique plays on every hole, including one par 3 hole that requires golfers to hit over water hazards, this course keeps golfers coming back for more. Also, try the indoor nine-hole course. Itís great for rainy days or the less experienced golfer.

2. Delphos Country Club, Delphos

Location: 7055 Shenk Road, Delphos

Phone: 419-453-3812

Hours: Daylight hours daily, weather permitting

Highlights: With an 18-hole golf course, a driving range and two putting greens, these greens are a great place to practice your golf swing. With a good pace of play, golfers can expect to finish the course in less than four hours, and with a par 71, it challenges even the experienced golfer. Need to brush up on your skills? No problem. They also offer golf lessons.

3. Lost Creek Golfers Club

2409 Lost Creek Blvd., Lima

Phone: 419 229-2026

Hours: Daylight hours daily, weather permitting

Highlights: Features more than 6,000 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 71. Opened in 1924, this time-tested course challenges all levels of players, from advanced to beginners. Sign up for their e-club online and youíll get a free round of golf on your birthday!

Honorable Mentions: Colonial Golfers Club, Harrod; Tamarac Golf Club, Lima