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10 Best Public Golf Courses in Indianapolis, Indiana - 2023 Rankings

We joined forces with local golfers to curate the 10 best public golf courses in Indianapolis, Indiana for 2023. Here's our list.

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Looking for your next place to play in Indianapolis, Indiana? At Local Golf Spot, we‘ve got you covered. Here are the best golf courses in Indianapolis, Indiana ranked by avid local golfers.

Coming in our #1 spot for best public golf courses in Indianapolis is Riverside Golf Course! An 18 hole, par 72 course, Riverside Golf Course is a great spot to visit while in Indianapolis, IN.

PAR72
HOLES18
ACCESSPublic

Course Highlights

  • Located in Indianapolis, IN
  • Amenities include: private events, carts, club rentals
  • Has bent grass fairways and greens

Course rating

NR
Riverside Golf Course

Spot Score

Riverside Golf Course Info

Avg. 18-hole rate w/cart
Unknown
Address
3502 White River Parkway West Drive, Indianapolis, IN
Phone number
+1 317-327-7300

Coming in our #2 spot for best public golf courses in Indianapolis is Thatcher Golf Course! An 9 hole, par 35 course, Thatcher Golf Course is a great spot to visit while in Indianapolis, IN.

PAR35
HOLES9
ACCESSMunicipal

Course Highlights

  • Located in Indianapolis, IN
  • Amenities include: private events, club rentals
  • Has bent grass fairways and greens

Course rating

NR
Thatcher Golf Course

Spot Score

Thatcher Golf Course Info

Avg. 18-hole rate w/cart
Unknown
Address
4500 West Vermont Street, Indianapolis, IN
Phone number
+1 317-244-0713
Website

Coming in our #3 spot for best public golf courses in Indianapolis is The Coffin Golf Club! An 18 hole, par 72 course, The Coffin Golf Club is a great spot to visit while in Indianapolis, IN.

PAR72
HOLES18
ACCESSPublic

Course Highlights

  • Located in Indianapolis, IN
  • William Diddel/Tim Liddy design, built in 1931
  • Amenities include: private events, carts, club rentals
  • Has bent grass fairways and greens

Course rating

NR
The Coffin Golf Club

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The Coffin Golf Club Info

Avg. 18-hole rate w/cart
Unknown
Address
2401 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis, IN
Phone number
+1 317-327-7845
#4

Dakota Landing Golf Club

Dakota Landing

Coming in our #4 spot for best public golf courses in Indianapolis is Dakota Landing Golf Club — Dakota Landing! An 9 hole, par 35 course, Dakota Landing Golf Club — Dakota Landing is a great spot to visit while in Indianapolis, IN.

PAR35
HOLES9
ACCESSPublic

Course Highlights

  • Located in Indianapolis, IN
  • Jim Baumberger/Steve Rentz design, built in 1998
  • Amenities include: private events, club rentals
  • Has bent grass fairways and greens

Course rating

NR
Dakota Landing Golf Club: Dakota Landing

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Dakota Landing Golf Club — Dakota Landing Info

Avg. 18-hole rate w/cart
Unknown
Address
6636 South Franklin Road, Indianapolis, IN
Phone number
+1 317-862-8255
#5

Dakota Landing Golf Club

Dakota Landing (Alternate Tees)

Coming in our #5 spot for best public golf courses in Indianapolis is Dakota Landing Golf Club — Dakota Landing (Alternate Tees)! An 18 hole, par 70 course, Dakota Landing Golf Club — Dakota Landing (Alternate Tees) is a great spot to visit while in Indianapolis, IN.

PAR70
HOLES18
ACCESSPublic

Course Highlights

  • Located in Indianapolis, IN
  • Jim Baumberger/ Steve Rentz design, built in 1998
  • Amenities include: private events, club rentals
  • Has bent grass fairways and greens

Course rating

NR
Dakota Landing Golf Club: Dakota Landing (Alternate Tees)

Spot Score

Dakota Landing Golf Club — Dakota Landing (Alternate Tees) Info

Avg. 18-hole rate w/cart
Unknown
Address
6636 South Franklin Road, Indianapolis, IN
Phone number
+1 317-862-8255

Coming in our #6 spot for best public golf courses in Indianapolis is Smock Golf Course! An 18 hole, par 72 course, Smock Golf Course is a great spot to visit while in Indianapolis, IN.

PAR72
HOLES18
ACCESSPublic

Course Highlights

  • Located in Indianapolis, IN
  • Bob Simmons design, built in 1976
  • Amenities include: private events, carts, club rentals
  • Has bent grass fairways and greens

Course rating

NR
Smock Golf Course

Spot Score

Smock Golf Course Info

Avg. 18-hole rate w/cart
Unknown
Address
3910 East County Line Road, Indianapolis, IN
Phone number
+1 317-888-0036

Coming in our #7 spot for best public golf courses in Indianapolis is South Grove Golf Course! An 18 hole, par 70 course, South Grove Golf Course is a great spot to visit while in Indianapolis, IN.

PAR70
HOLES18
ACCESSPublic

Course Highlights

  • Located in Indianapolis, IN
  • Amenities include: private events, club rentals
  • Has bent grass fairways and greens

Course rating

NR
South Grove Golf Course

Spot Score

South Grove Golf Course Info

Avg. 18-hole rate w/cart
Unknown
Address
1800 West 18th Street, Indianapolis, IN
Phone number
+1 317-327-7350

Coming in our #8 spot for best public golf courses in Indianapolis is Whispering Hills Golf Course! An 9 hole, par 34 course, Whispering Hills Golf Course is a great spot to visit while in Indianapolis, IN.

PAR34
HOLES9
ACCESSPublic

Course Highlights

  • Located in Indianapolis, IN
  • Amenities include: private events, club rentals
  • Has bent grass fairways and greens

Course rating

NR
Whispering Hills Golf Course

Spot Score

Whispering Hills Golf Course Info

Avg. 18-hole rate w/cart
Unknown
Address
10751 Brookville Road, Indianapolis, IN
Phone number
+1 317-862-9000
Website

Coming in our #9 spot for best public golf courses in Indianapolis is Winding Ridge Golf Club! An 18 hole, par 72 course, Winding Ridge Golf Club is a great spot to visit while in Indianapolis, IN.

PAR72
HOLES18
ACCESSPublic

Course Highlights

  • Located in Indianapolis, IN
  • R. N. Thompson/Art Kaiser design, built in 2000
  • Amenities include: private events, club rentals
  • Has bent grass fairways and greens

Course rating

NR
Winding Ridge Golf Club

Spot Score

Winding Ridge Golf Club Info

Avg. 18-hole rate w/cart
Unknown
Address
5450 Bogey Drive, Indianapolis, IN
Phone number
+1 317-826-3020

Coming in our #10 spot for best public golf courses in Indianapolis is Winding River Golf Club! An 18 hole, par 71 course, Winding River Golf Club is a great spot to visit while in Indianapolis, IN.

PAR71
HOLES18
ACCESSPublic

Course Highlights

  • Located in Indianapolis, IN
  • Amenities include: private events, carts, club rentals, fittings
  • Has bent grass fairways and greens

Course rating

NR
Winding River Golf Club

Spot Score

Winding River Golf Club Info

Avg. 18-hole rate w/cart
Unknown
Address
8015 Mann Road, Indianapolis, IN
Phone number
+1 317-856-7257