Your natural choice for practice and play.
Located in Winton Woods near The Mill Course, Meadow Links & Golf Academy features a nationally-ranked practice facility and nationally recognized short course.
The facility offers a 9-hole mid-length course, covered and heated practice tees, and a natural turf practice area.
Meadow Links has been recognized as one of the "Top 100 Golf Ranges in America," as one of the "Top 50 Short Courses" in America by Golf Range Magazine and as a “Top 50 Range as a Stand Alone Facility" from 2014–2020 by Golf Range Association of America.
Meadow Links is also widely recognized for its instructional programs. With three PGA professionals on the teaching staff, we offer a variety of junior and adult instructional programs geared toward your skill and experience level in the game.
10999 Mill Road
Cincinnati, OH 45240Get Directions >
Golf Course Guidelines for play
Tee times can be made up to 10 days in advance either online at greatparks.org or by calling the golf course. Groups of less than four may be paired together.
Players must check in within 10-15 minutes prior to their starting time or risk forfeiting that time.
Play is for 9 or 18 holes, riding or walking. Two riders per cart; single rider requests may incur an additional charge during select times. Push carts are available.
Alcohol must be purchased from the facility. Carry-on alcoholic beverages are not permitted. Coolers are permitted for non-alcoholic beverages.
About the Course
The Meadow Links 9-hole course is a par 31 with five par 3's and four par 4's. Three sets of tees ranging between 1,285 and 2,100 total yardage allow the course to be easily enjoyed by beginning golfers while challenging those that have more experience.
The 360 degree circular design of the practice facility has consistently been ranked one of the Top 50 in the country by Golf Range Magazine. The unique design of the natural turf practice area offers the opportunity to work on different types of golf shots. Whether it's your driver, long irons, chipping, pitching, up down and side hill lies, natural turf practice area offers it all. The covered and heated driving range provides for year-round practice, and the program center allows PGA professionals to work with individuals or groups in a fun and non-intimidating atmosphere.
Golf Course & Pro Shop
2024 Dates Weekday Weekend January 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Feb 1- Mar 9 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. March 10-31 8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. 8 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. April 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. 7:30 a.m. - 9 p.m. May - Jul 7 a.m. - 10 p.m. 7 a.m. - 10 p.m. August 7:30 a.m. - 10 p.m. 7 a.m. - 10 p.m. September 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. 7:30 a.m. - 9 p.m. October 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. November 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m. 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m. December 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
The driving range opens at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays.
Closed: New Year's Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Golf shops are only open until noon on Christmas Eve.
2024 Dates Weekday Weekend/Holiday Opening Day: April 1, 2024 April 1-May 24 1 p.m. - 8 p.m. Noon - 6 p.m. May 25-Aug 31 1 p.m. – 6 p.m. Noon – 6 p.m. Sept 1-Oct 1 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Noon – 6 p.m. Last Day: October 1, 2024
In-Season Rates (Winter rates are in effect)
9-hole Greens Fees
Riding Cart Rate/$7.89 (plus tax)
Natural Turf Practice Area:
Note: The Natural Turf Practice usage fee is for unlimited practice balls and unlimited time of use. Usage time and practice ends when the guest leaves the facility.
Natural Turf Prepaid Card (10 usages)/$125
10 basket range key/$46
30 basket range key/$118
Note: The Driving Range is closed until 10 a.m. Tuesday and Friday mornings, in season.
Note: All course fees are per person. Senior rates apply to those 60 and older and are available Monday-Thursday (excluding holidays, league play, outings and tournaments.) Junior rates (17 and younger) are available Monday-Thursday and during select times on weekends.
Matt Starr Matt is a Certified PGA Professional in Teaching & Coaching, Player Development, Golf Operations and General Management, he has been the Head Golf Professional at Meadow Links since 2005. As a PGA professional, Matt tries to make sure his students build a solid framework of the fundamentals while practicing and playing. Realizing that each student is different and unique, he tries to help each student meet and achieve their individual goals. Matt has worked with a variety of players ranging in skill and knowledge of the game, but truly enjoys his work with junior golfers. Matt is also the Head Women’s Golf Coach at Sycamore High School. For his work to grow the game for many demographics of golfers Matt has been recognized by the Southern Ohio PGA as the Player Development Award winner 2011, 2016, 2019, Youth Player Development Award 2009, 2017, 2022 and Patriot Award for work with Military Veterans in 2022. Matt has also been recognized as a Golf Range of America Top 100 Growth of the Game Teaching Professional in 2020, 2021, 2022.
Jeff Steinberg Jeff's philosophy is to lead and encourage each student in the pursuit of their best game. His approach is to instruct and coach each student, starting with their weakest fundamentals. Jeff became a professional in March of 1970, has been a PGA member since 1973 and played the PGA tour from 1973–1975. He then served Berkleigh Country Club, Metropolis Country Club and NCR Country Club as Head Professional. Jeff's teaching influences include Ernest Jones, Ernie Vossler, Jim Flick, Harvey Penick, Joe Nichols, John Gerring, Gary Hardin and Ed Oldfield.
Scott Nevius Scott is a PGA Associate Professional. He is a 2003 graduate of Xavier University and was a four year varsity p0layer as a high school golfer. Scott brings a laid back approach to the game of golf and feels that it is an honor to share his love of the game with others. With over a decade of basketball coaching experience, Scott brings the same philosophies to teaching/coaching golf. he puts an emphasis on fundamentals, skill development, and decision making. Scott would like to pass on the wisdom that his dad shared with him, that golf is a game and you are supposed ot have fun with it!
Meadow Links offers a Junior League Series for golfers ages 7-15. The main goals are to have fun, develop golf skills and enjoy friendly competition with players of similar ages and abilities. Each division in the league has six separate events, and players will also earn points towards a "Player of the Year" award. To learn more and to register for the league and events, visit the Junior Lessons page.
Meadow Links offers a wide variety of league opportunities for all levels of abilities. From social leagues to competitive leagues, junior leagues to senior leagues, you will surely find a league to fit your needs. Leagues are a great venue to not only enjoy the game of golf and get some exercise, but also to meet and make new friends.
If you are interested in creating your own company or organization league, email Matt Starr, PGA Head Professional.
Meadow Links & Golf Academy is home to one of the largest teaching staff of PGA Professionals in the city! Students will learn the fundamentals of golf, including swing techniques for a variety of shots, course management, rules and etiquette.
Long considered the “Gateway to Golf,” Meadow Links offers a variety of lesson programs for golfers of all abilities. Newcomers will enjoy the Welcome to Golf Orientation, a free one-hour program that features a tour of the nationally recognized facility and information about all of the lesson programs. The Spring Refresher classes are a great way to kick start the season. Sessions of Beginning Golf I and II, as well as Intermediate Golf, are offered several times throughout the season. It’s time to play better golf!
At Meadow Links, the focus on instruction begins with the junior golfer. Free junior clinics introduce novices to the game and prepare them for Junior Golf I, a three-week session where students learn the fundamentals of golf. The Junior Golf Academy provides summer long instruction, including thirty sessions offered at various times and days. The three and four-day golf classes provide more in-depth instruction and are excellent preparation for playing with junior high and high school golf teams.
Private lessons for the beginner offer a personalized way of learning the proper fundamentals of the swing, techniques for various shot and information on how to play the game. For the more experienced player, our PGA professionals will analyze your swing, focusing on problem areas and demonstrating techniques to improve all aspects of your game. Playing lessons are conducted on the golf course, focusing on course management, rules etiquette, care of the course, club selection and shot selection. To schedule an appointment, please call the pro shop at 513-825-3701.
FlightScope golf lessons help golfers improve their impact awareness by providing precise information to improve their game. This state-of-the-art technology provides golfers with detailed information on their golf swing and the flight of the golf ball after impact. FlightScope uses Doppler Radar to record 3D data on club path, face angle and angle of attack. It also records data on golf ball flight, measuring distance and trajectory of shots. Contact Matt Starr by email to schedule a lesson.
Mondays & Wednesdays ladies receive two admissions for $16.50 on the natural turf practice area.
Kids Practice Free
Junior golfers under the age of 18 practice for free at the natural turf practice area when accompanied by a paying parent or grandparent. Limit one child per paying parent.
April–September, Saturday & Sunday after 4 p.m.
October–March, Saturday & Sunday after 1 p.m.
Kids Play Free
Kids under the age of 18 play for free when accompanied by a paying parent, grandparent or legal guardian. Limit one child per paying parent.
April–September, Saturday & Sunday after 4 p.m.
October–March, Saturday & Sunday after 1 p.m.
The First Tee Program
Meadow Links & Golf Academy is proud to partner with the First Tee Program, an international youth development organization introducing the game of golf and its inherent values to young people. The First Tee helps shape the lives of young people from all walks of life by reinforcing values like integrity, respect and perseverance through the game of golf.
Meadow Links & Golf Academy offers a variety of tournaments for players of all ages and abilities. Mom or dad can compete with their child in the Spring Parent/Child. Juniors ages 7–17 will have fun playing in the Spring Two Junior Scramble event. The whole family will enjoy playing nine holes in the Family Scramble. Celebrate Father’s Day with the Father/Child tournament in June. Grandparents can get in on the fun with the Grandparent/Grandchild held in July.
PGA Junior League
PGA Junior League Golf is a “Little League” atmosphere for the game of golf. With teams of boys and girls, age 13 and under, PGA Junior League Golf provides a structured environment utilizing a team scramble format for young golfers of all skill levels to compete and have fun. All participants play in each regular season competition from May-June. This is a great way to get, and keep, kids involved in the game!