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Meadow Links & Golf Academy


Your natural choice for practice and play, Meadow Links features a nationally ranked practice facility and nationally recognized top short course.

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Your natural choice for practice and play, Meadow Links features a nationally ranked practice facility and nationally recognized top short course.

About Meadow Links & Golf Academy

10999 MILL ROAD, CINCINNATI, OH 45240 | 513-825-3701

Meadow Links & Golf Academy is located in Winton Woods near The Mill Course. The facility offers a 9-hole mid-length course, a covered and heated practice tee 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 2014 Golf Range Association of America “Top 50 Range as a Stand Alone Facility.” Meadow Links is also widely recognized for its instructional programs. With eight 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.
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 260 degree circular design of the practice facility has been ranked one of the Top 50 in the country by Golf Range Magazine the last three years. 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 Policies and RulesScorecard
Dates Weekday Weekend
January 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Feb 1- Mar 12 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. 9:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
March 13-31 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 7 a.m. - 10 p.m. 7 a.m. - 10 p.m.
June 7 a.m. - 10 p.m. 7 a.m. - 10 p.m.
July 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.
Note: The Driving Range is closed until 10 a.m.
Tuesday and Friday mornings, in season.

9 a.m. - 7 p.m. 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

In-Season Rates

9-hole Greens Fees
Riding Cart Rate/$7.24 (plus tax)
Pull Cart/$3.50

Natural Turf Practice Area
One usage/$14.50
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)/$99

Driving Range
10 basket range key/$37
30 basket range key/$99

Winter rates began November 1.​​

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 weekdays (excluding holidays, league play, outings and tournaments.) Junior rates (17 and younger) are available weekdays and during select times on weekends.
Zoysia Fairway Turf Conversion
Based upon positive results from our 2016 turf conversion trial, selected areas of fairway turf on holes 4, 8 and 9 are in the process of being converted to Zoysia turf this year. Zoysia is a warm-season grass which spreads by runners, creates a wear-resistant and dense mat of turf which allows the ball to sit higher, providing a better lie. The areas being converted will be obvious as you play your round. Zoysia turf is already being used successfully at several local golf courses.

It is our expectation that this turf conversion will demonstrate the ability of Zoysia turf to improve both playability and sustainability, while also reducing maintenance costs. 

  • Zoysia turf has proven to be extremely heat and drought resistant, allowing for consistent playing conditions even through summer stress periods. The Regulation 9 fairways are not irrigated at Little Miami Golf Center, and Zoysia will thrive better under this condition than current grass varieties.
  • Zoysia turf requires almost no fertilization, and will significantly cost less to maintain each season. Other associated environmental concerns with fertilizer run-off into surface waters will also be greatly reduced.
  • Zoysia turf is significantly less susceptible to pests and pathogens than most other turfgrass varieties. Once Zoysia fairways are established, there will be decreased loss of playability due to turfgrass pest damage.
Golf Professionals
Matt Starr Matt has been the Head Golf Professional at Meadow Links since 2005. He has worked here since he was 16 years old and was the Assistant Professional for four years prior to becoming the head pro. 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.

Michael R. Deiters  Albert Einstein once said, “If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.” With more than 19 years of experience in teaching golf, Mike endeavors to help students pursue and accomplish their goals in a very simple and encouraging manner. Whether you are brand new, seeking a quick fix, or desiring to become a single digit handicapper, ask Mike why Meadow Links & Golf Academy is the perfect environment to improve your game! Mike is a certified Stack & Tilt® Instructor and was a finalist for the Teacher of the Year with the Southern Ohio PGA in 2014 & 2015.

Gary Bushorn Gary believes that golf should be fun. The problem many students face is that it isn’t always clear how to do that. His approach to teaching golf is clear and concise instruction. Gary helps his students address fundamentals in the simplest way and shows them how to adapt the knowledge gained to improve their skills. The game is a simple one, but playing it well isn’t always so. Gary shows players how to keep it simple and keep it fun.

Roy Carmichael Roy Carmichael played professional hockey before gravitating to golf, a natural progression. Both sports are a “ball-puck-stick” sport, swinging on a similar plane with a natural athletic motion to a defined target position. Roy’s philosophy is based on simple fundamentals and a natural awareness, rather than some position to position, geometric design. His influences have been enhanced by Ernst Jones, Fred Shoemaker and Bill Melhorne. Before coming to Meadow Links, Roy taught students at Brown’s Run Country Club, Sycamore Creek Country Club and Wildwood Country Club He also created the city of Dayton’s first Junior Golf Program.

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.
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. New for 2018, we are offering a league for Veterans and active duty personnel. 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.

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Ladies Day
Mondays & Wednesdays ladies receive two admissions for $14.50 on the natural turf practice area.

Kids Practice Free
Junior golfers 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, Saturdays & Sundays after 4 p.m.
October–March, Saturdays & Sundays after 1 p.m.

Practice & Play
Now is a great time to play, practice and save
$11/person, includes greens fee and range balls
Fridays & Saturdays, after 7:30 p.m.
Summer In-Reach Golf Academy
The In-Reach Golf program is an extraordinary summer experience for juniors ages 9-13. We use the medium of golf and other related activities to help young people come together and experience skill development, recreation, competition and worthy use of leisure time. The program is provided free of charge in the month of June.

The number of participants is limited, and participants must be able to attend all instructional sessions. If you are interested in having your child participate, please call Meadow Links & Golf Academy at 513-825-3701 or email ​Matt Starr, PGA Head Professional.
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.

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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 in one of the Two Junior Scramble events, held in both the spring and the fall. The whole family will have fun 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.

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Meadow Links & Golf Academy

10999 Mill Road
Cincinnati, Ohio 45240


Meadow Links & Golf Academy