Nestled adjacent to peaceful Miami Whitewater Forest Lake, “Your Links by the Lake” provides a challenging round for golfers of all abilities.
Miami Whitewater Forest Golf Course has been a favorite of golfers for more than 50 years. Located in western Hamilton County, golfers will experience championship course conditions while maintaining the personal feel they have come to expect. Surrounded by natural beauty and native wildlife, every round of golf will be a unique experience leaving golfers looking forward to their next round. After the round, golfers can enjoy a drink or sandwich thanks to our full-service snack bar and spacious outdoor patio. From leagues to outings to junior and adult instruction programs, Miami Whitewater Forest Golf Course can accommodate all your golfing needs.
8801 Mt. Hope Road
Harrison, OH 45030
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. Unvaccinated guests are required to wear a mask to enter buildings and when outdoors and unable to consistently maintain a distance of 6 feet or more from individuals who are not members of their household.
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
Miami Whitewater Forest Golf Course is a Par 71 layout with four sets of tees ranging from 4,936–6,818 yards, thereby allowing golfers of all ages and abilities to enjoy their round. Two holes stand out to each golfer: the par 5, 600 yard #5 and the par 3, 240 yard #15. Playing these two in even par is quite an accomplishment. We offer full instruction and club fitting services utilizing the practice range and putting green, both of which are open seven days a week.
Dates Weekday Weekend January* 10 a.m.-dark 10 a.m.-dark February* 9:30 a.m.-dark 9:30 a.m.-dark March 8:30 a.m.-dark 8 a.m.-dark April 7:30 a.m.-dark 7 a.m.-dark May 7 a.m.-dark 6:45 a.m.-dark June 7 a.m.-dark 6:45 a.m.-dark July 7 a.m.-dark 6:45 a.m.-dark August 7 a.m.-dark 6:45 a.m.-dark September 7:30 a.m.-dark 7:30 a.m.-dark October 8 a.m.-dark 8 a.m.-dark November 8:30 a.m.-dark 8:30 a.m.-dark December 9 a.m.-dark 9 a.m.-dark
The driving range is open from the first scheduled tee time until 7 p.m. The range opens at 11 a.m. on Thursdays.
Closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, Christmas Eve (Pro shop only, closes at noon).
Golf Course Snack Bar Hours
Dates Weekday Weekend/Holiday April 1–30 10 a.m.–7 p.m. 10 a.m.–6 p.m. May 1–August 31 9 a.m.–9 p.m. 9 a.m.–7 p.m. September 1–30 10 a.m.–6 p.m. 9 a.m.–5 p.m. October 1-31 10 a.m.–4 p.m. 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
18-hole Greens Fees:
Riding Cart Rate/$15.31 (plus tax)
9-hole Greens Fees:
Riding Cart Rate/$7.65 (plus tax)
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.
Mike Uffman has been a golf professional with the Great Parks of Hamilton County since 2000, serving as an Assistant Professional as Shawnee Lookout and Sharon Woods prior to his time as Head Professional at Shawnee Lookout and Miami Whitewater Forest. Mike understands that although students learn in a variety of ways, the one common thread is the desire to learn. He is a proponent of launch monitor analysis and other technologies to show the student exactly how the swing influences the ball. From simple drills on the range to time spent playing on the golf course, the time invested in learning the game should be both fun and rewarding.
Jennifer (Johnson) Ridle is the Class A PGA golf professional Clubhouse Manager at Miami Whitewater Forest and Shawnee Lookout. Jennifer has been employed with the Great Parks since 2001 and has been Assistant Golf Professional since 2002. Focusing on instruction, Jennifer has a large clientele of students ranging from novice beginners to advance students. Her knowledge, commitment and love for teaching and the game of golf allow her to develop any skill level in any student. Jennifer’s teaching philosophy is that every golfer needs to master the basic fundamentals so his/her swing can feel effortless. Understanding the fundamentals of the grip, set-up, alignment, ball position and most importantly balance, golfers will achieve a solid and consistent swing. Playing accomplishments: 2004 Greater Cincinnati PGA Ladies Stroke Play Champion, 2010 Southern Ohio PGA Ladies Champion.
The goal of the Golf for Women League is to give new golfers a successful start in the game. Click below for more information.
All six Great Parks courses offer lessons given by PGA Professionals - a must for anyone desiring to learn the game of golf! Students will learn the fundamentals of golf, including swing techniques for a variety of shots, course management, rules and etiquette.
Golf I: Get Golf Ready focuses on golf swing fundamentals to quickly improve your game. The Golf for Women program is designed for the beginning golfer and covers the basic skills needed to play the game.
The PGA Professionals at Miami Whitewater Forest Golf Course strive to ensure golf is a game for all ages and becomes a game for a lifetime. We offer a comprehensive junior golf program that is designed to do just that, with programs for youth from ages 5 - 17. Whether it is beginner lessons, multi-day classes, or our parent-child golf league, our professional staff will provide unique and fun ways to learn and love the game of golf.
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 513-367-4627.
Individual one hour lesson/$60
Series of four/$210
Junior one hour lesson (age 12-17)/$46
Junior 30 minute lesson (age 7-11)/$28
Semi-private rates are available for groups of two or more.
Each Great Parks golf course may be reserved for group golf outings, complete with catered meals.
The Mill Course, Sharon Woods Golf Course and The Vineyard feature banquet and meeting facilities that offer additional alternatives for any group.
For more information about catering options, visit our Great Parks Catering page.
We have great tournaments going on throughout the season at different courses. See our tournaments page and get signed up!
If you are interested in hosting a family or corporate outing, please contact the golf course for availability, pricing and details at 513-367-4627.