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 over 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
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 6:30 a.m.-dark June 7 a.m.-dark 6:30 a.m.-dark July 7 a.m.-dark 6:30 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
Note: The Driving Range is closed until noon
Thursday mornings, in season.
10 a.m.-dark 9 a.m.-dark
Closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, Christmas Eve (Pro shop only, closes at noon).
18-hole Greens Fees:
Riding Cart Rate/$14.95 (plus tax)
9-hole Greens Fees:
Riding Cart Rate/$7.48 (plus tax)
Winter rates began November 1.
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 Ladies 5-Hole Spring League features a variety of formats designed to fit players' busy schedules. Each week, the clinic features a different topic prior to league members playing the course. Click below for more information.
All seven 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. Golf II classes are designed for golfers who have a basic understanding of the golf swing and want to fine-tune their skills. Topics include fairway bunker shots, side-hill likes, hitting out of the rough and knockdown shots. Registration includes two holes on the course after each lesson.
Junior Golf I is a must for any child age 7–17 who wants to learn the game of golf. During this three week lesson, students will learn the fundamentals of golf, including swing techniques for a variety of shots, course management, rules and etiquette. Parents can be learning at the same time with our new Parent Golf I program. Learn the game for years of family enjoyment.
Little Linkers camp, for juniors 5–6 years-old, is basic instruction made fun. The Futures League and Pee-Wee Leagues give junior golfers the opportunity to take their newly learned skills to the golf course.
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/$55
Series of four/$200
Junior one hour lesson/$30-$45
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.
Monday Madness at Miami Whitewater Forest Golf Course
$31/person & $29/senior
18-hole greens fee with cart
Valid Mondays anytime (excluding holidays)
Practice & Play
Now is a great time to play, practice and save
$15/person and includes greens fee, riding cart and range balls
Daily after 7:30 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.
Miami Whitewater Forest hosts a variety of tournaments, including the Two Junior Scramble, Husband/Wife and the Fall Four Person. Be sure to check out the two-day Club Championship. And of course, there is always the ever-popular Thanksgiving Classic, held the Friday after Thanksgiving.