Sharon Woods Golf Course is truly a classic course, opened by renowned golfer Bobby Jones in 1938.
Sharon Woods Golf Course is the oldest of the six golf courses operated by Great Parks of Hamilton County. Opened by legendary golfer Bobby Jones in 1938, the course has stood the test of time and offers something for everyone, including beginner 6-hole leagues, outings, instructional programs, family events and competitions. Known for being a tough test of golf, the layout features holes where birdies can be made, as well as holes that will test everything you have to make par. After your round, you can relax with a cold drink and a sandwich in the clubhouse or on the patio area that overlooks the #7 and #9 holes. Whether wanting to see if your game is up to the challenge or just wanting to relax and play with family or friends, Sharon Woods is the place for you!
11355 Swing Road
Sharonville, OH 45241
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
Sharon Woods is a par 70, playing to 6,633 yards from the back tees. With six sets of tees, players of all levels can enjoy the classic layout designed by William Diddle. Built on rolling terrain, players will need every club in the bag. The par 4 #3 has often been referred to as the toughest hole in the city, and the par 3 #8 features a majestic view as your ball travels downhill to the waiting green.
Dates Weekday Weekend January* 9 a.m.–dark 9 a.m.–dark February* 9 a.m.–dark 8:30 a.m.–dark March 8 a.m.–dark 7:45 a.m.–dark April 7:30 a.m.–dark 7 a.m.–dark May-July 8 a.m.–dark 7 a.m.–dark August 7 a.m.–dark 7 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 a.m.–dark December 9 a.m.–dark 9 a.m.–dark
Closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving day and Christmas day. Golf shops are only open until noon on Christmas Eve.
Golf Course Snack Bar Hours
Dates Weekdays Weekend/Holiday March 10 a.m.–6:30 p.m. 9 a.m.–5 p.m. April 10 a.m.–8:30 p.m. 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. May-August 9 a.m.–9 p.m. 8 a.m.–5 p.m. September 10 a.m.–8 p.m. 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. October 10 a.m.–6 p.m. 9 a.m.–5 p.m. November 10 a.m.–4 p.m. 10 a.m.–5 p.m. December Closed Weather permitting
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.
Tom Bach, PGA General Manager Tom was elected into membership of the PGA of America in 1994 and has been at Sharon Woods since 1995. He is a graduate of Miami University with a BS in Accountancy. Tom has competed in the 1998 Nike Tour Miami Valley Open, the 2013 Ohio Cup, the 2014 PGA Club Professional National Championship, the 2020 PGA Senior Club Professional National Championship and actively competes in the Southern Ohio PGA’s tournament schedule. He has been a member of the PGA of America since 1994 and currently serves on the Southern Ohio PGA’s Executive Board as Secretary. Tom has been honored with numerous awards including 2008 Greater Cincinnati Golf Coaches Association Award, 2009 Southern Ohio PGA President’s Plaque Award, 2014 Southern Ohio PGA Golf Professional of the Year and the 2018 Southern Ohio PGA Patriot Award.
Tom believes that all golfers are unique. Once goals are established, he develops a plan with his students to achieve these goals in a very friendly environment to promote a great learning experience.
Taylor Suggs, Clubhouse Manager/Head Professional Taylor has worked as an Assistant Professional at both Clovernook Country Club (2017-2019) and Hyde Park Golf & Country Club (2019-2022). He joined the staff at Sharon Woods in the spring of 2022. Taylor received an Associate’s Degree in Turfgrass Management from Cincinnati State in 2015, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Biblical Studies from Cincinnati Christian University in 2017. He competed competitively at both colleges, won an Individual and Team National Championship with Cincinnati State in 2015, and received All-American honors all 4 years of his collegiate career. Taylor has continued his competitive schedule since turning pro in 2017 by competing in local and national PGA club professional events.
Taylor’s teaching philosophy centers around transferring the information and skills learned, to on course success and improvement. While his technical knowledge of the golf swing and short game is extensive, Taylor encourages his students to use course-management and fundamental technical skills in unison to reach their potential.
Aidan Brown, Assistant Professional Raised in Loveland, Ohio, Aidan is on his journey to becoming a PGA member. He is a graduate of Moeller High School where he won the OHSAA State Tournament in 2014 and later graduated from the University of Cincinnati. Aidan has been competing in golf since he was 6 years old, playing in GCGA, SOPGA, and AJGA tournaments. He has gained a tremendous amount of experience in the competitive aspect of this game.
Aidan works with his students to help them achieve their goals both on and off the course. By giving his students a mission to achieve their eventual vision with their game allows both parties to feel positive with what they have accomplished. One of his biggest beliefs is a to maintain a positive mindset throughout your time playing. This is developed in the friendly, non-judgmental environment that he creates with every student. From beginning golfers to s seasoned players, Aidan works with all skillsets to help his students along their journey in this beautiful game.
The Lady 9ers league is a 9-hole social league for players of all skill levels. This 13-week league is designed for ladies to meet and play in a friendly, fun and non-competitive environment.
The Six-hole Instructional League is a four-week league led by PGA professionals in a fun, non-intimidating atmosphere. Open to men and women with little to no experience on the golf course.
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.
The golf professionals at Sharon Woods offer a variety of lesson programs for golfers of all experience and ability. Beginner and Intermediate group lessons help novice golfers gain the confidence and skills needed to become course ready. Please refer to the lesson programs for the course of your choice for dates and times.
Junior golfers ages 7–17 will find a wide variety of junior programs to meet their skill level.
Private one-hour 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 513-769-4325.
Taylor Suggs (firstname.lastname@example.org): $65/student, two students $43/student
Aidan Brown (email@example.com): $60/student, two students $40/student
Semi-private lessons for up to eight students are available
Let Sharon Woods host your golf event and leave the details to us! Your group will experience a great golf course, exceptional service and a great time had by all. To inquire about availability please call the pro shop at 513-769-4325 or email PGA Professional, Tom Bach, at firstname.lastname@example.org. To secure a date, a contract will be sent to you to be signed and returned with a deposit of $100. Fourteen days prior to your event, final reservations and payment will be due. Outing packages include greens fees and cart fees, prize credit, hole contest setup, handicap and scoring calculation and any other assistance we may provide to ensure your day is an enjoyable one.
Sharon Woods Golf Course hosts a variety of tournaments, including the Family Scramble, The Sharon Woods Club Championship and the Father/Son tournament.