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The Vineyard


The Vineyard Golf Course of Great Parks of Hamilton County has beautiful, tree lined, bent grass fairways and greens and has won many accolades for conditions, playability and customer service.

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The Vineyard Golf Course of Great Parks of Hamilton County has beautiful, tree lined, bent grass fairways and greens and has won many accolades for conditions, playability and customer service.

About The Vineyard

600 NORDYKE ROAD, CINCINNATI, OH 45255 | 513-474-3007

The Vineyard Golf Course consistently ranks as one of golfers’ favorite courses in southern Ohio. Top amateurs, weekend warriors and travelers from out of town agree that The Vineyard Golf Course is one of the best conditioned daily fee courses in Cincinnati, as well as one of the most challenging. The facility has received awards from Golf Digest, Golf World, National Golf Foundation, Golf for Women Magazine and City Beat magazine. Over the years, The Vineyard Golf Course has earned a reputation of having well-manicured playing conditions and excellent customer service. The Vineyard is available for individual play, leagues, tournaments and outings.
About the Course
The Vineyard Golf Course is a par 71 and measures 4,747 yards from the forward set of tees and stretches out to 6,789 yards from the championship tees. The rating and slope from the championship tees is 72.9 and 137, making The Vineyard an enjoyable experience for golfers of all ages and abilities. We have a family set of tees that measures 2,478 yards, which is excellent for beginners and juniors. We offer 10 minute tee time intervals and maintain a pace of play of four hours, 30 minutes for 18 holes.

Golf Policies & RulesScorecard
Monday-Thursday Friday-Sunday
January-February (weather permitting) 9 a.m.-dark 9 a.m.-dark
March-April 9 a.m.-dark 8 a.m.-dark
May-July 9 a.m.–dark 6:30 a.m.–dark
August 9 a.m.–dark 7 a.m.–dark
September-October 9 a.m.–dark 7:30 a.m.–dark
November 9 a.m.–dark 7:30 a.m.–dark
December (weather permitting) 9 a.m.–dark 9 a.m.–dark
Closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving day and Christmas day. Golf shops only are open until noon on Christmas Eve.

In-Season Rates

18-hole Greens Fees
Riding Cart Rate/$14.49 (plus tax)
Pull Cart/$3.50

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

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.
Golf Professionals
Sam Arnold Sam has been working at The Vineyard golf course since 1998. After working nine years as the first assistant, he was promoted to Head Golf Professional in 2007. Sam is a graduate of Milford High School, where he was Captain of the Division I State Golf Championship team in 1989. He attended Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, where he was a member of the golf team and received his degree in Psychology. Sam has qualified for and played in three PGA Championship tournaments (2006, 2008 and 2009.)

Sam’s love of the game is reflected not only in his dedication to personal improvement, but also in his desire to help others succeed. He is an accomplished teacher who enjoys seeing the progress that students of all skill levels have been able to achieve. Some of his former students are even competing professionally!

Sam is committed to growing the game of golf in Cincinnati and to making your experience at the Vineyard one that you won’t soon forget. So if you are interested in beginning a new hobby or want to take your game to the next level, then schedule a lesson today with Sam.

Mike Thomas Mike was elected to PGA membership in August 2008. From 1999 until 2002 he was on the maintenance crew at The Vineyard, learning much of the strategies involved in maintaining great playing conditions throughout the year. In the spring of 2003, he turned professional and has worked as an Assistant Golf Professional ever since. Playing is a passion for Mike, and he participates in over 25 tournaments per year.

As an instructor, Mike carries a philosophy and approach to teaching that makes students feel comfortable and at ease throughout the process. He works in concert with the other professionals at The Vineyard to ensure that students of all playing levels have many options for scheduling lesson times and developing a lesson plan that is tailored specifically to their game.
The 7-hole Educational League is designed for new golfers who want to learn about the game in a non-intimidating environment. On-course instruction by PGA Professionals will include the basic rules of the game, proper course etiquette, tips on how to improve your game and much more. After completing this four-week league, you will be more comfortable and confident on the golf course.

Monday Madness & Terrific Tuesdays
$40.50/person & $36/senior
18-hole greens fee with cart
Valid Mondays & Tuesdays (excluding holidays)

Super Twilight Special
Play up to 9 holes $14/person
Riding Cart Rate/$4.67 (plus tax)
Valid everyday after 7 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.
The Vineyard tournaments offer something for everyone. Men, ladies, juniors and seniors have fun competing in the Two Person Scramble, held in both the spring and the fall, and in the Four Person Scramble, held in the fall. The July Parent/Child features three holes scramble, Best Ball and Select Drive Alternate Shot. The showcase event is the two-day Vineyard Classic. In its 28th year, the Classic offers a Saturday grill-out, as well as Long Drive and Closest to the Pin each day.

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The Vineyard

600 Nordyke Road
Cincinnati, Ohio 45255


The Vineyard Golf Course