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6042 Fairway Dr
Mason, OH 45040-2006, United States

This 31-hole, public-access facility is located about 22 miles from downtown Cincinnati. Most prominent here is the Grizzly Course, which was designed by Desmond Muirhead and Jack Nicklaus. The Grizzly hosted a PGA Tour event from 1973 to 1977, followed by an LPGA event from 1978 through 1989, and then a Senior Tour event from 1980 to 2001. The peak-season rates (with cart) for the Grizzly are $39 weekdays and $49 on weekends before noon. (After 12:00 p.m. on weekends, the rate is $39.)

The Bruin is a 9-hole, double-tee course. Par is different between the 3rd and 12th holes, so our scorecard and mapping is for 18 holes to cover the difference. The 18-hole walking rates are $14 weekdays and $15 weekends. A four-hole academy course is also available for practice in real-world conditions.

Course Details
Greens Fees (including cart):
   Weekday:$30 - $39
   Weekend:$40 - $49
   9-hole fees available anytime.
General Manager:Peter Ryan
Superintendent:Dale Davenport
Guest Policy:open
Season Start:April
Season End:October
Reserved Tee Times:Phone
Pro Shop :yes
Short Game Practice:yes

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  DDECK - 1/28/16
Very well run facility. Andy and his staff do a great job! If you can score at this course you can score anywhere. Very playable but tight. Must drive ball in the fairways to score well.
  iralaw63 - 6/21/14
The Grizzly from the tips, while not overly long, is a challenge! I was really surprised...wasn't expecting the course to be as nice as it was. Well run facility, conditions were very nice and the layout a challenge for any level of player. Only negative thing I can think of is it has a very small range and parking arrangements are somewhat interesting. If you are in the area...give it a try for sure.
  peteroutcalt - 8/28/13
The golf course is in decline from back when the Grizzly course hosted a PGA Tour event and later LPGA and Senior PGA events. It's also not the same course since about 7 of the holes are different.

The big problem with the current course condition is that the greens were over saturated with water and damaged from ball marks which of course was a bigger problem due to the wet greens.
  blulyner - 6/24/12
Course plays tight to homes but it is in great shape and a fun course to play.
  rgolf937 - 5/8/11
Course is nothing special for the price and considering it's a Nicklaus design. Not a lot of elevation changes or other items of interest. It is a pretty straight forward layout. Don't care much for courses that wind their way through a housing development as this does, with big signs everywhere saying: "You are responsible for any property damage!" Definitely not a walkers course as there are quite a few long treks from green to next tee.
  Andystef - 10/26/13
  Dinoman1824 - 7/23/13
  rcharlton - 7/11/13
  rangerray300 - 6/20/13
  myou683 - 5/30/13
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Best Score: 18
Grizzly / Nicklaus

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Score Golfer Date
32* contois29 7/25/15
70 lthomas5 4/14/15
33* mrbillspies 7/2/12
34* dennyrisley 4/25/16
36* cullisoncd1 7/23/15
70 tb901 8/6/16
35* LUV2PUTT 4/27/10
*9-holes played
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