Golf in Green

Up to 52% Private Golf Lessons with Doug Dowell

Canal Fulton

$45 $22

Trainer Doug Dowell helps students discover and perfect their own unique golf swing

Up to 54% Off Lessons at Mudbrook Golf Center

Huron

$100 $49

PGA pro breaks down swing mechanics with digital diagnostic and provides corrective advice to help golfers develop consistent swing

Up to 52% Off at Greg Jones Golf Academy

Sharon

$60 $30

Lessons and junior golf program at The Golf Improvement Center with professional instructor whose experience spans more than two decades

Up to 58% Off at Rustic Hills Country Club

Montville

$42 $19

Nine-hole, par 32 course features four par 3s and a pond that nearly surrounds the picturesque sixth green

Up to Half Off at Deer Pass Golf Course in Seville

Seville

$58 $29

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18-hole, par 71 course snakes across 6,012 yd. of rolling hills & memorable holes, including 155 yd. par 3 with island green

Up to 45% Off 18-Hole Round of Golf

Highland Hills

$63 $35

Two courses with rolling fairways and undulating greens welcome golfers of all skill levels

Up to 51% Off Golf Practice at The Range

Highland Hills

$55 $29

3 acres of grass tees, 30 artificial turf tees, and a short-game area facilitate focused practice of the whole golf game

Up to 51% Off Golf-Swing Analysis

Boardman

$50 $25

Golf expert captures the student's golf swing using high speed cameras, then analyzes mechanics and offers corrective advice

Up to 58% Off at Parto's Golf Learning Center

Coitsville

$30 $15

Games on 9-hole, par-3 golf course; driving range offers a large grass tee, putting green, and a chipping area with a sand bunker

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Since 1985, the Kent State University Museum has served as a time-traveling portal for fashion and design, allowing style-stalkers to admire some of the world’s most exquisite dresses, costumes, paintings, and furniture dating back to the 18th century. The museum came into being when two New York dress manufacturers, Jerry Silverman and Shannon Rodgers, donated 4,000 costumes and accessories, nearly 1,000 pieces of decorative art, and a 5,000-volume reference library. A year later the museum was fortified with 10,000 pieces of American glass, from Akron antique collectors Jabe Tarter and Paul Miller, which had been carefully guarded from errant baseball throws and juggle-hungry clowns. Today the eight galleries feature a revolving door of exhibits from world-famous artists and designers, highlighting the cultural and artistic significance of fashion.

2346 State Route 59
Kent,
OH
US

Sculpted into the Ohio countryside in 1928, Maplecrest Golf Club’s course spans 6,312 yards of immaculate fairways that arch over gentle hilltops for a par 71 round. The club’s intrepid greenskeepers work hard to keep the course in pristine condition, including maintaining an onsite greenhouse where they grow all the course’s plants, trees, flowers, and sand-trap rakes before incorporating them into the layout. Throughout the course, fairways tunnel through imposing tree lines, so players should consider making a preround stop at the club’s driving range or bribing the oldest oak in their neighborhood for favorable treatment from its fellow timbers.

219 Tallmadge Rd
Kent,
OH
US

The staff at The Golf Improvement Center knows that shaving strokes is all about getting the little things right. This precision is evident in the center’s facilities, from the 7,500 square-foot putting green modeled after the famous Himalayas putting course at St. Andrews to the seven target greens scattered around the 320-by-300-yard driving range and laser measured to every hitting station. Instead of the oversize range balls at the great majority of driving ranges, which get tired of flying after 100 yards, players hit real regulation golf balls that get recycled every year, which provides the invaluable feel and results of actual strokes. The center also recognizes that golfers committed to improvement can’t sacrifice practice time just because the course is full of rain, snow, or carnivorous fog. Thus, when the 24,000 square feet of grass tees aren’t available due to these or other concerns, players can continue to practicing their drives and chips on the 38 covered Fiberbuilt mats, some of which are also heated. At dusk, stadium-level lights flicker on to ensure the continuous bombardment of golf balls into the night sky.

116 Medina Rd
Medina,
OH
US

The toboggan chutes in Mill Stream Run Reservation were featured on Fodor's, Columbus Alive, and Associated Content:

9445 Brecksville Rd
Brecksville,
OH
US

Skyland Golf Course, in Hinckley was built in the Twenties, when a man's suit could be bought with a double sawbuck and it included two pairs of pants. It's a snug little country course with idiosyncrasies and delights not found at courses built recently. --John Tidyman

2085 Center Rd
Hinckley,
OH
US

Golf: Inside & Out’s resident golf guru David Geier offers a comprehensive approach to golf training, helping golfers on their path to mastering the technical, tactical, physical, and mental elements of the game. As players pulverize golf balls at the studio’s indoor hitting bays, the watchful instructor observes and analyzes each swing with video technology. Golf students benefit from watching a video of their swings in slow motion, helping them understand nuggets of corrective advice and sympathize with brutally compressed golf balls. Geier also teaches principles of course management, physical training, and the mental and emotional training necessary to execute golf shots on a subconscious level, a process which can incorporate hypnotherapy.

Golf: Inside & Out also helps aspiring Arnold Palmers refine their skills with advanced club-fitting services. The shop's high-tech module evaluates customers' putts and swings, then tailors a custom blueprint that helps determine correct shaft flex, launch angle, and grip size. The device can also clarify the most compatible ball for a particular club.

9761 York Alpha Dr
North Royalton,
OH
US