By Kyle Johnson on March 12, 2019
These five scenic golf courses are in the center of some of the most beautiful spots in Indiana. You’ll tee off near rolling hills, rock formations, a waterfall, an iconic dome and a world-renowned race track at these scenic courses. Play and then stay a while to enjoy all of the gorgeous sights these scenic golf destinations have to offer. Looking to plan a golf trip? VisitIndianaGolf.com is the perfect resource to find the right course for you.
The Pete Dye Course at French Lick
The namesake golf course pays homage to the beloved Hoosier golf course designer, Pete Dye. He sketched this course on a napkin after being inspired by the rolling hills and woods of southern Indiana. The hilltop course is located on one of the highest points in the state, offering panoramic views in every direction. The course is located within the opulent French Lick Resort making it the perfect place to stay & play. Book a tee time. Learn about more Pete Dye courses in Indiana at PeteDyeGolfTrail.com.
Sultan’s Run Golf Club
This course stretches of 224 rolling acres of woods, water and wildlife, and used to be home to the world champion racing horse, Supreme Sultan. Golfers who look closely will notice the tributes to the saddlebred around every turn. The breathtaking waterfall behind the 18th hole makes it one of the best finishing holes in Indiana. Grab a bite at the nearby German restaurant, Schnitzelbank, and take a ride on the historic Spirit of Jasper Train while you’re in the area. Book a tee time.
The Fort Golf Resort
This course is on the grounds of the former Fort Benjamin Harrison, named in honor of the United States’ 23rd president and Hoosier. The military post was repurposed for a state park and nature preserve. Dye and his protégé, Tom Liddy, redesigned the course to be a natural oasis in the urban surroundings. After the round, head south to tour Indianapolis Motor Speedway, visit the NCAA Hall of Champions and catch a game at Victory Field, home of the minor-league Indianapolis Indians. Book a tee time. Learn about more Pete Dye courses in Indiana at PeteDyeGolfTrail.com.
Rock Hollow Golf Club
This course’s 300 acres of dramatic scenery comes from the mined gravel pit it was built on. Designed by Liddy, the course mixes old-growth forests, cattailed wetlands, beautiful boulders and elevation changes. Peru also offers homegrown fun, like Mississinewa Lake, the Grissom Air Museum and the famous International Circus Hall of Fame. Book a tee time.
Warren Golf Course at Notre Dame
This course boasts the very best University of Notre Dame has to offer. The expertly preserved wildlife habitat features lush fairways and soft rolling terrain. Off in the distance, golfers can see the stunning Notre Dame Golden Dome. Enjoy more of the area’s adventures in nearby South Bend with downtown East Race Rafting and Four Winds Casino. Book a tee time.
No matter what your score is, you’ll leave these courses with breathtaking photos and fantastic memories. Find more great Indiana courses at VisitIndianaGolf.com.