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These 11 Indiana Golf Courses Are Set Up for Social Distancing

Golf is one activity you can still do easily while social distancing. Below, you will find a list of 11 Indiana golf courses where you can safely hit the links.

Due to public health concerns, many courses have put thoughtful new operational procedures in place to ensure social distancing and personal safety. Courses may be operating under restricted hours or modified play. Be sure to consult with the course website or call directly for up to date information before you visit. Some of the implemented procedures include, but are not limited to:

• Requiring advance payment over the phone or online with a credit card.
• Removing ball washing stations.
• Limiting or prohibiting the use of golf carts.
• Eliminating the use of pencils and scorecards.
• Closing the clubhouse and/or pro shop along with all indoor activities.
• Raising the pin above the cup and prohibiting the touching of the pin flag.
• Requiring that players maintain 6 feet of social distance between companions at all times.
• Prohibiting the use of shared clubs or equipment.

Leaving home should be done responsibly. If you or someone you have come into contact with are experiencing symptoms, stay home and contact your local healthcare provider.  Please use personal discretion before deciding to golf and limit groups to 2 or 4 participants while following course guidelines to help prevent the spread of the virus.

Indiana Golf Courses Set Up for Social Distance

Explore the Visit Indiana Golf website for more course information in your area.

Ackerman Allen at Birck Boilermaker Golf Course, Golf Courses in Indiana

Ackerman Allen at Birck Boilermaker – West Lafayette

Phone Number: (765) 494-3139

Par: 72

The Ackerman-Allen Course is an 18-hole, parkland-style, championship Pete Dye classic on the grounds of Purdue University. The course features large bent-grass greens, fairways, and tees. Its layout provides golfers of all abilities with rolling hills, tree-lined fairways, and beautiful white sand, as well as providing five sets of tees ranging from 5,300 yards to 7,500 yards. 

Walnut Creek  – Marion

Phone Number: (765) 998-7651

Par: 72

The Walnut Creek/Club Run Complex in Marion features two excellent 18 hole courses that are great for golfers of all skill levels. Both courses feature woods, hills, water, and other enthralling elements.  Walnut Creek is a typical 1970’s course design with long tees and large greens. The Club Run Course, completed in 1998, is relatively short but strategic. They like to say that this makes it a perfect shot maker’s design. 

Sultan’s Run Golf Club – Jasper

Phone Number: (812) 482-1009

Par: 72

Nestled in Southern Indiana, Sultan’s Run Golf Club used to be home to the world champion racing horse, Supreme Sultan. Over 224 rolling acres of woods, water, and wildlife make up the gorgeous venue. Sultan’s Run offers world-class playing surfaces with its green, fairways, and zoysia tee. The magnificent waterfall behind hole #18 is a perfect way to end a round of golf. 

Bear Slide Golf Club, Golf Courses in Indiana

Bear Slide Golf Club – Cicero

Phone Number:  (317) 984-3837

Par: 71

Bear Slide Golf Club is a one-of-a-kind course that features two distinctly different experiences throughout its 18 holes.  The front nine of this course is a Scottish links-style design with a par of 36. Bear Slide creek then meanders through the more traditional style back nine. Stunning elevation changes make this one of the more scenic courses in the state. 

Rivercrest Golf Club, Golf Courses in Indiana

Rivercrest Golf Club – Covington

Phone Number: (765) 793-7888

Par: 72

Rivercrest Golf Club is found on the very western edge of Indiana in Covington. This picturesque 18 hole golf facility was designed and constructed by its current superintendent, Scott Boersma. Rivercrest Golf Club’s natural landscape is an oasis for the serious golfer. The ryegrass course stretches out to 6,589 yards at the long tee. 

Blackthorn Golf Club, Indiana Golf Courses

Blackthorn Golf Club – South Bend

Phone Number: (574) 232-4653

Par: 72

South Bend is home to a top-notch 226-acre facility in Blackthorn Golf Club. The par 72, 7136-yard layout with four sets of tees offers a strategic test for golfers of all abilities. Broad fairways framed by 78 bunkers, wetlands, ponds, and native prairie grasses lead to subtly contoured and swept-up-tiered bent-grass greens. 

Champions Pointe Golf Club – Henryville

Phone Number: (812) 294-1800

Par: 72

Champions Pointe is one of two Fuzzy Zoeller gems in Indiana. Carved through the gorgeous landscape of southern Indiana, this layout offers a new and exciting challenge from tee to green. Multiple lakes and strategically placed bunkers add to the beauty of the smooth greens. This course is a demanding yet fair test for every golfer.

Covered Bridge Golf Club, Indiana Golf Courses

Covered Bridge Golf Club – Sellersburg

Phone Number: 812-246-8880

Par: 72

The second Fuzzy Zoeller design in Indiana, Covered Bridge Golf Club is nestled on a gently rolling plain at the foot of Indiana’s famous Floyds Knobs. The 7068-yard circuit is highlighted by five lovely lakes snuggled along its 18 holes. Each hole at Covered Bridge is laid out to emphasize the natural beauty of the landscape and panorama.

Harbor Links at Sagamore Resort, Indiana Golf Courses

Harbor Links Golf Club at Sagamore Resort – Liberty

Phone Number: (765) 458-7431

Par: 72

Harbor Links Golf  Club is an 18-hole championship course designed by P.B. Dye, the son of legendary course architect Pete Dye. Located right on Brookville Lake, it’s hard to find a course with a more charming backdrop. Harbor Links is known for its utilization of the valley’s history, like employing the dry-stacked concrete slabs of old Indiana State Road 101 to fortify greenside banks and shoreline. 

Sandy Pines Golf Club, Golf Courses in Indiana

Sandy Pines Golf Club  – DeMotte

Phone Number: (219) 987-3611

Par: 72

Sandy Pines Golf Club is one of the best-kept secrets in Indiana. Many of the impressive characteristics of this course are similar to those found in North and South Carolina. Splendid greens and spectacular drainage coupled with a native Pine Barrens type topography makes Sandy Pines a fun experience. The most recent renovation added exciting ponds, bunkers, and bent grass fairways. 

Bridgewater Golf Club, Golf Courses in Indiana

Bridgewater Golf Club – Auburn

Phone Number: (260) 925-8184

Par: 72

Golfers know Bridgewater Golf Club for its abundance of wonderful water features. These can be cause for a fun challenge, with multiple creeks meandering around and large ponds that stress the importance of the fairway. In total, water comes into play on  fifteen holes on eighteen holes! 

For more golf courses in Indiana, click here. As a reminder, be sure to call ahead to the individual course to ensure you follow all COVID-19 protocols.