Bottom Course at Cliffside Golf Course

2.1764705882 2.2 stars from 5 (3)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 71
  • Length: 5549 yards
  • Slope: 112
  • Rating: 67.3
  • Layout


Carts: Yes
Pull-carts: Yes
Clubs: Yes
Caddies: No


Driving range: No
Pitching/chipping area: Yes
Putting green: Yes
Teaching pro: No


Walking allowed: Yes
Metal spikes allowed: No
Dress code: Shirt and Shoes Required
Credit cards accepted: MasterCard Visa Discover card(s) Welcomed

Tees | Layout | Full Scorecard

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
White 71 5549 yards 67.3 112
Red 72 4615 yards 67.4 110

Cliffside Golf Course is a public facility that boasts two courses: the 18-hole Bottom Course and the shorter Top Nine Course. The Bottom Course plays across the rolling hills of southeast Ohio, providing golfers with beautiful scenery and idyllic views of the Ohio River. Golfers should also be prepared for some tricky uneven lies thanks to the undulating terrain. There are bunkers strategically placed along the greensides and there are a few holes where water comes into play. The course has quite a few challenges that can make it intimidating for beginners but the beautiful scenery and casual setting make the round more than worth it. If it is still too difficult, players can try their hand on the nine-hole golf course, which offers the same challenges on a smaller, more manageable scale.

Rating Snapshot

GA Rating Index 2.2 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 1.7 stars from 5
Value: 4.5 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 3.3 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 3.4 stars from 5
Course Layout: 3.3 stars from 5
Course Conditions: 1.9 stars from 5
Rating Breakdown 3 Reviews
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recommend this course

1 out of 3 reviews



Overall Rating
Type of Golfer

"5 Star Review??? Seriously"

CNCJSmith's avatar
Age:  45-54
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

1 1.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/02/2018
Previously played Used cart Hot weather

Reviewed on

I have to wonder how many different courses a person actually plays if they rate this course a 5 Star. The only good thing about this course is the Friday special. It does have a lot of potential and could be a decent course but the conditions are just NOT GOOD. This is a course for hackers and people who just want to play cheap.

Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Poor

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Poor

Course Difficulty:  Moderate

I don't recommend this course

"Beautiful and"

DrAdamCaldwell's avatar
Age:  45-54
Skill:  Beginner
Plays:  Once a month
Handicap:  15-19

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/30/2018
First time playing Used cart Perfect weather

Reviewed on

I can't wait for the Friday Super deals starting in May, 2 players with 1 cart 18 holes for $30. I'll be there every Friday for that price. The course has A 100ft elevation drop from the top 9 course to the bottom of the lower 18 which adds to the beauty & challenges. Very Peaceful, very fun. Pack a lunch as they do not have food but do have vending machines & refreshments. It's the golf course off the beaten path. I didn't even know it was there and I have lived in the area a long time. I'll be back.

Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging

I recommend this course

"Needs work, cart paths have big holes and are dangerous."

jzdk8r's avatar
Age:  35-44
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  0-4

1 1.0 stars from 5 Played on 9/1/2013
First time playing

Reviewed on

Golf course could be a nice course, great views, good size for anybody. The course has many issues, bathrooms are dirty, The carts were dirty,long down hill walk to pay and get cart.Than you have a heart pumping walk to your car after you return the cart.The ponds are dirty and stink.The greens need major work, weeds growing on the greens.The cart paths are a safety issue. The people playing before us were beginners, and they had issues with the narrow fairways.

Pace of Play: Average

Course Conditions: Poor

Staff Friendliness: Poor

Value for the Money: Poor

Course Difficulty:  Moderate

I don't recommend this course

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