The Grassman at West Branch State Park

Ravenna, Ohio     1 course · 18 holes     Driving directions

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-  +4 votes  + Chip FThe Grassman › May 25, 2014
This course could be really sweet once everything is cleared out and there are labeled tee signs. The course was fun and challenging, there's quite a bit of water in play tho. I wouldn't recommend this course for a beginner but I would definitely go back, there is another 9 hole course on the other side of the park. Yes it does need cleared out, but I remember when portage lakes needed cleared out. Like the Terminator once said, "I'll be back"
-  +3 votes  + Don GlaserThe Grassman › August 11, 2014
Make plans to play this course! Baskets are now in for 18 holes. There is a still some clearing to get the holes cleaned up, but the layout is very interesting and challenging. When the tee pads get in and it gets cleared out more, this will be an "A" destination course. Beautiful surroundings too! Great use of the elevation, and water that will challenge the best players.
-  +3 votes  + Lee SpencerThe Grassman › July 20, 2014
Great course in the making, I look forward to playing here many more times as the course improves. Thanks for the hard work creating another awesome course in NE Ohio!
-  +3 votes  + Michael RickerdThe Grassman › August 10, 2014
This is one of the most challenging courses in Ohio. You must hit very small lanes through heavily wooded areas. The course has a couple fun water holes and a few open holes. Because this is a wooded course navigation can be difficult, make sure you print out a map and use the directional tape on the baskets.

-  +3 votes  + Matt StifflerThe Grassman › August 17, 2014
I am giving this course an A because i know it will be completed in time. The tee's are rough now, and not all clearing has been done but it's a new park and how it should be. I played 2 rounds from the white tee's last week, and was in awe at every hole. Not a lot of "lost disc factors" here. It needs better direction to the next tee & some are long walks to the next but well worth it! I would not recommend it to beginners, but if you want to test your accuracy and ability to throw poker straig ...
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-  +2 votes  + Adam WoodwardThe Grassman › August 23, 2014

Just off the highway, beautiful setting, and a great journey through the park in and out of the woods, elevation, and water in play.

A few less <3" trees in the middle of the fairways on the woods holes and this is an A, even without tee pads and being rough on the edges.
-  +2 votes  + John PayneThe Grassman › August 11, 2014
Nice tight/technical course. This was the "grand opening" for the course and it seems like it's going to grow into an excellent course.
-  +1 votes  + Dominic GThe Grassman › November 2, 2014
-  +0 votes  + nathaniel bThe Grassman › June 9, 2014
maybe in a couple years when everything is cleared and better signs to show you how to go it will be better but for now i do not recommend playing this course we only played 10 holes due to sunlight video comeing soon
-  +0 votes  + Jason RudawskyThe Grassman › October 20, 2014
-  -1 votes  + Scott KevernThe Grassman › August 10, 2014
-  -2 votes  + peter LangmanThe Grassman › August 22, 2014
I played this course twice just to make sure i wasn't off my game. I played worse the second time around. im usually right around a par player. I was 16 over here. I love the area and the courses potential but the layout as it stands is brutal. several holes have unrealistic pars( a wall of trees every 25 feet with rolling hills) way to long for how wooded they are. The tee boxes are nicely placed with wooden markers, but the tee boxes themselves are non existent. There were some rubber markers ...
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-  -2 votes  + Dan DavisThe Grassman › November 3, 2014
nothing to say
-  -8 votes  + Jared HeberlingThe Grassman › April 22, 2013
Well I was in the area and saw the "coming soon spring of 2013" posted. It's the spring of 2013. Don't make plans to play the course just yet. Save yourself the trip because it doesn't seem like a limb or a path has been trimmed yet. There are only flags stuck in the ground for the pads and basket placement. No baskets! The layout looks good and the lay of the land is ideal for a course. It's a loooooong way from being completed. Maybe wait to post any info on this course until it's playable. Go ...
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