The Vineyard Golf Course


About The Vineyard Golf Course

The Vineyard Golf Course is located on the east side of Cincinnati and is regarded as one of the top courses in the Greater Cincinnati area. Known as "Your Hometown Golf Resort", The Vineyard has been recognized as a 4½ Star Golf Course by Golf Digest for 2009/2010, voted Most Exceptional Municipal Course in all 50 states for 2009/2010 and chosen as a "Must-Play Course in Ohio" in the 2013 summer issue of Golfstyles Magazine.

The Vineyard Golf Course
600 Nordyke Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45255  

Course Specifications



Activity Rates

Winter rates November 1, 2014 – March 22, 2015

Open daily, December, February and March. Closed January.

18-Hole Greens Fees
Weekend/Weekday $25
Senior/Junior $25/$13

Riding Cart Rate $9.39 (plus tax)
Pull Cart $3

9-Hole Greens Fees
Weekend/Weekday $13.75
Senior/Junior $13.75/$10

Riding Cart Rate $7.04 (plus tax)
Pull Cart $3

Note: All course fees are per person. Senior rates apply to those 60 and older and are available weekdays (excluding holidays, league play, outings and tournaments.) Juniors rates (17 and younger) are available weekdays and during select times on weekends.

Click here for junior rate availability


Month Monday Tuesday-Thursday Friday-Sunday
February (weather permitting) 10 a.m.-Dark 9 a.m.-Dark 9 a.m.-Dark
March 10 a.m.-Dark 9 a.m.-Dark 8 a.m.-Dark
April 10 a.m.-Dark 8 a.m.-Dark 8 a.m.-Dark
May 10 a.m.-Dark 8 a.m.-Dark 6:30 a.m.-Dark
June 10 a.m.-Dark 8 a.m.-Dark 6:30 a.m.-Dark
July 10 a.m.-Dark 8 a.m.-Dark 6:30 a.m.-Dark
August 10 a.m.-Dark 8 a.m.-Dark 7 a.m.-Dark
September 10 a.m.-Dark 8 a.m.-Dark 7:30 a.m.-Dark
October 10 a.m.-Dark 8 a.m.-Dark 7:30 a.m.-Dark
November 10 a.m.-Dark 8 a.m.-Dark 7:30 a.m.-Dark
December (weather permiting) 10 a.m.-Dark 9 a.m.-Dark 9 a.m.-Dark


Unusual circumstances, such as severe weather, may alter these times.

On Mondays, the golf shop will open for business no later than 9 a.m. with the first tee time starting at 10 a.m. (except on holidays and special events).

Closed New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day
Pro shop will be open from 9 a.m. – noon Christmas Eve Day

Snack Bar

Dates Weekday Weekend/Holiday
March 1-9 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
March 10-23 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m. 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m.
March 24-April 20 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m. 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m.
April 21-May 25 10 a.m.-9 p.m. 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
May 26-August 24 9:30 a.m.-9 p.m. 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
August 25-September 21 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m. 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
September 22-October 26 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
October 27-November 19 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.


Sam Arnold - Sam has been working at The Vineyard GC since 1998. After working nine years as the first assistant, he was promoted to Head Golf Professional in 2007. Sam is a graduate of Milford High School, where he was Captain of the Division I State Golf Championship team in 1989. He attended Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio where he was a member of the golf team and received his degree in Psychology. Sam has qualified for, and played in three PGA Championship tournaments (2006, 2008 and 2009).

Sam’s love of the game is reflected not only in his dedication to personal improvement, but also in his desire to help others succeed. He is an accomplished teacher who enjoys seeing the progress that students of all skill levels have been able to achieve. Some of his former students are even competing professionally!

Sam is committed to growing the game of golf in Cincinnati and to making your experience at the Vineyard one that you won’t soon forget. So if you are interested in beginning a new hobby or want to take your game to the next level then schedule a lesson today with Sam.

Watch Sam compete in the PGA Professionals National Championship!

Mike Thomas - Mike was elected to PGA membership in August 2008. From 1999 until 2002 he was on the maintenance crew at The Vineyard, learning much of the strategies involved in maintaining great playing conditions throughout the year. In the spring of 2003, he turned professional and has worked as an Assistant Golf Professional ever since. Playing is a passion for Mike, and he participates in over 25 tournaments per year. 

As an instructor, Mike carries a philosophy and approach to teaching that makes students feel comfortable and at ease throughout the process. He works in concert with the other professionals at The Vineyard to ensure that students of all playing levels have many options for scheduling lesson times and developing a lesson plan that is tailored specifically to their game.