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

Play Specials

18-Hole Greens Fees

$30.50 walking
$45.50 riding
$25 senior (60 and over) walking
$40 senior (60 and over) riding
$13 junior (17 and under) walking 

$33.50 walking
$48.50 riding   

Riding Cart Rate:  $14.08 (plus tax)
Pull Cart:  $3

9 Hole Greens Fees

$17.75 walking
$25.25 riding 
$14.50 senior (60 and over) walking
$22 senior (60 and over) riding
$10 junior (17 and under) walking   

$18.50 walking
$26 riding 

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

Junior Greens Fee Rate
The Vineyard - valid anytime weekdays and after 12 p.m. noon on weekend and holidays when accompanied by a parent.

Note: All course fees are per person. Senior rates apply to those 60 and older and junior rates are for those 17 and younger.

Hours, Location & Contact

Address: 600 Nordyke Road, Cincinnati, OH 45255
Phone: 513-474-3007

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).

The golf course and golf shop will be closed on the following holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Snack Bar Hours

March 1 - 9: Weekdays, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Weekends/Holidays, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
March 10 - 23: Weekdays, 10 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.; Weekends/Holidays, 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
March 24 - April 20: Weekdays, 10 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.; Weekends/Holidays, 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
April 21 - May 25: Weekdays, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Weekends/Holidays, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
May 26 - August 24: Weekdays, 9:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Weekends/Holidays, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
August 25 - September 21: Weekdays, 10 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.; Weekends/Holidays, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
September 22 - October 26: Weekdays, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Weekends/Holidays, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
October 27 - November 19: Weekdays, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Weekends/Holidays, 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.