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Time spent in Danville, Ohio puts travelers right in the heart of scenic Knox County. While this area is loved for its Amish Country charm, beautiful bike trails, and inspired landscapes, it’s also a great place for golf enthusiasts to get out and book a tee time or two at some terrific courses. The following are a few well worth adding to your itinerary the next time travel plans bring you this way.

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Apple Valley Golf Club

Located at 433 Club House Drive in Howard, Apple Valley Golf Club is a Knox County favorite that’s no more than a 20-minute drive from the White Oak Inn. Those who book a tee time here will have seamless access to 18 holes across meticulously maintained terrain. Those who play here often note the gorgeous rolling hills, challenging bunkers, and generous fairways too.

Vernon View Golf Course

Head over to the Vernon View Golf Course in Knox County at 901 Beech Street when you find yourself in Mount Vernon and are in the mood for a round or two with friends and family. This course is just 22 minutes from White Oak Inn and offers up a place to play a round of golf that includes lakes, creeks, and rolling hill surroundings. It’s a peaceful course with just enough challenge to keep golfers coming back for more! Enjoy a round during the weekdays for just $30 for 18 holes with a cart.

Irish Hills Golf Club

Enjoy a round of golf just 33 minutes from White Oak Inn when you make time for a game at Irish Hills Golf Club. Located at 7020 Newark Road in Mount Vernon, this is a Knox County stop that’s open from sunrise to sunset from April through October, making it a wonderful addition to your itinerary. The greens are gorgeous, and the course is as challenging as it is fun for all skill levels.

Courses Beyond Knox County to Explore

If you’re looking to take your golf game beyond Knox County, you’ll find The Fire Ridge Golf Course in Holmes County to be just as much of a delight! Situated in Millersburg, Ohio, Fire Ridge Golf Course hosts 18 holes, scenic countryside, and plenty of opportunities to hone your short and long game alike. Black Diamond Golf Course is also located in Holmes County in Millersburg and has earned a reputation for tricky terrain and fluctuating elevations that make it suitable for experienced golfers looking for a challenge. If you find yourself in Bellville which resides in Richland County, you’ll be within reach of the Deer Ridge Golf Course at 900 Comfort Plaza Drive where you can enjoy 18 holes of golfing fun. Afterward, golfers have easy access to the Black Dog Tavern where music and fantastic food are served up on Fridays.

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