Fox Den Golf Course Review

Fox Den Golf Course in Stow, Ohio is an 18 hole Municipal golf course located four miles off Route 8 in the Northeast section of the city. 

Date played: June 13, 2015

*Update from Chris 7/3/15: If you’re thinking of giving it a try or going back, you might want to hurry up.  The city is taking bids to potentially sell the course and not all of the bidders are interested in keeping it a golf course.

The course was designed by Fred Schmeidel and originally opened in 1967.  In 2006, the city of Stow acquired Fox Den and currently maintains and operates the facility.  They offer four sets of tees with the back (blue) tees measuring 6513 yards and par 72.

My day to play golf arrived, but all my usual playing partners had prior engagements, so I decided this was a good opportunity to explore a course our circle knew very little, if anything, about.  The 11:15 tee time was too good of a deal to pass up (more on that later), so I grabbed it and headed out for a solo round.

The first thing I noticed Read More