Oglebay Resort (Speidel Golf Club)

465 Lodge Drive,

Wheeling, West Virginia 26003

  • Office

    +1 (800) 624 6988 (toll free)
  • Pro shop

    +1 (304) 243 4141

About the course

  • The Course:

    36 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland.

  • Designer:

    Robert Trent Jones Sr (Speidel course, 1970); Arnold Palmer (Klieves course, 2000); Robert Biery (Crispin course, 1950).

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6725
6065
4569
Par
72
72
71
SSS or slope
71.9
67.7
67.0

At the same location:

Above distances are for the Klieves course. Oglebay Resort's Speidel Golf Club is home to two championship courses: the Klieves course (par-72, 6725 yds, designer Arnold Palmer) and the Speidel course (par-72, 7001 yds, Robert Trent Jones Sr). The resort also includes the original 18-hole Crispin course (par-71, 5670 yds, Robert Biery). There is also a 9-hole par-3 course.

Location

Latitude:

40.116431

Longitude:

-80.645801

How to get there:

5 mi NE of Wheeling / 60 mi SW of Pittsburgh.

Oglebay Resort / Speidel Golf Club

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.

Est. 1950

Oglebay Resort is home to the Speidel Golf Club, which comprises the resort's top two 18-hole championship golf courses, the Arnold Palmer designed Klieves course and the Robert Trent Jones Sr Speidel course. The resort is also home to the original 18-hole Crispin course (5670 yds) and a 9-hole par-3 course.

The Klieves course ranks with some of the best in West Virginia. This tree-lined and open parkland layout provides a wonderful test for your all-round game, with many attractive, skilfully crafted and challenging holes to enjoy. A must play if you are in the area.

Stay&Play at Oglebay Resort: luxury onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.

List of courses: USA - Mid Atlantic

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes, peak rate in high season: $72 (Palmer course); $62 (Jones course). Golf cart included.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Golf carts are fitted with GPS.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

Over a hundred years ago, a tradition of generous hospitality was started at the summer estate of Earl W. Oglebay in Wheeling, West Virginia. Today, Oglebay Resort & Conference Center offers 1,700 acres of year-round recreational opportunities and overnight accommodations.

Where2Stay

  • Oglebay Resort

    465 Lodge Drive, Wheeling, WV 26003.

    +1 (304) 243 4000

    Visit website

    Situated on a hilltop in the heart of Oglebay is the 271-room Wilson Lodge. The Lodge's new 5,000 sq. ft. West Spa was completed in 2008, offering the finest in relaxing and therapeutic services. Additional amenities at the Lodge include casual and fine dining, an indoor pool, jacuzzi, sauna and wireless Internet.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      Oglebay (Crispin course)

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Oglebay/Speidel GC (Palmer & Jones courses) (2 mi from resort center).

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      No

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