One Long Drive,
Nashport, Ohio 43830
18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.
Woodland, wetland and open countryside.
9 mi E of Newark / 47 mi E of Columbus.
The Virtues Golf Club (formerly called Longaberger Golf Club) is home to one of the top-rated championship golf courses in Ohio. Located an hour's drive east of Columbus, Ohio, this excellent tree-lined and open parkland layout contains a wealth of wonderfully crafted, memorable and challenging holes. Definitely a course that will challenge your all-round game, and well worth going out of your way to play.
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.
Must book in advance.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].
Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted.
Excellent (including a double-ended driving range)
The Virtues GC (as Longaberger GC) was the first public golf course in the state of Ohio to achieve certification through the Audubon International Signature Program.
Ohio: 16th best course in Ohio (Golf Digest, 2023/24).
USA: 93rd best public course in the USA (Golf Digest, 2023).
50 North 2nd St, Newark, Ohio 43055
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The boutique Newark Metropolitan Hotel is situated off Route 16, just one block from Courthouse Square in the centre of Newark. It is minutes away from the Longaberger Homestead. The hotel offers 117 well-appointed rooms and suites, full-service dining at the on-site Elements restaurant, indoor/outdoor fireplaces, a fitness center (available 24 hours/day) and an indoor heated pool.
Granville (6 mi)
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