The Virtues Golf Club

One Long Drive,

Nashport, Ohio 43830

  • Office

    +1 (740) 763 1100
  • Pro shop

    +1 (740) 763 1100
  • Fax

    +1 (740) 763 1194
  • Golf pro

    Hung Chow (PGA, Head Golf Professional)

About the course

  • The Course:

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

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland, wetland and open countryside.

  • Designer:

    Arthur Hills

SSS or slope






How to get there:

9 mi E of Newark / 47 mi E of Columbus.

The Virtues Golf Club

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

Est. 1999

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.

List of courses: Ohio (North & Central)


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 (mid-May thru' Sept): Mon-Thur $79; Fri-Sun $99. Golf cart included.

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

Other information

Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted.

Practice facilities

Excellent (including a double-ended driving range)

Did you know?

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.

Published ranking

Ohio: 16th best course in Ohio (Golf Digest, 2023/24).
USA: 93rd best public course in the USA (Golf Digest, 2023).


  • Newark Metropolitan Hotel

    50 North 2nd St, Newark, Ohio 43055

    +1 (740) 322 6455

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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.

    • Golf at this hotel:


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      Granville (6 mi)

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      The Virtues

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