Smock Golf Course is a Public 18 hole golf course located in Indianapolis, Indiana.
The course was designed by Bob Simmons. Smock Golf Course first opened for play in 1976.
Par for the course is 72. From the back tees the course plays to 6,806 yards. From the forward tees the course measures 4,534 yards. The longest hole on the course is # 1, a par-5 that plays to 566 yards. The shortest hole on the course is # 13, a par-3 that plays to 162 yards from the back tees.
Watch out for # 1, the 566 yard par-5 challenge is the #1 handicap hole on the course. The easiest hole is # 13, the 166 yard par-3.
Smock Golf Course has large greens, but they are often so firm it is often difficult to hold your shots. The signature hole is #17, a 429-yard, par 4, which requires a long iron to a shallow green with a lake on the left and a bunker to the right. Another difficult hole is #14, a 362-yard, par 4, requiring a long tee shot over a creek to a fairway with trees and out-of-bounds stakes come into play on the left, then an approach shot to a well-bunkered green. Water comes into play on eight holes.
$16 (cart included), played on Friday, July 2013 at noon
Smock is an Indianapolis city course that continually is in pretty good shape. Fairly wide open, with a challenging creek that pops up on 13 holes and must be reckoned with.
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