Nestled amidst the picturesque landscapes and rolling hills of Southern Indiana lie two hidden gems for avid golfers – Sultan’s Run and Buffalo Trace golf courses. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just looking to unwind with a few rounds, these courses offer a blend of natural beauty and challenging play. What’s more, with convenient stay and play packages, you can turn your golfing getaway into a memorable retreat.

Sultan’s Run Golf Club:

Located in Jasper, Indiana, Sultan’s Run Golf Club is renowned for its stunning layout and championship-caliber design. Designed by world-renowned architect Tim Liddy, this 18-hole masterpiece seamlessly integrates the natural contours of the land, creating a challenging yet rewarding experience for golfers of all skill levels.

As you make your way through Sultan’s Run, you’ll encounter lush fairways lined with mature trees, strategically placed bunkers, and water hazards that come into play on several holes. The signature 18th hole, is one of Indiana’s most dramatic holes, featuring a breathtaking waterfall as a backdrop.

But Sultan’s Run offers more than just exceptional golfing. The clubhouse, recently renovated & expanded, boasts top-notch amenities, including a pro shop stocked with the latest gear and restaurant. The 19th Hole is a full food and beverage services open daily during peak golf season. After your round, relax on the new patio overlooking the 18th hole and relive your best shots with fellow golf enthusiasts.

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Buffalo Trace Golf Course:

Just a short drive from Sultan’s Run lies another gem of Southern Indiana golf – Buffalo Trace Golf Course in Jasper. The municipal course offers a more laid-back atmosphere while still delivering a challenging and enjoyable golfing experience.

Buffalo Trace features 18 scenic holes set amidst rolling hills and wooded landscapes. The course rewards accuracy off the tee on the back nine, as stray shots can find themselves among the towering trees that line both sides of the fairway.

After your round, unwind at a nearby pub. Snaps, Pub N Grub, The Schnitzelbank, Oink Inc & many other locally owned restaurants offer a variety of menu options to cap the day off.

Stay and Play Packages:

To make the most of your golfing excursion, consider taking advantage of the stay and play packages offered by hotels in Jasper, including the Hampton Inn, Clarion Pointe, Comfort Inn, and Fairfield Inn & Suites. These packages include accommodations along with green fees and other perks.

Imagine waking up to breathtaking views of the Southern Indiana countryside at a popular vacation rental, enjoying a hearty breakfast, and then heading out for a day on the links. After your round, return to your comfortable accommodation, where you can relax and recharge before another day of golfing adventures.


Southern Indiana may not always be the first destination that comes to mind for golf enthusiasts, but courses like Sultan’s Run and Buffalo Trace are sure to change that perception. With their stunning scenery, challenging layouts, and convenient stay and play packages, these courses offer a golfing experience that’s second to none. So pack your clubs, gather your friends, and prepare for an unforgettable golf getaway in the heart of the Hoosier State.

Stay & Play Packages

For golf package information, be sure to complete the Stay & Play Package Pricing form or call the hotel property of your choice. The hotel properties below partner with our golf courses to package and plan your trip. Dubois County has many other hotel properties if you prefer other brands. See a list of all lodging available in Dubois County here.

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