Golf Courses

Otis Park Golf Course
Lawrence County is home to five golf courses. For more information on a particular course, click on the name to link directly to its web site. Call Lawrence County Tourism at 812-849-1090 to inquire about Lawrence County’s Stay and Play golf packages.

Otis Park Golf Course
Recognized as one of the best municipal golf courses in Indiana, Otis Park is unique to this region. This 6,300 yard par 72 layout is both scenic and challenging to golfers of all skill levels. Signature hole #17 features a tee shot across a creek with a large drop in elevation to this beautiful 535 yard par-5. Otis Park offers a lighted driving range and practice greens. A golf professional offers lessons. The course also features an award-winning golf shop stocked with golf merchandise ranging from the latest equipment to stylish sportswear. Phone 812-279-9092 for tee times.

Persimmon Ridge Golf Course
Persimmon Ridge, located between Bedford and Mitchell, about 1 1/2 miles east of Indiana-37, is a nine-hole course featuring woods, a mini-lake, and a clubhouse. The 2,500 yard course features two par-5, four par-4, and three par-3 holes. Thursday night scrambles begin at 5:30 p.m., and plans are to host three or four night golf matches during the summer. Phone 812-849-5188 for tee times.

Stone Crest Golf Community 
A semi-private course on 210 acres located 11 miles north of Bedford. All 27 holes feature concrete cart paths and lakes nestled in rolling hills. Enjoy the view from the clubhouse's popular wrap-around deck which overlooks three lakes. Clubhouse amenities include a pro shop and a snack bar. Banquet facilities are available. Phone 812-276-4653 for tee times.


Events for May

  • May 3 Bedford Public Library hosts Hand Under Hand: Positive Physical Approach to Care for Careg 
  • May 4 Bedford Public Library - Writer’s Meet-up, 
  • May 5 Lawrence County Art Association - Paintings by Don Geyra: New and Ancient, Opening Recepti 
  • May 6 Bedford Lions Club-67th Annual Pancake Festival 
  • May 9 Bedford Public Library - Preschool Discovery: Story Favorites 
  • May 9 Bedford Parks Department - Downtown Car Show & Corn Hole Tournament at Harp Commons 
  • May 10 Bedford Parks Department - Indy Motor Speedway Tour 
  • May 11 Bedford Public Library - Teen Animanga 
  • May 12 24th Annual Golf Outing @ Otis Park 
  • May 13 Purdue Extension - A Moment Unplugged: Exploring Nature with Your Senses 
  • May 13 United Way - Day of Caring, Community Garden 
  • May 14 Spring Mill State Park - Mother's Day Buffet 
  • May 16 Bedford Public Library - Make a Floor Piano 
  • May 16 Lawrence County Museum of History - Brain Games XVI 
  • May 17 Bedford Public Library - Free Device Help 
  • May 18 Bedford Public Library - Balloon Blast 
  • May 18 Ribbon Cutting @ Milwaukee Train Depot 
  • May 18 Business After Hours @ JA Benefits 
  • May 20 Boys & Girls Club - Duck Derby 
  • May 24 Job Fair - hosted by WorkOne, Bedford Chamber of Commerce, & the Lawrence County Economic  
  • May 25 Bedford Public Library - Free Device Help 
  • May 26 Lawrence County Art Association - June Exhibit Opening Reception; Scenes of Lawrence Count 
  • May 27 Spring Mill State Park - Living History Weekend 

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