Depends on his skill level, but Manakiki Golf Course [Willoughby Hills
(440) 942-2500] on the upper east side is a nice course for a fair greens fee. Has a country club feel in a public course. Tee times are taken no more than five days in advance.
Further to the east on 90, and more expensive, is Quail Hollow. Another very nice course.
Agree, 'Kiki is a nice course.
Other favorites in no order.
Pine Ridge- Metroparks course.
Thunder Hills- South Carolina feel to it. Far East-Madison
Wicked Woods- Geauga County
Bang for the buck- Grandview Country Club (public) in Middlefield.
Mon & Fri only. All day golf with cart. $25 per person
Go to www.clemetparks.com for internet reservation of tee times for Manakiki up to five days in advance. If further south, sleepy hollow is a lot of fun, with some great scenery and a good challenge. Same 5-day rule applies there as well.
Thunder hill? Bring your waders. Tons of water there. Fun course though.