Golfing

Test your skills on these Kentucky Lake area golf courses. Western Kentucky offers some of the most beautiful and challenging golf courses in Kentucky.


Benton Golf & Country Club

1830 Golf Course Rd  Benton  KY  42025
270-527-9673    
http://www.bentongolfandcountryclub.net

Located just minutes from beautiful Kentucky Lake and Land Between the Lakes National Recreational Area. The club was established in 1962 as a 9 hole course and developed into a challenging 18 holes. Several lakes come into play as do wandering streams. You putt on MiniVerde Dwarf Bermuda Grass greens and drive to Bermuda grass fairways. Blue, white, gold and red tees, 6240 yd., 5855 yd, 5249 yd., 4468 yd. respectively. An enjoyable, golfer friendly par 72.


Calvert City Golf & Country Club

123 Country Club Lane  Calvert City  KY  42029
270-395-5831    
http://www.calvertcitycountryclub.com

Calvert City Golf & Country Club has a beautiful 18 hole golf course located in Western Kentucky. Opened in the Spring of 1970, the Harold England designed course is 6679 yards from the back tees and 3574 yards from the front tees. The par 72 layout consists of MiniVerde Dwarf Bermuda Grass greens and lush carpet-like El Toro Zoysia grass fairways with five teeing areas, several sand bunkers and lakes that come into play on several holes. A natural creek runs through or near seven of the holes, not only challenging the golfer, but also offering a view of our wetlands wildlife.


Deer Lakes Golf Course

140 Deer Lakes Lane  Salem  KY  42078
270 988-4653    
http://www.deerlakesgc.com

Deer Lakes Golf Course is a new, challenging, public course in Salem, Kentucky. Construction started in October 1999 and was completed in September 2000 then opened to the public in March 2001. The course has rolling Bermuda fairways and lush bent grass greens. It has water on 9 holes, 34 sand bunkers and dog legs that play through the woods.


Drake Creek Golf Club

1 Torrey Pines  Ledbetter  KY  42058
270-898-4653    
http://www.drakecreek.com/

Drake Creek Golf Club, established in 1999, was designed by renowned golf architect Rich Osborne and constructed by Holmes and Company, the same company that built English Turn in New Orleans, Pinehurst National, and Grand Cypress in Orlando among others.

Drake Creek is consistently maintained in an impeccable condition that is simply better than other area golf courses. The 18-hole course features Zoysia fairways and tees, bent grass greens, over 20 acres of water and 38 sand bunkers. There are four separete tees on each hole so the course can be as friendly or as challenging as you make it.


Edwin J. Paxton Park

841 Berger Road  Paducah  KY  42003
270-444-9514    
http://www.paxtonpark.com

Nice, gently rolling championship golf course with 3 large lakes providing water on 7 holes and the ultimate in high quality greens--Champion ultradwarf bermuda, which is replacing bentgrass in the South on many courses that desire bentgrass quality putting surfaces and bermuda heat tolerance. The ball rolls true and fast on Champion, just like excellent bentgrass greens. Tee boxes are zoysia and bermuda and we have 4 sets of tees on each hole. Fairways are primarily bermuda but zoysia was installed in places on six fairways in 2014.


Kenlake State Resort Park

542 Kenlake Rd  Aurora  KY  42048
270-474-2211    
http://parks.ky.gov/parks/resortparks/kenlake

The 9-hole "Kenlake" course at the Kenlake Par-3 State Resort Park Golf Course facility in Hardin, Kentucky features 1,919 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 30 . Kenlake golf course opened in 1950.


Kentucky Dam Sate Park

US 641 N  Gilbertsville  KY  42044
    800 295-1877
http://parks.ky.gov/golf/18_hole/kentucky-dam/

Nestled in the lake country of western Kentucky, this 3 diamond resort offers lodging, camping, boating, dining, and 1700 acres of breathtaking recreational opportunities.

The golf course is a championship style par 72 designed by notable course architect Perry Maxwell.

Maxwell is also responsible for such designs as Southern Hills C.C. in Tulsa, OK (site of the 2007 PGA Championship) and Colonial C.C. in Fort Worth, TX (home to golf legend Ben Hogan). Four sets of tees accommodate players of all capabilities.

If you are looking for a golf getaway, take advantage of the convenience of our Stay and Play golf packages.

Stay in one of our 72 cabins or directly at the golf course in the Village Green Inn.

Come experience our hospitality at Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park.


Lake Barkley State Resort Park

3500 State Park Road Hwy 68  Cadiz  KY  42211
    800-295-1878
http://parks.ky.gov/golf/18_hole/lake-barkley

Lake Barkley “Boots Randolph” Golf Course located in beautiful Cadiz, Kentucky on the border of Land Between the Lakes, lies this wonderful test of golf.

This course has a meandering stream that is fed by the Big Blue Spring that will come into play on half of the holes. Both nines are laid out along the valley floor with no blind shots.

Most of the fairways are tree lined, and nearly all of the greens are well bunkered.

A difficult hole is #6, a 517-yard, par 5, with a ninety-degree dogleg left fairway and a well-protected green.


Marvel Golf Club

466 Bay Hill Drive  Benton  KY  42025
270-354-9050    

Nestled along the western shores of Kentucky Lake, The Marvel Golf Club is Western Kentucky's newest premier 18-hole championship golf course. Designed by Palmer Course Design, Marvel has at least four sets of tees on each hole that offer a truly unique and memorable golfing experience for every level of player.


Miller Memorial Golf Course

2814 Pottertown Road  Murray  KY  42071
    888-313-9862
http://www.millermemorialgc.com

Miller Memorial Golf Course presents a unique challenge for competitive and recreational golfers alike Heralded as one of the west Kentucky lakes region’s finest courses, Miller Memorial offers a variety of challenges for the most discriminating golfer.

Measuring 6,592 yards from the championship tees, the par-71 layout has two distinct nines which require a wide array of shot-making. The outward nine is set on hilly terrain and requires pinpoint accuracy from tee to green, whereas the inward half rewards length and accurate long iron play. More Information.


Mineral Mounds State Park

48 Finch Rd  Eddyville  KY  42038
270-388-3673    
http://parks.ky.gov/golf/18_hole/mineral-mound

Located about 20 minutes from Grand Rivers. 18 holes; Par 72; Yardage: 6930. Course is constructed along the banks of Lake Barkley. Pro shop offers rental carts, clubs and golf merchandise.


Oaks Country Club

363 Oaks Country Club Rd  Murray  KY  42071
270-753-6454    
http://www.oaksgcc.com/

The Oaks cornerstone is our challenging 18-hole golf course with Champion Ultra Dwarf Bermuda greens that consistently provide the best putting surfaces in the region, regardless of the wide seasonal temperatures in our mid-south area. The 6,403-yard layout features three ponds playing into several holes, along with well-manicured bunkers on many holes. And, of course, The Oaks Country Club course remains true to its name with a gorgeous mix of trees lining and defining the entire course. The par 72 course plays to a course rating of 70 and a slope of 119. Four different tee locations offer challenges for golfers of all handicaps. Golfers are welcome to bring private carts any time and on-site storage is available as a convenience for club members at an additional fee.
Pro Shop: 270-753-6454
Fax: 270-753-8159
Pool: 270-753-8159


Sullivan's Par 3

1647 N 16th Street  Murray  KY  42071
270-753-1152    
http://www.sullivansgolf.com/

Sullivan's Par 3 is a locally owned public course that offers fun for every member of the family. Our challenging 18-Hole Par 3 golf course is great for beginners as well as the seasoned pro looking to improve his/her game. Sullivan's Par 3 Golf and sports center is located on N. 16th Street extended in Murray, KY, and is open from 7am to dark, seven days a week.


 

 
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