FORE! Louisville Golf Courses to Tee Up On

Louisville Golf CoursesThere is no better time to tee up on the best Louisville Golf Courses than right now! Choose from any of Louisville’s golf courses, each of which offer an excellent golfing experience at some of the most reasonable prices in the nation. Each course has its own unique character, allowing you to have a memorable experience on the fairways! Some of the courses are consistently ranked among Kentucky’s best and most challenging courses. Here are just a few of our favorite Louisville golf courses to tee up on!


Some of the best greens can be found at the Metro Parks golf courses. Opened from daylight to dark seven days a week, each course has a fully stocked pro shop!


Bobby Nichols Golf Course

Located on 4301 East Pages Lane, this beautiful 9-hole course was named after Louisvillian and PGA professional Bobby Nichols. The rolling terrain with tree-lined fairways and giant, bunked greens, offer golfers a relaxing experience. The Bobby Nichols golf course will test golfers proficiency with iron and reward a straight tee shot!


Charlie Vettiner Golf Course

With rolling hills, bent grass greens, and zoysia fairways, this gorgeous golf course was ranked the 7th most challenging course in Kentucky. Charlie Vettiner golf course has 50 white sand bunkers, tree-lined fairways, and a creek that winds through several holes. Whether you are an experience golfer or just a beginner, the course has enough different tee markers to either help or challenge every level of golfer.


Cherokee Golf Course

Founded in 1895, Cherokee is one of the oldest golf courses in the United States. This beautiful course is also the oldest in Louisville. With its rolling layout and two lake holes, Cherokee is the shortest of the Metro Parks courses. This course is an excellent place to improve your short-iron game and other skills!


Crescent Hill Golf Course

The Crescent Hill golf course will celebrate its 87th birthday this year! With no water hazards and no bunkers, the course is the perfect place for both novice and experienced golfers! This centrally located course offers 9-holes and is one of the busiest in Metro Louisville.


Crescent Hill Golf Course

This hilly course was rated the 6th toughest course in Kentucky and was voted “Best of Louisville” for many years running. Rolling through beautiful Seneca Park, this course has hosted numerous national events. The Beargrass Creek winds its way among the numerous trees and fairways that are being converted from rye to zoysia grass. Test your skills at the Crescent Hill Golf Course!


Sun Valley Golf Course

The smooth front nine holes serve as a great warm up for the extremely risky and rewarding back nine! The beginning of the course has small, flat greens while the back has larger, rolling greens tucked around white sand bunkers. The Sun Valley golf course provides golfers of all skill levels a wonderful challenge.




After looking over this list of Louisville golf courses, make sure to read about all of the options for a Select Registry bed and breakfast in Kentucky, and specifically in Louisville. The Central Park Bed and Breakfast is located in a magnificent three-story home, which was constructed in 1884. The Inn offers guest an ambiance of fine period furnishings and examples of exquisite hand craftsmanship. A perfect place to relax after enjoying all the beautiful Louisville golf courses!


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