The house that came to symbolize Kentucky’s gracious hospitality and according to legend inspired Stephen Collins Foster to write his immortal song, “My Old Kentucky Home” is one of the most cherished historical sites in the commonwealth.
The 18-hole "My Old Kentucky Home" course at the My Old Kentucky Home State Park Golf Course facility in Bardstown, Kentucky features 6,351 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 71. The course rating is 69.5 and it has a slope rating of 119 on Bermuda grass. My Old Kentucky Home golf course opened in 1933.
The complete redesign and reconstruction of the front nine holes, plus extensive irrigation and turf improvements on the back nine holes are finished and 18 holes are open for play.
In 2008-09 the course received four stars from Golf Digest magazine as the "Best Places to Play."
My Old Kentucky State Park Golf Course features three tee boxes to challenge all skill levels.
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The Kentucky State Parks Golf Trail is offering something new for golfers. Golf Discount Cards are being sold at all 18 courses at Kentucky State Parks. Click the thumbnail image to view My Old Kentucky Home's Discount Card pricing and information.
Discount Cards are course specific and can be purchased for $20-$25. The cards provide substantially discounted fees that include cart.
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The Kentucky State Parks wants you to enjoy another fun filled year of golf with us at our Nation’s Finest Park System. Purchase your Trail Card today for unlimited access to nationally recognized golf courses by Golf Digest.
Trail Cards may be purchased at any Kentucky State Park golf course.
Contact My Old Kentucky Home's pro shop at 606-561-4104. Click here for Trail Card pricing and options.
- Gift Shop
- Visitor's Center
- "The Stephen Foster Story"
April 1, 2016 through October 31, 2016
*Twilight 18 Holes
*Please contact course for start time and availability
November 1, 2016 through March 31, 2017
Cooler & Alcohol Policy
As of August 4, 2011 our course is licensed to sell beer. All alcohol must be purchased from the course. It is against the law to bring your own alcoholic beverages onto the golf course. Personal coolers are prohibited on the golf course; coolers are provided for use during play by the golf course.
Men are required to wear shirts with collars and sleeves (mock turtlenecks are accepted...assuming they have sleeves). Ladies: sleeveless golfing attire for ladies is permitted due to the design of ladies golf wear. Ladies may not wear halter tops or spaghetti straps. The following pertains to all golfers: No cut off shorts of any type and no swimwear.