Kentucky Tourism

Yatesville Lake State Park


1410 Golf Course Road
Louisa, KY 41230
PGA Professional: Missy Kennedy


DAILY GOLF SPECIALS!!! Call 606-673-4300 for details and start time!

Yatesville Lake Golf CourseYatesville Lake Golf Course is located in the scenic eastern Kentucky foothills near Louisa, Kentucky. Architects Arthur Hills/Steve Forrest design highlights the rugged beauty of the region in creating a golfing masterpiece. With 4-5 sets of tees on each hole, manicured fairways and immaculate greens, Yatesville Lake Golf Course offers opportunities for golfers of all skill levels.

Yatesville Lake Golf Course received a Golf Digest Magazine Award as the " #3 Most Affordable New Public Golf Course" nationally in 2005. In 2009 Golf Digest magazine ranked the course #9 as the " Best Courses You Can Play."

You will not only be treated to a wonderful, challenging test of golf but you will be able to enjoy an abundant array of wildlife, dramatic tee to green elevation changes and scenic views which will leave you awestruck. So pack your golf clubs, throw in your camera and prepare for a golf experience you will soon not forget.

2013/2014 - Golf Digest #11 Best in State of Kentucky
2011/2012 - Golf Digest #6 Best in State of Kentucky
2012 - #1 Golf Course in Kentucky, Golf Kentucky Links
2012/2013 - Golf Digest #10 Best in State of Kentucky
2010 - Ranked #6 by “Golf Digest” Best Courses You Can Play
2009 - Ranked #9 by “Golf Digest” Best Courses You Can Play
2005 - "Best New Affordable Public Courses", ranked #3 nationally by "Golf Digest" Magazine

Getaway to Golf

Our Getaway to Golf package includes overnight lodging and 18 holes of golf with a golf car. The package price is per person, per night, based on double occupancy, plus tax and is subject to availability.

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Discount Card

Discount CardThe 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 Yatesville Lake'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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Trail Card

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 Yatesville Lake's pro shop at 866-906-7888. Click here for Trail Card pricing and options.


  • Walking & Jogging Trails
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Boating
  • Water Skiing
  • Planned Recreation
  • Miniature Golf
  • Nature Trails
  • Playgrounds
  • Picnicking
  • Camping
  • Horse Trails
  • Mountain Biking Trails

Hole Flyovers

Dress Code

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.


Yatesville Lake State Park Golf Course features five tee boxes to challenge all skill levels.

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