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About the Course

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


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.


Yatesville Lake State Park Golf Course features five tee boxes to challenge all skill levels. Click here to view the scorecard.


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  • Camping
  • Horse Trails
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