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Value
4.1
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.0
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.6
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About

Holes 9
Type Resort
Par 36
Length 3100 yards
Slope N/A
Rating 34.8

Course Details

Year Built 1963
Golf Season Year round
Architect Buck Blankenship

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code No Cut Offs & No Tank Tops.

Available Facilities

Conference Facilities, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.2
45 Reviews (45)
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Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
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Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Grouchy Pro Shop Attendant

Course was great, amenities were nice, but the pro shop attendant was in a horrible mood. Feel sorry for the guy

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 110
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

Great place to play

This is always a great place to play the greens has always been in good shape everything I played here been mowed good never had any complaint the only problem was there was a group of 7 playing 2 group ahead of me but a ranger came and broke them up bright leaf is a resort and have 27 holes course plus a 9 hole par 3 course I love the course will keep on co.ing back

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

EM MW outing

The course was beautiful very well taken care of Restaurant was very nice good was good . Will definitely be back . Had a great experience.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Course, Great Day

Playing golf in December in Ky is a blessing and Brightleaf was a blessing as well. Staff in the pro shop was very kind and very professional. Great day, great venue. Thanks

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played

Worst Greens Ever

If you like putting on wet carpet these are the greens for you. Slowest softest greens I've ever seen. Hadn't rained in a week. Made a pitch mark on a 5 yard chip shot. Fairways are good tho.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Awesome experience

I have never had so much fun playing golf in my entire life. Everyone was so kind and respectful. I watched a large group (dressed in hilarious costumes) pick up random trash that they didn't leave and throw it away in trash cans. I also noticed them fixing multiple ball marks left on the green by other players not in their group. This is a prime example of how to take care of a golf course. My only wish in life is that the next time I go this group of fine young men are there (especially the gorgeous African American that drove the Tesla.)

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Had a tournament of what seemed to be frat boys running around with no shirts. Litter everywhere. Crashing golf carts. Signs of the Saudi tour tacked up to the tee box plaques. Fake money all over the ground. Party popper paper everywhere. IT TOOK 1 HOUR TO PLAY 4 HOLES!!!! Pace of play was horrific. I did not even tee off on the 5th. I just left. When I called the pro shop to complain they knew that this group had a history of this behavior, but they still allowed them to play. Very poor decision on part of the owners, but then again it’s not like they are going to be the ones cleaning up. Just feel very sorry for the very nice staff there.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Bright Leaf a Winner

Excellent course, friendly staff, windy cold day but played anyway.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 734
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Michigan Advisor
Top 10 Contributor
First Time Playing
Used cart

Resort Course That Offers 3 Courses

Resort has an 18 hole, 9 hole regulation and 9 hole par 3 course. All are fun and worth the play. The green site conditioning was great on all three courses. The Regulation 18 hole and 9 hole courses sit and the hilliest part of the property and have several very memorable tee shots and holes.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Good value

Restaurant was closed for season mid-October. Planed on eating there but was left with minimal food choices

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a year
3.0
Previously Played

No management

The course restrooms located on the various holes are DISGUSTING. Also, no management here. Group in front of us has 8 people with 5 carts playing together. No ranger in sight. Come here if you have 12 hours to play 18.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
First Time Playing

Groups

I picked the one day to drive down from Lexington to play Bright Leaf. Tee time was 9:04. At 9:04, there is a 4some on the tee box. After teeing off, they go back to their room, to change clothes. We are on the tee box about to hit and they breeze back by us up to their balls. This is when we found out there was a massive party playing the course. No big deal, you have to play somewhere, why not here?

Playing through the first 4 holes or so, there is screaming and yelling coming from every group on the golf course. People playing with no shirts, loud music all over the place, smoke bombs on tee boxes etc. I’m all for people having a good time, but there is a time and a place. There was a 4 party jam on hole 5 I think, but once it cleared, the pace stayed slightly below average, but pace doesn’t really bother me, I’m used to slow play. All of this keeps up until around hole 11, then the course finally starts to quiet down. Until we reached 18s fairway. There were atleast 30 members of the group standing behind the tee box, yelling through megaphones, different kinds of noise makers, screaming at the golfer just to try and mess them up. 18s green is right next to 1s tee box. Needless to say, finishing was a hassle, and the group was making remarks about us on the green, even though we never even looked at them. This group shouldn’t be let near a golf course ever again.

Also, whoever Mark is, drew his name in one of the greens with his putter. And someone was foot dragging the whole green up. Why I had to choose today to give bright leaf a shot? I don’t know. Will this deter me from coming back to bright leaf? Probably. The course was in average shape. The greens were a little slower, and bumpier thanks to Mark and crew. And the Maintenance guy said this crew was out there last year, and should have never been allowed back, but here we are.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great shape for December

I wasn't expecting too much being it was windy and cold in December but was pleasantly surprised at how well the course still looked considering cold weather.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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