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Conditions
4.0
Value
3.7
Layout
3.7
Friendliness
4.0
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.4
93.3%
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15 out of 23 reviews
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4.0
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4.0
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3.7
Layout
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Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.0
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3 out of 3 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 6474 yards
Slope 121
Rating 70.0
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Bright Leaf Golf Resort
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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

3.9
23 Reviews (23)
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Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Uninformed

Bad signage....had no idea where the pro shop was. Hole markers were not facing the cart path so you have to walk up on the tee box to see what hole you're playing. The should have signs on both sides.
No tee markers on tee boxes so you dont know where you are playing from. Blue? White? Yellow? Red? Just had to guess.

No alcohol sold on property. What!? I've never heard of this! Would have been good to know before we arrived.

Course is in great shape from tee boxes to fairways to greens. Course itself was enjoyable but amenities were not up to par in my opinion and the lack of signage and markers was very frustrating.

I would play this course again....knowing what I know now. If you're a first timer, be prepared to be confused and frustrated by the time you tee off.

Bring your own beverages!!!!!

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Several six-somes and loud groups

There were several groups of six. Three different groups had music players like Rodney Dangerfield in Caddy Shack. I've never seen that in 20 years of playing golf, but I saw three different groups with music at Bright Leaf. It should be foursomes and no music on the course. Play golf now, four max in a group, and have your dance party later.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

great value

Course was wide open - hard to lose a ball. Greens were good. Short course with little trouble. Several drivable par 4's. Overall, great value for the money. Some fairways were a little too close to others. Although I heard several "fores", I didn't have any problems. Although I did get hit with a ball walking onto the 18th green. It was from the 18th tee - the guy behind us flew it onto the green and it bounced up and hit me in the leg - no pain. I would still play there again - alot of fun.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fall Golf At Bright Leaf

The course is in excellent condition. You can see your ball from 200 yards away. The greens while a bit slow were a beautiful shade of green. The grounds keeper does a fabulous job.
This course gets it. For the average golfer, hit your shot, drive to your ball and hit it again.
Great time.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great golf, at a great price!

Great course, always well kept, extremely friendly staff, for the prices you get through golf now you can't beat it. Beautiful terrain and a awesome course to play! I keep returning to the course because the overall amount of respect others golfers on course show (from my experiences) it makes for a very enjoyable round! Thanks Bright Leaf!! P. Tye

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 84
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Kentucky Advisor
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Fair weather
Used cart

Not for the Squeemish

My wife & I have played the 18-hole course now 4 times. I've struggled to break 100 while she has yet to break 120, mostly due to the water hazards and blind green shots. In fact, my wife nearly got hit by a drive because someone teeing off could not see us. Hilly fairways also add to the difficulties for us.

That said, we like the course very much. It's one of the most well-kept and maintained we play in the region.. There are very few trees to impede your play, but severe slopes and neighborhood yards proved to be issues for finding my slices and pulls.

The course is very popular on the weekends so slow play is likely.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Poor par 3

Par three a joke longest hole 90 yards would be good for kids very diappointing

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good course

Good fairways. Greens are very good. Was disappointed that they mowed the greens while we were playing causes a 10 minute delay. Otherwise excellent golf for our $15 per person

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
3.0
Previously Played

Charged 20.00 for the old front nine . This course is not worth anything CLOSE to that .

A lot depends on who is in the pro shop . Kevin is friendly and knowledgable , Sherry is friendly but is just a cashier , Helen on the other hand is very unfriendly and always charges PREMIUM prices . I know SEVERAL people that she has been extremely rude to . Many local players do not play the course because of Helen .

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 08/12/2014

And she's that way whether the course is busy or slow. I've been there before with 6 cars in the parking lot and she was very rude. She should have been happy to see someone there to pay and play. Too many other choices in the area to be treated poorly as a customer.

Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Over booked tee times

Stay and play course do not plan weekend golf over booked ran out of carts long wait at tees

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Cheap, But Not Worth It

Beautiful course but they allowed groups of eight to play together. Unbelievable! The way course is laid out you felt you were in danger of being hit by someone else's ball most of the time. Took 5 hrs to play even though playing with people with 15 handicap

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Beatiful Course

Beautiful course - large well manicured greens. Pro shop had fantastic end of season deals on quality golf apparel.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Worth it

Sometimes the staff isn't as friendly as you like, but I guess that happens everywhere. Course is in outstanding condition this year, best in the area.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Very good course

Great staff go good course even after very wet conditions. I will play dry soon. Staff was great. Will play again soon.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 0-4
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser

I Was told the price i paid was unfair to the course by the pro shop attendant and was also told that my tee would not be honored the next time i book

Treated rudely and felt unwelcome!! Told that my tee times wouldn't be honored anymore threw GolfNow!!

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 73
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor

This was a nice course, but there could be improvements.

I had heard a lot of good things about this course. My brother and I enjoyed our round; however, we had a hard time finding any distance markers. There was some faded marks out on the cart path, but you had to go looking for them. Our home course has a small pvc post in the middle of the fairway marking the 200, 150 and 100 distances. They are removable as to not be in your way if necessary. If more courses had such or at least had them on the edge of the cart path it would certainly be helpful. The greens were in great shape, but very slow. Otherwise, we really enjoyed our outing at Bright Leaf.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 15-19
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

A bit out of the way, but worth the trip

We played the 18 hole course. It has a lot of open fairways, and except for a few dog-legs, the flag is visible from the tee box on most holes. On the day we played there was a moderate breeze, which given the openess of the course, didn't surprose me. Considering it is late winter, the course was in very good shape. It's not the most scenic or interesting course (might be prettier in the summer), but is has a very playable conventional feel, and is great for focusing on your game. I'll be back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser

Medium Grade....nothing special.

Most holes are wide open but there is some slope to contend with. Irregular couse layout, two par 3's back to back then two par 5's. Playing the blue tees on the back nine will find some challenging holes. Greens are decent, almost no sand traps.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
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