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4.1
107 Reviews (107)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
5
1 Stars
6
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.1
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.9
84.4%
Recommend this course
91 out of 107 reviews
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4.4
20 Reviews (20)
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.8
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.8
90.0%
Recommend this course
18 out of 20 reviews
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4.3
28 Reviews (28)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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Conditions
4.3
Value
4.3
Layout
4.8
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.8
85.7%
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24 out of 28 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Style Links
Par 72
Length 7079 yards
Slope 131
Rating 73.5
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Kearney Hill Links
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Course Details

Year Built 1989
Fairways Penncross Bentgrass
Greens Pennlinks Bentgrass
Golf Season Year round
Architect P. B. Dye (1989) Pete Dye (1989)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

4.1
107 Reviews (107)
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Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Slow play, deep rough

Lots of people playing today but unfortunately there was no starter to group anybody up leading to very slow play. The bent fairways were a little long but the rough was impossible to find your ball even if just off the fairways or around the greens which again led to slow play. The greens were super fast and with Dye's undulations made 3 putting and sketch chips common occurrences . This course plays long and hard, add in some wind and scores will skyrocket on this very good track in Lexington Bluegrass country.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Value City

For my first time at Kearney Hill, there was definitely a feeling of rich golf history being on the grounds. The atmosphere was great and I'll just jump into the good:

The course was in really great shape. Fairways and rough were kept up and totally fair. The greens were rolled nicely and had a decent amount of speed to them. I really enjoyed the layout of each 9. It was a nice mix of both long challenging holes and shorter, yet equally challenging ones. It will not dominate you in length and gives you needed breathers to keep morale high.

The bad... well it took 5 hours to play a round of golf at 9am on a Monday... Pace of play is a big stickler of mine and that made enjoying the course to its fullest really tough. Speaking to a few other groups who gave me the impression that they were regulars, said that was common for a Monday morning.

The layout near the clubhouse was a bit confusing. Maybe it was just me, but finding the first hole took a minute.

Also, you'll hear other people comment on it. The course is right off the highway, and that buzz of traffic is always off in the distance. Is that such a big deal? I don't know, I didn't really think so, but something to mention.

Overall I think it's a really nice value to play a course like this for the price that they are asking. Which may be why they stay busy out there. Go play it, you won't be disappointed.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Top notch greens !!!!!

The greens at Kearney Hills are the best you’ll encounter at this cost for 18 holes. Undulating, firm, true very big. Pins can be tucked away in so many different spots to challenge members daily. This course is always very well kept. It gives ya all ya want from any tee box, but especially the tips. Love it !!!!!!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Pace of play

There was a thunderstorm delay along with rain so my wife and I waited it out, we were the only ones out there after it stopped raining so there was no pace play issue it was cart path only(understandable) we really enjoyed the layout if we are ever out this way again this is definitely on our list

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Amazing course

Course was in amazing shape since they were getting ready to host junior pga event

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great course

Great course, layout, conditions. The only negative part which we knew going in, it was cart path only. So there was a lot of walking

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
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 Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Perfect Round

The course was in great shape, and the course layout is a fair test, with tees to accommodate any skill level. The greens rolled very well. The staff was welcoming and very friendly, something lacking at many golf courses these days. Some courses treat the players as if they are paying you, and not the other way around. We had an awesome experience on a great course!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Slow slow slow

Why would a course accept booking tee times when the course is hosting a ladies tournament? At times we had 3 groups on a tee. Nearly 3 hours on the front 9. Just tell me you’re having a tournament and I’ll come out some other day. Not the staff’s fault, as they were understanding and gave us a rain check for the back.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Ranger's needed

5 some and beginner 4 some would not let a fast two-some play through.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Not what it used to be

Course has gone downhill over the last few years. Rough was way to long, spent way to much time looking for my golf balls instead of enjoying the game.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
First Time Playing

Nice layout, friendly staff, WORST PUNCHED GREENS EVER

Was real excited to play this course. Read the GN reviews that greens were punched. Asked Mgt , and they said Greens were punched 2 weeks ago, and there should be no problem now. What they didn’t say was, They didn’t fill the holes with enough sand, or watered the greens to allow the holes to soak up the water.. Balls bounced everywhere. If you happen to hit the gir, there was no guarantee the ball would stay on the green. Forget about putting.
As for the course, great looking rolling hills type of track.
Highly recommend playing this when holes fill in. At this time,. not now. Go to cherry blossom.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 40
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Fool me once

CALL BEFORE YOU BOOK

This is a nice links course and, I'm sure it would be awesome when the greens are in great shape but not fun when they are being punched.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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