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4.2
Value
4.3
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.1
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4.4
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4.8
Value
4.1
Layout
4.1
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4.3
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.6
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4.4
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Conditions
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Value
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Layout
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Pace
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Amenities
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Par 71
Length 5966 yards
Slope 115
Rating 68.2
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The Pioneer Golf Course - Kenton County Golf
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Course Details

Year Built 1968
Golf Season Year round
Architect Taylor Boyd

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs 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 Proper golf attire.

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Kentucky (2016 #20)

Reviews

4.2
138 Reviews (138)
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Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
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
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Reviews 62
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good value

My wife and I enjoyed our round. The course is a little tight in places but generally good. The front nine needs the nice new paths we found on the back nine. Having not played there it would have been helpful to have hole layouts on the posts at each hole.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Great course

Fun course has it’s easier hikes and challenging holes. Good variety only down fall is the kart path is really rough in spots. Will be back

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Reviews 16
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Pioneer @ Kenton County

Staff is wonderful
Course is in Great condition..
Proud to be a Kenton County Resident

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing

Nice course

We only played 9 holes because we got rained out but it seemed like a nice course given better weather! Definitely going back on a better weather day and playing all 18 for sure

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Still in great shape

Course fairways and rough is still very plush compared to most courses in the area. I was pleasantly surprised that with all of the hard ground locally that the ball didn’t just fly off the course when it hit the ground. The rough held every ball when it rolled in that direction. Fairways, when I got them also held the ball very nicely and it was great hiring of both surfaces. The leaves weren’t as much of a problem that I expected either, they have done a gods job of maintaining the course through the year. Highly recommend this course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Nice improvements

Last time I played greens where rough and fairways not the greatest. But both were in awesome shape.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Kenton County Pioneer Course

My first time here. Arrived early and checked in. Did some warm up swings and some putting on the practice green. My cart was near the starter and he asked what time my tee time was. Told him it was in 20 mins, but he pointed out there was no one waiting so told me to go ahead. I was going solo so went ahead.
Course looks to be in terrific shape. Greens were great! Seems most golfers here know to fix ball marks! A few courses north of Cincinnati, not so much. These greens were great!

Found it interesting that a few other folks , in their reviews, said it would be easy to walk. Not so much. Several changes in elevation and several fairways with left-to-right or right-to-left slopes, pretty extreme. Would be a challenge walking, but not impossible.

Overall, one of the nicer courses I’ve plaid in the area. Will definitely come back, even though it’s about a 50 minute drive.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great course! A must go.

Played the Pioneer course on a Monday with a 12:30 tee time and had a great time. The course was very well maintained and the staff was very friendly. Even had a couple gals behind me and my buddy who caught up to us due to the slower group in front of us and they encouraged us and laughed with us during our tee shots. Overall amazing golf course and will be coming here on a weekly basis. 10/10

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 49
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Pioneer

The course was in very good shape and the staff was very friendly and accommodating. We got behind inconsiderate slow playing groups on both 9's which made the pace of play very slow. 5 1/2 hours to play the round.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Playing an Oldie but a Goodie

Course was in a good shape and play was paced excellently.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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