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3.7
203 Reviews (203)
5 Stars
48
4 Stars
91
3 Stars
37
2 Stars
18
1 Stars
9
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.7
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.7
73.6%
Recommend this course
155 out of 203 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.8
8 Reviews (8)
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
2
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.5
Value
3.4
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.4
75.0%
Recommend this course
6 out of 8 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.6
49 Reviews (49)
5 Stars
10
4 Stars
20
3 Stars
10
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.6
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.2
73.5%
Recommend this course
36 out of 49 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 71
Length 6638 yards
Slope 139
Rating 72.7
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University Club Of Kentucky - Wildcat Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1992
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Daniel McQueen

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Conference Facilities, Locker Rooms

Reviews

3.7
203 Reviews (203)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 6
This course/club is great for:
Locals 6
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 7

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Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
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Previously Played

Course is in terrible shape

I have played at Wildcat over the years many times in the winter and summer. The course was in very bad shape, especially the greens. While I understand it is the winter, I will say it is the worst I have seen in the area. Also, with the price paid I would expect a lot more. As many other courses are charging way less this time of the year, and the quality is way better.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice Interesting Course

One of my favorite courses in the area. Interesting layout. Good value.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
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 3
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Loved the course.

Everything here was great! Driving range was really nice and loved the layout of the course. Will definitely be back.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course.

First time playing the wildcat course. Thoroughly enjoyed it. We will definitely be back. Practice range was top notch also

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Played On
Reviews 46
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Goat ranch

The Wildcat course has fallen off. Worst greens I’ve encountered in years, not sure if the staff has rolled them this season. Multiple dead spots & dirt patches throughout the greens & fringe. Standing water in most traps. Tee boxes unkept. Embarrassment for the university

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Greens Poor

Liked the layout but the greens were POOR! Some had crabgrass, and some spars missing grass and bumpy. Those with grass were very slow. Not worth the hour drive. Will not be back my municipal course green is better.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Slightly disappointed

This course used to be one of my favorites to play in Central Kentucky. The layout is a fun layout. However, the course was in such poor condition that it took away from the fun. The greens were in poor condition. The fairways were bare in spots. And the collars looked like they were diseased. It was sad what that course has become.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 7
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Withering Away… 😛

This course was always in excellent/above excellent condition until fairly recently. Seems like the owner is only concerned with keeping Big Blue in great shape. I’ve been playing both courses for around 20+ years and this is the worst Wildcat has ever looked by far. The greens have diseases, bare spots throughout and fringe, ball marks peppered everywhere, it’s really sad how they’ve let it go but it’s still a nice layout and value.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
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
First Time Playing

July 2023 Mini Golf Vacation

Nice course and layout. Slow play as I was to have been paired up with a twosome but they didn't show. No worries as I don't mind playing as a single when playing a new course. The trouble is when you stuck between foursome and at the 2nd tee there always some wise guy who got a snide comment about why did they let single out and we'll it's going to be a long day for you. That's because they didn't have enough curiosity to even let you play through. So yes it is an unnecessary long day and waiting. No starter or ranger who could have help remedy both issues.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 105
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Nice course but not the Big Blue

The course conditions were very good overall. The sand traps were questionable. There were some sand traps that were there one my previous round that were now grass and patchy. The worst was it was 95 degrees with a heat index was off the chart and I didn't see but 1 water station. All in all it was a great day and the course was in good shape. I would play it again.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser

Over booked.

It seems like every time I play here it has been over booked. Wether it’s big blue or wildcat. You can’t find any rhythm because all you do is stand around. It’s a shame because it’s a nice course but very poorly managed. I won’t ever book here again. So frustrated. We couldn’t even finish 9 under 4 hours.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
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 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Tough rough

A lot of rain recently so the greens were very slow, the fairways were ok, some bare spots and the rough was very penal. As the home of UK golf I expected a better maintained course. But again maybe that was due to the weather.
Would like to play the other 18 next time.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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