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4.1
106 Reviews (106)
5 Stars
42
4 Stars
40
3 Stars
17
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.3
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.4
87.6%
Recommend this course
96 out of 106 reviews
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4.3
27 Reviews (27)
5 Stars
16
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.5
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.5
92.6%
Recommend this course
25 out of 27 reviews
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4.4
29 Reviews (29)
5 Stars
18
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.5
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.5
93.1%
Recommend this course
27 out of 29 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 6507 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A
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Barren River Lake State Resort Park
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Course Details

Year Built 1970
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code No cut off shorts of any type and no swimwear. Men are required to wear shirts with collars and sleeves. Ladies: sleeveless golfing attire for ladies is permitted due to the design of ladies golf wear. Ladies may not wear halter tops or spaghetti straps.

Accolades

Reviews

4.1
106 Reviews (106)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 8
Bunkers 7
Narrow Fairways 7
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 10
Locals 7
A Weekend Splurge 6
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 9
At a Resort 8

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Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Course

For the price you can’t beat the 20 minute drive from Bowling Green. Course is always in great shape and even though the greens were sanded it still played well. Beautiful scenery and a great experience as always.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun course

Challenging course for the average golfer. Greens in very good shape. Pace was slow, but it was a busy Labor Day. Would recommend.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Scenic and Challenging

Beautifully situated lakeside in and among rolling hills and bluffs. Tight course that rewards accuracy and smart plays. Well maintained, especially for a state run operation!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
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 Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Excellent course in terrific shape

The front 9 include breathtaking views of the lake, and the back 9 makes you feel like you are in the middle of a beautiful forest. Challenging for sure, but beautiful and a great value!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
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
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Secluded

Barren River is holding up well through the summer. We always enjoy playing there. The course can be challenging and there is a premium on keeping it in the fairway on the back 9.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Better than average

Play here several times a year, but first round of 2021 due to knee surgery.
Course is green right now. Looks good.
Always be aware of the rough as the Bermuda grass will make you wish you weren’t there… if you can find your ball.
Sand traps need work. More sand and fewer rocks would be good.
Enough of the negative.
Challenging and scenic layout with a couple of holes by the lake and marina.
Make your strokes on the front nine. The back can be tough.
New carts this year.
Worth the drive if you’re in the area.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
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 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Scenic Course

Course was in excellent shape! Greens rolled really well! Fairways were manicured and very plush!

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
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course is in great shape

Great experience at BRL. Course is in the best shape in recent memory. Staff is very friendly and helpful. We will be back very soon!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
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
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 20-24
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Hidden gem in the woods

Absolutely beautiful, well kept course tucked away in the woods. Hidden gem for sure. The staff is wonderful, the course was really fun with the elevation change and hole diversity. Some of the holes are right on the lake. I can’t describe enough just how beautiful this course is and pictures do not do it justice. Definitely check this place out.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Tough and challenging

The course was in great shape compared to when I played it last fall.
The layout is very challenging with the rolling fairways and doglegs but I like challenging
Greens were a little sore than I’m used to but very consistent so easy to adjust to.
Has some very scenic and holes and friendly deer.
Tee boxes could be better but I’ve played worse

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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