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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 71
Length 6915 yards
Slope 135
Rating 72.6

Previously known as Mount Sterling Golf & Country Club.

Course Details

Year Built 1961
Fairways Bermudagrass-Midlawn
Greens Bentgrass-Penncross/Poa Annua/Bentgrass-L-93
Golf Season Year round
Architect Alex McKay (1961) Spencer Holt (2004)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs No

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Lounge

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Reviews

4.8
14 Reviews (14)
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Reviews 248
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Michigan Advisor
Top 10 Contributor
First Time Playing

Tale of two Different but Good 9hole Tales

Course was built with an old 9 and a newer 9. Both are good, newer 9 has the better hillier 9.. Course used to be all private. Conditions were very good. The back 9 has the hillier property. Greens are very fun and have decent undulations.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Review

Very good course. Bunkers were under repair but other than that the course was excellent.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

I really enjoy playing this course

I've read several reviews, those people that give this course bad marks, I'd really question their opinion.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Worst course I have ever played

Greens were brown. Fairways had no grass. Weeds and dandelions everywhere. Impossible to find your ball unless you hit center of the fairway every shot. Tee boxes had no grass, were dry, and not level. Greens looked like burned carpet. It was horrible. The worst experience I have ever had and I have played at courses all over the country. I will NEVER go back. Wasn't worth the 15$ hot deal. I wouldn't even play there if it was free for life

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Ok course

Needs work But fun course. No cart path. Very pretty. Bad tee boxes. Decent fairways. Greens are nice. Short course

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

this course has potential

The course layout was good but the fairways were in bad shape. This could be from the weather we have been having but they looked burned and we have been having a lot of rain. So doesn't really add up. The greens were good. The marking on the course was terrible. There were no yardage markers and instruction on how to get from hole to hole were almost non existent. No information on the layout, how the holes play, at all. I liked the course and will play again. This course just went from a private country club to a public course. Hopefully it will get better.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

decent for the money

Greens are a little fuzzy ... fairways haven't fully grown back in being Bermuda grass ... there are absolutely noooooo yardage markers on the fairways ... no cart paths tough to navigate from green to next tee box ... with that being said it is a fun and challenging layout could be better later in the year will give second chance

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

First and last time at this course

Heard that this club was no longer a country club and we wanted to give it a try. The setting is very nice and shows promise of what could be a nice course to play but that was not our experience. They have Bermuda and I fully understand that it's early in the year but they also had a lot (LOT) of other junk growing on the fairways and many spots of just dirt on the fairways. Very poor condition. Staff was friendly and helpful for first timers but the course was horrible for first timers. Rarely is anything marked and we found ourselves wandering around at times to find where the next hole was. The great majority of holes are also kind of gimmicky as there are many twists and turns to them and very few holes where you can actually see the green from the tee box. Many uneven lies to deal with as well. Tee boxes, if you can call them that, are also in need or work. Maybe it's early season, but this place needs a great deal of work to be anywhere close to a decent course. We didn't enjoy our round today at all and may not return. Might give it a chance if I get word that improvements have been made.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Fair weather
Used cart

Wonderful day!

Weather was overcast and cool, but made for a great day of golf. Course was in excellent shape. This is a fun course to play with super fast greens. Hope to play there more.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Slipping a bit

Old Silo used to be the number 1 public course in Kentucky. This reputation has slipped as most of the sand traps were not just dirt pits.
When I got there they had no record of the T time yet you charged me the fee for making the tee time.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Commented on 08/13/2014

You mentioned Old Silo, but posted on Mt. Sterling CC page. We had a High School Girls Tournament that day, and there were no GolfNow tee times.

Played On
Reviews 72
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Pro caliber greens

This is a fantastic golf course, narrow fairways that are tightly trimmed, very fast greens that roll true.
Its difficult to find the next hole on certain parts of the course for a 1st player.
I will definitely be back, GolfNow has hit the Gold Mine will this course, for me.
Played the Blues 46-38, once my excitement settled down and got a good feel for the greens(not scared to putt downhill) I played smart and went for the fat. I actually enjoyed having downhill putts with big breakers once I had the speed down. If you appreciate Great Greens, you will absolutely love this course. I do! Playing again 8/4, hopefully pin placements will be in the same spot as their final round in the Tournament this weekend:)
Please Respond back to me and let me know

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

Try this place

Very interesting layout, and greens were the best in the state for a public course. The driving range is somewhat limited, but good enough to do the job. Very welcoming and helpful staff. A fun place for a shot-maker.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun day of golf. Interesting layout.

Truly enjoyed this round of golf. First time to play the course but certainly plan to return in the future. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Additionally, all other holders I spoke with on the course were extremely friendly. My only negatives were that there were limited cart paths and some of the tees took a little searching to find. Additionally, the greens had recently been aerated and were tough to putt -- expect they are normally lightning quick. Lastly, they need better yardage markers. I strongly recommend this course if you have never played it before. The Golfnow hot deal rate of $21.00 was great.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 28
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fast and firm greens... Beautiful course

Hardest greens I've ever been on... Like hitting onto concrete, and greens were really fast, guy in the pro shop said 11 on the stimp. Beautiful fairways, long par 4s, par 3s are only180 from the tips, except 8 witch was close to 230, uphill, into the wind.... I chipped in 3 times or could have shot close to 80, finished at 72

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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