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3.9
142 Reviews (142)
5 Stars
48
4 Stars
56
3 Stars
23
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
8
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.1
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.4
85.2%
Recommend this course
120 out of 142 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.8
32 Reviews (32)
5 Stars
9
4 Stars
13
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.6
Value
3.7
Layout
4.0
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.5
78.1%
Recommend this course
25 out of 32 reviews
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4.0
67 Reviews (67)
5 Stars
26
4 Stars
27
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.1
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.6
86.6%
Recommend this course
58 out of 67 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Parkland
Par 72
Length 7047 yards
Slope 131
Rating 74.9

Editor's Note: Course closed for business in 11/2020.

Previously known as The Brook / Cabin Brook Golf Course

Course Details

Year Built 1963
Golf Season Year round
Architect Daniel McQueen

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted None
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

3.9
142 Reviews (142)
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Reviews 1
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I Recommend This Course
3.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 10/20/2020

Thank you for reviewing us. We see that you rated the course 3-stars and are interested in learning what we can do to improve before your next round. Feel free to comment on this review or reach out to the team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing Woodford Lakes Golf Club, and we hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 16
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Course closing 11/01, Never really got to great shape

This course is the closest course to my home but I rarely played under the current ownership. They would at times get the course playable and staff was very helpful. I just always got the feeling they were temporary. I was right. This course is closing for good. Nursing School bought property 3 years ago. They put a little money in the course but I'm guessing never made a long term commitment to it. I noticed the responses to bad review here seem to be canned. One read "Hope we can meet your expectations next visit" That was dated 10 days before permanent closure and after it was announced. Why would they respond at all, has to be a bot.
Course layout was fairly good for new golfers and enough interesting holes for more advanced. Just never got it in top tier shape. RIP Woodford Lakes.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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Commented on 11/02/2020

Thank you for taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass along your feedback to the staff. Thanks for visiting Woodford Lakes Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Course, Terrible Pace, Poor Golf Etiquette

The golf course itself was great, greens were nice and staff was friendly. However, the pace of play was absolutely terrible. We were held back so long that We could go back and play the previous hole TWICE and still have to wait. On every hole. To the point where we just ended up leaving After 10 holes because it was so frustrating.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
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Commented on 10/19/2020

Hello, DJ. Thank you for reviewing the course. We would like to apologize for the delay of play during your round as this is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. With an uncharacteristically full day, we work hard to accommodate everyone who visits our course and allow our guest the chance to complete their rounds. With that in mind, we are working to best control pace and allow everyone to finish in a reasonable amount of time. We will continue to look for ways to improve by using your comments as guidance. Thank you for playing Woodford Lakes Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 13
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Must keep it in the fairway

The course is lined with lots of trees so you have to keep it in the fairway or you'll be pitching out sideways all day.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great fairways

This course has been steady and reliable this year. My only complaint is that the greens are deteriorating quickly. Fairways and tee boxes are in great shape, some of the best in the area, but the greens are getting bald patches and getting mowed slightly unevenly, which is leading to bouncing putts and putting on dirty. Not great. Fix that and this is an amazing course. There is great value here. There are a couple of spots where I would, to make it even better, add a few fairway bunkers, but that is maybe me being a bit picky. Great local course, though.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 13
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once 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 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

First time

I enjoyed the course up to the point where the fairways where getting watered and so did I. If you want to water the fairways that’s fine just don’t have players playing it. I wasn’t happy getting wet. But I will be back and hopefully they won’t be watering them when we are playing

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played

Not a 36$ course

If you are in the Lexington area you might as well play griffin gate right down the road for that price. Overall woodford lakes is an okay course but when you pay $40 for a public course the greens shouldn’t look worse than the par 3 course Meadowbrook

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 08/24/2020

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the teams in charge so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting Woodford Lakes Golf Club. We hope to see you again in the future.

Played On
Reviews 14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Trees Lined Fairways

The fairways are nicely shaped by trees along both sides. Fairways are a little hard and greens spotty in some places. Overall fun course at a good price

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great course and great staff!

Course is in great shape and the tournament we had was great! The golf pro is super gracious and even though he lost he definitely loses with dignity! Definitely will be back!

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
Previously Played

A Great comeback Story. Must play

Woodford Lakes has been a great comeback story over the last 3 years. Once haphazardly takes care of, new management/ownership came in and completely resurrected the course into amazing shape..by far in much better shape than any other course around.

The staff is professional and friendly as well. If you’ve not played since it was the old “Cabin Brook” then you are missing out.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Awesome golf course

The course hosted my annual golf event. The course was in great condition. The staff were accommodating and bent over backwards to make sure the event was successful. Overall an excellent experience as usual at Woodford Lakes. Couldn’t recommend the course more.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Circus

Awful layout, every hole was the same and the greens were the same. Awful pace took nearly 6 hours for a twosome to play. The fairways and greens were in bad condition as well.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 08/10/2020

Hi Caleb, thank you for reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for the poor experience you had during your visit. The current condition is by no means the standard we strive to achieve, and we are working towards getting things up to par. Thank you for playing Woodford Lakes Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon.

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Commented on 08/10/2020

Completely Disagree with this review. If you couldn’t enjoy that course with that weather Saturday maybe it’s time to take up tennis.

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Commented on 08/10/2020

Not sure we were playing the same course Saturday. Hands down one of the best maintained courses in the area.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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