Department of Parks
Kentucky State Park Golf Courses Participate In Play Golf America Month
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Kentucky State Parks will observe Play Golf America Month in May with a special promotion aimed at young golfers.
From May 1st through the 24th, any player 18 or under may play a free round at any Kentucky State Park golf course when accompanied by a paying adult.
The free play applies at all 20 state park courses. Also, a free, one-day clinic on various aspects of golf will be conducted at each of the 11 courses served by golf professionals during the month of May. The participating parks are:
Course Information Contact Person
Barren River Lake 800-295-1876 Jimmy Bewley, PGA
Ben Hawes 270-687-7137 Madison Nichols
Dale Hollow Lake 866-903-7888 Bruce Bottom, PGA
Grayson Lake 866-905-7888 Denny Nash, PGA
Kentucky Dam Village 800-295-1877 Mike Fox, PGA
Lake Barkley 800-295-1878 Dee Brown, PGA
Lincoln Homestead 859-336-7461 Bobby Bartholomai, PGA
Mineral Mound 866-904-7888 Frank Cross, PGA
My Old Kentucky Home 502-349-6542 Gary Little, PGA
Pine Mountain 800-814-8002 Jerry Shoffner, PGA
Yatesville Lake 866-906-7888 Barney Thompson
The clinic schedules will be determined by the local golf professional. Call the local course for date and time.
“We are pleased to participate in Play Golf America Month,” said Dan Strohmeier, the department’s PGA director of golf. “This is a PGA initiative intended to introduce youth golfers to this great game. We have many outstanding courses located throughout the state for these young players to enjoy.”
For more information about Kentucky State Park golf courses, including the State Park Golf Trail, go to www.parks.ky.gov and click on the golf link.
The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 53 state parks plus an interstate park shared with Virginia. The Department of Parks, an agency of the Commerce Cabinet, operates 17 resort parks with lodges -- more than any other state. Each year, Kentucky parks draw 7 million visitors and contribute $317 million to the economy. For more information on Kentucky parks, visit our Web site at http://www.parks.ky.gov